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Floating Points announces new 12″ single + stream ‘Ratio’ radio edit

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In 2015, Sam Shepherd –aka Floating Points released his break out, critically acclaimed debut ‘Elaenia‘. Earlier this year, he followed up the album with ‘Reflections – Mojave Desert,’ a short film and soundtrack featuring tracks recorded in the Mojave Desert. Now, the polymathic producer is pleased to announce his latest project, “Ratio;” an epic track bordering on 19-minutes that harks back to his earlier dance floor focus releases. Over… Read more »

Floating Points announces ‘Kuiper EP’ + shares live video of new track “’Kuiper”’

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Floating Points a.k.a Sam Shepherd has announced the ‘Kuiper EP,’ which follows last year’’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘Elaenia’. It will be out on July 22nd via Luaka Bop in the US and Shepherd’s own label PLUTO in the UK. The EP will be available on 12″” vinyl as well as digital download. Pre-order from Floating Points store (found.ee/Kuiper12) or Luaka Bop (luakabop.com/floatingpoints). “Speaking about the new release, Shepherd says, “Since starting a band to… Read more »

Floating Points announces spring North American tour + shares feature-length live THUMP Sessions video

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Following the release of his album ‘’Elaenia’’ last year, Floating Points – aka composer/ producer/ DJ Sam Shepherd today announces his first live tour of North America with his brand new band. Released via Luaka Bop (US) and Pluto (UK), ‘’Elaenia’,’ received critical acclaim and sat at the top of many end of 2015 Best Of lists, including those of NPR,… Read more »

Floating Points’ debut album streams on NPR First Listen

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Floating Points Photo credit: Louise Haywood-Schiefer

This Friday (November 6th), Floating Points a.k.a London-based composer/producer Sam Shepherd will release his debut album ‘Elaenia’ via Luaka Bop (US) / Pluto (UK). You can stream the album in its entirety via NPR First Listen now – Click here to listen. You can also watch the video for “Silhouettes” via YouTube below.   Track list: 1. Nespole 2. Silhouettes (I, II & III) 3. Argenté 4. Elaenia 5. Thin Air… Read more »