Anti-Pop Consortium @ Terminal 5 in 2008 (more by Ryan Muir)
Anti-Pop Consortium

State: You split up for a full five years before the reformation in 2007. What's changed about APC since 2002?

APC's Beans: We get along now famously. The time spent apart has allowed us to grow individually and bring our experiences to the table artistically to become stronger as a unit. The timing couldn't be more perfect. There are few groups now in hip-hop. As such, we're back to take our place again.

After their reformation last year, Anti-Pop Consortium has been hard at work crafting the follow-up to 2002's Arrhythmia (which came out on the recently-in-the-news Warp label). The new record, Fluorescent Black, is set to come out October 6th on Big Dada (home of Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle). You can listen to a mega-mix of tracks from the album and song "Born Electric," as well as the Four Tet remix of the album's first single, "Volcano", above.

Anti-Pop Consortium is on the bill on ATP NY this weekend. They'll be hosting their release show for the new record on September 29th at Santos Party House. Tickets are on sale.

Past that, the group tours the US and Europe through the fall. All dates and the new album art are below...

Anti-Pop Consortium

APC LIVE @ La Vapeur in FRANCE 2008

Anti-Pop Consortium - 2009 Tour Dates
Sep 12 - ATP Festival NY 2009 Monticello, New York
Sep 29 - Santos - New York City, New York #
Oct 01 - Grog Shop Cleveland, Ohio
Oct 02 - Empty Bottle - Chicago CD Release Party Chicago, Illinois
Oct 03 - Pike Room Pontiac, Michigan
Oct 06 - Silk City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oct 07 - Talking Head Baltimore, Marylan
Oct 08 - Great Scott Boston, Massachusetts
Oct 10 - Rock and Roll Hotel Washington, DC, Washington DC
Oct 11 - Is Venue Charlottesville, Virginia
Oct 12 - Local 506 Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Oct 13 - Canal Club Richmond, Virginia
Nov 05 - Scala London, London and South East
Nov 06 - Faversham Leeds, Northeast
Nov 09 - Maroquinerie Paris, Ile-de-France
Nov 10 - Epicerie Moderne Feyzin Lyon, Rhône-Alpes
Nov 11 - Grillen Colmar, Alsace
Nov 12 - Exil Zurich, Zurich
Nov 13 - Zoo Usine Geneva, Genf
Nov 14 - Rockstore Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon
Nov 24 - Bla Oslo, Oslo
Nov 25 - Debaser Stockholm, Stockholms län
Nov 26 - Debaser Malmo, Skåne län
Nov 27 - Skif Festival St Petersburg
Nov 29 - WMF Berlin, Berlin
Dec 01 - Musikcafeen Aarhus, Midtjylland
Dec 02 - Hafenklang Hamburg, Hamburg
Dec 03 - Vera Groningen, Groningen
Dec 05 - De Kreun Kortrijk, West Flanders
# CD Release Party

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