Chad VanGaalen’s animated “Monster” video from ‘Shrink Dust’

Chad VanGaalen’s animated “Monster”You can now watch Chad VanGaalen’s animated directorial effort for “Monster,” the official video from Shrink Dust, his critically acclaimed 5th album . Chad VanGaalen’s previously announced European tour in support of Shrink Dust, will kick-off this Sunday, August 31st in North Dorset, UK at End of the Road Festival and end on September 15th in Tilburg, NL at Incubate. Please find a full list of tour dates below.

Shrink Dust has earned Chad VanGaalen some of the best reviews of his career, with praise from the likes of Magnet, Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound, BLURT, FILTER, NME, Loud & Quiet,  Exclaim, Relix, NOW, Music OMH, and more. At radio, Shrink Dust spent three weeks in top 10 on the CMJ albums chart.

Recently,  Chad VanGaalen visited KEXP for a wonderful & hilarious performance in support of Shrink Dust.  You can also listen to Chad VanGaalen: A Beginners Guide, a collection of his songs from over the years, thoughtfully prepared by the employees of Sub Pop, label mates and friends.

Chad VanGaalen’s Shrink Dust is now available on CD / LP / DL in the U.S. and Europe via Sub Pop. The album is also available in Canada via Flemish Eye.  Shrink Dust, featuring the songs “Where Are You?”and “Monster,” was produced by VanGaalen at his Yoko Eno home studio in Calgary, Alberta.

Tour Dates:
Aug. 31 – North Dorset, UK – End of the Road Festival
Sep. 01 – London, UK – Oslo
Sep. 02 – Paris, FR – Point FMR
Sep. 04 – Gent, BE – DOK
Sep. 06 – Vlieland, NL – Into the Great Wide Open Festival
Sep. 07 – Hamburg, DE – Aalhaus
Sep. 08 – Berlin, DE – Kantine Berghain
Sep. 09 – Arhus, DK – Radar
Sep. 11- Stockholm, SE – Stacken
Sep. 12 – Copenhagen, DK – Ideal Bar
Sep. 13 – Cologne, DE – King Georg
Sep. 14 – Amsterdam, NL – DOK
Sep. 15 – Tilburg, NL – Incubate

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