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Watch Sun Airway Play “Oh, Naoko” Live For Yours Truly

Yourstru.ly Presents: Sun Airway “Oh, Naoko” from Yours Truly on Vimeo.

Prepare yourselves for the Sun Airway rug to be yanked out from under you and to land face first in greatness! Yours Truly and Sun Airway teamed up to make a country-tinged live version of their Pitchfork-playlisted song “Oh, Naoko” from their Dead Oceans debut, Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier, that is going to make music fans lose control of their tear ducts.

“They came prepared to re-construct “Oh, Naoko” from an electro-pop wanderer to a folk-pop rambler, transforming every hopeful plea to Naoko into a valiant proclamation of love. And, all the while, redefining the idea of what makes a song great.”

You can read Jon Barthmus’s letter to the song’s inspiration, Yoko Ono, at Yours Truly.

Sun Airway has two tour dates this week that are of supreme importance:

12/14/10 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge w/ Lia Ices, Mike Wexler, Sebastian Blanck
12/17/10 Philadelpia, PA – Making Time: Voyeur w/ Light Asylum

New Sun Airway Remix on RCRD LBL

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This morning RCRD LBL’s RCRD OF THE DAY features the great new remix of Sun Airway’s “Oh, Naoko” by Houses. Check it out here, download and share.

Introducing Sun Airway and Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier

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We at Dead Oceans are elated to be adding Philadelphia’s Sun Airway to our roster. We will release their debut album, Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier, on October 26th in the US and in January 2011 in the UK.

Sun Airway is led by songwriter Jon Barthmus and joined by Patrick Marsceill. Recorded primarily in Barthmus’ basement studio over the course of 18 months, the new album blends processed sounds, field recordings and timeless vocal melodies into their abstract fractured pop.

Sun Airway twists their songs with their kaleidoscopic production – lush electronic washes, synthetic textures and pulsing rhythms – obscuring the hooks in hazy pop bliss. No song on Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier represents this better than the song we are offering for free download today, “Oh Naoko.”

Click Here to Download “Oh, Naoko”

Album artwork, live visuals and a Here We Go Magic remix are all after the jump!

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