“Beached” by Man Man

At long last, there’s new tunes from the lovable weirdos of Man Man — who originally won my heart so many years ago with an incredible performance opening for Modest Mouse. “Beached” was digitally released today as part of the superb Sup Pop Single Series, with “Witch” on the flip side.

These tracks initially were slated for Man Man’s in-progress, as-yet-untitled sixth LP — their first since 2013’s On Oni Pond — but that’s no longer the case.

Frontman Honus Honus pegged the new album for a 2020 release in an Instagram reply, otherwise details are scarce. “Beached” and “Witch,” though, seem to indicate Man Man will pick up right where they left off: being uniquely weird and wonderful. So glad to have them back.

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