Ghastly City Sleep

2009-03-31 13:29:11 UTC
Ghastly City Sleep combine the finest elements of shoegazer and ambiance along with an acute penchant for melody to create an absolutely stunning array of material. While two pieces nearly reach the six-minute mark and the other two eclipse nine, the whole offering flows with a smooth liquidity, creating one solidified, captivating body of work that easily becomes one of the most exciting and groundbreaking releases we’ve been a part of to date. The four young men involved in Ghastly City Sleep don’t keep to one instrument long, as the entire collective can be found playing everything from guitars, keys, various percussion and just about everything in between. The multitude of layers involved here are accompanied by a warm yet haunting array of vocals, all helping to produce this simply epic debut. The group (with current and former members of City of Caterpillar, Gregor Samsa and Majority Rule) formed back in 2005 after transplanting from Richmond, VA but only just finished the recordings, completed via Alex Aldi at Gigantic Studios in New York City (Asobi Seksu, The Fall, etc...) Artist - Ghastly City Sleep Album - Moondrifts Release Date - 2010 Genre - Ambient, Shoegaze-like, Dream-pop Tracklist 01. I Never Left My Head 02. Farewell My Friend 03. Billowing 04. Seven (33 Leagues) 05. \\\\\ 06. Into the Dark 07. 1994 (It's A Weird World) 08. I Suppose 09. No No No No 10. Shake the Somber Away -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ghastly City SLeep - Moondrifts -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ghastly-city-sleep-ghastly-city-sleep Artist - Ghastly City Sleep Album - Ghastly City Sleep Release Date - 2007 Genre - Ambient, Shoegaze Tracklist 1 Ice Creaks 9:06 2 Hushing Weight 5:41 3 Suchness 8:55 4 Subtle Disaster 5:44 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ghastly City Sleep - Ghastly City Sleep Password - ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Pooma - Persuader ~ Semiosis - Pictural ~ Jeniferever ~ Loro’s ( 로로스 ) ~ The Jakesperiment - Symphony no.25 and Their Glories of The Night -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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