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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

Lightning Dust Announces New Album – ‘Fantasy,’ Stream First Single

Lightning Dust are back with their third proper full-length – Fantasy. Set for US release on June 25, the new album marks a sonic turn for the Vancouver duo and ensures you’ll have just the perfect soundtrack for your forthcoming road trip. See exactly what we mean with the first single, “Diamond,” available for streaming above or at Urban Outfitters.

Fantasy came to be after many hours spent in Amber and Josh’s shared recording studio, The Balloon Factory. In that time, the duo took on a new, more-informed sound that still delivers the rich atmosphere we’ve grown to know Lightning Dust for. But who are we to say? Decide for yourself after pre-ordering Fantasy at SC Distribution, iTunes or Amazon. The deluxe bundle, available only at SCD, includes the album on both CD and vinyl, a glossy poster, a limited-edition 7″ and an early download of the album available starting June 11. COOL!

Lightning Dust Partner with Vancouver Duo Hard Drugs for Split 7-inch

It’s been a minute since we’ve delivered some news on Lightning Dust, but fans will be happy to hear the duo have a new split 7″ coming out with Hard Drugs this fall. On October 4, The Storyboard Label will release Lightning Dust “Never Again” b/w Hard Drugs “Summertime  Blues” in the form of a white vinyl 7″. These are limited to just 550 copies, and will be available in select Vancouver record stores and Lightning Dust will have some for sale during their upcoming European tour dates. The 7″ is also available for pre-order on The Storyboard Label’s website starting today!

Lightning Dust on Tour
09/02/11 Vlieland, NL – Into The Great Wide Open Festival
09/04/11 Dorset, UK – End of the Road Festival
09/05/11 London, UK – Lexington
09/06/11 Paris, FR – Cafe De La Danse
09/07/11 Zurich, CH – Fiasko
09/08/11 Dudingen, CH – Bad Bonn
09/09/11 Ravenna, IT – Hana Bi
09/10/11 Rome, IT – Init
09/11/11 Genova, IT – TBD
09/13/11 Tilburg, NL – Incubate Festival
09/14/11 Ghent, BE – Vooruit

Sometimes, in the office, this happens…

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It’s a proud moment of fandom, but also very much akin to wearing the same dress to prom. First man in the office owns the rights for the day. Today, this man was me.

Black Mountain Are Back At It

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It’s been a little over two years, or 1,051,200 minutes, or roughly 61,835 back-to-back “Bright Lights” since the release of “In The Future”. All of the Black Mountaineers have been staying busy, though.

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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
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices

Tiderays by Volcano Choir

Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves

Foxygen
San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore  w/ Dub Thompson

Sharon Van Etten
Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theatre  w/ Tiny Ruins

The Cave Singers
Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room  w/ The Devil Makes Three

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