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    Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:33:21

    Listen to Plankton Wat's "Empire Mines" - Portland indie rock, yo!

    Plankton Wat is Dewey Mahood of Portland, Oregon, who, until earlier this year, was a founding member and integral part of the freewheeling psych ensemble Eternal Tapestry.

    Following his departure, Plankton Wat has become his primary musical concern, and Drifter's Temple, his follow-up to the beloved Spirits album, shows Dewey sharpening his songwriting and creating some of the most engaging music to come out of the Northwest's now-legendary psychedelic underground.

    The album will be released on September 17 via Thrill Jockey.

    Want a taste? Listen to "Empire Mines" below:

    Track Listing:

    01. Toward the Golden City
    02. Changing Winds
    03. Klamath at Dusk
    04. Nightfall
    05. Empire Mines
    06. Hash Smuggler's Blues
    07. Dance of Lumeria
    08. Western Lament
    09. Bread of Dreams
    10. Siskiyou Caverns

    Also, New Yorkers, Plankton Wat will play a very rare Brooklyn show on September 11 with Date Palms, Mountains and Good Willsmith at Union Pool, and a record release show October 10 at Valentine's in Portland.

    Plankton Wat tour dates:

    Sep 11 Brooklyn, NY
    Sep 13 Mainz, Germany
    Sep 14 Groningen, Netherlands
    Sep 16 Skive, Denmark
    Sep 17 Malmo, Sweden
    Sep 18 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sep 19 Hamburg, Germany
    Sep 20 Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Sep 21 Antwerp, Belgium
    Sep 22 Gent, Belgium
    Sep 23 London, UK
    Sep 26 Glasgow, UK
    Sep 27 Liverpool, UK
    Sep 28 Hastings, UK
    Oct 10 Portland, OR

    Did you dig Plankton Wat's "Empire Mines?"

    —Maggie Pannacione

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