Yellow Ostrich Cosmos

We last heard from Yellow Ostrich last fall when the Wisconsin combo released 2012′s best Ghost EP not by Sky Ferreira. They’ll be back with their next Barsuk full-length Cosmos in February, and from the sound of lead single “Shades,” they’ve pumped up the volume this time. Out with the splendidly spare, R&B-inflected “Ghost” sound; in with the loud guitars and groovy bass. “Shades” is a new millennial psych-rocker worthy of Tame Impala or Temples, but it also reflects Radiohead and Coldplay if you gaze upon it from the right angle. I trust you won’t regret pressing play below.

Cosmos is out 2/25/14 via Barsuk.

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