Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Planning For Burial - Late Twenties Blues CS (2011)

Artist: Planning For Burial
Album: Late Twenties Blues CS
Release: 2011
Label: s/r

1. Where You Rest Your Head At Night
2. Late Twenties Blues
3. I Put Red House Painters On A Mixtape For You
4. Rest Your Head

Planning For Burial is a solo project devoted to the art of slowcore (see Red House Painters). These dreamy, droney, shoegazey tracks wash over you with overwhelming melancholy, paralyzing any thought you had of being chipper today. Tracks 2 and 4 are interludes more than anything, but tracks 1 and 2 clock in at somewhere around 7 minutes, giving this tape some heft. Though time has no bearing once your sucked into this release.

Pro tip: Track 3 on repeat for the win.

Get it.


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