London-based experimental collective Grumbling Fur was created out of the daylong group improvisation that occurred in 2011. Like-minded players Daniel O’Sullivan, Antti Uusimaki, Alexander Tucker, Jussi Lehtisalo, and David Smith emerged jointly, having known one another from playing in likewise dark and experimental rings like Pharoah Overlord, Guapo, and Mothlite, among numerous others. The Krautrock-inspired astral vacationing place to tape that time was ultimately edited and released as Furrier. Stripping down the collective group to simply O’Sullivan and Tucker, Grumbling Hair came back in 2012 with Alice, a far more large and pop-oriented outing documented within the Latitudes in-studio series. The duo came back in 2013 using the finely honed and extremely electronic Glynnaestra, shifting even nearer to electropop. They continuing to weave a mixture of abstract experimentalism and Brian Eno-inflected technology pop on 2014’s Preternaturals (released from the Quietus). In 2015, Essential Information released ggrrreeebbbaaammmnnnuuuccckkkaaaiiioooww!!!, a cooperation between Grumbling Hair (billed mainly because the Grumbling Hair Period Machine Orchestra) and famous minimalist composer Charlemagne Palestine. Grumbling Hair came back to Thrill Jockey for his or her poppiest album however, 2016’s FurFour.