Basement Jaxx is getting ready to unleash its fifth long-player, Scars, due in October on XL, according to Billboard. Contributors include Yoko Ono, Santigold, Sam Sparro, Amp Fiddler, Yo! Majestly and more. The album was recorded mostly outside of the duo's native U.K. "We went to Berlin and New York," states Felix Buxton, " ... just to not be in Brixton and go out into the world a bit."
The duo also reports that supplemental, ambient material that could form an additional EP was recorded during the album sessions. The pair has not committed to touring North America to promote the album: It says it will wait and see how demand measures up here.