Wrekmeister Harmonies have announced a new album, We Love To Look At The Carnage, due February 21 via Thrill Jockey. For this album, the core duo of J.R. Robinson, and Esther Shaw were joined by Thor Harris (Swans, Shearwater, etc) on percussion and Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart on electronics, and it was recorded with Martin Bisi (Swans, Sonic Youth, etc) at Bisi's BC Studios. The first single is "Coyotes of Central Park," a brooding, gothic song that should appeal to fans of all the involved members. Listen and check out the artwork and tracklist below.

Wrekmeister Harmonies are also touring Europe in 2020, but first they're opening Martin Bisi's release show for his new album Solstice, which happens at Brooklyn's Saint Vitus on December 21 (the winter solstice). That show will also feature a "BC collective set by people with a history at Martín Bisi’s BC recording studio (Bob Bert + members Art Gray Noizz, Live Skull and Pop. 1280)", and Lunary Ensemble "(drone immersion) at sunset: a group of past + future participants/co-creators of a sound-guided mediation series, curated by Thursday Fernworthy (Genevieve Fernworthy) and fostered by BC Studio." The show description also adds, "This incarnation of the group echoes the Lauds string ensemble, which appears on Volume One of the BC35, and includes many of the same performers. also with members from BC Studio, at the beginning of the longest night of the year." Tickets are on sale.

Wrekmeister Carnage

1. Midnight to Six
2. Still Life With Prick Cancer
3. Coyotes of Central Park
4. The Rat Catcher
5. Immolation

Wrekmeister Harmonies -- 2019/2020 Tour Dates
Dec. 21 - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus w/ Martin Bisi
Mar. 25 - Paris, FR - Espace B
Mar. 26 - Limoges, FR - Le Phare
Mar. 28 - Vitoria-Gasteiz, ES - Jimmy Jazz Diskoteka
Mar. 29 - Marseille, FR - Le Molotov
Mar. 30 - Langenthal, CH - Old Capital
Mar. 31 - Karlsruhe, DE - P8
Apr. 2 - Gdańsk, PL - Drizzly Grizzly
Apr. 3 - Warszawa, PL - Hydrozagadka
Apr. 4 - Kraków, PL - Alchemia
Apr. 5 - Budapest, HU - Dürer Kert
Apr. 6 - Bratislava, SK - Kulturák Klub
Apr. 7 - Prague, CZ - Punctum
Apr. 8 - Vienna, AT - Rhiz
Apr. 10 - Freiburg im Breisgau - Slow Club
Apr. 12 - Kortrijk, BE - The Pit's
Apr. 15 - Koln, DE - MTC

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