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Friday, Sep 30 2016 | 07:52
Image: 1606711 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.

Tracklist of bonus material:
1. Forgot I Was Here
2. Things I Lost
3. Empty Pools
4. Seriously (Live)
5. Back House
6. Anywhere But Here (Live Refix)
7. 1_16_11 Downtown
8. 11_7_11 Alone With Me
9. 11_9_10 Asleep On The 22

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. Comprised of b-sides,
demos and outtakes from the album’s progenitive sessions, ‘Bad
Vibes: Rarities + Extras’ is a nine track journey into the mind of one
of our generation’s most adored producers, extrapolating on the
twisted warmth of his seminal works in remarkable fashion. Having
collaborated with the likes of Jeremih, Tory Lanez, Lil Yachty, How
To Dress Well and Banks in the years since ‘Bad Vibes’, these 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 future.

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
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