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 – Territory ft. Geddy Lee

(If you like The Rural Alberta Advantage, Matt Mays, Hey Rosetta!) Only two weeks away from the anticipated release of The Great Detachment and after four years of silence from the beloved Halifax-based indie rock band, Wintersleep have released their 3rd single “Territory” featuring Rush frontman Geddy Lee. Of the singles released thus far, “Territory” stands out the most; perhaps due to the increased complexity of the lyrics, the driving beat, the chorus harmonies; or perhaps it’s that the “best bass player in the world” had a hand in its making. “We…