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Bearing witness to the baroque clusterfuckery of the world is no longer voluntary. We are all forced to watch. Every possible catastrophe vibrates in our pockets, demanding to be witnessed. A busboy in Tulsa with a below average data plan now holds more of the world in his head than Alexander the Great. The human burden continues to increase and empathy begins to seem like something belonging to a nostalgic past, like a handwritten letter or sex on a train. The classic response to this predicament has been a figure of ironic detachment, a well-groomed young man drinking out of a red plastic cup at a rooftop party. He explains with a smirk why the good thing is actually bad, the bad thing actually good. But now Alex Cameron approaches with his righthand man, Roy Molloy. Cameron knocks the cup from the young man's hand and Molloy threatens him with his life.

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Alex Cameron Shares New Single and Video, “Stranger’s Kiss”

Stranger’s Kiss (Duet with Angel Olsen) (Official Video) by Alex Cameron on VEVO. “On “Stranger’s Kiss,” Cameron’s duet with Angel Olsen, his ambition expands from insular synthpop to a sweeping, Springsteen-inspired ballad about a strange loneliness.” – THE FADER Alex Cameron is set to release his sophomore album, Forced Witness, on September 8th. Having already… Read more »

Alex Cameron Announces New Album, ‘Forced Witness,’ Out September 8th + Shares Video for “Candy May”

Bearing witness to the baroque clusterfuckery of the world is no longer voluntary. We are all forced to watch. Every possible catastrophe vibrates in our pockets, demanding to be witnessed. So what better soundtrack than something new from Alex Cameron? In his second album, Forced Witness, out September 8th on Secretly Canadian, Alex Cameron’s solution… Read more »

Alex Cameron Shares “Mongrel” Video

You can practically feel the bite of the crisp, cool air whipping through Alex Cameron‘s hair in his new video for “Mongrel” – a song from his debut album, Jumping The Shark. Filmed in Constanta, Romania we find our protagonist (a soothsayer, rhythmic statue) shuffling atop a hill just by the Black Sea. The video… Read more »

ALBUM RELEASE // Alex Cameron’s ‘Jumping The Shark’ Is Out Now Worldwide

“Camerons efficient, minimal compositions create the type of songs that penetrate deeply and linger in your consciousness long after youve stopped listening to them…” – Pitchfork

Recalling David Bowie and Ariel Pink under a Lynch-ian lens, Alex Cameron weaves intelligent, poignant lyricism with primitive 80s synths and seemingly minimalist arrangements. His debut, Jumping The Shark, is a brilliantly raw and confident collection of four-minute tales written to provide you with insight into the inner workings of Cameron. Following European tours supporting Mac DeMarco, Kevin Morby and Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Cameron and his saxophonist, Roy Molloy, will tour this fall supporting Angel Olsen and Thee Oh Sees.

Order Jumping The Shark now:

09/09/16 Atlanta, GA Terminal West w/ Angel Olsen
09/10/16 Nashville, TN Exit/In w/ Angel Olsen
09/11/16 Cincinnati, OH Woodward Theater w/ Angel Olsen
09/12/16 Millvale, PA Mr. Small’s Theatre w/ Angel Olsen
09/14/16 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer w/ Angel Olsen
09/15/16 Wahsington, DC 9:30 Club w/ Angel Olsen
09/16/16 Baltimore, MD Joe Squared
09/17/16 New York, NY Webster Hall w/ Angel Olsen
09/18/16 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw w/ Angel Olsen
09/20/16 Cambridge, MA The Sinclair w/ Angel Olsen
09/23/16 Brooklyn, NY Baby’s All Right
10/14/16 Austin, TX The Sidewinder w/ Islands
10/21/16 Lisbo, PT
10/24/16 Bordeaux, FR Iboat
10/25/16 Paris, FR Pitchfork Avant-Garde
10/27/16 Antwerp, BE Autumn Falls @ Trix Club
10/29/16 Ghent, BE Autumn Falls @ Charlatan
10/31/16 Namur, BE Beauts Soniques @ Piano Bar
11/08/16 Copenhagen, DK Huset KBH
11/09/16 Hamburg, DE Aalhaus
11/10/16 Berlin, DE ACUD
11/11/16 Leipzig, DE UT connewitz
11/14/16 Bristol, UK Start the Bus
11/15/16 Birmingham, UK Hare & Hounds
11/16/16 London, UK Moth Club
11/17/16 Manchester, UK Soup Kitchen
11/19/16 Leeds, UK Headrow house
11/20/16 Brighton, UK Green Door Store
11/26/16 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre w/ Thee Oh Seesbuy tickets
11/27/16 Portland, OR Aladdin Theater w/ Thee Oh Sees
11/29/16 San Francisco, CA The Chapel w/ Thee Oh Seesbuy tickets
11/30/16 San Francisco, CA The Chapel w/ Thee Oh Sees