Richard Youngs has announced the imminent arrival of his next album, Amplifying Host. Youngs is joined on record by Damon Krukowski of Damon & Naomi and Galaxie 500 (watch a Chris Marker video for a track from Damon & Naomi's album False Beats And True Hearts here), who adds his percussive skills to Youngs's compositions. Listen to "Tessellations" from Amplifying Host here.
Following Krukowski's appearance on Amplifying Host, Youngs will be playing four opening slots for Damon & Naomi starting 9 May in Glasgow. The album will be released on 18 July by Jagjaguwar in vinyl and digital formats. Glasgow Captain's Rest (9 May), London Cafe Oto (11), Penryn The King's Arms (13), Bristol Cube Cinema (14), Leeds Howard Assembly Room (with Fennesz) (21), Fano Free Folk Festival (25 June).