John Maus Unleashes “Head for the Country” Video Ahead of Album Release

[23 June 2011]

By PopMatters Staff

John Maus’ eagerly awaited album We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves drops next week and the artist has lined up a host of US dates to promote his new work (listed below). This week Maus gives us the Jennifer Juniper Stratford-directed video for “Head for the Country” that features the chilly visual climes of his native Minnesota blended with the warm electronic tones of his music. The giant satellite dish actually sits in his hometown Austin, Minnesota.

TOUR DATES
June 24 Minneapolis MN – 7th Street
June 25 Chicago IL – Empty Bottle
June 26 Detroit MI – Magic Stick
June 28 New York NY – Other Music (In-store event, 8 pm)
June 28 Brooklyn NY – Glasslands
June 29 New York NY – Mercury Lounge
June 30 Boston MA – Great Scott
July 02 Burlington VT – Monkey House*
July 03 Philadelphia PA – Making Time
July 05 Washington DC – Black Cat Backstage
July 06 Atlanta GA – The Earl
July 07 Birmingham AL – Bottletree
July 08 New Orleans LA – One Eyed Jacks
July 09 Austin TX – Mohawk Inside
July 12 San Diego CA – Casbah
July 13 Costa Mesa CA – Detroit Bar
July 15 Los Angeles CA – The Echplex

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