Stereolab Announce New Switched On Compilation Pulse of the Early Brain, Share “Robot Riot”

Stereolab have announced Pulse of the Early Brain (Switched On, Vol. 5). The fifth volume of their long-running compilation series is out September 2 (via Warp/Duophonic UHF Disks). With today’s announcement, they’ve shared “Robot Riot,” which was written for a sculpture made by the band’s collaborator on 1995’s Music for the Amorphous Body Study Center, Charles Long. Listen below.

Pulse of the Early Brain will be available as a 3xLP vinyl collection, with a color vinyl and Mirriboard sleeve pressing available in a lottery for those who sign up for Duophonic UHF Disks’ mailing list. It will also be available on 2xCD and streaming platforms.

The previous installment of the Switched On series was 2021’s Electrically Possessed. This fall, Stereolab will tour North America. Find those dates below.


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09-06 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
09-07 Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
09-09 Austin, TX ACL Live at The Moody Theater
09-10 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
09-11 Dallas, TX – House of Blues
09-13 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
09-16 Los Angeles, CA – Primavera Sound Los Angeles
09-17 San Diego, CA – The Observatory North Park
09-19 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
09-20 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
09-23 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
09-24 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom
09-25 Seattle, WA – The Showbox
09-28 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
09-29 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
09-30 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre 
10-01 Toronto, Ontario – History
10-02 Montreal, Quebec – M Telus
10-04 Boston, MA – Roadrunner
10-05 Hudson, NY – Basilica Hudson
10-07 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
10-08 Washington, D.C. – 9.30 Club
10-10 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Steel
10-14 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
10-15 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel

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Stereolab: USA / Canada 2022

Stereolab: USA / Canada 2022

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