LISTEN: On “In Blur,” Deafheaven Drive Its Sonic Territory Vast & Tense

Photo Credit: Robin Laananen

Deafheaven’s forthcoming LP Infinite Granite is coming August 20th via Sargent House, today they debut the final single from it along with the first official video from the album. “In Blur” is a fever dream of melody and weighted past. The album was written during a period of unrelenting insomnia leaving a smear of morning blue across Infinite Granite from seeing the morning blue hour for months. “In Blur” fully encapsulates that notion as does the video.

Directed by John Bradburn the video tips its hat to Sisyphus, the Greek Mythology story of rolling the boulder up the hill only for it to roll back down every time it neared the top. The song follows the first two singles “Great Mass of Color” and “The Gnashing.” Check out the video and the song below…

 The band has an upcoming 25 date tour with the first two shows this October in Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA. The rest of the tour kicks off in Phoenix on February 22, 2022 wrapping at Treefort Music Festival on March 24th making stops in Austin, DC, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Toronto, Denver, Seattle and more (full dates below). Tickets are on sale now and you can go to deafheaven.com for more info. 

DEAFHEAVEN TOUR DATES

 

2021

10/15 – Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre

10/16 – Los Angeles, CA – The Theatre at the Ace Hotel

 

2022

2/22 – Phoenix, AZ – Pressroom

2/23 – Sante Fe, NM  – Meow Wolf

2/25  – Fort Worth, TX – Tulips

2/26 – Austin, TX – Mohawk

2/27 – Houston, TX  – White Oak Music Hall

3/01 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum

3/02 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (Hell)

3/03  – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle

3/04 – Richmond, VA – The Broadberry

3/05 – Washington, DC – Black Cat

3/06 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

3/08 – Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw

3/09  – Boston, MA  – Royale

3/10 – Montréal, QC – Théâtre Fairmount

3/11 – Toronto, ON – Opera House

3/12 – Detroit, MI – El Club

3/14 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall

3/15 – Minneapolis, MN – Fine Line

3/16 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater              

3/18 – Denver, CO – Summit

3/19 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge    

3/21 – Vancouver, – Crocodile

3/23 – Portland, OR    – Wonder Ballroom

3/24 – Boise, ID – Treefort Music Fest

Photo Credit: Robin Laananen

 

 

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