The day has finally come! Volcano Choir‘s new album, Repave,is available today in stores and online! Repave is the followup album to 2009′s Unmap with a more expansive sound making for memorable recordings which will hypnotize listeners and leave concert goers in awe on their upcoming tour.
Also, a special Volcano Choir Reddit “Ask Me Anything” will happen tomorrow, September 4th, at 3pm EST including members of the band HERE. Redditors can ask the band what they’ll play this coming Tuesday, September 10th, when Volcano Choir makes their TV debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Read more below for buy links, early reviews, and newly announced tour dates through January.
The first critics have weighed in on Repave:
It is ambitious and beautiful and its genre is music from the summertime of our lives
- MARK EITZEL for THE TALKHOUSE
Freed from the Bon Iver name and let loose in the craggy post-rock topography mapped out by his collaborators (many of them past and present members of Milwaukee’s Collections Of Colonies Of Bees), Vernon arrives at one of his most rewarding destinations to date
- AV CLUB
A daring, self-assured statement by a band who have finally figured out just what a special thing they have created
- THE LINE OF BEST FIT
Announced today there are new tour dates to share including three dates with Australian Harvest Festival in November and a North American West Coast tour in January. All dates, including a special stop in Justin Vernon‘s home town of Eau Claire, are listed below. Some newly announced ticket links will not be for sale until the end of this week!
9/06 | Chicago, IL: Metro w/ Sylvan Esso
9/07 | Indianapolis, IN: The Vogue w/ Sylvan Esso
9/08 | Toronto, ON: Phoenix Concert Theatre w/ Sylvan Esso
9/09 | South Burlington, VT: Higher Ground w/ Sylvan Esso
9/11 | Boston, MA: Paradise Rock Club w/ Sylvan Esso
9/12 | Washington, DC: 9:30 Club w/ Sylvan Esso
9/14 | New York, NY: Webster Hall w/ Sylvan Esso
9/27 | Madison, WI: Orpheum Theater w/Field Report
9/28 | Milwaukee, WI: The Pabst Theater w/Hello Death
10/18 | Minneapolis, MN: First Avenue w/Mark Mallman (solo)
10/19 | Eau Claire, WI: Schofield Auditorium w/Adelyn Rose
11/10 | Melbourne, VIC: Werribee Park: Harvest Festival 2013
11/16 | Syndney, NSW: The Domain: Harvest Festival 2013
11/17 | Brisbane, QLD: Botanic Gardens: Harvest Festival 2013
1/17/14 | Phoenix, AZ: The Crescent Ballroom
1/18/14 | Los Angeles, CA: Fonda Theatre
1/19/14 | San Diego, CA: House of Blues
1/23/14 | Portland, OR: Wonder Ballroom
1/24/14 | Vancouver, BC: Commodore Ballroom
1/25/14 | Seattle, WA: Neptune Theatre