DZ Deathrays announce new album 'R.I.F.F.'

Following on from the release of their much-loved 2021 LP 'Positive Rising, Pt. 2', DZ Deathrays have now announced their plans for a new studio album, arriving in the coming months.

The new full-length 'R.I.F.F.' is being previewed by the new lead single 'Tuff Luck', which comes accompanied by a stunning Phoebe Faye-directed video, and is set to be released on the 2nd June.

Speaking about the new record, they said, “It feels amazing to finally be able to announce that our new album R.I.F.F is going to be released. This album has been a different approach to recording for us, using multiple studios and bedrooms split across Brisbane and Sydney. We really took our time with this album, reworking songs along the way making it the longest recording process we have ever done, close to 2 years. What it’s ended up as is one of our most raucous and fun records yet revisiting some of the flavours of Blood Lovely whilst adding a new style of production for us.”

While adding about 'Tuff Luck', “I’ve always been the type of musician who loves to jam as many ideas into a song as possible but on this one, I wanted to challenge myself and focus on one bassline and work as many lyric ideas around that one idea as possible. It’s weird you can have fun saying that we have royally fucked up. The drums in this song are some of the best on the album, chopped it up alongside samples and treated them with different effects depending on where they came from.”

Check out the new video for 'Tuff Luck' in the player and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'R.I.F.F.' Tracklist:
Paranoid
Hope For The Best
Tuff Luck
Interlude
Shadow Walk
King B
My Mind Is Eating Me Alive
Grounded Or Dead
Eat You Up
Slow Down Interlude
Love & Destruction
No Talk
Outro

More News

TV On The Radio debut new song 'Could You'

With the imminent release of their new album 'Seeds' later this year, TV On The Radio have now performed a new track from the forthcoming record.... 9 years 8 months ago

Orbital announce split, Paul Hartnoll's shares solo single

As one of the most legendary and groundbreaking acts in the electronic music scene, Orbital have announced their amicable split. In a statement... 9 years 8 months ago

The Charlatans announce new album 'Modern Nature'

Indie veteran The Charlatans have announced their plans to release a new studio album early next year. The band's twelfth full-length release '... 9 years 8 months ago

Damon Albarn details return of Gorillaz and The Good, The Bad And The Queen

In a recent interview with Austrailian newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald, Damon Albarn set the record straight on the unknown future of many of his... 9 years 8 months ago

Gwen Stefani unveils new solo single 'Baby Don't Lie'

For the first time in eight years, Gwen Stefani has unveiled a new slice of solo material. The new track 'Baby Don't Lie' is the first we've heard... 9 years 8 months ago

Chance The Rapper unveils new track 'No Better Blues'

US MC Chance The Rapper has unveiled a new track to promote Twitter's new Audio Card feature. The song 'No Better Blues' was recorded with his... 9 years 8 months ago

South Park release Lorde parody as free download

Earlier this month, a new episode of South Park premiered that mocked the way modern music was produced, ultimately claiming that teenage sensation... 9 years 8 months ago

Foo Fighters unveil new track 'Something From Nothing'

After much hype and build-up, Foo Fighters have finally unveiled the first piece of material from their soon-to-be released ninth studio album.... 9 years 8 months ago

Pixies to rerelease 'Doolittle' as three-disc deluxe edition

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pixies seminal album 'Doolittle', the band have planned a very special release to mark the occasion. A new... 9 years 8 months ago