Thursday, January 6, 2011
Sun Airway - American West (Solar Bears remix)
Solar Bears have already been on the remix duties with FUR ('Friends' and 'Clears Throat') - now they've turned their attentions to Sun Airway, who released the notable Nocturne Of Exploded Crystal Chandelier last year, a collection of wide-eyed, dreamy psych-pop. Via Pitchfork, this is the duo's take on 'American West', playing down the dream-state vibe and giving it more of an electronic pulse.
get the download over at http://pitchfork.com/forkcast/15262-american-west-solar-bears-remix/
Sun Airway were also recently remixed by Lefse-signed duo Houses, who are arguably just as blissed-out in sound but in a more chilled and less expansive sense.
You can get that download over here: http://rcrdlbl.com/2010/11/29/premiere_sun_airway_oh_naoko_houses_remix_
'Waiting On You' is still one of my favourite tunes from last year:
Waiting on You by Sun Airway
Meanwhile, Solar Bears just yesterday tweeted the following links for both of their aforementioned FUR remixes (FUR being the experimental project of Bryce Isbell, who last year collaborated with Coyote Clean Up for the excellent Lackadaisical EP):
...and since I mentioned it: