DJ Rashad announces full-length on Hyperdub, full North American tour with labelmates Kode9 and Ikonika, even stickier kush

DJ Rashad announces full-length on Hyperdub, full North American tour with labelmates Kode9 and Ikonika, even stickier kush

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So when Mr P stormed into the office this morning carrying two Target bags full of molly and off-brand orange juice, he didn’t even need to say it, we all knew: DJ Rashad had just announced a full-length album on his home away from home, Hyperdub Records. Twenty minutes later I’m feelin hi af but for the readers I cut myself off to finish this story. The album’s called Double Cup, and like all his past releases it features a rotating cast of friends and associates: Spinn, Earl, and Manny (welcome back), plus SF-based Taso and young buck Addison Groove. “I Don’t Give a Fuck” is smack dab in the middle of the 14 tracks, but otherwise it’s all fresh material inspired by “Drank, Kush, Barz” and Rashad’s own rapidfire muse. Props to Hyperdub for providing the $$ without the “please water it down” caveat. Double Cup comes out October 22 on CD/2xLP/digital, and apparently moves from “low slung, g-funk flavor” into “jagged breakbeat science” without taking more than a couple breaths in between.

To celebrate, Rashad is teaming up with Hyperdub label head Kode9 and generally hyper labelmate Ikonika for a rare US/Canada (+ Mexico) tour; check the dates below, and check them carefully because the lineup varies depending on the city.

Shit, just saw P run into the bathroom, gotta go hold his hair back. Bye!

Double Cup tracklist:

01. Feelin (feat. Spinn & Taso)
02. Show U How (feat. Spinn)
03. Pass that Shit (feat. Spinn & Taso)
04. She a Go (feat. Spinn & Taso)
05. Only One (feat. Spinn & Taso)
06. Everyday of my Life (feat. DJ Phil)
07. I Don’t Give a Fuck
08. Double Cup (feat. Spinn)
09. Drank, Kush, Barz (feat. Spinn)
10. Reggie
11. Acid Bit (feat. Addison Groove)
12. Leavin (feat. Manny)
13. Let U No (feat. Spinn)
14. I’m Too Hi (feat. Earl)

Rashad tour dates:

08.15.13 - London, UK - Boiler Room
08.17.13 - Bristol, UK - Timbuk 2
08.30.13 - London, UK - Fabric
08.31.13 - Berlin, Germany - Stattbad
09.06.13 - Lausanne, Switzerland - Electronsanne 2013
09.07.13 - Moscow, Russia - TBC
09.12.13 - Odense, Denmark - Phono Festival
09.14.13 - Lisbon, Portugal - Music Box

Hyperdub North American tour dates (playas in parentheses):

09.11.13 - Calgary, AB - Hi Fi Club (Ikonika)
09.12.13 - Victoria, BC - Rifflandia Festival - Lucky Bar (Ikonika)
09.19.13 - Middleton, CT - Wesleyan University / Eclectic House (DJ Rashad)
09.20.13 - Burlington, VT - Signal Kitchen (DJ Rashad)
09.21.13 - Westchester, NY - The Stood, SUNY Purchase (DJ Rashad)
09.25.13 - Seattle, WA - Decibel Festival, The Crocodile (DJ Rashad/Kode9/Ikonika)
09.26.13 - Denver, CO - Casselman’s (DJ Rashad/Kode9/Ikonika)
09.27.13 - San Francisco, CA - 1015 Folsom (DJ Rashad/Kode9/Ikonika)
09.29.13 - Los Angeles, CA - Los Globos for SMOG (DJ Rashad/Kode9)
10.01.13 - Detroit, MI - The Works for Datswotsup! (DJ Rashad/Kode9)
10.02.13 - Los Angeles, CA - Low End Theory (Ikonika)
10.02.13 - Boston, MA - The Good Life for Bassic (DJ Rashad/Kode9)
10.03.13 - New York, NY - Output for Input (DJ Rashad/Kode9/Ikonika/DJ Spinn)
10.04.13 - Montreal, QC - Club Lambi (DJ Rashad/Kode9)
10.05.13 - Mexico City, Mexico - Mutek MX, Plaza Condesa (DJ Rashad/Kode9/Ikonika)

• DJ Rashad: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dj-Rashad/152577002604
• Hyperdub: http://www.hyperdub.net

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