Posted in Contests | music on January 8, 2014

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Australia guitar pop combo Cloud Control have foolishly left the part of the world where it's summer right now to experience the polar vortex -- and to play some North American shows, including one in NYC at Baby's All Right on Saturday (1/11) to which tickets are still available. Additionally, if you'd like to go to the NYC show for free, we've got a pair of tickets to give away. Details below.

They're also headlining Brooklyn Bowl on Sunday (1/12) which is part of the "It's a School Night Series." Avers and Arms also play, and that's free with RSVP.

If you haven't checked out their melodically anthemic album Dream Cave, you can stream via Rdio and check out a couple videos below.

In anticipation of their tour, Cloud Control put together a mixtape for us and with songs by Talking Heads, Modern Lovers, Yo La Tengo and more, it would definitely make for good road soundtracking on the drive between gigs. You can stream it below.

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Cloud Control - "Dojo Rising"

Cloud Control - Scar

Cloud Control - US Tour Mix Tape track list:
Born Under Punches - Talking Heads
Roadrunner - The Modern Lovers
How Long Have You Known - Diiv
Sugarcube - Yo La Tengo
Teen Age Riot - Sonic Youth
The Race is On Again - Yo La Tengo
I'm Straight - The Modern Lovers
Drifter - Wild Nothing
Natural - Clams Casino
Time Will Tell - Blood Orange

Cloud Control - 2014 Tour Dates
01.11.14 - Baby's All Right - Brooklyn, NY
01.13.14 - Boot & Saddle - Philadelphia, PA
01.14.14 - Schubas - Chicago, IL
01.15.14 - Barboza - Seattle, WA
01.16.14 - Biltmore Cafe - Vancouver, BC
01.18.14 - Mississippi Studios - Portland, OR
01.21.14 - Rickshaw Stop - San Francisco, CA
01.22.14 - Satellite - Los Angeles, CA

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For a chance at winning a pair of tickets to see CLOUD CONTROL AT BABY'S ALL RIGHT: either tweet something that includes both @BrooklynVegan AND "CLOUD CONTROL" in the tweet, or send an email to BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM with the subject line "CLOUD CONTROL". Include your first and last name in the email. We'll pick a winner at random and contact them with more details. If you enter by email, it will not be shared with anyone else. Good luck!
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Comments (7)

They are also headlining the free with RSVP School Night! show at Brooklyn Bowl this Sunday:

http://www.itsaschoolnight.com/rsvp/140112.html

Posted by texastab | January 8, 2014 10:05 AM

I love their mix tape track especially the "Natural". Nice song and yeah they're one of the coolest band.

Posted by Scott Sohr Nashville | January 8, 2014 10:13 AM

clean your nails

Posted by Anonymous | January 8, 2014 12:23 PM

Thanks 10:05, <3 you

Posted by Anonymous | January 8, 2014 12:50 PM

cloud nothings had a lack of spirituality, and after consulting the cloud atlas, found a cloud cult. This gave cloud control.

Posted by Anonymous | January 8, 2014 2:00 PM

cloud control are a great band!!

Posted by Anonymous | January 8, 2014 2:18 PM

Anyone know set times for tonight's show at Baby's All Right?

Posted by JJ | January 11, 2014 1:20 PM

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