The Raveonettes new album is called Pe'ahi, and it's out via Beat Dies.
The album was produced by bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen, who also helmed
M83's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming, and has performed with Beck, Nine Inch
Nails, Air, and many others. Pe'ahi is the name of a big wave surfing
spot in Maui.
Listen to album opener "Endless Sleeper" below.
“It’s about a horrific near-drowning experience I had in Hawaii some
years ago," explained the Raveonettes' Sune Rose Wagner about the song. "It’s about taking risks in order to exist. The song features a
lot of recurring musical ideas of Pe’ahi, such as Old Skool breakbeats,
exaggerated dynamics, unconventional song structures, staccato guitar
picking, intense layered vocals, etc…”