After a few months taking care of his newborn, NPR Music's Lars Gotrich is back with buzzing Ethiopian hymns and Tuareg folk songs, but also white-hot psych-rock and a modular synth frenzy.
The follow-up to last year's WARM album will drop April 13 as a vinyl-only, Record Store Day exclusive, limited to 5,000 copies.
On a track from the forthcoming Ventura, Anderson .Paak weathers the stormy trials of a romance that's long departed from honeymoon avenue.
"This Life" and "Unbearably White" are the latest songs to see release in advance of the band's first album in six years, due out May 3. Hear them now.