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Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Deafheaven Stream New Album at NPR

Deafheaven’s forthcoming album Ordinary Corrupt Human Love is now streaming at NPR’s First Listen. The highly anticipated fourth album from Deafheaven, Ordinary Corrupt Human Love will be released on July 13.

Listen to Ordinary Corrupt Human Love by Deafheaven at NPR’s First Listen: https://www.npr.org/2018/07/05/625292101/first-listen-deafheaven-ordinary-corrupt-human-love

In creating Ordinary Corrupt Human Love—their second full-length for ANTI- Records—Deafheaven expanded their heavy, kinetic sound to bring in layered psychedelic vocals, jazz-inspired percussion, and intricate piano melodies. Produced by Jack Shirley, the album takes its title from Graham Greene’s The End of the Affair, reflecting a theme of hazy, yearning romanticism threaded throughout the tracks.

Last month, Deafheaven premiered “Canary Yellow,” the latest single from Ordinary Corrupt Human Love. Clocking in at over 12 minutes, the vast and epic track begins with ethereal textures and gauzy guitar tones, then lurches into a glorious assault of heavy riffs, thunderous rhythms, and the howling vocals of frontman George Clarke.

Known for their transcendent live show, Deafheaven recently announced U.S. tour dates in support of Ordinary Corrupt Human Love. The 30-date run begins July 11 at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix and continues through August 18 at The Wiltern in L.A. In addition, Deafheaven has announced a UK/EU summer tour with Inter Arma as support.

DEAFHEAVEN U.S. TOUR DATES:
JUL 11 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom
JUL 13 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
JUL 14 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
JUL 15 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
JUL 17 Orlando, FL @ The Social
JUL 18 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
JUL 19 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
JUL 20 Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry
JUL 21 Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
JUL 22 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
JUL 24 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
JUL 25 Boston, MA @ Royale
JUL 26 Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount
JUL 27 Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
JUL 28 Detroit, MI @ El Club
JUL 30 Chicago, IL @ Metro *
JUL 31 Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall
AUG 01 Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
AUG 03 St. Louis, MO @ The Ready Room
AUG 04 Lawrence, KS @ The Granada
AUG 05 Denver, CO @ The Oriental Theater
AUG 07 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall
AUG 08 Boise, ID @ Neurolux
AUG 10 Seattle, WA @ The Neptune Theatre
AUG 11 Vancouver, BC @ The Imperial
AUG 12 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
AUG 14 San Francisco, CA @ August Hall
AUG 17 San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick
AUG 18 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
-All U.S. dates with Drab Majesty & Uniform
*Also with MONO

DEAFHEAVEN EU/UK TOUR DATES:
SEP 13 Warsaw, PL @ Hybrydy
SEP 14 Poznan, PL @ U Bazyla
SEP 15 Dresden, DE @ Beatpol
SEP 17 Gothenburg, SE @ Pustervik
SEP 18 Oslo, NO @ Rockefeller
SEP 19 Stockholm, SE @ Kraken
SEP 20 Copenhagen, DK @ Vega
SEP 22 Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
SEP 23 Esch Alzette, LU @ Rockhal
SEP 25 Antwerp, BE @ Trix
SEP 26 Koln, DE @ Essigfabrik
SEP 27 Berlin, DE @ Bi Nuu
SEP 28 Karlsruhe, DE @ Jubez
SEP 30 Bristol, UK @ The Fleece
OCT 01 Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
OCT 02 Glasgow, UK @ Art School
OCT 03 Leeds, UK @ Stylus
OCT 05 London, UK @ ULU
OCT 06 Nijmegen, NL @ Soulcrusher Festival
OCT 07 Paris, FR @ La Maroquinerie
OCT 09 Munich, DE @ Feierwerk
OCT 10 Winterthur, CH @ Salzhaus
OCT 11 Milan, IT @ Legend
OCT 12 Bologna, IT @ TPO
OCT 13 Zagreb, HR @ Mochvara
OCT 14 Vienna, AT @ Arena
-All EU/UK dates with Inter Arma as support

Formed in San Francisco in 2010, Deafheaven made their debut with 2011’s Roads To Judah and had an unexpected crossover hit with their 2013 sophomore effort Sunbather. Along with being praised as “one of the best albums of the year” by Stereogum, their third album New Bermuda was hailed as “a brilliant collision of beauty and despair” in Pitchfork’s Best New Music review.

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