Moses Sumney loses himself in the void on new single “Indulge Me”

With his forthcoming debut album Aromanticism out in just a few weeks, Moses Sumney has unveiled another single, “Indulge Me,” from his concept album about the sonic dreamscapes of lovelessness. Dually breathy and suffocating, Sumney’s still-life atmospherics of lightly scratched guitar strums are texturized in the surreality that gushes from his raspy croons and velvet murmurs. His vocals, mesmerizing in their eerie beauty, are as much an instrument to Sumney as guitars or drums and they blend as much on “Indulge Me” into the soundscape as water color on canvas. His voice pierces in the first minute of its inception, but as the song wanes forward and all the other sounds fade into the background, his slow drawl is left alone to drone on sonorously in the dark.

Listen to “Indulge Me” below.


Moses Sumney will be going on tour this fall, making local stops at the Hollywood Bowl on September 24 opening for Solange Knowles and at the El Rey Theatre on October 21 as the finale for his North American run. Aromanticism is out September 22 via Jagjaguwar, you can pre-order it here. Visit his Moses Sumney’s website and Facebook to stay updated on future releases and tour dates.

Tour Dates:

9/24 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl

9/26 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall

9/28 Seattle, WA – Crocodile

9/29 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge

9/30 Vancouver, BC – St. James Hall

10/03 Minneapolis, MN – Icehouse

10/04 Chicago, IL – Old Town School of Folk

10/05 Toronto, ON – Mod Club

10/09 Cambridge, MA – Sinclair

10/11 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg

10/12 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church

10/14 Asheville, NC – Mothlight

10/15 Atlanta, GA – Afropunk Festival

10/17 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall

10/18 Austin, TX – Parish

10/21 Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre

10/30 Brighton, UK – Komedia

10/31 London, UK – Islington Town Hall

11/02 Paris, FR – Pitchfork Music Festival

11/03 Bruges, BE – Cactus Club

11/05 Eindhoven, NL – So What’s Next?

11/07 Cologne, DE – Kulturkirche

11/08 Prague, CZ – Meetfactory

11/09 Munich, DE – Ampere

11/12 Berlin, DE – Berghain Kantine

11/14 Copenhagen, DK – Lille Vega

11/16 Amsterdam, NL – De Duif

11/17 Luxembourg, LU – Sonic Visions Festival

11/18 Hamburg, DE – Überjazz Festival: Kampnagel K2

11/20 Brussels, BE – Botanique – Rotunde

11/22 Zürich, CH – Rote Fabrik

Aromanticism track listing

1. Man On The Moon (Reprise)

2. Don’t Bother Calling

3. Plastic

4. Quarrel

5. Stoicism

6. Lonely World

7. Make Out In My Car

8. The Cocoon-Eyed Baby

9. Doomed

10. Indulge Me

11. Self-Help Tape

 

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