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ALBUM RELEASE // Anand Wilder And Maxwell Kardon ‘Break Line The Musical’ Out Now In North America

Break Line The Musical is a new project from Anand Wilder, (Yeasayer co-founder, vocalist/multi-instrumentalist) that he created with Maxwell Kardon and a community of friends. The new album harkens back to rock concept albums of the early 70′s with this following the classic arc of lost love, betrayal, and pride.

Get the new album via iTunes, Amazon, SC Distribution, and from your local record store.

This record has been in the works since 2008 when Anand and Maxwell put together a band with Ira Wolf Tuton (Yeasayer) on bass and Christopher Powell (Man Man) on drums. Britt Myers (Charlift, Yeasayer, Passing Strange) then assisted with recording while they stayed up late experimenting with sounds and arrangements. Also included on the notable roster is Austin Fisher (Suckers), Haley Dekle (Dirty Projectors), James Richardson (MGMT), Chris Keating (Yeasayer), Ryan Kattner (Man Man), and Aku Orraca-Tetteh (Dragons of Zynth).

Praise from the press:

“‘Wedding Day’ … unfolds via a series of playground field recordings, bird sounds and backwards-masked tones before forging ahead as a paisley-print tapestry of flute toots, guitar strums and triangle taps.”

- Exclaim!

“A slow waltzing bit of jazz (strummy guitars, staccato horns) instantly builds in emotion and intensity, reach the epic and churning levels normally associated with ’70s arena rock. Assisting the pair is MGMT’s own James Richardson, who stokes the musical flames with a truly sweltering guitar solo.”

Consequence of Sound

“The retro folk-styled “Wedding Day” seemed to match the rural 1950s-set plot, which they described as a labor conflict in a Pennsylvania coal town. But the latest single “I’m to Blame” has thrown our pastoral assumptions totally out of balance — but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. “

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LISTEN // Anand Wilder And Maxwell Kardon Share “I’m To Blame”, New Album ‘Break Line The Musical’ Out July 14th Via Mute / 15th (US)




Premiering this morning on Consequence of Sound, Anand Wilder [Yeasayer] and Maxwell Kardon share the second track off new album Break Line The Musical, out July 15th in North America via Secretly Canadian / July 14th rest of world via Mute. Listen to the second track off the album “I’m To Blame” above or on our YouTube / Soundcloud.

Pre-order the new album via iTunes, Amazon, SC Distribution, and from your local record store.

Break Line The Musical is a new album that harkens back to rock concept albums of the early 70′s with this following the classic arc of lost love, betrayal, and pride.

This record has been in the works since 2008 when Anand and Maxwell put together a band with Ira Wolf Tuton (Yeasayer) on bass and Christopher Powell (Man Man) on drums. Britt Myers (Charlift, Yeasayer, Passing Strange) then assisted with recording while they stayed up late experimenting with sounds and arrangements. Also included on the notable roster is Austin Fisher (Suckers), Haley Dekle (Dirty Projectors), James Richardson (MGMT), Chris Keating (Yeasayer), Ryan Kattner (Man Man), and Aku Orraca-Tetteh (Dragons of Zynth).

ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Anand Wilder And Maxwell Kardon Share “Wedding Day” From New Album ‘Break Line The Musical’ Out July 15th In North America


Break Line The Musical is a new project from Anand WilderYeasayer co-founder, vocalist/multi-instrumentalist) that he created with Maxwell Kardon and a community of friends. The new album harkens back to rock concept albums of the early 70′s with this following the classic arc of lost love, betrayal, and pride.

This record has been in the works since 2008 when Anand and Maxwell put together a band with Ira Wolf Tuton (Yeasayer) on bass and Christopher Powell (Man Man) on drums. Britt Myers (Charlift, Yeasayer, Passing Strange) then assisted with recording while they stayed up late experimenting with sounds and arrangements. Also included on the notable roster is Austin Fisher (Suckers), Haley Dekle (Dirty Projectors), James Richardson (MGMT), Chris Keating (Yeasayer), Ryan Kattner (Man Man), and Aku Orraca-Tetteh (Dragons of Zynth).

The album will be out July 15th in North America via Secretly Canadian / July 14th rest of world via Mute. For now get a preview by listening to the new track “Wedding Day” above our on our YouTube/Soundcloud.

Click read more to see album art and track list for the new album.
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Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder Takes Part in NYC Dosa Hunt!

DOSA HUNT Trailer from amrit singh on Vimeo.

Check this out. Yeasayer’s Anand Wilder takes part in what is being called “the greatest hunt for Indian food in NYC ever committed to film.” In Dosa Hunt, Anand and friends set out to fill their tummies in a New York City food endeavor. You’ll notice some other indie-music familiars: Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, Das Racist’s Ashok Kondabolu and Himanshu Suri, Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo, Stereogum‘s Amrit Singh, and Vijay Iyer from the Vijay Iyer Trio all pile in a van to scour the city with no dosa left untouched (or uneaten?). Watch trailer above and prepare to be hungry!

AUDIO

Blue Chicago Moon by Songs: Ohia
Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain (Deluxe Edition)
2XCD / 2XLP

SHOWS TODAY

Luke Temple
Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls Theatre  w/ Blonde Redhead

The War On Drugs
Luxembourg, LU - Rockhal  w/ Steve Gunn

Tig Notaro
Maui, HI - Maui Comedy Festival at Hard Rock Cafe

Woman's Hour
Barcelona, ES - Primavera Club

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