Posted in dance | music | tour dates on August 26, 2014

by Andrew Sacher

HEY QT

You already know UK producer SOPHIE from the very catchy "Bipp," or maybe from his newest single, "Lemonade" / "Hard" (streaming below). He's now announced a collaborative project with A.G. Cook (of the PC Music label) which they're calling QT, and they've signed to XL Recordings for their first single, "Hey QT." This one's a maximalist pop jam, as much an earworm as "Bipp" is. Check it out below.

UPDATE: Apparently there's some mystery as to who QT is. It may actually be the singer that Sophie and A.G. Cook produced this song for. Pitchfork says that's her pictured above, and that Sophie and Cook call her "a sparkling future pop sensation."

SOPHIE will be going on a short US tour this year, which brings him back to NYC for a previously discussed appearance at Warm Up at MoMA PS1 on September 6. It's the last show in this year's series, and one of the best lineups of the summer with Yeezus contributor Evian Christ, UK rave-fueled IDMer Lone, the psychedelic Forest Swords, and a special guest TBA. Tickets are still available.

All SOPHIE dates are listed, with those song streams, below...

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QT - "Hey QT"

SOPHIE - "Lemonade"

SOPHIE - "Hard"

SOPHIE -- 2014 Tour Dates
Aug 8 - Club Nokia [SOLD OUT] - Los Angeles, CA *
Aug 9 - Hacienda Beach Club's Splash House Festival - Palm Springs, CA
Aug 9 - Club Nokia [SOLD OUT] - Los Angeles, CA *
Aug 11 - Club Nokia [SOLD OUT] - Los Angeles, CA * @
Aug 31 - The Last Big Weekend - Glasgow, UK %
Sep 6 - MoMA PS1 Warm Up - Long Island City, NY #
Sep 12 - Gorilla vs Bear IV at Granada Theater - Dallas, TX !

* with Flume
@ with The Range
% curated by Numbers and Optimo
# with Evian Christ, Lone, Forest Swords
! with Panda Bear, Ejecta, Doss, Blues Control

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Comments (5)

One of you talented BV readers with an excess amount of free time really needs to Photoshop that image

Posted by Anonymous | August 26, 2014 10:47 AM

Bipp isn't really all that great.

Posted by Anonymous | August 26, 2014 12:54 PM

Who, who, and who?

Posted by Anonymous | August 26, 2014 4:07 PM

This is helium hoofing bullshit. Geez the garbage a macbook allows people to create these days and somehow get press and hype.

Posted by Anonymous | August 26, 2014 7:35 PM

Skrillex is the guest. It's going to be a bro festival

Posted by Anonymous | September 6, 2014 10:46 AM

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