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mp3: Sun Araw – “Crete”

SUN ARAW - ANCIENT ROMANS

Here's a sprawling, woozy new jam from Cameron Stallones, aka Sun Araw, taken from his new Ancient Romans double LP, out August 23 on white vinyl via Stallones' own Sun Ark Records imprint. Sun Araw says:

"Heartfelt and marbled, this album is documentation of the slow exit (the triumphal entry): moving the camera back 8 stages along the circumference of the circle to the point where the obverse is reverse, in order to celebrate the building of an edifice and then walk away from it in wisdom, gaining freedom from it...

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sun araw x prince rama

PRINCE RAMA

Sun Araw takes Prince Rama deep into the heart of the darkest, dankest of jungles on this rumbling dub-psych rework of their Shadow Temple jam "Storm Worship":

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deep cover

Here's our first listen to Sun Araw's new double LP ON PATROL, in the form of this clip for dubby interstellar jungle jam "Deep Cover" (not a Dre + Snoop cover), directed by Cameron Stallones himself. ON PATROL is out in early April on Not Not Fun...

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sun ark

sun ark

"THE SUN ARK IS A SICK ARK. LEAN BACK."

Sun Ark is the new 7" from cosmic explorer Sun Araw, out now on Not Not Fun. "Live Mind" is the dubby, hazed b-side, which the label calls "a cool new boat trip on an evolved vessel...

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platoon

platoon

Cameron Stallones sent over this swampy, psychedelic scuzz-out from his non-Sun Araw/Pocahaunted project, Magic Lantern. The group's aptly-titled new full-length, PLATOON, should be here in a month or so, with Stallones promising "energetic moon-cone wipeouts" and "thigh-quaking sweatfests...

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geneva hits

geneva hits

Mental Groove is releasing Sun Araw's extremely limited new Geneva Hits cassette, featuring live versions of "Heavy Deeds," "Horsesteppin," and a cover of Neil Young's "Barstool Blues," recorded @ l'Usine in Geneva over the summer...

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heavy deeds

heavy deeds

More hazy/sweaty psychedelic swamp drone jams from Cameron Stallones, aka Sun Araw: Not Not Fun has made the title track from his hypnotic new LP, Heavy Deeds, available for free download. The label says this one is "at once loftier, sweatier, deeper, groovier, and wilder than anything he's done before," and between this and the dub-funk grooves of Stallones' other project with Amanda from Pocahaunted, dude seems to be on fire lately:

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Get Heavy Deeds on marbled blue vinyl here while it lasts...

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psychic

psychic

Amanda from Pocahaunted, Cameron from Sun Araw, Britt from Robedoor, and various other Not Not Fun weirdo all-stars make up lo-fi garage-soul "supergroup" Vibes. I mentioned the group's debut cassette You God It a couple months back, and that's long gone now, but we're currently wearing out a test-pressing of their funky-as-hell upcoming Psychic EP, which is due out soon on NNF...

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passage

passage

"The Olsen twins of drone" are joined by Cameron Stallones (Sun Araw) and Bobb Bruno on their latest collection of utterly entrancing haunted dirges, Passage. The concept for this one was apparently "dark raga," which is one thing these girls do exceptionally well:

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Passage is out now on Troubleman Unlimited, and is limited to 500 copies...

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song of the night

song of the night

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Sun Araw's Beach Head LP was sold out, but 50 copies were repressed and can be purchased here if you're quick about it.

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Guys: gorilla vs. bear been nominated as "Blog of the Year" by URB Magazine...

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