Stereolab Returning To Too Pure
Stereolab has inked a new partnership for its Duophonic label with Too Pure, the label for which it released its earliest EPs.Stereolab has inked a new partnership for its Duophonic label with Too Pure, the label for which it released its earliest EPs. The first release under the deal will be the Feb. 22 reissue of the group's 1992 compilation "Switched On." A new album from frontwoman Laetitia Sadier's Monade project, "A Few Steps More," will follow on March 8.
Also in the planning stages is a three-disc boxed set, "Oscillons From the Anti-Sun," which will arrive in mid-year. As previously reported, the collection will feature two discs worth of EP and rare tracks, plus a DVD of videos and performances.
In addition, the band has begun work on its next studio album, which will arrive in 2006 and be supported by a North American tour.
Stereolab split last year with longtime North American label Elektra. Its last album for the label, "Margerine Eclipse," debuted at No. 6 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart.