Randomly Blogged: Wintersleep, MP3 Blogs, Mercury Rev, Comes With A Smile
"First it was The Arcade Fire, next it will be Wolf Parade, and then hot on the heels of these two -- the mast of their indie rock ship cresting the horizon as they sail forth from the harbour of Halifax, Nova Scotia, comes what will be the next in a long line of amazing indie bands from Canada. Wintersleep is their name."
A MP3 "Jaws of Life" by Wintersleep.
"Indeed, Web sites devoted to keeping tabs on these musical journals — and bloggers’ personal lists of trusted links — are growing by the day. Even Daniel Sheldon — curator of Boom Selection, one of the foremost hip-hop and DJ mix blogs — is a bit baffled by the numbers. “There are far too many knowledgeable MP3 bloggers,” he said. “How can they know so much stuff about music? It’s impossible.”
"Despite this disadvantage, Mercury Rev rise above on a number of cuts, buoyed by the high, delicate singing of Jonathan Donahue - who sounds like Neil Young on a helium bender - along with beautiful piano work throughout."