Marfa Myths :: Amen Dunes
After releasing an album under his own name, Damon McMahon spent the fall of 2006 in a secluded trailer in the Catskills, recording songs he would share with a few friends and shelve for three years. These recordings were unearthed and released to critical acclaim in 2009, launching the celestial folk project Amen Dunes. Out March 30, Freedom sees McMahon reflecting on growing up alongside a powerful set of collaborators and friends.
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The lineup features legends of British post-punk, Wire, and Brazilian Tropicália, Tom Zé, leading women voices Jessica Pratt, Circuit Des Yeux and The Weather Station, acclaimed country singer and visual artist Terry Allen, fast folk raconteur Ryley Walker, Detroit dance producer Omar-S, Moroccan trance sextet Innov Gnawa, experimental Indonesian group Senyawa, Austin minimalist ensemble Thor & Friends and NYC’s maximalist Helado Negro Ensemble, pioneering electronic synthesist Suzanne Ciani, serene sound surveyor Laraaji, the site-specific Gravity Hill audio / visual collaboration of Jem Cohen, Guy Picciotto, and company, and our holy ambassador Connan Mockasin, and many more.