Porter Robinson - "Knock Yourself Out" cover

Porter Robinson Is in a “Killing Spree”

After he released the single “Cheerleader” in March this year (2024), Porter Robinson’s PR team announced the release of the new song, “Knock Yourself Out XD.” The single was released on April 24, 2024, and was announced as his second pop single. But that is only some of the news from Porter. The fans should expect his third studio album, “SMILE! 😀,” to be released on July 26, 2024, via MOM+POP.

Knock Yourself Out XD

We do love this happy electro-pop sound that Porter Robinson produced in his song “Knock Yourself Out XD.” We can easily recognize Roland TR-808‘s smooth and enjoyable sound with 8-bit sounds that remind us of arcade video games from the eighties. LOVELY!

Porter Robinson’s new song is a playful yet bold sequel to “Cheerleader.” It features the catchy line, “Bitch I’m Taylor Swift,” which has already sparked wild excitement among fans (Get ready for the buzz!). This fresh track mixes sharp wit with a light-hearted vibe, making it a must-listen for music lovers everywhere!

Hot on the heels of his smash hit “Cheerleader,” which People Magazine hailed as “EDM Superstar Porter Robinson Going Pop,” this new track is already turning heads around the world. (YouTube: 243K views in the first 17 hours) With over 13 million global streams, “Cheerleader” has won applause from big names like Vulture, The Fader, Clash, NME, and The Line Of Best Fit, among others. Now, it’s time to see what all the buzz is about with Porter’s exciting new release! Let’s see how it goes. We will repeat this song in our office this week.

The music video is directed by Uncanny and creative-directed by Bradley & Pablo.

The Album “SMILE! :D”

In his announcement, Robinson expressed his excitement and the profoundly personal journey of producing “Smile! :D”, stating,

“I think it’s my most interesting work and I’m dying for you to hear it ON JULY 26thhhh.”

He posted on his Instagram profile.
Porter Robinson - "Smile! :D" - album front cover
Porter Robinson – “Smile! :D” – album front cover / “SMILE :D” Photo credit Michael Wolever

Porter Robinson’s new album “SMILE! :D” comes in several exciting physical editions, each offering unique collectibles for fans. The highlight is the “SMILE!:D Deluxe Box Set“. This special edition is neatly packed in a custom-designed, reusable carrying case. It includes:

  • A double LP of “SMILE! :D” pressed on beautiful opaque pink vinyl.
  • A special 7-inch vinyl of the hit single “Cheerleader,” also in opaque pink.
  • An exclusive booklet filled with lyrics and photos.
  • A unique album art print. HINT: Porter Robinson will autograph the first 500 prints and individually number the first 2,000, making them collectors’ items.

Additionally, fans can look for exclusive versions at specific retailers:

  • A “Milky Pink” edition exclusively at Urban Outfitters.
  • An “Opaque Baby Pink” edition is available only through Amazon.

These limited editions will delight collectors and fans, adding a personal touch to their music libraries. Check out Porter’s website for Porter Robinson merchandise. Get a physical piece of the history (vinyl, CD, or deluxe box set) of his new music era, which started in March 2024 with his first electro-pop single, “Cheerleader.”

About Porter Robinson

Porter Robinson, a North Carolina-based producer and songwriter, emerged on the music scene at age 18 with his energetic electro-house style. He achieved early success with his 2014 debut album “Worlds” and the RIAA Gold single “Shelter” with Madeon in 2016, followed by a global tour. Under his alias, Virtual Self, he earned a Grammy nomination in 2017. Porter launched the highly successful Second Sky Festival in 2019 and, during 2020 and 2021, hosted the virtual Secret Sky Festival, attracting millions. A sold-out tour followed his 2021 “Nurture” album release. In 2022, his collaboration with Riot Games, “Everything Goes On,” surpassed 100 million streams, and he showcased full live band performances at major festivals, including participation in the lineup for Coachella.

About MOM + POP

Mom+Pop Music, now in its 16th year, is an independent music label with a roster of artists, including Courtney Barnett, MGMT, and Porter Robinson. Owned by Michael Goldstone and Thaddeus Rudd, the New York-based label operates globally with 25 staff members and self-distribution. Known for its artist-first approach, Mom+Pop has garnered several industry accolades, including Billboard’s Independent Label Power Lists and the A2IM’s Libera Award for Label of the Year. The label also maintains offices in Los Angeles and features in major publications like Forbes and Billboard.

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