Ratatat announce new album Magnifique

NYC duo returns with first full-length release in five years

Ratatat Magnifique new album

    Last month, Ratatat emerged from an extended absence and debuted a brand new song called “Cream On Chrome” at Coachella. Now long after, they unveiled another track in “Intro”. Now, the NYC duo of Evan Mast and Mike Stroud have confirmed details of their next studio album.

    Magnifique will arrive on July 17th via XL Recordings. Spanning 14 tracks, the album sees the band return “to their core guitar-driven sound,” according to a press release. Recording took place at various studios in Jamaica, upstate New York, Long Island, and their home studio in Brooklyn.

    The album’s artwork (above) is composed of sketches drawn by Mast and Stroud while in the studio. Below, watch a trailer soundtracked by “Intro”.


    Magnifique Tracklist:
    01. Intro
    02. Cream On Chrome
    03. Magnifique
    04. Abrasive
    05. Countach
    06. Drift
    07. Pricks Of Brightness
    08. Nightclub Amnesia
    09. Cold Fingers
    10. Supreme
    11. Rome
    12. Primetime
    13. I Will Return
    14. Outro

    In support of the album’s release, Ratatat have scheduled several dates in both North America and Europe over the course of the summer. See the updated itinerary below.

    Ratatat 2015 Tour Dates:
    05/30 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound
    05/31 – Paris, FR @ We Love Green
    06/05 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball Music Festival
    07/24-26 – Seattle, WA @ Capitol Hill Block Party
    07/27 – Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
    07/29 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
    07/31 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
    08/02 – Pomona, CA @ HARD Summer Music Festival
    08/14 – Saint-Malo, FR @ Route du Rock Festival
    08/17 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega Festival
    08/19 – Cologne, DE @ C/O Pop Festival
    08/21 – Charleville-Mezieres, FR @ Cabaret Vert Festival
    08/22 – Paredes de Coura, PT @ Paredes de Coura Festival