“QACHINA” by Damien Jurado

“QACHINA” is off Damien Jurado’s album Visions of Us On The Land which is out tomorrow via Secretly Canadian.

“QACHINA” video director James Halland notes, “My goal with the music video was to make the viewer feel like they are watching a fever dream. We spent 4 days wandering the desert filming everywhere from Joshua Tree to Salton Sea. My goal was to use everyday people, objects and places to make it unsettling but not scary.” Jurado adds, “The video was shot on film and a Super 8 camera. Jordan worked a lot from the imagery seen on the album cover. It is captured as a wonderful psychedelic interpretation of what I feel is the spirit, and at times, open-ended, colorful feeling of this new album.”

Visions of Us on the Land is the final installment of Jurado’s trilogy, which began with 2012’s Maraqopa and continued with 2014s Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son. Visions is the last part of the story, which began when a character had to disappear from society in order to discover some universal truths. At this point, the individual has been left behind, by an earth now vacant. Visions was produced by label mate and super-producer Richard Swift at the latters National Freedom recording facility in rural Oregon.

North American Tour Dates

May 12 Neptune Theater Seattle, WA
May 14 The Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver, BC
May 15 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, OR
May 17 The Independent San Francisco, CA
May 18 Troubadour Los Angeles, CA
May 20 Casbah San Diego, CA
May 21 Valley Bar Phoenix, AZ
May 23 The Parish Austin, TX
May 24 Club Dada Dallas, TX
May 26 Mercy Lounge Nashville, TN
May 27 Hi- Fi Indianapolis, IN
May 28 Lincoln Hall Chicago, IL
May 29 The Loving Touch Ferndale, MI
May 30 The Garrison Toronto, ON
June 1 Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
June 3 The Sinclair Cambridge, MA
June 5 Johnny Brendas Philadelphia, PA
June 7 Rock and Roll Hotel Washington, DC
June 8 Club Café Pittsburgh, PA
June 9 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH
June 10 Woodward Theater Cincinnati, OH
June 11 High Noon Saloon Madison, WI
June 12 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, MN
June 13 Riot Room Kansas City, MO
June 17 The State Room Salt Lake City, UT
June 18 Neurolux Boise, ID

Europe Tour Dates

Apr. 7 – Nijmegen, NL @ Doornroosje
Apr. 8 – Rotterdam, NL @ Motel Mozaique Festival
Apr. 9 – Genk, NE @ Little Waves Festival
Apr. 10 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique
Apr. 12 – Brighton, UK @ Dome Studio
Apr. 13 – Bristol, UK @ Lantern
Apr. 15 – Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s
Apr. 16 – Manchester, UK @ St. Philips Church
Apr. 17 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
Apr. 18 – London, UK @ Islington Assembly Hall
Apr. 20 – Berlin, DE @ Columbia Theater
Apr. 21 – Hamburg, DE @ Uebel & Gefahrlich
Apr. 22 – Copenhagen, DK @ VEGA
Apr. 23 – Oslo, NO @ Mono
Apr. 24 – Gothenburg, SE @ Pustervik
Apr. 26 – Stockholm, SE @ Sodra Teatern
Apr. 28 – Cologne, DE @ Stadtgarten
Apr. 29 – Paris, FR @ divan Du Monde
May 1 – Valencia, ES @ Veles
May 2 – San Sebastian, ES @ Intxaurrondo
May 3 – Ourense, ES @ Teatro Principal
May 4 – Lisbon, PT @ MusicBox
May 5 – Madrid, ES @ Teatro Lara
May 6 – Barcelona, ES @ Music Hall