Sweet Valley – “Suzuka 9 Hours”

Sweet Valley - Stay CalmHere’s another new one from Sweet Valley — the hip-hop side project of Wavves’ Nathan Williams and his brother Joel, aka Kynan.

“Suzuka 9 Hours” isn’t quite as seasonal as “Malibu Games” or “Total Carnage.” The down-beat samples, led by a chopped-up harpsichord riff, turn into Flying Lotus 8-bit electronica at the end. It ditches the carefree vibe from the first two tracks to make the duo’s most serious hip-hop yet.

The new track comes with the announcement that Sweet Valley will play with GZA, Killer Mike and Bear Hands on the upcoming 64 Squares Tour. See the dates after the jump.

Sweet Valley’s debut, Stay Calm, is out August 7 on Fool’s Gold.

The 64 Squares Tour — GZA, Killer Mike, Sweet Valley & Bear Hands

09/14 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
09/15 – Toronto, Ontario @ Soundstage
09/16 – Detroit, MI @ St. Andrews
09/17 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
09/18 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
09/19 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
09/20 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
09/22 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall
09/25 – San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore
09/26 – Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
09/28 – Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
09/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey
09/30 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up
10/02 – Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theater
10/18 – New York, NY @ Irving Plaza (CMJ)

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