Mar 11, 2007

The Headlock of Aggressive Sleep

Bonnie Prince Billy - Cursed Sleep (Director: Andy Bruntel)

Angela Darling - The Stars Are Far Apart (mp3): Hailing from California, Brandon reminds me a bit of Mike Kinsella... plucking a few thoughts as his breathing diary slows for the evening and rocking himself to sleep.

The Shins - Sleeping Lessons (mp3): This is the opening track from the 2007 release "Wincing The Night Away". It introduces a fresh experimental effort that applies the band's characteristic vocal to a broader exploration of the musical universe than just the rock stage.

Yoko Ono (ft Antony & The Johnsons) - Toy Boat (mp3): A collaboration from Ono's intriguing 2007 release "Yes, I'm a Witch", which also features The Flaming Lips, Apples in Stereo, Polyphonic Spree, and Cat Power... just to name a few. Look for her dance remix album called "Open Your Box" coming out in April.


At Monday, March 12, 2007, Blogger Dinah said...

Great songs, thanks!

At Wednesday, March 14, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the feature Kyle. I've never heard Mike Kinsella, I shall have to check him out.

At Monday, March 19, 2007, Anonymous SCHUMAN THE HUMAN said...

Hey Kyle, recorded a country album at Toerag studious, some label interest from Planting seeds records, home of Julie Doron, would be interested in feature on your blog. Schuman the Human.

At Saturday, July 21, 2007, Blogger Kyle said...

I keep revisiting this video as one of my favourites of the year...


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