Vulfpeck announce new album, Vulf Vault 005: Wong's Cafe, debut slinky lead single, Smokeshow

Cory Wong (left) and Jack Stratton of Vulfpeck perform during Austin City Limits Festival at Zilker Park on October 13, 2017 in Austin, Texas
(Image credit: Erika Goldring/FilmMagic)

Man, does Cory Wong ever sleep?

Already the author of three studio albums in 2021 – The Golden Hour, with sax hero Dave Koz, Turbo, with Dirty Loops, and Cory and the Wongnotes – (not to mention his new signature Stratocaster) Wong has re-joined his bandmates in Vulfpeck for yet another new studio album, Vulf Vault 005: Wong's Cafe.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.