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DOWNLOAD: Sun Airway - I Need You Close mixtape (WAV)

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M83's sold-out Central Park Summerstage show is tonight (8/8) and sure to be quite the A/V spectacle under the stars. If you didn't get tickets, the band have a number of shows this fall, including the just-announced October 4 show at Wellmont Theatre, and two at Hammerstein (10/2-3) before that.

Opener for tonight's show is Big Black Delta who is Los Angeles resident Jonathan Bates, formerly of Mellowdrone if you remember them from the mid-'00s. You can stream a track below plus his remix of M83's "Midnight City." BBD (not to be confused with BV's own BBG) will play two additional NYC shows at Pianos this month on August 9 and August 17 and tickets are still available to both. They also play Brooklyn Bowl on August 11 with St. Lucia and Capital Cities (tickets). All Big Black Delta tour dates are at the bottom of this post.

While on the subject of M83 openers, Sun Airway will be touring with the band this fall, and will be at all three NYC shows in October. All Sun Airway tour dates are listed at the bottom of this post. The band's new album, Soft Fall, is out October 2 (the same date as the first Hammerstein show) via Dead Oceans. You can stream the album's first single, "Close," below. The band just released a new mixtape featuring Boards of Canada, Bowie, Dirty Projectors, The Chemical Brothers and more. You can check out the track list below and stream it, or download it above (warning: it's a half-gig wav file).

Streams and lists of tour dates are below...

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Big Black Delta - "IFUCKINGLOVEYOU"

M83 - "Midnight City (BBD Remix)"

Big Black Delta - 2012 Tour Dates
AUG 8th Central Park Summerstage, New York NY ^
AUG 9th Pianos, New York NY
AUG 10th DC9, Washington DC
AUG 11th Brooklyn Bowl, New York, NY
AUG 17th Pianos, New York NY
AUG 18th MGM Grand Theatre / Foxwoods, Mashantucket CT #
AUG 20th Artpark, Lewiston NY #
AUG 22nd Stage AE, Pittsburgh PA #
AUG 23rd Old National Centre - Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN #
AUG 24th Empty Bottle, Chicago IL
AUG 25th Orpheum Theatre, Omaha NE #
AUG 26th Pikes Peak Centre, Colorado Springs CO #
AUG 27th Larimer Lounge, Denver CO
AUG 28th The Great SaltAir, Salt Lake City UT #
AUG 29th Idaho Botanical Garden, Boise ID #
AUG 31st Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC #
SEP 4th Keller Auditorium, Portland OR
SEP 5th Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Reno NV
SEP 6th Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco CA
SEP 7th Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles CA

%With Cursive
^With M83
#With Jane's Addiction

Sun Airway - I Need You Close mixtape

Tracklist
daphni - ahora
dirty projectors - impregnable question
boards of canada - ready lets go
bill fay - i hear you calling
mozart - quartet in g major
bartok - string quartet #1 in A minor
factory floor - real love (optimo remix)
sun airway - close (companero edit)
modeselektor - blue clouds
daphni - ye ye
burial/four tet/thom yorke - ego
the xx - vcr (four tet remix)
here we go magic - how do i know?
chemical brothers - the boxer (dfa remix)
daft punk vs. major lazer - pon more time (shoujo edit)
david bowie - a new career in a new town
arp - Pastoral Symphony: I. Dominoes II. Infinity Room
spiritualized - medication

Sun Airway -- 2012 tour dates (all with M83)
Wed 09/26/12 The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Miami Beach FL
Thu 09/27/12 House of Blues Orlando Lake Buena Vista FL
Sat 09/29/12 The National Richmond VA
Sun 09/30/12 NorVa Norfolk VA
Tue 10/02/12 Hammerstein Ballroom New York NY
Wed 10/03/12 Hammerstein Ballroom New York NY
Sun 10/07/12 The Fillmore Charlotte NC
Tue 10/09/12 House of Blues New Orleans New Orleans LA
Wed 10/10/12 Bayou Music Center Houston TX
Thu 10/11/12 Palladium Ballroom Dallas TX

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Comments (4)

It's good to see that Joaquin Phoenix has clean himself up a bit and re-joined the human race as an actual musician

Posted by Anonymous | August 8, 2012 1:57 PM

Why does this mention the 2 Pianos shows but not Brooklyn Bowl?

Posted by Anonymous | August 8, 2012 2:07 PM

My brother is really into Big Black Delta and Sun Airway.I gave him the newest album of Big Black Delta for his birthday. He of course loved the gift.

Posted by ontario honey | November 23, 2012 10:24 AM

yes that all I can say is that big black delta for the win.

Posted by jordon | July 24, 2013 9:29 PM

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