Meet Wintersleep: Canadian Rockers Who Want To Welcome You to the Night Sky
Photo by Scott Munn via Wintersleep's Myspace page.
Supporting their third album, Welcome to the Night Sky, Nova Scotia's own dreamy, fuzzed out rockers Wintersleep will be playing the Echoplex tomorrow night. Wintersleep came together when drummer, Loel Campbell and Paul Murphy, guitarist, sat down at their 15th floor apartment in downtown Halifax and decided to produce some of Paul's quieter songs that didn't really fit into his current band's aggressive sound. The pair quickly compiled a catalog of songs in apartment and were soon looking for additional musicians, which they filled in with friends from the local scene. Jon Samuel, Paul Murphy, and Tim D'eon were kind enough to speak to us from Austin over the weekend. Here is some of what was said.
Do you have a favorite thing to do in LA when you're here?
Tim:Probably going to Amoeba Records, or hanging out by the payphone on the corner of Fountain and Fairfax...
Paul: Last time I ate a really good veggie burger at a burger joint.I remember nothing about it, though...where it was or what the place was called, which is a shame. I also ate some delicious chocolate peanut butter squares and drank a bunch of Scotch that the guys bought me and then later drank with me in the van in Jamestown CA. It was my birthday last time, a bit of an unforgettable while impossible-to-really remember-fully sort of experience.