Galactic is currently in the studio putting the final touches on its next album. While the band’s most recent album From the Corner to the Block found the band collaborating with hip hop musicians, Galactic’s next release will feature collaborations with a mix of New Orleans artists. “We are really really excited to be putting the final touches on our new album,” bassist Robert Mercurio wrote on his band’s website. “This album is a collaboration between us and some of our favorite New Orleans’ artists—from Allen Toussaint to Sissy Nobby. [Saxophonist Ben Ellman] has been the mad scientist behind the project and y’all should expect the unexpected. This sh*t is going to blow your mind.” Galactic will appear at San Francisco’s The Fillmore this evening with
Zigaboo Modeliste and special guest Corey Henry. Orgone and DJ Harry D will also support.