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Matmos announces new album made with washing machine sounds, release single

Local experimental duo Matmos announced a new album this morning, and continuing in their tradition of musique concrète, all the sounds came from the Whirlpool Ultimate Care II washing machine in their basement.

"No, really, we mean it: ALL of the sounds," they assert in a Facebook post.

Fittingly, the album is called "Ultimate Care II." You can definitely hear the swooshing water and metallic rhythms in 'Ultimate Care II Excerpt Eight,' streaming below.

"Ultimate Care II" is due out Feb. 19 on Thrill Jockey and includes guest appearances from Dan Deacon, Jason Willett, and members of Horse Lords.

UPDATE: Whirlpool is into it:

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