Amen Dunes

Watch Amen Dunes Perform “Miki Dora” and “Calling Paul the Suffering” on Carson Daly

Amen Dunes were the musical guests on Last Call With Carson Daly last night, where they performed "Miki Dora" and "Calling Paul the Suffering." The latter is…
Andy Cush / September 6, 2018

The 51 Best Songs of 2018 So Far

It’s late July already, so let’s review: Pusha T’s razor-sharp Daytona led Kanye West’s Wyoming summer of G.O.O.D Music, while Valee became the label’s bonafide…
SPIN Staff / July 26, 2018

Video: Amen Dunes – “Believe”

We recently named Amen Dunes' Freedom a SPIN Essential, and now Damon McMahon - who also did a Q&A with us recently - has released a music video for…
Joshua Copperman / June 18, 2018

Stream Amen Dunes’ New Album Freedom

Amen Dunes—the long-running project of songwriter Damon McMahon—has released his fifth studio album Freedom in full. Following a collection of hazy, reverb-drenched early releases on…
Rob Arcand / March 30, 2018

Amen Dunes Crafts Freedom Into His Most Compelling Album Yet

Just shy of a decade ago, Damon McMahon—the singular lifeblood of Amen Dunes—began releasing his beguiling music. On the 2009 Locust Records LP DIA, an…
Dale Eisinger / March 29, 2018

Q&A: Amen Dunes on the Meaning of Freedom

The first voice on Amen Dunes’ new album Freedom is a child delivering the pep talk from the 2004 hockey…
Anna Gaca / March 23, 2018

Amen Dunes – “Believe”

Amen Dunes' new album Freedom arrives at the end of this month, and today, singer-songwriter Damon McMahon returns with a third advance single, "Believe." It's a sultry, nostalgic slow jam that winds its way into something heady…
Anna Gaca / March 13, 2018

Amen Dunes – “Blue Rose”

Amen Dunes has released a new video for "Blue Rose," the heady opening track of the upcoming album Freedom. Directed by Alex Goldberg, the clip finds Amen…
Anna Gaca / February 14, 2018

Amen Dunes Announces Freedom, Releases “Miki Dora”

Amen Dunes, a.k.a. psychedelic New York songwriter Damon McMahon, has at last announced the follow-up to his fantastic 2014 album Love. Freedom is out March 30 from Sacred…
Anna Gaca / January 17, 2018

SPIN Singles Mix: 10 Baddygirls, Smalltown Boys, and Auto-Tuned Stoics

Welcome to SPIN's inaugural Singles Mix! Every Friday SPIN's staff writers will pick their favorite, must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From…
SPIN Staff / May 16, 2014

Amen Dunes Releases Demons on Upcoming ‘Love’

Amen Dunes' Damon McMahon gets ideas for songs "like a dog can sense a storm coming," he says. Once the Brooklyn-based psych-folk songwriter feels the…
Harley Brown / April 24, 2014

Hear Amen Dunes Team With Godspeed, Bon Iver Players

Shambolic psych-rock doesn't come much more tasty and unbound then "I Can't Dig It" by Amen Dunes. For this cut from the New York crew's…
Chris Martins / April 18, 2014