The first realease for Bedouin Soundclash's new Pirates Blend label will be the debut full length release from frontman Jay Malinowski. The 11 song set will be titled Bright Lights & Bruises and should arrive on February 16th. Seven songs from the release can be streamed from his MySpace page. A video for the song "There's A Light" will be shot in January in Iceland with director Michael Maxxis (Moneen, The Parlor Mob).
Bedouin Soundclash's next proper full length and follow up to Street Gospels won't arrive until the summer of 2010. In the mean time a remix album featuring reworkings of the band's tracks by Bad Brains, King Britt, K-OS, Pigeon John and Nostalgia 77 is due in March through Pirates Blend. The band has performed recently with Sekou Lumumba filling in for recently departed drummer Pat Pengelly.