VIDEO: Mount Eerie’s “The Place Lives”


What would you do if you are a music artist but have never made a music video, but knowing it can be a means of promoting your music? In the case of Mount Eerie, you put that task in the hands of director Phil Elverum. In this case, Mount Eerie is Phil Elverum, and there lies the challenge. The end result didn’t end up in the recycle bin on his computer, but instead it’s here for you to see in the form of “The Place Lives”.

About a month from now, you’ll be able to see Elverum and Mount Eerie on the road, perhaps together, perhaps individually, we’re not sure, but it’s to promote his/their forthcoming album on his own P.W. Elverum and Sun label, Ocean Roar. It will be released on September 4th.

August 25… Rochester, WA – Helsing Junction Sleepover
August 26… Astoria, OR – Kala Hipfish Space
August 27… Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
September 2… Olympia, WA – Northern
September 3… Missoula, MT- Zoo City
September 5… Minneapolis, MN- CO Exhibitions
September 6… Madison, WI- University of Wisconsin, Music Hall
September 7… Oberlin, OH- Oberlin College
September 8… Albany, NY- Rest Fest, at St. Joseph’s Church
September 9… Buffalo, NY- 9th Ward at Babeville
September 10… Toronto, ON- The Great Hall
September 11… Syracuse, NY- Badlands
September 12… Montreal, QC- La Sala Rossa
September 13… Burlington, VT- Studio A at North End Studios
September 15… Brooklyn, NY- 285 Kent
September 16… Manhattan, NY- (le) Poisson Rouge *
September 17… Philadelphia, PA- First Unitarian Church
September 18… Washington, DC- Montserrat House
September 19… Durham, NC- Duke University
September 20… Asheville, NC- Grey Eagle
September 21… Louisville, KY- Quill’s Coffee
September 22… Chicago, IL- TBA
September 23… Ames, IA- the Orange Gentleman / Maximum Ames festival
September 24… Omaha, NE- DP Muller Studio
September 25… Lawrence, KS- Lawrence Arts Center
September 26… Norman, OK- Opolis
September 27… Austin, TX- the Parish
September 29… Marfa, TX- TBA
September 30… Tucson, AZ- Topaz #
October 1… Phoenix, AZ- Crescent Ballroom #
October 2… Los Angeles, CA- Public Fiction #
October 3… Los Angeles, CA – Eagle Rock Center for the Arts #
October 4… San Francisco, CA- Bottom of the Hill #
October 5… Oakland, CA- Lobot #
October 8… Chico, CA- Origami Lounge #

* = w/ Loren Mazzacane Connors
# = w/ Bouquet

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