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Video: Purity Ring – “Lofticries”

on November 12, 2012, 9:35am

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Purity Ring have dropped an awe-inspiring, new video supporting their latest LP Shrines. Directed by AG Rojas, “Lofticries” expands on the sifting electronica by transferring from one lucid dream to another. It’s jarring yet tranquil in the sense that although each character stumbles upon something threatening, they always seem about two steps away from any actual danger. Rojas, however, stated that the video “[explores] the stoicism of psychically connected characters confronted by surreal, climactic moments.” Find out what that means below (via Pitchfork).

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Currently the band is overseas, but they’ll return in January for a winter tour through North America.

Purity Ring 2012-2013 Tour Dates:
11/14 – Berlin, DE @ Berghain #
11/15 – Munich, DE @ Hansa 39 #
11/16 – Zurich, CH @ Mascotte #
11/17 – Lausanne, CH @ Romandie #
11/18 – Lyon, FR @ Le Sonic #
11/20 – London, UK @ Scala #
11/22 – Brighton, UK @ The Haunt #
11/23 – Bristol, UK @ Thelka #
11/24 – Manchester, UK @ Sound Control #
11/26 – Leeds, UK @ Hi Fi Club #
11/27 – Glasgow, UK @ Captain’s Rest #
11/28 – Liverpool, UK @ Kazimer #
01/10 – Montreal, QC @ Le National *
01/11 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *
01/12 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *
01/14 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
01/15 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar *
01/17 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse *
01/18 – Orlando, FL @ The Social *
01/19 – Tampa, FL @ Orpheum *
01/21 – New Orleans, LA @ Maison *
01/22 – Austin, TX @ The Mohawk *
01/23 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater *
01/24 – Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone *
01/25 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge *
01/26 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel *
01/28 – Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater *
01/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *
01/30 – Boston, MA @ Paradise *
02/01 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre*

# = w/ Doldrums
* = w/ Young Magic

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