Chillwave forefather Ariel Pink and his band Haunted Graffiti are ready to release their first album for 4AD, dubbed Before Today and due out June 8 on CD, LP, and MP3. According to a press release, some of the 12-track album was recorded in Tito Jackson’s former home studio with Quincy Jones’ grandson Sunny Levine and Rik Pekkonen, whose past credits include Iggy Pop, Brian Wilson, and Ricky Martin (!).
First single “Round and Round”— which was recently named Best New Track— is out as a limited edition 7″ backed by a song called “Mistaken Wedding” on April 26. The band have just one live show lined up thus far, at downtown Manhattan’s Mercury Lounge May 4.