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Hot Dreams

Timber Timbre - 2014

Timber Timbre are film makers. Not literally, but Hot Dreams sounds like a soundtrack to a David Lynch film that was never made. It's moody and cinematic. It's a film in black and white. There's a tumbleweed rolling by. Although they are Canadian, so maybe it's a stark, frozen landscape, and I'm totally off track. Whatever.

Taylor Kirk's deep, dark, voice speak-sings his simple, yet clever vocals. Their sound is bluesy, moody, and atmospheric. The song that comes to mind as a comparison is the Leonard Cohen song, "Waiting For The Miracle", from the Natural Born Killers soundtrack.

I have a number of favorite tracks, but "Run From Me" has my favorite lyrics. The song structure feels like a traditional, maybe Hank Williams kind of song. Sung with deadpan seriousness, Taylor tells his love:

Run from me darlin'

Run my good wife

Run from me darlin'

You'd better run for your life 

Posted by Tambe



If someone asked me to sum up your taste in music, I would play them this album. This is so completely Tony Tambe.

Posted almost 5 years ago by MoiAndrew Scott

Interesting. I'll have to think of that the next time I listen to it.

Posted almost 5 years ago by TambegifTambe

Posted: 12/21/2014

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Tambe ranks this as the
#5 favorite album of 2014