Suuns have premiered the video for their first single, '2020', today at Consequence of Sound and The Quietus. Directed by artist Sabrina Ratté, the black and white set piece is a dazzling combination of shifting geometric shapes and patterns mixed with the band's dissected live performance.
The band says, "Sabrina is a good friend and an amazing video artist. We've wanted to work with her for some time and this video was the ideal project. We shot some shots and she did her thing. What a trip." Like a desaturated trip to the Black Lodge, the video strobes to the woozy and vaguely sinister sound of "2020."
Suuns' second full-length album, 'Images Du Futur', will be released by Secretly Canadian on 4th March 2013 in the UK, 5th March in the US and by Secret City Records on the same date in the band's native Canada. The record is now available for pre-order at iTunes, Amazon and Secretly Canadian Distribution.
The Montreal quartet are due to set off on a worldwide tour, starting in Quebec 3rd March, heading to the USA for SXSW and Austin Psych Fest plus a tour with Besnard Lakes throughout March and April. Suuns reach Europe and the UK by late April/May before returning Stateside to play Sasquatch. Full details are below, including a London XOYO show on the 14th May.
Worldwide Live Dates:
- UK dates are in bold
03/02/13 - Saint-Tite, QC - A la Fut §
03/08/13 - Saint-Hyacinthe, QC - Le Zaricot §
03/12/13 - Laval, QC - Studio Theatre §
03/23/13 - Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace - Canadian Music Fest
03/29/13 - Joliette, QC - Cabaret Arena §
03/30/13 - Terrebonne, QC - Moulin Neuf *
04/04/13 - Montreal, QC - Sala Rossa
04/05/13 - Quebec City, QC - Le Cercle
04/09/13 - London, ON - Call The Office
04/10/13 - Windsor, ON - Phog Lounge
04/11/13 - Hamilton, ON - Casbah
04/12/13 - Kingston, ON - Grad Club
04/13/13 - Ottawa, ON - Ritual
04/15/13 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
04/16/13 - Washington, DC - Black Cat
04/17/13 - Pittsburgh, PA - 6119
04/18/13 - Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop^
04/19/13 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Pyramid Scheme^
04/20/13 - Chicago, IL - Schubas^
04/21/13 - DeKalb, IL - Otto's Nightclub^
04/22/13 - Bloomington, IN - The Bishop^
04/23/13 - St. Louis, MO - Firebird^
04/24/13 - Fayetteville, AR - J.R.'s Lightbulb Co.^
04/25/13 - Dallas, TX - Club DaDa^ w/Black Mountain
04/26/13 - Austin, TX - Austin Psychfest at Carson Creek
04/29/13 - Rome, IT - Lanificio 159
04/30/13 - Modena, IT - Mattatoia
05/02/13 - Zagreb, HR - Culture Factory Club
05/03/13 - Krems, AT - Donau Festival
05/04/13 - Munich, DE - Atomic Cafe
05/05/13 - Berlin, DE - Comet
05/06/13 - Cologne, DE - Studio 672
05/07/13 - Metz, FR - Les Trinitaires
05/08/13 - Zurich, CH - Rote Fabrik
05/09/13 - Paris, FR - Trabendo
05/10/13 - Lille, FR - Grand Mix
05/11/13 - Brussels, BE - La Nuit de Botanique
05/12/13 - Amsterdam, NL - Melkweg
05/14/13 - London, UK - XOYO
05/15/13 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
05/16/13 - Dublin, IE - The Grand Social
05/17/13 - Liverpool, UK - Kazimier
05/18/13 - Bristol, UK - The Exchange
05/22/13 - Victoria, BC - Lucky Bar
05/23/13 - Vancouver, BC - Media Club
05/25/13 - George, WA - Sasquatch Fest
§ = with We Are Wolves
* = with Plants and Animals
^ = with The Besnard Lakes
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