Slowly but surely carving out the sounds and styles they’ll unveil on their sophomore LP, Abundance, coming this fall on Ubiquity, Platinum Pied Pipers and their ultra-nouveau eclectica will reconnect well with the modern hipster/electro rock/new wave/ R&B concoctions that are escaping people’s private studios these days. Usual suspects Waajeed and Saadiq (not Raphael) continue conducting the soothing sonic assault, but we can also expect to see ever-dependable producers like DJ Spinna, Kev Brown, Oddisee and Geology alongside new-bians like MonicaBlaire and Nico Redd. Added to the group between their ?uestlove-loved 2005 debut, Triple P, is Coultrain from St. Louis, chanteuses Jamila Raegan from NYC and Karma from Texas. Like Sa-Ra and Dwele before them, PPP are steadily building their foundation of Canuck fanatics, and this rare opportunity to see them alongside so many of their Toronto contemporaries should impress. Platinum Pied Pipers perform at the Sound Academy June 14, 1 am.