San Francisco’s Mi Ami lost one of its three members to other pursuits not too long ago, leaving founding members Damon Palermo and Daniel Martin-McCormick to soldier on into the next phase of their dubby, punky, dancey, post-whatevery musical outfit. Well, that new phase has come a lot sooner than we expected with the announcement of Mi Ami’s forthcoming 12″ EP, Dolphins. Set for release on March 15 via Thrill Jockey, the four-song EP is purported to be “A melting, dystopian refraction of left-field new age, lush soundscapes and Italo daydreams.” The press release continues, “Simultaneously ingesting and rejecting pop pleasure, wide-eyed optimism and modern despair, it is equal parts improvisatory winging it and forceful, fully-realized vision. Blurring the line between the tainted and the sublime, Dolphins is the sound of a band thrillingly re-imagining itself.” It also promises a lot less ferocious guitar and thundering drums, and a lot more Roland 707. Sounds good to us. You can check out the artwork and full tracklist for Mi Ami’s new EP below.

01. Hard Up
02. Dolphins
03. Sunrise
04. Echo