“The Antlers magnify private sorrows to overwhelming scale, creating grand anthems.”—The New York Times
“The band occupies a space in the lower atmosphere: floating and free, but recalling what the ground feels like, too.”—The New Yorker
“Silberman shows that his voice is as versatile as any instrument in the band.”—The Washington Post
Familiars, the highly anticipated new album from The Antlers, will be released on Anti- Records on June 17 and on Transgressive Records in the U.K. June 16. Their fourth studio album follows 2011’s critically lauded Burst Apart, which Pitchfork named Best New Music and NPR called “a delicate mixture of grace and intensity.” The video for first single “Palace” is streaming via Pitchfork:http://bit.ly/1i8mWEr. Preorder Familiars here: http://bit.ly/Qz3Tf8.
Familiars was recorded, engineered and produced by the band in their Brooklyn studio and mixed by Chris Coady (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV on the Radio, Beach House) at DNA Downtown Studios.
FAMILIARS TRACK LIST
The Antlers is Peter Silberman, Darby Cicci and Michael Lerner. Silberman founded The Antlers in 2006 as a solo project and released two bedroom-recorded LPs before enlisting Cicci and Lerner to round out the group. As a trio they recorded and released 2009’s breakoutHospice and Burst Apart, as well as the 2012 EP Undersea.