Spike JohnsonSleep WhaleBand: Sleep WhaleVenue: Andy's Bar & GrillTime: 12:30 a.m.
Where Ola Podrida, who had just played on the same stage, had never performed in front of a Denton crowd before, Sleep Whale has called the college town, along with its clubs and bars, home for many a year. Th ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be presenting my favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1, one track a day. Today, we take an in-depth look at song No. 23 on the list--and click after the jump for a free download of the track. Lastly, keep checking bac ... More >>
Gavin GuthrieSleep Whale, at dusk. No DC9 in SPACE filming tonight--and, because of some technical errors on our part, no DC9 in SPACE episode to share before the end of the day today either (although, once it's ready in a few hours, we'll have last week's episode up on the blog for your viewing ... More >>
Weekend's here and I'm sure we're all eager to get it launched. So, without further ado, let's get right into it. First, the shows we've already talked up...Tonight, Ben Kweller stops in for a homecoming gig of sorts at the Granada Theater, Cryptacize stops by Rubber Gloves for a set with Fishboy an ... More >>
Just caught up with Joel North of Sleep Whale, which, at this point is still probably best known as the ambient instrumental Denton act fromerly known as Mom, to talk about his band's name change. What it boil's down to, North says, is simply a matter of clarification for North and collaborator Bru ... More >>
Maybe you've seen the above clip before? It's the video for "Sleep Whale" from one of my favorite Denton bands, Mom. Nice, right? I think so. But nice enough to become the basis for the band's entire future? Hmmm. Well, it looks that way, actually. According to the band's blog and to the web site ... More >>