New Yeasayer: “Ambling Alp”

Yeasayer - Ambling Alp

Yesterday, Brooklyn-based experimental rockers Yeasayer dropped the first single from their upcoming 2010 release Odd Blood. “Ambling Alp” is a bubbly gem of gurgling electronics and layered percussion. Soaring to surprising heights, its off-kilter pop antics seem to most obviously recall both the dense production of Animal Collective‘s Merriweather Post Pavilion and the playfulness of its predecessor, Strawberry Jam, but it still leaves me feeling really excited to see where this band is going. If this track is representative of the rest of the material on Yeasayer’s sophomore release, there’ll be no bracing for a slump of any sort.

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Download: Yeasayer – Ambling Alp
Buy: You can pick up the full single — which includes remixes from DJ /rupture and Memory Tapes — from Yeasayer’s website.