VOLCANO CHOIR

"Shed skin/ Like a master" It's been four years since the first Volcano Choir album Unmap provided a glimpse into the collaborative mind set between a singer and the band that inspired him. Ideas were minted, written at a distance and realized in the studio; edges sanded back and flaps tucked in, the craftsmanship of the endeavor bearing evidence of the craft itself, and the technology used to assemble it. Unmap strove to find strands of life between the ones and zeroes - a carefully constructed narrative that lead the listener through its darkest passages like a tour guide leading their charges through a cave, with nothing but a slack length of rope and the senses of sound and touch. Just as importantly, it brought these people together, setting an expectation for themselves.

WATCH // Volcano Choir Premieres The Making of ‘Repave’ Video For New Album Out September 3rd

Today, Volcano Choir gives you a rare look behind the scenes of their new album, Repave.

Recorded during the final mixing weekend at their April Base in Wisconsin, with additional shooting done at the photo shoot for the press photos, the Volcano Choir “Making Of Repave” documentary offers an unprecedented view of the band’s record making process. Mostly narrated through band’s front man, Justin Vernon, the footage includes interviews with each band member, live footage from their last tour in Japan, and a look at the truly collaborative process that created this beautiful and expansive record. Watch the mini documentary above and read more for Repave pre-order links and Fall tour dates for the group!

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WATCH // Volcano Choir Premieres Official “Byegone” Video, Pre-Order Limited Edition Clear ‘Repave’ Vinyl LP

Volcano Choir fans, the September release of Repave feels like it just around the corner. Today the group premieres another vision from the album with the official video to the album’s first single, “Byegone”. They recruited Japanese video artist Michinori Saigo to create a mesmerizing visual for the single, previously working with him as the director of on their “Island, IS” video. According to the band, Michinori is, “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.”

You can watch the video for “Byegone” above or on VEVO’s website HERE and then peep the limited edition clear vinyl version of the album BELOW including a list of Fall tour dates for Volcano Choir through the Midwest and East Coast.

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ALBUM RELEASE // Justin Vernon-Curated Label, Chigliak, Announces Release Of Sarah Siskind’s ‘Covered’, Premieres Title Track

Cigliak announced today that Covered by Sara Siskind will be released July 16th. Chigliak is a record label personally curated by Justin Veron (of Bon Iver and Volcano Choir) and releases albums that were recorded, but never commercially put out for an official release. In a statement from the label’s website, “We all have that band that changed our lives, that you feel like not nearly enough people have heard. This is Chigliak‚Äôs modus operandi; be changed and enjoy”.

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PRE-ORDER // Volcano Choir Offers Pre-Order of ‘Repave’ With Instant Download Of “Byegone”, Anounces Fall Tour Dates and Tracklist

 

 

Volcano Choir fans rejoice! Today is the day you can officially pre-order their new album Repave. As of today you can pre-order the new album at Amazon, on iTunes, and from Secretly Canadian Distribution, and you will get a download of the plush and beautiful “Byegone” for FREE!

Repave comes out September 3rd. Peep the tracklist below and then check the dates for VC’s Fall tour below.

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Tiderays by Volcano Choir

Byegone by Volcano Choir

Island, Is by Volcano Choir

Byegone by Volcano Choir
Island, Is by Volcano Choir

11/30/14
Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall

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