Hovercraft Record With Stereolab Keyboardist

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Mary Hansen, keyboardist for the ethereal band Stereolab, has joined ambient experimentalists Hovercraft in a Seattle studio.

There is as yet no word on when any tracks from the sessions might be released, according to band publicist Julie Butterfield.

Hovercraft's sophomore album, Experiment Below, is due out on Sept. 22, with a tour likely to follow in October.