Premiere | Dim Peaks: “Slumberland”

dim peaks time of joy

Even though I’m always desperately hugging onto everything summer related as August becomes September, I also tend to look forward to Fall albums… the sparse, folksy, contemplative ones that echo summer’s warmth while embracing the seasonal change reflected in themes like “growth,” “discovery,” and “regeneration.” You know the ones.

California’s Dim Peaks have produced my first go-to fall album, Time of Joy, an often ambitious debut whose sleepiness and ornamental simplicity belie its true eccentricities and endearing complexities. Songs usually begin slowly, like on the album’s second single, “Slumberland,” but end up far, far down the rabbit hole:

Hear the first single, “Reason,” and preorder the vinyl (out 9/3 via Gold Robot Records) here »

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