Papadosio has shared their new album, Microdosio, marking the jamtronica mainstay’s eighth full-length studio effort since debuting in 2007. The new record finds the band exploring a new in-studio approach to creating the livetronica sounds that have made Papadosio a festival favorite.
Over the past several months, the band has released every track from Microdosio as separate singles, up until Tuesday with the release of the final track, “Reishi”. Now, the full Microdosio album is available together across streaming platforms.
On the album, as well as the accompanying tour that was cut short due to the pandemic, Papadosio did what the band does best– experiment. On the nine-song collection, the band has scaled down its expansive collection of digital elements to the bare essentials. When Microdosio was first announced, Papadosio noted on its website, “We are exploring new sonic territory by shrinking our gear to focus on synths, samplers, drum machines, and loopers, all played along with the live instruments you know and love.”
The band certainly kept that promise as it continued to roll out singles that featured classic Papadosio sounds but also contained notable progressions in experimentation. All of the songs on the album take their names from fungi, including “Cubensis“, “Fly Agaric“, “Shiitake“, “Lion’s Mane“, and more, signaling a return to simplicity and, quite literally, roots.
Listen to the new Papadosio album, Microdosio, below.
Papadosio — Microdosio