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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound To Release New LP, When Sweet Sleep Returned April 7th

Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound will return with their third LP and second for Tee Pee Records titled "When Sweet Sleep Returned" On April 7th.

San Francisco's Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound is a soundtrack for strange days and futures bright and bleak. But there is also a crooked thread that runs backward through every Assemble Head record the celestial trajectories of The Notorious Byrd Brothers and circa 70 Floyd; the dusty canyon stomps of Crazy Horse, slashing action pop of the savage young Who, Italian bastardizations of Lalo Schifrin cop movie scores, and the scuzz-bomb shrapnel of latter-day garage mongers like Mudhoney and Monoshock.

The bands third LP, When Sweet Sleep Returned, is propelled to some extent by that same glorious distillate. But it also finds the group speaking their own twisted tongue more assuredly than evermarrying hazy Saturday moods, interstellar sonics and wrecking-ball swing to song and harmony in poems for California, lovers, ghosts, the stars, and a world gone stark raving mad.

For When Sweet Sleep Returned, Assemble Head re-united with engineering mastermind Tim Green, who manned the controls for masterpieces from Howlin Rain, Comets on Fire, Six Organs of Admittance, and Earthless, as well as Assemble Heads 2007 release Ekranoplan.



Clive And Lyre (Free MP3)
The Slumbering Ones (Free MP3)

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  1. Just picked this up last week and I can't tell you how much I love this album. Shades of Floyd and the Church run through this absolutely stunning release. Highly recommened!

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