Mount Eerie tours Europe, samples the continent’s trains

Mount Eerie tours Europe, samples the continent's trains

There’s a lot to be said for these United States, but an impressive rail system, that’s not one of them. What’s a train-loving boy to do? You get the hell out of America and you head for a rail paradise like Europe. That’s exactly what Tiny Mix Tapes darlings Mount Eerie are doing, as mastermind Phil Elverum and pals head to Europe and the UK for much of May. Sources report* that Elverum plans on riding every single train he can possibly, he’ll break your thumbs if you try to stop him.

As you may recall, Mount Eerie put out two records last year, Clear Moon (TMT Review) and Ocean Roar (TMT Review). As you may also recall, we really liked these records. Please stop reading this story, because you should just be listening to those records instead.

* Sources in question are entirely phony. Whether any member of Mount Eerie plans to spend even a single minute on a train is unknown to those outside the band’s inner circle. But if I was a betting man, I’d put money on trains.

Mount Eerie dates:

05.06.13 - Helsinki, Finland - Kuudes Linja
05.07.13 - Stavanger, Norway - Folken
05.08.13 - Bergen, Norway - Landmark
05.09.13 - Oslo, Norway - Revolver
05.10.13 - Aarhus, Denmark - Pop Revo Festival
05.11.13 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Huset
05.12.13 - Hamburg, Germany - Hafenklang
05.13.13 - Berlin, Germany - Festsaal Kreuzberg
05.14.13 - Leipzig, Germany - UT Connewitz
05.15.13 - Kortrijk, Belgium - De Kreun
05.16.13 - Brussels, Belgium - Ancienne Belgique
05.17.13 - Koeln, Germany - King Georg
05.18.13 - Utrecht, Netherlands - Le Guess Who? Mayday
05.19.13 - Cardiff, UK - Buffalo Bar
05.20.13 - Sheffield, UK - Queens Social Club
05.21.13 - Glasgow, UK - Nice N Sleazy
05.22.13 - Aberdeen, UK - Tunnels
05.23.13 - Manchester, UK - Soup Kitchen
05.24.13 - London, UK - St. Giles in the Fields
05.25.13 - Barcelona, Spain - Primavera Sound Festival

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