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Deerhunter announce new LP & 2019 tour (listen to “Death in Midsummer”)

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We’ve known it was coming and now Deerhunter have finally announced their new album, which is titled Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? and will be out January 18 via 4AD (and not this year as Bradford Cox told the crowd at House of Vans back in August). The record was primarily made with Cate Le Bon in Marfa, TX with additional production by Ben H. Allen III, and Ben Etter. The first single is the harpsichord-led opening track “Death in Midsummer,” on which you can definitely feel Cate’s presence. Watch the video, where the Deerhunter and the antelope play, below. You can also check out the LP’s artwork and tracklist (and some notes about the songs) below.

Deerhunter will tour North America in 2019, including dates with Mary Lattimore, and L’Rain. They’ll all play NYC’s Brooklyn Steel on February 27 and tickets go on sale Friday, November 2 at 10 AM with an AmEx presale starting Thursday (11/1) at 10 AM. All dates are listed below.

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DEERHUNTER – WHY HASN’T EVERYTHING ALREADY DISAPPEARED? tracklist/notes:

SIDE ONE:

1. Death In Midsummer (4:22)
Caption of photograph found in book: “Revolution In The Streets of St. Petersburg, July 1917.” The photo shows figures of people running away from piles of bodies.

2. No One’s Sleeping (4:26)
On 16 June, 2016 Labor Party MP Helen Joanne Cox died after being shot and stabbed multiple times in Birstall by Thomas Mair, a mentally ill man with ties to a Neo-Nazi organization He shouted “Britain first” as he carried out the attack.

3. Greenpoint Gothic (2:02)
An architectural interlude for synthesizer and drums.

4. Element (3:00)
Elegy for Ecology (a landscape done in toxic watercolors)

5. What Happens To People (4:16)
Eulogy for “Emotions”

SIDE TWO:

6. Détournement (3:26)
A postcard from the slipstream

7. Futurism (2:52)
Nostalgia is toxic.

8. Tarnung (3:08)
A walk through Europe in the rain

9. Plains (2:13)
James Dean spent the Summer of 1955 in Marfa, Texas filming ‘Giant,’ before his death on September 30th.

10. Nocturne (6:25)
Live stream from the afterlife.

Total: 37 minutes

Deerhunter – 2018/2019 Tour Dates
SUN 11/04 SAO PAOLO, Balaclava Festival
THU 11/08 SANTIAGO, Blondie
SAT 11/10 SANTIAGO, Fauna Primavera
SUN 11/11 BUENOS AIRES, Personal Fest
TUE 11/13 QUITO, La Ideal
WED 11/14 LIMA, Sala Raimondi
THU 1/17 LOS ANGELES, CA Lodge Room (with Confusing Mix Of Nations)
MON 1/21 OSAKA, Bigcat (with Gang Gang Dance)
TUE 1/22 NAGOYA, Electric Ladyland
WED 1/23 TOKYO, O-East
FRI 2/15 NASHVILLE, TN Cannery Ballroom (with Faye Webster)
MON 2/18 CLEVELAND, OH Mahall’s 20 Lanes (with Mary Lattimore)
TUE 2/19 DETROIT, MI El Club (with Mary Lattimore)
THU 2/21 TORONTO, ON Danforth Music Hall (with Mary Lattimore)
FRI 2/22 MONTREAL, QC Le National (with Mary Lattimore)
SAT 2/23 NEW HAVEN, CT College Street Music Hall (with Mary Lattimore)
SUN 2/24 BOSTON, MA Royale (with Mary Lattimore)
WED 2/27 BROOKLYN, NY Brooklyn Steel (with Mary Lattimore, L’Rain)
FRI 3/01 PHILADELPHIA, PA Union Transfer (with L’Rain)
SAT 3/02 WASHINGTON DC 9:30 Club (with L’Rain)
SUN 3/03 BALTIMORE, MD Ottobar
TUE 3/05 PITTSBURGH, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre (with L’Rain)
WED 3/06 LOUISVILLE, KY Headliner’s Music Hall (with L’Rain)
FRI 3/08 SAVANNAH, GA Savannah Stopover Music Festival

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