Buy
Wei Zhongle
The Operators
Out February 16, 2018 Buy

Across five full-length albums since 2012, Chicago-based band Wei Zhongle have developed a strange brew of rhythmic mutant pop, melodic funk, and avant-prog rock. On their sixth, The Operators, the quartet continue to build frenetic, shape-shifting, trance-inducing grooves with fretless bass, electronic clarinet, drums, guitar, and voice. "It's becoming increasingly hard to stand out when seemingly everyone is embracing their weirder side," says Post-Trash, "but there's only one Wei Zhongle." The album sees release on Austin's Self Sabotage Records.

Coverage on music sites Official website
Get a premiere in your inbox each week, listen to full album below.

Loading ...
    Want to be the first to know about next week's premiere? Sign up!

    Records Recently Premiered on Hype Machine

    All albums are selected by our team and featured free of charge. You can see the complete list of our premieres here.



    March 18th
    Alexia Avina
    All That I Can't Se…
    March 18th
    Cykada
    Cykada
    March 11th
    Honey Oat
    Honey Oat
    March 11th
    Ben LaMar Gay
    Confetti In The Sky…
    March 4th
    Shady Bug
    Lemon Lime
    February 18th
    Deli Girls
    I Don't Know How to…
    February 11th
    Abjects
    Never Give Up
    February 4th
    Mark de Clive-Lowe
    Heritage
    January 28th
    Harriet Brown
    Mall of Fortune
    January 22nd
    Fanclub
    All the Same EP
    January 21st
    Twain
    2 E.P.s
    January 14th
    Julian Lynch
    Rat's Spit

    Hype Machine has been introducing the world to new music since 2005. We track music publications and present what they discuss for easy discovery on the iPhone, Android, and the web. These album premieres are our effort to highlight new releases we enjoy.