Amen Dunes – “Believe” [Video]

Amen Dunes (aka the project of New York-based Damon McMahon) released his new album, Freedom, this past spring via Sacred Bones. “Believe,” a song about nostalgia, mortality, the passage of time, and the feminine powers that preside over life, is presented today with a video directed by cinematographer Steven Brahms, who also directed the video for lead single “Miki Dora,” and starring NYC poet and painter Laura Leigh. Amen Dunes is currently on tour and you can see all of their dates below.

Amen Dunes Tour Dates:
Sat. June 23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel ^
Thu. Aug. 9 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
Sat. Aug. 11 – San Francisco, CA @ Outside Lands
Mon. Aug. 13 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
Tue. Aug. 14 – Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
Wed. Aug. 15 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
Fri. Aug. 17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
Sat. Aug. 18 – Denver, CO @ Globe Hall
Mon. Aug. 20 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
Tue. Aug. 21 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Thu. Aug. 23 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Fri. Aug. 24 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz
Sat. Aug. 25 – Pine Plains, NY @ Huichica East Festival
Sun. Aug. 26 – Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
Thu. Aug. 30 – Sun. Sep. 2 – Dorset, UK @ End of the Road Festival
Mon. Sep. 3 – London, UK @ London Underground *
Wed. Sep. 5 – Manchester, UK @ Gorilla *
Thu. Sep. 6 – Bristol, UK @ Thekla *
Fri. Sep. 7 – Portmeirion, UK @ Festival No. 6
Sun. Sep. 9 – Gent, BE @ DOK Arena
Mon. Sep. 10 – Nieuw-Amsterdam, NE @ Paradiso Noord
Thu. Sep. 13 – Stockholm, SE @ Nalen Klubb
Fri. Sep. 14 – Oslo, NO @ Ingensteds
Sat. Sep. 15 – Göteborg, SE @ Pustervik
Mon. Sep. 17 – Berlin, DE @ Lido
Tue. Sep. 18 – Prague, CZ @ Meet Factory
Wed. Sep. 19 – Vienna, AT @ WUK
Fri. Sep. 21 – Zurich, CH @ Rote Fabrik
Sat. Sep. 22 – Bologna, IT @ Covo
Mon. Sep. 24 – Barcelona, ES @ LA2
Tue. Sep. 25 – Madrid, ES @ Copernico

^ w/ US Girls
* w/ Cut Worms

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