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Volcano Choir Release "Byegone" Video from 'Repave' + Tour Dates

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Thursday, Jul 25, 2013
by PopMatters Staff
Volcano Choir returns with their new album 'Repave' on September 3rd and the video for the single "Byegone" was directed by noted Japanese video director Michinori Saigo.
Volcano Choir says that his videos “capture the elements we often look for, but don’t know how to put into words. They’re evocative, symbolic, and interesting, without treading too far into concrete territory. Each of his videos tell a story, but they are stories that need to filter through each individual to reveal their meaning. They involve rhythm and a strong sense of flow, mimicking music and narrative, yet existing outside both mediums. It’s like the magic spell version of our songs. How do you find someone to make such things? You don’t. It’s nearly impossible to hire such understanding. And because of that, we’re so glad we became friends with Michinori, a guy on the other side of the world, with different ideas and a different perspective, that somehow captures exactly what we want to say.”

01. Tiderays
02. Acetate
03. Comrade
04. Byegone
05. Alaskans
06. Dancepack              
07. Keel
08. Almanac


09/06/13 Chicago, IL: Metro w/ Sylvan Esso
09/07/13 Indianapolis, IN: The Vogue w/ Sylvan Esso
09/08/13 Toronto, ON: Phoenix Concert Theatre w/ Sylvan Esso
09/09/13 South Burlington, VT: Higher Ground w/ Sylvan Esso
09/11/13 Boston, MA: Paradise Rock Club w/ Sylvan Esso
09/12/13 Washington, DC: 9:30 Club w/ Sylvan Esso
09/14/13 New York, NY: Webster Hall w/ Sylvan Esso
09/27/13 Madison, WI: Orpheum Theater w/ Field Report
09/28/13 Milwaukee, WI: The Pabst Theater w/ Hello Death
10/18/13 Minneapolis, MN: First Avenue w/ Mark Mallman (solo)

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