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audio ‘stache: LORD HURON’s ‘Lonesome Dreams’ Premieres On NPR First Listen

Debut album Lonesome Dreams comes out October 9th on IAMSOUND Records.

Lonesome Dreams, the first full-length album from rising LA-based band Lord Huron, will be released October 9th on the independent label IAMSOUND Records. NPR First Listen is streaming Lonesome Dreams in full all this week praising the debut as “…wide-open and ambitious, but also giddy and unpredictable.”

Lonesome Dreams | NPR Premiere

Watch: Lord Huron – “Time to Run”

Lonesome Dreams:

1. Ends Of The Earth
2. Time To Run
3. Lonesome Dreams
4. The Ghost On The Shore
5. She Lit A Fire
6. I Will Be Back One Day
7. The Man Who Lives Forever
8. Lullaby
9. Brother (Last Ride)
10. In The Wind

The first single off the new release, “Time to Run” recently premiered on Pitchfork and the video for the track premiered on NPR Music. Lord Hurontoured extensively throughout 2011, including stops at SXSW, Outside Lands and Lollapalooza, while continuing to develop their live performances. The band is currently on a national tour that concludes in Los Angeles on November 2nd at The Echo. Full tour dates are below.

Lord Huron is a musical and visual project created by lead-singer and Michigan native-turned-Angeleno Ben Schneider. Originally a solo project by Schneider under the alter ego Lord Huron, collaborators now include Mark Barry (percussion, vocals), Miguel Briseno (bass, percussion), Brett Farkas (guitar, vocals) and Tom Renaud (guitar, vocals).  Lonesome Dreams follows the band’s 2010 release of The Mighty EP, which was met with praise by NPR, Pitchfork, and The Los Angeles Times.

Lord Huron Tour Dates:

October 2      Denton, TX              Dan’s Silverleaf

October 3      Austin, TX               Stubb’s BBQ

October 5      Atlanta, GA              Drunken Unicorn

October 6      Chapel Hill, NC        Local 506

October 7      Washington, DC       Black Cat Backstage

October 8      Philadelphia, PA       Kungfu Necktie

October 9      New York, NY           Mercury Lounge

October 11    Allston, MA              Great Scott

October 12    Brooklyn, NY            Glasslands Gallery

October 13    Buffalo, NY              Mohawk Place

October 15    Chicago, IL              Schubas

October 16    Minneapolis, MN       7th Street Entry

October 18    Denver, CO              Larimer Lounge

October 19    Salt Lake City, UT    Kilby Court

October 20    Boise, ID                 Neurolux

October 21    Seattle, WA             Barboza

October 22    Portland, OR            Doug Fir Lounge

October 24    San Francisco, CA    The Independent

November 1   San Diego, CA         Casbah

November 2   Los Angeles, CA       The Echo

“Gut-level, emotive songwriting that hits directly and honestly.” -Pitchfork

“What sets the project apart is the level of their craft and the feeling of travel and discovery in the lyrics and sound.” LA Weekly

“Best of What’s Next” Paste

Pre-Order Lonesome Dreams: iTunes| Amazon

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