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Sun Araw Announces February Tour

Sun Araw Announces February Tour

Wednesday 2nd November, 2011 9:09AM

Sun Araw, aka US pysch-pop enthusiast Cameron Stallones, is returning to New Zealand in February for two shows. Here just over a year ago, Stallones returns to play Wellington and Auckland in support of his new album Ancient Romans out now on Drag City.

Rose Quartz Presents...

Friday 3rd February, Mighty Mighty - Wellington
Saturday 4th February, Whammy Bar - Auckland

Tickets for Auckland on sale now from HERE at UTR for the special earlybird price of $15 + BF.

Check out the brand new video for 'Impluvium' from Ancient Romans below, first here's a bit of background on Stallones should you need it...

Cameron Stallones began his musical career as a founding member of the experimental psychedelic rock collective Magic Lantern, before stepping out as SUN ARAW (USA). Since 2007, four full-length LPs, three EPs, and five cassettes have walked the mind-planes from psychedelic drone to melted afrobeat, and from warped dub to minimal composition. These releases were put out by unbelievably hip labels including Not Not Fun and Sun Ark, and were praised in Wire Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Uncut Magazine, Mojo, Pitchfork and beyond. Sun Araw has performed in the US, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand with hundreds of artists, including luminaries like Christian Fennesz and Konono No. 1. Sometimes compared to Animal Collective, Sun Araw's music is trippy, organic and deeply psychedelic, drawing on inspiration from afrobeat, west coast '60s psych, Neil Young and krautrock. But it's more than mere imitation: present is a real contemporary sense of inspiration, which is why Sun Araw's music is heads and shoulders above the pack.


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