Helado Negro Announces New Album ‘Phasor’, Releases New Single

    Helado Negro has announced a new album titled Phasor, sharing a video for the new single ‘LFO (Lupe Finds Oliveros)’. The follow-up to 2021’s Far In arrives February 9 via 4AD. Check out ‘LFO (Lupe Finds Oliveros)’ below, and scroll down for the LP’s cover art and tracklist.

    Roberto Carlos Lange’s new song was inspired by Lupe Lopez and the experimental electronic composer Pauline Oliveros. Lopez was a Mexican American woman who worked for Fender Guitar, building amplifiers in the 1950s. “Lupe’s amps are sought after, her care and touch apparently harnessed a special sound from this design,” Lange explained in a press release. “I fell in love with this story and this legacy and the mythology surrounding it. How craft touches us so deeply in the smallest ways. Deep care for the littlest things makes all the difference.”

    Inspiration for the new LP dates back to 2019, when Lange got to visit Salvatore Matirano’s SAL-MAR synthesizer at the University of Illinois. “I was enthralled by it,” he said. “It gave me special insight into what stimulates me. This pursuit of constant curiosity in process and outcome. The songs are the fruit, but I love what’s under the dirt. The unseen magical process. I don’t want everybody to see it because not everyone cares to see it. Some of us just want the fruit. I do. But I want to grow the fruit, too.”

    Phasor Cover Artwork:

    Phasor Tracklist:

    1. LFO
    2. I Just Want to Wake Up With You
    3. Best For You and Me
    4. Colores Del Mar
    5. Echo Tricks Me
    6. Out There
    7. Flores
    8. Wish You Could Be Here
    9. Es Una Fantasia

    Helado Negro 2023/2024 Tour Dates:

    Oct 29 Vigo, Spain – Radar Estudios
    Oct 30 Madrid, Spain – Sala Mon Live
    Oct 31 Sevilla, Spain – Sala X
    Nov 1 Málaga, Spain – Sala París 15
    Nov 2 Alicante, Spain – Fundación Mediterráneo – Aula de Alicante
    Nov 3 Valencia, Spain – La Rambleta
    Nov 4 Barcelona, Spain – Wolf
    Nov 5 Zaragoza, Spain – Espacio Las Armas
    Nov 8 Paris, France – Le Trabendo (Pitchfork Music Festival Paris)
    Nov 9 London, England – Hackney Church (Pitchfork Music Festival London)
    Nov 10 Segrate, Italy – Circolo Magnolia
    Feb 9 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
    Feb 10 Orlando, FL – The Social
    Feb 12 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
    Feb 13 Austin, TX – Empire Control Room & Garage
    Feb 14 Fort Worth, TX – Tulips FTW
    Feb 17 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
    Feb 18 Pioneertown, CA – Pappy and Harriet’s
    Feb 19 San Diego, CA – Music Box
    Feb 21 Los Angeles, CA – The Belasco
    Feb 22 San Francisco, CA – August Hall
    Feb 23 Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s
    Feb 25 Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
    Feb 26 Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
    Feb 29 Tallinn, Estonia – Paavli Kultuurivabrik
    Mar 2 Vilnius, Lithuania – Kablys
    Mar 3 Copenhagen, Denmark – Loppen
    Mar 5 Berlin, Germany – Hole44
    Mar 6 Warsaw, Poland – Jassmine
    Mar 9 Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Kulturfabrik Krefeld eV
    Mar 12 Brussels, Belgium – Botanique
    Mar 14 Utrecht, Netherlands – Ekko
    Apr 21 Asheville, NC – Eulogy
    Apr 22 Chapel Hill, NC – Cat’s Cradle
    Apr 23 Washington, D.C. – The Atlantis
    Apr 24 New York, NY – Webster Hall
    Apr 26 Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
    Apr 28 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
    Apr 30 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall
    May 1 Minneapolis, MN – Turf Club
    May 3 Denver, CO – Globe Hall
    May 4 Salt Lake City, UT – The Urban Lounge

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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