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LISTEN: Date Palms - Sky Trails
Laurie Tuffrey , August 27th, 2013 11:11

Stream the bonus track from The Dusted Sessions; tour dates below

In June, Date Palms, the San Francisco duo of Gregg Kowalsky and Marielle Jakobsons released their third album, The Dusted Sessions, a musical meditation on the American dustbowl, imprinted with their trademark mix of minimalist, ambient and Indian classical sounds.

Ahead of their tour, which takes in Europe next month, including a particularly excellent London stop where they'll be sharing a bill with J Spaceman, Oneida's Kid Millions under his Man Forever guise (who also joins the band for the German dates), Plankton Wat and Pat Thomas at Cafe OTO, we've got a stream of the album's bonus track, 'Sky Trails' a slow-burning ('burning' being the operative word) heat-meld of drone notes overlaid with glares of Rhodes piano, bass and guitar, sprawling out with brilliant stasis over its four minutes - have a listen below, with the tour dates following:

SEPTEMBER
Fri 13 - Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
Sat 14 - The Barrel House, Totnes
Sun 15 - Beerwolf, Falmouth
Mon 16 - The Prince Albert, Brighton
Tue 17 - AK44, Giessen, Germany
Wed 18 - Monarch, Berlin, Germany w/ Man Forever
Thu 19 - UT Connewitz, Leipzig, Germany w/ Man Forever
Fri 20 - Incubate Festival, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Sat 21 - Scheld'apen, Antwerp, Belgium
Sun 22 - L'Espace B, Paris, France
Mon 23 - Cafe OTO, London w/ J Spaceman, Kid Millions, Pat Thomas, Plankton Wat

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