Thursday, May 26, 2011

Volumes 6 and 7

Greetings! I've been absent for sometime but I've recently been making mixtapes again and thus thought I would post a couple of them.

The first mixtape is "Within The Heart of The Sun" - a fine collection of space rock, fuzzy 90's alt rock and a hint of shoegaze. There are lots of forgotten gems in this one so have a listen.

"Within The Heart of The Sun"
Absence of Sleep - Volume 6
"Mixtape" Version - Download

1) Stars by Hum - from "You'd Prefer An Astronaut"
2) Empty Friend by Failure - from "Magnified"
3) Sweet Pea by Seam - from "The Problem With Me"
4) Sideways by Shiner - from "Lula Divina"
5) Panic Switch by Silversun Pickups - from "Swoon"
6) Atlantic Tired South by Projektor - from "Atlantic Tired South"
7) Beauty School by Deftones - from "Diamond Eyes"
8) Come In Alone by My Bloody Valentine - from "Loveless"
9) The Same Place by Centaur - from "In Streams"
10) Hummer by Smashing Pumpkins - from "Siamese Dream"
11) Coat of Arms by The Life and Times - from "Suburban Hymns"
12) Vaporize by Year of the Rabbit - from "Year of the Rabbit"
13) Catch the Breeze by Slowdive - from "Just For A Day"

The next installment is "As Distant Time Passed Through The Deep" - a psychedelic journey through all time and space. Put on some good headphones for this one.....

"As Distant Time Passed Through The Deep"
Absence of Sleep - Volume 7
"Mixtape" Version - Download

1) The Rising of the Black Sun - Astra – from “The Weirding”
2) The Righteous Path Through The Forest of Old – Mammatus – from “Mammatus”
3) Drunken Leaves – Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound – from “When Sweet Sleep Returned”
4) Churchfuzz – Flavor Crystals – from “Ambergris”
5) Roulette Dares (The Haunt Of) – The Mars Volta – from “De-Loused in the Comatorium”
6) Fool’s Guild – Crime in Choir – from “Gift Givers”
7) Dogwood Rust – Comets on Fire – from “Avatar”
8) Rise to Glory – Earth – from “The Bees Made Honey in the Lion’s Skull”
9) Bison Eyes – Quest For Fire – from “Quest For Fire”
10) The Whirlings – Dead Meadow – from “Shivering King and Others”
11) February MMX – Ulver – from “Wars of the Roses”
12) Technical Knowledge as a Weapon – Mugstar – from “Sun, Broken…”
13) Icy Rom – Naam – from “Naam”
14) Stormy High – Black Mountain – from “In The Future”
15) 7 by 7 – Hawkwind – from “Space Ritual”
16) Until The Sun Dies (Part One) – Crystal Antlers – from “Tentacles”
17) The Siren – Graveyard - from “Hisingen Blues”