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WATCH // Lightning Dust Premiere “DIAMOND” Video

Good morning all. Here’s the new video from Lightning Dust. Directed by Helen Reed, “Diamond” features a swimming hole of sorts. Slowly, a group of synchronized swimmers emerge. What does it all mean? You decide. Watch above. You can also check out the video at EXCLAIM! or Gorilla vs. Bear.

“Diamond” is the first single from the duo’s forthcoming album, Fantasy. Out June 25, the record is now available for pre-order purchasing at iTunes, Amazon, and SC Distribution.

We also have the first round of confirmed tour dates, including Oregon’s Pickathon Festival! You will find the full list of dates and links below.

 
Tour Dates:
07/24/13 Calgary, AB – Palomino Smokehouse
07/25/13 Edmonton, AB – Brixx
08/01/13 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile
08/02/13 Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
08/04/13 Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
08/06/13 San Francisco, CA – Brick & Mortar Music Hall
08/07/13 Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
08/08/13 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
08/09/13 San Diego, CA – Casbah

Julie Doiron Releases New Album, Available for Streaming at Exclaim


After three years of writing and touring, Jagjaguwar alum, Julie Doiron, shares her ninth studio album. Titled So Many Days, the album is out on Aporia and available for streaming via Exclaim. Julie complete the album while touring in support of I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day and also as member of Gord Downie’s backing band, The Country of Miracles. It’s the third album completed with producer Rick White.

 

Love for So Many Days

“The chamomile warmth of Julie Doiron’s voice is deceptive….Doiron has always aimed to capture the kaleidoscopic emotional range of ordinary moments, and accordingly the moods of her songs often transform line by line. Out of this approach, she creates songs that move fluidly, moodily, unpredictably– like life.” – Pitchfork

“…Doiron has come back with a polished collection of folk rock songs about love and sadness.” – CBC Music

“So Many Days is actually quite an optimistic record, on the balance, though it earns its silver linings by freely swimming around in its storm clouds. It gives — like a lot of Doiron’s work — an incredibly rare insight into the bare, honest struggle of simply being a person in the world.” – National Post

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
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey
Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen

Our Love by Sharon Van Etten

Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten

Ambulance City by Pink Mountaintops

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