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The Darcys touring their interpretation of Steely Dan’s ‘Aja'; offer up remix by tourmates Rey Pila (dates, streams)

by Bill Pearis

DOWNLOAD: The Darcys – I Got the News (Rey Pila Remix) (MP3)

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Toronto group The Darcys are heading out on the road for a short East Coast tour, performing their interpretation of Steely Dan’s Aja which they made as an album last year. This includes a stop at Mercury Lounge on November 1 and tickets are still available. All tour dates are below.

The Darcy’s version of the Dan’ 1977 slick masterwork is ethereal and elegiac (and anthemic at times), definitely worth checking out whether you’re a Fagen/Becker fan or not. You can stream the whole thing below and if you like it you can download it all for the price of your email address at their website. Joining The Darcy’s on this tour Mexico City’s Rey Pila who were last in NYC this past spring when they were here recording their second album.

For the tour, The Darcys offered up a couple of their Aja tracks for remix as a single and we’ve got the premiere of the Rey Pila reworking of Side Two deep cut “I Got the News” which you can download above or stream below. The Darcy’s version is almost all atmosphere, but Rey Pila put some Miami into it.

Also below is a short tour preview in video form, the remix stream and a list of all tour dates…

The Darcys – The Darcys Present: A Live Interpretation Of Steely Dan’s AJA

The Darcys Present a Live Interpretation of Steely Dan’s ‘Aja”

The Darcys/Rey Pila – 2012 Tour Dates
11/01 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
11/03 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
11/04 – Washington, DC @ DC9
11/08 – Montreal, PQ @ Casa del Popolo
11/09 – Ottawa, ON @ Zaphod’s
11/10 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace

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