2019 REMASTER. BLACK VINYL 3xLP w/ BONUS DISC OF DEMOS/ALT TAKES ON LP3."Dots and Loops is the fifth studio album by English-French rock band Stereolab. It was released on 22 September 1997 and was issued by Duophonic Records and Elektra Records. The band co-produced the album with John McEntire and Andi Toma, and recording took place in Chicago and Dusseldorf. The album explores jazz and electronic sounds, and is influenced by bossa nova and 1960s pop music. Its lyrics address matters such as consumerism, the "spectacle", materialism, and human interaction."