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Amen Dunes touring, playing free show at the Empty Bottle

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NYC-based group Amen Dunes— the project of songwriter Damon McMahon– have an expansive fall international tour ahead of them. They’ll begin that run with a couple of US shows in early-September, including a performance at the Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, NC, and then will spend the remainder of that month and early-October touring throughout Europe. When they return stateside, Damon and co. have a couple of shows with Godspeed You! Black Emperor (who were recently in Chicago to play Pitchfork Fest) and then a free one at the Empty Bottle on October 15. E+ (who play the Hideout this weekend) and Sonoi are also on the bill. No RSVP needed.

Damon’s most recent release, the Ethio Covers 7″, arrived in May. You can stream all four tracks at the bottom of this post. The 7″ was self-released in a limited pressing of 300. Copies are still available for purchase.

All Amen Dunes dates, some song streams, and a video below…


Amen Dunes @ Chop Suey in Seattle, WA on 5.09.2012


Amen Dunes – Ethio Covers


Amen Dunes — 2012 Tour Dates
09.07.12 – Charlottesville, VA – Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar %
09.08.12 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival
09.14.12 – Paris, FR – The Trabendo *
09.15.12 – Amsterdam, NL – El Paradiso
09.16.12 – Tilburg, NL – Incubate Festival
09.17.12 – Kortrijk, BE – De Kreun ^
09.18.12 – London, UK – Shackwell Arms
09.19.12 – Leeds, UK – Brudenell
09.20.12 – Glasgow, UK – Captain’s Rest
09.22.12 – Manchester/Salford, UK – Islington Mill
09.23.12 – Cardiff, UK – Undertone
09.24.12 – Brighton, UK – tbc
09.25.12 – Rennes, FR – Mondo Bizarro
09.27.12 – Lyon, FR – Sonic
09.28.12 – Dundingen, SW – Bad Bonn
09.29.12 – Lugano, SW – Il Domani
09.30.12 – Ferrara, IT – Zuni Club
10.01.12 – Italy – tbc
10.02.12 – Italy – tbc
10.03.12 – Marseilles, FR – Data
10.05.12 – Rouen, FR – 106 #
10.06.12 – Brussels, BE – Atelier Clause
10.13.12 – Louisville, KY – Headliner’s Music Hall &
10.14.12 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre &
10.15.12 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle !
10.17.12 – Toronto, ON – The Shop / Parts & Labor
10.18.12 – Montreal, QC – Casa Del Popolo

% w/ Exitmusic
* w/ The Men
^ w/ Cult of Youth
# w/ Sharon Van Etten
& w/ Godspeed You! Black Emperor
! w/ E+, Sonoi

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