Damon McMahon’s Amen Dunes project is on a huge role right now. He’s prepping the release of his new record, Love, and it seems with each new single that he brings to the table, there’s something different going on in the music, yet it’s all pretty intoxicating. This jam starts all with a bit of a ramshackle opening, almost like a post-punk rocker, but then it unfolds into a more spiritual piece of noise folk. I like a little diverstiy in a good album, so when Sacred Bones releases Love on May 13th, we’re probably going to rejoice with how each song offers us something different.
Feels like Thursdays always end up dragging on, and I guess I’ll help contribute to that by adding another mellow track to our list. This time it’s another new tune from Amen Dunes, who are preparing to release their album, Love. This tune hear has a really soft bit of instrumentation, with a vocal that is drawn out in a semi-drawl. Honestly, it’s a voice you might have to grow accustomed to, though I can similarities between it and the likes of Cave Singers and Devandra Banhart…both artists we adore. The album will be released on May 13th via Sacred Bones Records, and you’ll also be able to enjoy the video that accompanies this song HERE.
This track “Lonely Richard” from Amen Dunes has a great, haunting sound to it. I’d call it a dark, enchanting, singer-songwriter tune that could easily be compared to something from the early days of Sun Kil Moon. I’m cool with that. Though you won’t find much “rising action” in this track, the slow and steady beat throughout will beg you to hit play again when the song ends. You did it didn’t you?
Pick up new album, Love, on May 13th via Sacred Bones.