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Moses Sumney Releases Black In Deep Red, 2014 EP

Moses Sumney’s Black In Deep Red, 2014 EP is inspired by a protest he attended after a grand jury decided not to charge the officer who shot Mike Brown. Sumney stated in a press release:

Black in Deep Red, 2014 was ignited by the first and last time I attended a protest. It was in the fall of 2014, after a grand jury decided not to charge the offending officer in the Mike Brown murder, delivering the verdict just in time for them to get home for Thanksgiving.”

Sumney later went into the mountains and wrote these songs wondering about the true power of vocalizing one’s displeasure with the world. 

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Moses Sumney Shares New Song Announces EP

Moses Sumney releases a new song, “Rank & File” today and announces the Black In Deep Red EP. “Rank & File” has military overtones and criticizes a police state and the submission required of its enforcing officers. Sumney is releasing the Black In Red EP this month and had this to say, 

Black in Deep Red, 2014 was ignited by the first and last time I attended a protest. It was in the fall of 2014, after a grand jury decided not to charge the offending officer in the Mike Brown murder, delivering the verdict just in time for them to get home for Thanksgiving.
 
I felt like a camouflaged outsider at the protest, like an anthropologist performing a study amongst his own kind. I took to the mountains soon after that and wrote these songs, wondering if power was a transferable device that could change hands through the vocalizing of unrest.
 
The EP’s title is inspired by a 1957 Mark Rothko painting by the same name.”
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Moses Sumney Releases New EP


Moses Sumney revisits “Make Out In My Car” from his Aromanticism debut album with four new versions in an EP. Alex Isley, Sufjan Stevens and James Blake worked with Sumney on the reworkings of the song. Make Out In My Car: Chameleon Suite floats its sentiment with Sumney’s ethereal sensuality at the center. The singer is touring Europe this summer and will be performing at Bonnaroo, Pitchfork Music Festival, Newport Folk Festival and more in the United States.  

 

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Moses Sumney Makes Directorial Debut With Video For Quarrel

Moses Sumney made his Coachella debut this past weekend and today he shares another first as a director with the video for “Quarrel.” Allie Avital co-directed the clip featuring Sumney as an exploiter of horses who puts himself into a noose to show the animals empathy and an apology. The singer will continue to tour his Aromanticism debut through the fall. 

 

                                             Moses Sumney Tour Dates 

4/20 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
4/29 – Cincinnati, OH @ Homecoming
6/1 – London, UK @ Field Day
6/2 – New York, NY @ Governor’s Ball
6/9 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo
6/29 – Montreux, CH @ Montreux Jazz Festival
6/30 – Paris, FR @ Days Off
7/1 – Ewijk, NL @ Down the Rabbit Hole
7/14 – Grafenhainchen, DE @ Melt! Festival
7/15 – Rotterdam, NL @ North Sea Jazz Festival
7/21 – Chicago, IL @ Pitchfork Music Festival
7/26 – Washington, D.C. @ The Anthem
7/27 – Newport, RI @ Newport Folk Festival
8/3 – Locorotondo, IT @ Locus Festival
8/4 – Katowice, PL @ Off Festival
8/7 – Vilnius, LT @ Church of St. Catherine
8/9 – Oslo, NO @ Oya Festival
8/11 – Copenhagen, DE @ HAVEN
8/12 – Helsinki, FL @ Flow Festival
9/19 – Manchester, UK @ The Dancehouse Theatre
9/20 – Leeds, UK @ Howard Assembly Room
9/21 – London, UK @ Royal Festival Hall
9/23 – Berlin, Germany @ Funkhaus
9/25 – Goningen, Netherlands @ Nieuwe Kerk
9/26 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso
9/28 – Brussels, Belgium @ Botanique Orangerie
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Moses Sumney Performs For NPR’s Tiny Desk

Moses Sumney begins his NPR Music Tiny Desk concert alone on the piano and then he joins his band for a delicate performance of “Doomed.” The Los Angeles singer’s Aromanticism debut came out earlier this year. The three-song concert shows him working his falsetto in a Prince-like state with a band that has the rare addition of woman harp player.

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