Panda Riot’s ‘Northern Automatic Music’ is set for release on February 19th! There will be bundles and special pre-order pricing in the next few days. Stay tuned!
Recorded in a old warehouse in Chicago, Northern Automatic Music is less of an expanding on previous output and more of a jumping off point. With addition of a live drummer, José Rodriguez, the previous dance laden drum machine beats now a have a certain weight and power to their groove.
Panda Riot formed in Philadelphia while Brian Cook and Rebecca Scott were working on some short films. Soundtracks turned into songs and Panda Riot was born. After moving to Chicago, they expanded the band and in 2011 dropped the Far and Near Ep. They recently released a limited edition Serious Radical Girls 7″ in May of 2012. Their new record, Northern Automatic Music, to be released February 19th via Saint Marie Records.