Recent posts

See all entries

Search the magazine

Subscribe to our feed

Groove Attack magazine (RSS)
Friday, Sep 30 2016 | 07:52
Image: 1606710 Friends of Friends present the 5th Anniversary Edition of Bad Vibes from Shlohmo. The gatefold edition includes a bonus 12' of rarities. For those who already have Bad Vibes theres a standalone version of the rarities single available.


1. Big Feelings
2. Places
3. Anywhere But Here
4. It Was Whatever
5. Parties
6. Just Us
7. Sink
8. I Can't See You I'm Dead
9. Trapped In A Burning House
10. Get Out
11. Your Stupid Face
12. Seriously
13. Same Time

plus new 12” with bonus material:
14. Forgot I Was Here
15. Things I Lost
16. Empty Pools
17. Seriously (Live)
18. Back House
19. Anywhere But Here (Live Refix)
20. 1_16_11 Downtown
21. 11_7_11 Alone With Me
22. 11_9_10 Asleep On The 22 04:29

Shlohmo fans have been aching for new material from the ‘Bad Vibes’
era since the seminal album’s release and while he has since
diversified his approach there’s no denying the transcendent magic of
the Los Angeles-based artist’s early work. ‘Bad Vibes – 5th
Anniversary Edition’ is a celebration of one of our generation’s most
adored producers, extrapolating on the twisted warmth of his seminal
works in remarkable fashion. The 3xLP anniversary package include
the original gatefold ‘Bad Vibes’ 2xLP, plus a bran new 12”
comprised of b-sides, demos and outtakes from the album’s
progenitive sessions, bound together by a custom ‘Bad Vibes’ O-card.
Having collaborated with the likes of Jeremih, Tory Lanez, Lil
Yachty, How To Dress Well and Banks in the years since ‘Bad Vibes’,
these unreleased tracks recall a simpler, more intimate time in
Shlohmo’s career and whether it’s the live mix of “Seriously” or the
temporally defined “11_9_10 Asleep On The 22” that bridges the gap
for you, these tracks will surely make waves for fans past, present and

Key Points:
• Highest-selling record for both Friends of Friends and Shlohmo,
“Places” being the highest streamed single in the FOF catalog (over
7.5 million plays)
• ‘Bad Vibes’ reviewed positively by Pitchfork, Resident Advisor,
Spin, Filter, Beats Per Minute, CMJ, XLR8R and more
• Since the release of ‘Bad Vibes’, Shlohmo has produced for
Jeremih, Post Malone, Banks, The Weeknd, How To Dress Well,
Torey Lanez, and more
• Regular international tour schedule including multiple world tours
and festivals such as Coachella, Decibel, Osheaga, and Pukkelpop.
• Shlohmo was handpicked for Rick Rubin’s ‘Star Wars
Headspace’ Compilation.
• Shlohmo performed live on Last Call with Carson Daly

Press Quotes:
• “L.A. producer Shlohmo showed just how far the Brainfeeder
template of abstract instrumental hip-hop could be stretched-- to
gossamer, almost transparent extremes.” – Pitchfork
• “Shlohmo makes breezy, lo-fi music that evokes DJ Shadow and
more laid-back M83.” – The Wall Street Journal
• “Shlohmo's "Bad Vibes" isn't merely its most accomplished release
yet, it's likely the most fully realized work to bubble up out of the
Low End Theory this year.” – LA Times
• “The proudly lo-fi tracks are built from birdcalls, static, wordless
vocals, electronic blips, not-always-tuned guitars, half-audible
speech, stray clanks and rustles and ticks, it can sound as if were
recorded on duct tape. The ingredients vary in each track, but
Shlohmo is conceptually fixated, making nearly the whole album a
set of variations on the idea of a languid vamp: almost always two
chords, occasionally three.” – The New York Times Available from 11.11.2016
Need assistance?

+49 (0) 221 99075 0 phone
+49 (0) 221 99075 990 fax
Contact form

Aerzte ohne Grenzen 2018
Office hours
Mon–Thu 10h–18h GMT+1
Fri 10h–17h GMT+1

Copyright © 2018 Groove Attack GmbH, Mathias-Brüggen-Str. 85, D-50829 Cologne, Germany
Imprint / Impressum / Disclaimer · Privacy Policy / Datenschutzerklärung