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Future Islands’ Sam Herring Collaborates With Madlib on New Rap Project

INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: Musician Samuel Herring of Future Islands performs onstage during day 2 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2014 in Indio, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Coachella)

The sweatiest man in rock ‘n’ roll is continuing to dabble in rap. Future Islands frontman Sam Herring has dropped some bars under his MC name Hemlock Ernst before, but now he’s collaborating with Madlib for a new EP. The project, Trouble Knows Me, will drop on September 1, and they’ve shared the title track, a jazzy, cool-as-hell number that bodes well for the rest of the 12″. Stream it via Pitchfork.