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[BadPanda144] Dead Times – Slow Burning Bliss

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Dead Times is Calvin Markus and Travis Bunn, two producers musicians based in L.A. (via NY / Phoenix) embracing the experimental R&B genre emerged over the last couple of years with acts like How To Dress Well, Active Child, etc. Their sounds has been described “like wandering through a forest alone, reflecting on your life thus far, then mysteriously finding a basketball court and realizing your ability to do amazing, high-flying dunks”.

Enjoy the brand new track fairly called “Slow Burning Bliss” and read the interview below.


Dead Times – Slow Burning Bliss [mp3]

Where do you live actually?

Phoenix and Los Angeles currently.

What is the last thing you ate?

French Fries…

Your addiction?

Coffee I guess.

What do you collect?

I used to collect spiderman comics.

What is your favorite word?

Right now it’s “Magnetic”

What sound or noise do you love?

Large dogs sighing as they lie down.

What is your most recent extravagance?

I bought a $6 bag of mixed nuts.

Who is the most interesting person you’ve ever met?

My friend in New York named Tomer.

One quote?

Any motivational quote by a famous NBA player.

One movie?

The Shining

One book?

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin

Which song do you listen to when you wake up?

Can’t Let Go by Anthony Hamilton

A song you wish you wrote yourself?

Signed, Sealed, Delivered by Stevie Wonder

The song to be played at your funeral?

There’s a twenty minute classical guitar piece I wrote that I need to record, that would be my ideal funeral music.

A song for relaxing on a beach?

Preferably no music, just the sounds of the beach.

Your Sunday morning track?

Easy by Commodores

One website?


What do you think about music industry nowadays?

I like that artists have more in their power to be successful. That we can reach an audience just by knowing how to use the internet.

What about Creative Commons?

Glad it exists.

Favorite venue or club?

Carnegie Hall

Best concert attended?

Probably Jon Brion at the Largo in LA.

Where would you wish to wake up tomorrow?

Thought about saying London or something interesting but I keep going back to “my room”.

Written by badpandarecords

27/08/2012 at 5:30 PM

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