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Phil Cook

Justin Vernon associate Phil Cook, who played with him in Gayngs and pre-Bon Iver band DeYarmond Edison, and was a founding member of Megafaun with other DeYarmond Edison members, is releasing his first solo album this year. It's called Southland Mission, and is out September 11 via Thirty Tigers and Middle West. He co-produced it with his brother and bandmate Brad Cook in the Fleet Foxes-loved Blue Ridge Mountains. You can listen to first single "Great Tide" below.

Phil is also playing a few US shows, including NYC on September 22 at Rough Trade, before heading to Europe to support The Tallest Man on Earth on tour. Tickets for NYC go on sale Friday (6/12) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (6/10) at noon.

All dates are listed below...

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Sharon Van Etten at Bowery Ballroom in February (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten is on tour now and as discussed, that tour hits NYC on November 15 at Town Hall. At that show, Sharon will be joined on stage by a number of guests, including Thurston Moore, John Maloney, and a handful of her usual friends/collaborators Aaron Dessner (The National), Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak), Peter Silberman (The Antlers), and Brad Cook (Megafaun). Tickets for that show are still available.

In other news, Sharon is releasing a deluxe edition of her 2012 album, Tramp, on November 13 via Jagjaguwar with demo versions of every song on the album, a bonus demo of "Tell Me," a self portrait, and liner notes from Sharon's journal. Regarding the demos, Sharon just told RedEye, "I'm kind of excited about [the demos] because I'm always interested in hearing where people came from and how they progressed. I believe my songs are strong enough to stand on their own--even way back then when they were recorded badly and minimally."

A stream of the "Tell Me" demo and an updated list of dates are below...

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