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WATCH: Barn Owl Announce New Album
Laurie Tuffrey , February 7th, 2013 07:08

Watch the duo performing 'Void Redux', opener of new LP V, below

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San Francisco's Barn Owl have announced their new album V (artwork above), out on April 15 via Thrill Jockey - have a watch of them performing opening track 'Void Redux' at the Thrill Jockey 20th anniversary show in their hometown last year:

The duo's Jon Porras and Evan Caminiti have evolved their desert rock blueprint with the extensive addition of electronics and synths to their legions of guitars, with the end-result being such detailed, slow-burn compositions as 'Void Redux', as well as tracks venturing into different genre terrain: the text accompanying the album announcement tells us "in addition to dub, V is informed by musique concrete, library music, and minimal techno".

Following the release of the album, Porras and Caminiti will be heading out on an extensive European tour - have a look at the dates below:

APRIL Mon 15 - Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany
Tue 16 - Beatpol, Dresden, Germany
Wed 17 - Arena, Vienna, Austria
Thu 18 - Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Tue 23 - Sonic, Lyon, France
Wed 24 - Espace B, Paris, France
Fri 26 - The Cube, Bristol
Sat 27 - St Paul's Church, Birmingham
Sun 28 - The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow
Mon 29 - Wharf Chambers, Leeds
Tue 30 - Green Door Store, Brighton

MAY
Wed 1 - The Lexington, London w/ Koen Holtkamp
Sat 4 - White Rabbit, Freiburg, Germany
Sun 5 - Exit07, Luxembourg
Mon 6 - Fri-Son, Fribourg, Switzerland
Tue 7 - Komma, Esslingen, Germany
Wed 8 - About Blank, Berlin, Germany