Wintersleep – Amerika (Official Music Video)

(If you like: Yukon Blonde, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Hey Rosetta!)  Canadian alternative rock icons Wintersleep took over the charts with their latest album The Great Detachment and its powerful lead single “Amerika”. Named the #1 most added track at commercial Alternative and Active Rock radio within its first week, and finding a comfortable spot in the Top 10 at Alternative rock for a handful of weeks, Wintersleep have created something special. Since releasing The Great Detachment back in March, the Montreal-based band have been touring in support of the album, and have now added to the…

Wintersleep – The Great Detachment

(If you like: Hey Rosetta!, Matt Mays, Plants & Animals)  Hello Hum was the apex of Wintersleep’s discography; the 2011 record was a fiery demonstration of the Halifax-born band’s ability to captivate through resounding, crushing alternative rock, and soul-touching intensity. Their previous albums paved the path with well-crafted experimentation on New Interiors and their breakthrough album Welcome to the Night Sky, almost foreshadowing at the skilful, and articulate rock tunes of their latest album. 2008’s oh-so famous “Weighty Ghost” showcased lead singer/guitarist Paul Murphy’s true-spirtied songwriting; and 2010’s “Black Camera”…

Wintersleep – Amerika

(If you like Yukon Blonde, Matt Mays, Hey Rosetta!)  It has been almost four years since Halifax-born/Montreal-based alternative rock group Wintersleep released new music. Hello Hum was the last collection back in 2012, and now the follow up record has been announced. Set to be released March 4th, The Great Detachment will be Wintersleep’s sixth full-length, and their first with Dine Alone Records. Breaking the silence is lead single “Amerika”, the first look into the new record. Having worked on the record for more than two years, the band refocused their sound to…