Amen Dunes, is the project of New Yorker Damon McMahon. The artist will release his new full-length, Freedom, March 30th on Sacred Bones. On…Read More
Amen Dunes is the project of Damon McMahon, whose mix of folk, psychedelia, and atmospherics has drawn comparisons to Roky Erickson, Syd Barrett, Chris Knox, Suicide, and Royal Trux. A Philadelphia native and a former member of Inouk, McMahon issued an album under his own name, Mansions, in 2006. Later that same year he began recording as Amen Dunes, sequestering himself in a cabin in the Catskills and laying down songs that he never intended to release publicly. He moved to Beijing in 2007 and recorded intermittently, honing a dark, acoustic-based sound. In 2009 Locust Music issued his Catskills sessions as DIA, and McMahon returned to the U.S., settling in New York. A full-band version of Amen Dunes toured the States and Europe in 2009 and 2010. Sacred Bones released the Murder Dull Mind EP, a collection of songs from McMahon’s time in China, in 2010, and in January of the next year McMahon began recording Amen Dunes’ second album, Through Donkey Jaw, which was released in August 2011.
Nude Beach is heading out on a west coast tour in February and to celebrate are releasing a new single! The single, “Been Waitin’”…Read More
Having toured extensively since releasing his album, Love, earlier this year via Sacred Bones,Amen Dunes (aka Damon McMahon) shares the new video for album standout track, “Splits Are Parted.” As described by McMahon, “Splits Are Parted” is “a song about always leaving and always looking:Read More
Just off a tour supporting Mac DeMarco and in the midst of a run with Thee Silver Mt. Zion, Damon McMahon’s Amen Dunes offers an entirely different vibe present on forthcoming album LoveRead More
After recently announcing news of his upcoming album ‘Love’, which is set for release on May 12th via Sacred Bones, New York-based Amen Dunes has unveiled a new video & single from the forthcoming record alongside a string of UK & EU tour dates,Read More