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JULIE DOIRON Swan Pond video & live footage now available

After having filmed a video in Super 8 for her song ‘Me and My Friend’ and a lavish, Lynchian piece for ‘No More’, what better way to follow than with a stop animation video for ‘Swan Pond’? Part ‘Pee-Wee’s Playhouse’ and part Peter Gabriel ‘Sledgehammer’, Tara Wells of Very Silly Monkey creates a captivating world within the span of 2 minutes and 24 seconds.

And before you ask “What about some live black-and-white footage of one of her shows I’ve been hearing so much about?”, let me direct you to a link of her performance June 13 in San Diego at the Che Cafe graciously posted on the blog Hey Wakka Wakka!

JULIE DOIRON duets with Calvin Johnson on Sirius Blog Radio

As loyal readers of the Jagjaguwar news blurbs, you probably already know that Julie Doiron has been on the road in the States with K Records ambassador/minstrel Calvin Johnson for a couple weeks now supporting her latest album ‘Woke Myself Up’. We’ve always wondered what else goes on during a tour when the artists involved aren’t up on the stage. Apparently, it’s more than just staring straight ahead in a van for hours on end. Garrison Reid caught up with Julie and Calvin in Denton, TX before their show to record a stripped-down version of the Halo Benders classic ‘Lonesome Sundown’ for his blog radio.

Lonesome Sundown

JULIE DOIRON touring US with Calvin Johnson

Jagjaguwar artist Julie Doiron joins K Records founder Calvin Johnson (ex-Beat Happening, Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Soundsystem) on a tour playing intimate venues, galleries, churches and art collectives during the month of June. This tour is supporting Doiron’s January release, “Woke Myself Up”, an album detailing the great highs and terrible lows of familial beauty, intimacy and turmoil. Doiron presents a cathartic performance of this heart-wrenching record. The legendary Calvin Johnson is, of course, not to be missed.

TOUR DATES HERE

JAG PODCAST #3: An Intimate Living Room Performance With JULIE DOIRON

The latest installment of the Jagjaguwar Podcast series features JULIE DOIRON performing songs (a few from her new album Woke Myself Up, some older tunes and a few from Shotgun & Jaybird) and telling stories in her living room. It is now published and ready for mass consumption.

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JULIE DOIRON to be featured on My Morning Download tomorrow

The good folks at WXPN in Philadelphia will feature Julie Doiron on their daily “My Morning Download” program tomorrow. You can read all about it on their XPN music blog,

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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

Continental Shelf by Viet Cong

Windows by Angel Olsen

Your Love Is Killing Me by Sharon Van Etten

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

Besnard Lakes, The
Idlewild, MI - Turf Club

Sharon Van Etten
Gent, BE - Handelsbeurs

Viet Cong
Utrecht, NL - Le Guess Who?

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