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Anacortes WA, United States (2003 – present)

Mount Eerie represents the latest evolution of Phil Elverum’s musical vision. Formerly known as The Microphones, Phil changed his project’s name to Mount Eerie while maintaining his subtle, lo-fi, and lyrically dense fuzz-folk aesthetic.

Elverum explained this change in an 2003 interview with Discorder, asserting that “Mount Eerie is a new project. The Microphones was completed, or at least at a good stopping point. I did it because I am ready for new things. I am new.”

As Mount Eerie, Phil typically works with synthesizers, guitars, drums, and the accenting voices of Mirah, The Blow, and fellow K-Records/Anacortes, Washington friends. Mount Eerie’s album “Seven New Songs of Mount Eerie” was also the first recording released on Phil’s new label, P.W.Elverum & Sun. All songs from that recording are available for free download in the Internet Archive.


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  • miyashishi


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  • rossaugust

    such great winter music

    Yesterday 10:24pm Reply
  • QuintonDempsey

    can't wait for sauna

    13 Dec 4:51am Reply
  • gabystarlight

    Sauna is my favorite 2015 album already.

    4 Dec 6:00pm Reply
  • nmh4evr


    3 Dec 11:30pm Reply
  • epicmeme

    is it possible to dislike phil

    28 Nov 11:53pm Reply
  • RolfMedeiros

    This is precious!

    14 Nov 4:31am Reply
  • Rustune

    i love this man

    13 Nov 12:11am Reply
  • Xxdrunk0ninjaxX

    im tryin to bond with phil and you meme dogs keep pullin us apart

    9 Nov 3:19am Reply
  • m1a100

    Can't wait for Sauna already. His two new songs are amazing!

    7 Nov 1:49am Reply
  • naotas_forehead

    I like Pre-Human Ideas. He uses the auto tune differently on every song, and on some songs he adds entirely new parts and verses. Like, the way it goes into a "female" voice for a completely new section after "one long exhale" in House Shape is genuinely amazing.

    31 Oct 1:28am Reply
  • tropicalhaze

    Phil should make a black metal record [5] ..c'mon

    29 Oct 11:21pm Reply
  • Fucked_Up-Freak

    aew to entre os principais ouvintes.

    28 Oct 12:46am Reply
  • Simon_FM

    pretty much. only interesting as a curios to understand the previous album's evolutions or whatever.

    2 Oct 3:14pm Reply
  • why-am-i-here

    pre human ideas was fucking horrible. what was he thinking?!

    30 Sep 4:08pm Reply
  • naotas_forehead

    Umm... Anywhere. If you want something depressing, go for Dawn. If you want something uplifting, listen to It Was Hot, We Stayed In the Water. If you want something epic, listen to Mount Eerie the album. You should listen to everything, eventually, because they all relate to each other. Can't really go wrong.

    17 Sep 7:14am Reply
  • Blaine_The_Mono

    Hey guys, quick question for all ME/Microphones fans out here. I've found "Lost wisdom", "Clear moon" and "The Glow Pt. 2" very enjoyable. What should I go for next?

    16 Sep 11:26am Reply
  • butt-plugsuit

    Dragon is one of his best songs in a very long time, super excited for his new album.

    16 Sep 6:29am Reply
  • pedrothebear

    anyone know what ticket availability is for the show at wesleyan university on the 21st?

    3 Sep 12:25am Reply
  • gayfuckingfag

    swagged out forest shit mah nigga

    13 Aug 5:21am Reply
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