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Phil Elverum Sings His Memoir on 'Microphones in 2020'

On his first studio album under the Microphones moniker since 2003, Phil Elverum shows he has been recording the same song since he was a teenager in the mid-1990s. Microphones in 2020 might be his apex as a songwriter.

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Mount Eerie's 'Now Only' Feels Like More of 'A Crow Looked at Me'

Mount Eerie follows the remarkable A Crow Looked at Me with a similarly styled album that will be of interest to Mount Eerie devotees but feels more downbeat and less necessary than its predecessor.

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Mount Eerie: A Crow Looked at Me

A Crow Looked at Me is a masterpiece in the manner of A Grief Observed and “She Will Find What is Lost”. These works create a special communion between creator and observer.

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Mount Eerie: Sauna

From beginning to end, Sauna reads its map upside down, but finds the destination all the same.

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Mount Eerie: New York - 24 September 2014

Phil Elverum brought minimalist arrangements of songs from upcoming Mount Eerie release Sauna to NYC's Le Poisson Rouge, along with plenty of mystery and endearing stage banter.

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Mount Eerie: Ocean Roar

Ocean Roar pretty much is a paean to existentialism. This is a lonely, harrowing, often scary album that belies the emotional state of its creator.

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Mount Eerie Release Their First Ever Video, "The Place Lives", and Announce Tour

Mount Eerie is releasing a new album, Ocean Roar on 4 September, but is still promoting the critically acclaimed Clear Moon from May. "The Place Lives" is their first ever video and tune is from that May release. Catch the band on the road beginning 25 August.

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Mount Eerie: Clear Moon

Mount Eerie's journeys into the sublime aren't just philosophical, because Clear Moon is about turning the possibility of new experiences into new realities.

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Mount Eerie: 8 November 2009 - Lakeshore Theatre, Chicago

Mount Eerie: 8 November 2009 - Lakeshore Theatre, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Kirstie Shanley

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Mount Eerie with Julie Doiron & Fred Squire: Lost Wisdom

These songs may be threadbare, but together Elverum and Doiron have made the most intimate and compelling Mount Eerie record to date.


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