March 15 will mark the release of Matmos‘ new album with Thrill Jockey, Plastic Anniversary

The album is a follow-up to 2016’s Ultimate Care II, on which all the sounds were generated by a washing machine, and celebrates Drew Daniel and M.C. Schmidt’s 25th anniversary. It was created using “sounds derived from plastic objects,” and features Greg Saunier, Mitchell Brown, Harry Walker, Jon Leidecker, Brooks Kossover, Eric Holdhusen, Jeremy Carnagey, Port Nugent, Bret Allen, Ethan Potthoff, Wyatt Scott, and Montana’s Whitefish Highschool Bulldogs.  Thrill Jockey has pressed up a pink and green mashup reground vinyl that’s available as a mail order exclusive. 

In advance of the release, Thrill Jockey has revealed the first single, “Silicone Gel Implant,” featuring Greg Saunier of Deerhoof on plastic percussion, with Brooks Kossover adding PVC pan-flute. Drew Daniel uses a silicone gel breast implant, with M.C.Schmidt playing plastic flutes. 


01. Breaking Bread

02. The Crying Pill

03. Interior With Billiard Balls & Synthetic Fat

04. Extending The Plastisphere to GJ237b

05. Silicone Gel Implant

06. Plastic Anniversary

07. Thermoplastic Riot Shield

08. Fanfare for Polyethylene Waste Containers

09. The Singing Tube

10. Collapse of the Fourth Kingdom

11. Plastisphere

Plastic Anniversary LP lands March 15, with pre-orders here and a stream of “Silicone Gel Implant” below.