Hibou Shares Live Video For “Above Us”

Hibou Shares Live Performance Video For "Above Us" Track From Debut Album Out September 18th

Peter Michel, who records under the name Hibou, has shared a live-performance video of his song “Above Us.” The track is taken from his upcoming self-titled debut album being released September 18th via Barsuk. Hibou had previously shared the single “Dissolve”

The album is the follow-up to the band’s 2013 EP Dunes and is a driving mix of ’80s inspired pop, fueled by twisting reverbed-out guitar melodies, a love of soda, summertime nostalgia, and trips to Peter’s inspirational point in Seattle: the fittingly-named Discovery Park.

Michel got his start in the noted San Francisco indie band Craft Spells as its drummer while still in high school after ditching the traditional brick and mortar institution for an online education. He ended up spending the better part of a year touring throughout the U.S. and Europe, playing shows at night while finishing his studies during the day. He was 18 when he realized he needed to start focusing more attention on his own songs. Peter returned to Seattle and began to experiment with soundscapes and varying musical genres, all of which eventually led to the release of Dunes, his first recordings as Hibou.

2015 Tour Dates
7/23 – 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN
7/24 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
7/25 – Loving Touch – Detroit, MI
7/26 – The Garrison – Toronto, ON
7/28 – The Hollow – Albany, NY
7/29 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
7/31 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
8/01 – Boot & Saddle – Philadelphia, PA
8/03 – Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
8/05 – The Earl – Atlanta, GA
8/06 – Gasa Gasa – New Orleans, LA
8/07 – Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
8/08 – Three Links – Dallas, TX
8/09 – The Parish – Austin, TX
8/14 – El Rey – Los Angeles, CA
8/15 – Soho – Santa Barbara, CA
8/16 – Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
8/17 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
8/20 – Electric Owl – Vancouver, BC
8/21 – Barboza – Seattle, WA
8/22 – Wild Buffalo – Bellingham, WA