Armand Hammer person announced that their caller album, We Buy Diabetic Test Strips, volition driblet connected September 29th via Fat Possum Records. The New York hip-hop duo comprised of rappers billy woods and ELUCID has besides shared upcoming fall/winter circuit dates and the pb azygous “Trauma Mic,” featuring Pink Siifu.
We Buy Diabetic Test Strips volition beryllium the duo’s archetypal medium since their Alchemist collaboration Haram, 1 of the best albums of 2021. With 15 tracks, the caller LP is acceptable to diagnostic appearances from Moor Mother, Soul Glo’s Pierce Jordan, Pink Siifu, Junglepussy, and more. See the artwork and tracklist below; pre-orders are ongoing.
In a statement, ELUCID described the signaling process as “this benignant of reverse engineering of talented players who met for the archetypal clip successful the workplace jamming to pre-recorded beats earlier splintering disconnected into caller directions. Being successful the country softly watching 4 radical fumble astir each other’s sonic worlds earlier yet locking into a coagulated groove was a wide and evident magical infinitesimal for me.”
Following the album’s release, Armand Hammer volition caput retired connected a circuit of North America, the UK, and Europe. It kicks disconnected connected October 1st successful Kingston, New York up of dates successful cities including Seattle, Los Angeles, and Austin. Then, they’ll caput crossed the pond for shows successful London, Berlin, Paris, and much earlier returning to North America for stops successful New York City; Washington, DC; Toronto; Chicago; Atlanta; and more. See the afloat itinerary below.
A Live Nation pre-sale volition statesman connected Wednesday, August 2nd (use entree codification TRACK) up of the wide on-sale slated for Thursday, August 3rd, via Ticketmaster. Once tickets are connected sale, you tin besides find them astatine StubHub, wherever orders are 100% guaranteed done StubHub’s FanProtect program. StubHub is simply a secondary marketplace ticketing platform, and prices whitethorn beryllium higher oregon little than look value, depending connected demand.
Produced by DJ Haram, “Trauma Mic” is described by the radical arsenic “a neodymium magnet cascading down a upland of discarded pig iron.” It arrives with a euphony video co-directed by histrion Tim Blake Nelson and his lad Henry Nelson. Watch it below.
Earlier this year, Armand Hammer appeared connected the way “Family” from Shapednoise’s medium Absurd Matter. woods, meanwhile, recruited Future Islands’ Samuel T. Herring for a way called “FaceTime” that appears on Maps, his collaborative medium with shaper Kenny Segal that we named one of the champion albums of 2023. He besides appeared connected The Alchemist’s latest EP, Flying High, and is acceptable to look connected Noname’s upcoming album, Sundial.
Editor’s Note: This nonfiction was updated connected August 2nd with circuit accusation and the pb single.
We Buy Diabetic Test Strips Artwork:
We Buy Diabetic Test Strips Tracklist:
02. Woke Up & Asked Siri How I’m Gonna Die
03. The Flexible Unreliability of Time And Memory
04. When It Doesn’t Start with a Kiss
05. I Keep a Mirror successful My Pocket (feat. Cavalier)
06. Trauma Mic (feat. Pink Siifu)
07. Niggardly (Blocked Call)
08. The Gods Must Be Crazy
09. Y’all Can’t Stand Right Here [feat. Junglepussy & Moneynicca (Soul Glo’s Pierce Jordan)]
10. Total Recall
11. Empire Blvd (feat. Junglepussy & Curly Castro)
12. Don’t Lose Your Job (feat. Pink Siifu & Moore Mother)
15. The Key Is Under the Mat
Armand Hammer 2023-2024 Tour Dates:
08/05 – Brooklyn, NY @ Public Records Nursery Pop Up
10/01 – Kingston, NY @ Tubby’s
10/06 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
10/08 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
10/09 – Portland, OR @ Polaris Hall
10/11 – Oakland, CA @ The New Parish
10/12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex
10/13 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
10/29 – Austin, TX @ Levitation Festival
11/02 – Manchester, UK @ Canvas
11/04 – London, UK @ Earth Hall
11/05 – Berlin, DE @ Pitchfork Festival
11/07 – St. Gallen, CH @ Palace
11/09 – Paris, FR @ Point Ephemere
11/10 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique Rotonde
11/11 – Utrecht, NL @ Le Guess Who? Holland Festival
11/14 – Amsterdam, NL @ Tolhuistuin
11/16 – New York City, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
11/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
11/18 – Washington D.C. @ Union Stage
11/30 – Boston, MA @ Crystal Ballroom
12/01 – Easthampton, NY @ Daily Operation
01/20 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB
01/22 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
01/24 – Detroit, MI @ The Magic Bag
01/25 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
01/27 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line
02/24 – Atlanta, GA @ Aisle 5
02/26 – Orlando, FL @ The Social