Biography

LA Priest is the name Sam Dust, late of Late of the Pier, adopted to release his beguiling space-pop-psyche solo work following the demise of the band he founded when still in his teens.

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LA Priest GENE

Album | 24th April 2020

Arriving four years after the iconoclast variously known as Sam Dust, LA PRIEST and L.A. Priest thrilled the world with the cosmic pop of his debut album Inji, GENE is named after a brand new modular drum machine Sam dreamt up and built alone. Working in isolation for more than two years, soldering iron in hand, Sam designed GENE using 150 electrical circuits he made up himself. 

Latest Release

LA Priest GENE

Album | 24th April 2020

Album Description

Arriving four years after the iconoclast variously known as Sam Dust, LA PRIEST and L.A. Priest thrilled the world with the cosmic pop of his debut album Inji, GENE is named after a brand new modular drum machine Sam dreamt up and built alone. Working in isolation for more than two years, soldering iron in hand, Sam designed GENE using 150 electrical circuits he made up himself. 

Tracklisting

  • 1Beginning
  • 2Rubber Sky
  • 3What Moves
  • 4Peace Lily
  • 5Open My Eyes
  • 6Sudden Thing
  • 7Monochrome
  • 8What Do You See
  • 9Kissing of the Weeds
  • 10Black Smoke
  • 11Ain't No Love Affair (Vinyl Edit)
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  • Thursday 26th MarchPeckham Audio, London, UK Buy Tickets
  • Saturday 28th MarchSaint Philips Chapel Street, Manchester, UK Buy Tickets
  • Tuesday 7th AprilHouse of Blues Dallas presented by Cricket Wireless, Dallas - Fort Worth, US Buy Tickets
  • Wednesday 8th AprilStubbs BBQ, Austin, US Buy Tickets
  • Sunday 12th AprilThe Van Buren, Phoenix, US Buy Tickets
  • Tuesday 14th AprilOgden Theatre, Denver, US Buy Tickets
  • Thursday 16th AprilBrooklyn Bowl at the Linq Promenade, Las Vegas, US Buy Tickets