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Delicate Steve

Delicate Steve's second album, Positive Force, is out July 10 on Luaka Bop and you can download two tracks from the album at the top of this post. If you'd like to hear more, Delicate Steve has devised a sort of scavenger hunt, installing playbutton devices in ten locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn, each containing one of Positive Force's tracks. The two-borrough musical installation is up now (5/31) through June 3. Locations of all ten tracks are below -- it's supposed to be a nice weekend, might be a fun thing to do. If you do decide to try and find them, bring your own headphones which you can plug into the playbutton devices.

In other news, Delicate Steve is currently on tour with tUnE-yArDs which hits Terminal 5 on Friday (6/1) with Micachu & the Shapes on the bill for that one as well. Once that tour wraps up, Steve will join Yeasayer on the road before doing his own headlining shows on the West Coast. All Delicate Steve tour dates are below.

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Delicate Steve -- Positive Force Installation Locations:

EAST RIVER PROMENADE
Address: East River Promenade on East 10th street.
Button Location: FDR Pedestrian Overpass on 10th street and then walk straight towards the water. Button lives on the first bench on the left.

CREATIVE LITTLE GARDEN
Address: 6th street between Avenues A & B
Button Location: The button will be attached to the swinging iron bench in front of the yellow, ivy-covered wall fixture.
Hours: Roughly 11am-6pm
http://www.creativelittlegarden.org/

PROSPECT PARK
Address: Prospect Park, Brooklyn (near Propect Park stop on B,Q,S)
Button location: Nethermead Arches, the bridge by The Boathouse
Hours: 5am - 1am
Website: http://www.prospectpark.org/parties_permits/weddings-occasions/weddings_boathouse

N 6th STREET/NORTH WILLIAMSBURG FERRY STOP
Address: North 5th Street & Kent Avenue
Button location: At the end of the pier, straight down from North 5th Street.
Hours: 9am - dusk

WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE
Address: Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan NY
Button location: Coming from Manhattan, at the end of the walkway where the walk and bike paths split to each side.
Hours: 24/7

GRAND FERRY PARK
Address: Grand Street at River Street, Brooklyn
Button location: On the bench furthest south closest to the water
Hours: 24/7
Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/grandferrypark/

VALENTINO PIER
Ferris St. between Coffey St. and Van Dyke St. Red Hook Brooklyn
Button Location: Two thirds of the way down the pier on the left hand side the button is anchored on the top of a railing.
Hours: 24/7
http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/valentinopier/

THE MORRIS TRUCK
Various Locations / Hours
http://morrisgrilledcheese.com/
Home to the 'Delicate Steve' sandwhich so named for 'Delicate' Steve Marion, check the Morris Truck website for current location of this button.

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK
Harbor View Lawn
Button Location: Walking down the path above the Harbor View Lawn you will find a bank of benches. Behind one of the first benches you will find a wooden post. Button is anchored to the post.
http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/the-park/pier-1-open
Hours: 6am-1am

GREENWOOD CEMETERY
Address: 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Button location: At the top of Battle Path, on the bench by the Battle of Brooklyn monument.
Hours: 8am - 7pm
Contact: N/A
Website: http://www.green-wood.com/map-of-green-wood-cemetery/

Delicate Steve - 2012 Tour Dates
6/1 Terminal 5 . New York, NY %
6/10 Contemporary Arts Center . Cincinnati, OH *
6/11 Wexner Center for the Arts . Columbus, OH *
6/12 Mr Smalls Fun House . Pittsburgh, PA *
6/13 Town Ballroom . Buffalo, NY *
6/14 Pearl Street Ballroom . Northampton, MA *
6/16 Frendly Gathering . Windham, VT &
6/18 DC9 . Washington, DC
6/19 The National . Richmond, VA #
6/20 Orange Peel . Asheville, NC #
6/21 Bijou Theatre . Knoxville, TN #
6/22 Cannery Ballroom . Nashville, TN #
6/23 Headliners Music Hall . Louisville, KY #
6/24 20th Century Theatre . Cincinnati, OH #
6/29 Visual Arts Collective . Garden City, ID
6/30 Holocene . Portland, OR
7/1 Brick & Mortar . San Francisco, CA
7/3 Echo . Los Angeles, CA
7/5-8 High Sierra Music Festival . Quincy, CA @
7/10 Moe's Original . Englewood, CO
7/11 Bourbon Theatre . Lincoln, NE
7/12 Subterranean . Chicago, IL
8/3 Electric Eclectics Festival . Meaford, Ontario
8/31 End of the Road Festival . North Dorset, UK $
9/6 Hopscotch Music Fest . Raleigh, NC @

% with tUnE-yArDs, Micachu and the Shapes
* with tUnE-yArDs
# with Yeasayer
& with Dr. Dog
$ with Grizzly Bear
@ with Built To Spill

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Comments (18)

this is cool! wanna check out the garden one

Posted by Eric | May 31, 2012 6:06 PM

Thanks BV. Here's a map of all the listening locations:
http://www.delicatesteve.com/

Olé!

Posted by Luaka Bop | May 31, 2012 6:09 PM

I love this idea.

Also, who knew that Prospect Park opened at 5am?


Posted by Brian | May 31, 2012 7:07 PM

Hell ya Delicut Steev

Posted by Charlotte | May 31, 2012 7:09 PM

I got annoyed at the headline

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 7:24 PM

Tune-yards make me want to vomit.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 7:25 PM

yo this site looks like deuce 💩 on a mobile device you need to up your code game, fam.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 8:41 PM

YTI.NASNIL... Our day is coming.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 8:49 PM

Puffy is good but YTIN.ASNIL is for the children.

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 9:05 PM

7:07 - dog owners know what time the parks open

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 9:19 PM

@8:41, we are here to meet your needs.
Get next to this one:
http://goo.gl/df9Cn

Posted by Luaka Bop | May 31, 2012 9:35 PM

Looks like I'll be tuning up my Gibson for the tune yards concert

Posted by Anonymous | May 31, 2012 9:56 PM

This is awesome. Psyched for the show tomorrow at T5.

Posted by Anonymous | June 1, 2012 12:03 AM

Delicate Steve rules.

Posted by Anonymous | June 1, 2012 3:04 AM

Megamind? Whoever this guy is sold out!

Posted by Anonymous | June 1, 2012 9:06 AM

Delicate Steve got raped at St. Vitus.

Posted by Anonymous | June 1, 2012 9:27 AM

In one scene in Aladdin, Genie calls Al’s clothes “so 3rd Century.” Genie has been trapped in the lamp for 10,000 years, so there’s no way he could know of the fashion trends which have happened since he’s been trapped. Which means the latest Genie could have been trapped in the lamp is the 3rd Century. If he spent 10,000 years inside the lamp, it is now AT LEAST the year 10,300 AD when he gets out.

The only conclusion is that Aladdin takes place IN THE FUTURE. A post-apocalyptic world where only Arab culture (and some Greek) survived. It has been so long that the name “Arabia” has been corrupted to “Agrabah.” The Muslim religion has atrophied to the point where there are no mosques, Imams, or prayer mats, but people still give praise to Allah in moments of happiness. Amazing technological marvels left behind by the previous civilization, like sentient flying carpets or genetically engineered parrots which comprehend human speech instead of just mimic it, are taken for granted by the locals or considered “magic”.

Genie proves this by making impressions of ancient, long-dead celebrities like Groucho Marx, Jack Nicholson, etc.

Posted by Anonymous | June 1, 2012 12:01 PM

lso, who knew that Prospect Park opened at 5am?

Posted by masini de inchiriat in bucuresti | September 26, 2012 7:55 AM

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