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Peter Wolf Crier Signs To Jagjaguwar

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Jagjaguwar is proud to announce the signing of Peter Wolf Crier. Stay tuned for the  release of their album Inter-Be on May 25 in the U.S. and June 7 in the U.K.

Inter-Be is the debut album by PETER WOLF CRIER, the Minneapolis-based duo of Peter Pisano and Brian Moen. The album was born on a single summer night when Pisano felt a torrent of creativity after what had felt, to him, like an interminably long dry spell. He shared the songs with Moen, and over the months that followed, at Moen’s home, these rough-hewed tunes became what they are now: a confident collection of songs, but deceptive in that their very guts still reflect the thoughts of a man in transition.

Pisano’s is not a new songwriting voice. He is best known for being part of the Wars of 1812, an ascendant Wisconsin-bred quartet. Their first album together, Status Quo Ante Bellum, was more than just an album. It was relocation and aspiration and Pisano’s lyrical Eden. As the Wars went on hiatus, Pisano continued to hone his craft, keeping his days full as a teacher at a small private school while fine-tuning, at night, the songs that would soon become Inter-Be. Feeling confident in the songs, Pisano approached Moen, a seasoned drummer and engineer best known for his involvement in Laarks and Amateur Love. After being asked to add some percussive elements, Moen added his thundering drum rolls and perfectly timed fills, but he also added something much more: a melodic soundscape that would complete the evolution of the songs. So was born the partnership that is called Peter Wolf Crier.

Jagjaguwar is no stranger to our near northern neighbors’ musical culture. With our ears tuned into labelmates Gayngs, Volcano Choir, and Bon Iver, Peter Wolf Crier fits firmly into our developing Midwestern curatorial. This internationally traveling exposition of the Northern Midwest’s best and brightest all starts within a couple hundred miles radius, stretching from Minneapolis to Milwaukee. For the seemingly endless rolling plains and valleys of our local geography, that is right next door.

Check out “Crutch & Cane,” the first single from Inter-Be HERE.

Those of you headed to Austin this year for South By Southwest will have an early chance to see Peter Wolf Crier live:

03/06 Minneapolis, MN- First Avenue- SXSW Kick Off Show

03/17 Austin, TX- SXSW- C3 Dayparty @ Lambert’s, noon

03/18 Austin, TX- SXSW- Muzzle of Bees Dayparty @ Habana Calle 6, 11am

03/18 Austin, TX- SXSW- Supply & Demand Records Dayparty @ Dominican Joe, 1:30pm

03/18 Austin, TX- SXSW- Mercury Presents Party @ Emo’s, 8pm

03/20 Austin, TX- SXSW- Music by the Slice @ Homeslice, 12:45pm

Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen
May As Well (Bonus Track) by Angel Olsen
Continental Shelf by Viet Cong
How Can You Really by Foxygen
Cosmic Vibrations by Foxygen
Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black

Your Love Is Killing Me by Sharon Van Etten

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices

Tiderays by Volcano Choir

Angel Olsen
Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder  w/ Lionlimb

Foxygen
London, UK - Village Underground  w/ Ben Chatrer

The Cave Singers
Nashville, TN - Marathon Music Works  w/ The Devil Makes Three

See all upcoming shows

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