Matmos – Ultimate Care II (Released 19th February)

£17.99 – Limited indies only  “clean laundry” (blue with white swirl) colour LP

In addition to releasing a string of acclaimed albums over the past 20 years, Matmos have played the uterus and reproductive tract of a cow at the San Francisco Art Institute, canisters of helium at Radio City Music Hall while opening for Bjork, and John Cage’s personal collection of conch shells at Carnegie Hall

Matmos have also collaborated and performed with Terry Riley, The Kronos Quartet, Antony Hegarty, William Basinski, and Horse Lords

Ultimate Care II features guest appearances from fellow Baltimore musicians Dan Deacon and members of Horse Lords, Half Japanese, and Needle Gun

Matmos will tour throughout the world in 2016. The album announcement was met with unimanimous excitement and covered by People, TIME, NBC News, Pitchfork, SPIN, Flavorwire, and more

LP pressed on virgin vinyl and packaged in a heavy stock jacket with full color inner sleeve and free download card. A limited supply of the LP will be pressed on “clean laundry” (blue with white swirl) color vinyl. CD version in digipack with 8 page booklet

The artwork for the album is constructed entirely out of photographs of the Whirlpool Ultimate Care II machine shot in its natural habitat and then digitally manipulated by New York artist Ted Mineo.

Both members of Matmos are active solo musicians, Schmidt under his own name, Daniel under his Soft Pink Truth moniker

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