Sleepy Sun sounds like a trip taken in the warmth of California, rambling through the magic land, where the trees grow for a thousand years, your head full of gorgeous, fuzzy noise.
The "City" is Dallas. The "Colour" is Green. The band is Dallas Green. While his ensemble of backing musicians is stellar, he is the band's musical life force. His songs enraptured and enlightened concertgoers at the Pageant on Sunday night.
It was surreal to roll through Forest Park Saturday morning, past bikers and joggers, the quiet fountains, apartment buildings looming like mountains on either side of the park, and then, the sound of Troubadour Dali's "Ducks In A Row" coasting out from atop the central field.
San Francisco knows its psychedelia. So when a young band like Sleepy Sun materializes from the Bay Area and quickly makes its name on the scene, you know that some serious psych fans have vetted them.
Stepping inside the warm environs of Sleepy Sun’s music is to encounter raw and powerful emotions, but the journey will be pleasant enough despite the challenging terrain. The San Francisco band graced the KDHX studios with its brand of carefully balanced contradictions