The National’s Matt Berninger And Menomena’s Brent Knopf Form EL VY, Stream ‘Return To The Moon’, Announce DEbut LP

Debut Album Return To The Moon  Out October 31st Via 4AD.

EL VY is the new project from Matt Berninger (vocalist with The National), and Brent Knopf (Portland musician and producer). Their debut album Return To The Moon will be released on seminal indie label 4AD on October 31st, and the pair have generously shared the titled track from the effort. You should listen to it. It is as funky as James Brown having a epileptic fit. Huzzah!

Check out ye old tour dates for the US and Europe below:

2nd – Doug Fir Lounge, Portland OR, US
3rd – Doug Fir Lounge, Portland OR, US
4th – Neumos, Seattle WA, US
6th – The Independent, San Francisco CA, US
7th – Troubadour, Los Angeles CA, US
10th – Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA, US
11th – 9:30 Club, Washington DC, US
13th – Bowery Ballroom, New York NY, US
14th – Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY, US
15th – The Sinclair, Boston MA, US
16th – Theatre Fairmount, Montreal QC, Canada
17th – Opera House, Toronto ON, Canada
19th – Metro, Chicago IL, US
20th – The Turner, Milwaukee WI, US
21st – First Avenue, Minneapolis MN, US

1st – Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
2nd – Grunspan, Hamburg, Germany
3rd – Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
4th – Kantine, Cologne, Germany
6th – Astra, Berlin, Germany
7th – AB, Bruseels, Belgium
8th – Trabendo, Paris, France
10th – Electric Ballroom, London, UK
12th – Gorilla, Manchester, UK
13th – Whelan’s, Dublin, Ireland

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