Since Gesaffelstein erected billboards prefacing his return in late October, the dance music rumor mill has been abuzz with whispers concerning a sophomore album. Such hype was elevated all of the extra when, shortly thereafter, the laconic artist signed onto Columbia Records.
The greatest information, in fact, in Michel Lévy’s latest machinations was the discharge of “Reset” final week — his first single in years. Coming alongside a video, the eerie, broken-beat monitor all however confirmed the aforementioned LP rumors. After all, why would the covert Frenchman put a lot effort into selling a solitary track?
At lengthy final, Gesaffelstein has confirmed that he does certainly have a brand new album on the way in which: Hyperion.
A mural stating “THIS IS THE COVER OF HYPERION, THE NEW ALBUM BY GESAFFELSTEIN” arose this week in Miami throughout their ongoing Art Basel competition. Emblazoned similarly to the famed billboards, it’s not totally clear if the announcement itself is the art work for Hyperion or if the adjoining image of a shattering black pane is. If the latter is the case, the LP’s packaging could be evocative of The Black Keys’ 2010 album, Brothers, which famously learn, “This is an album by The Black Keys. The identify of this album is Brothers.” Suffice it to say, Gesaffelstein wouldn’t discover himself in poor firm with such self-evident album art work.
No launch date for Hyperion has been confirmed at press time, however in the meanwhile, we are able to all take a second to enjoy lastly having the ability to say with conviction, “Gesaffelstein has a brand new album on the way in which.”