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Sleep ∞ Over makes welcome return with magical new track Don’t Wanna Hide

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Our longtime favorite Stefanie Franciotti reanimates her beloved Sleep ∞ Over project with an emotional and intoxicating new future-R&B jam, recorded with collaborator Al Carlson. She says of the sensual new track: "Hopefully this is the first step toward me not being a walking, talking ball of insecurity and releasing music again." Listen to "Don't Wanna Hide" below:

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Nite Jewel x Gorilla vs. Bear takeover: chiemi manabe – untotooku

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stefanie francotti played this for me while i was in austin and i couldn't believe i hadn't heard it before. now it's a staple in my DJ sets. -- Nite Jewel

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TRUST takeover: SLEEP ∞ OVER

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Sleep ∞ Over's album Forever is incredible start to finish. One of those albums that I've kept close to my heart for a while now. Romantic Streams makes me well up every time I hear it. I was over the moon excited when Stefanie was into doing a remix for a song of the new record...

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premiere: SLEEP ∞ OVER – “Rooftop” + “I Want To Be Alone”


We're extremely psyched to share the premiere of the beautiful new single from Austin's Stefanie Franciotti, aka Sleep ∞ Over. A-side "Rooftop" opens with an ominous plinking and drifts off into an enchanting, otherworldly lullaby fit for the darkest and most surreal Disney (or Lynch) dreamscapes, while the b-side is a devastating cover of Vashti Bunyan's 1965 heartbreaker "I Want to Be Alone...

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video: Sleep ∞ Over – “Casual Diamond”


mp3: Sleep ∞ Over – “Romantic Streams”


Fresh from playing one of the most hypnotic and moving sets of the night at Gorilla vs. Bear Fest (with an incredible live lineup that included of Christine Aprile + Eli Welbourne of Silent Diane and Jesse Jenkins of Pure X), Austin's Stefanie Franciotti returns with another impossibly beautiful/devastating track from one of our most anticipated albums of 2011, Sleep ∞ Over's debut LP Forever:


Sleep ∞ Over Forever is out September 27 on Hippos in Tanks...

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mp3: new Sleep ∞ Over – “Bathsalts”


Here's an eerie, hazed new slow-burner from Austin's Stefanie Franciotti, aka Sleep ∞ Over, which Chocolate Bobka informs us is "a cassette screw created by running sound through two different speed controlled tape decks...

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Raga Chrome


Sleep ∞ Over alpha femme Stefanie Franciotti has a new tape out on Bathetic Records under her free-form "psych-murk" side-project moniker Raga Chrome. The label says, "It's the kind of dark-ish purple and turquoise fog that hollows out your skull and leaves it full of fairy dust and debris," so we'll go with that...

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mp3 premiere:

Sleep ∞ Over – “Casual Diamond”


In the time since we released Sleep ∞ Over's transcendent Outer Limits 7" single last Spring on Forest Family, two of the band's three members left to form a new group, leaving the status of the project's future somewhat vague for a minute there...

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