Nightlands Shares Deconstruction Of “Nico” From Oak Island

Last week, Secretly Canadian released the second full-length album, Oak Island, from Nightlands, the solo project of Dave Hartley. Oak Island is a brilliantly layered affair, offering distorted, silver-voiced melodies wrapped in the warm sounds of 70s AM gold. Yesterday, ArtInfo published an interview with Dave in which he explains the songwriting and recording process … Continue reading Nightlands Shares Deconstruction Of “Nico” From Oak Island

Watch Nightlands’ “I Fell In Love With A Feeling” Video

This week marks the release of Oak Island, the sophomore album by Nightlands, aka Philadelphia-based Dave Hartley. Ten-songs about sadness and love, Oak Island is an album that stands on its own, shying away from obvious referential treatment. Throughout, distorted, silver-voiced melodies wrapped in the warm sounds of 70s AM gold combine to conjure those … Continue reading Watch Nightlands’ “I Fell In Love With A Feeling” Video

NIGHTLANDS’ DAVE HARTLEY ANNOUNCES SOPHOMORE ALBUM

The son of a genetic engineer, Dave Hartley has eschewed his father's profession but decidedly inherited his analytical proclivities and love of "the lab." As Nightlands, Hartley is a scientist trying to create and understand art through analytical process. Here, with sophomore album Oak Island, his follow up to 2010's superb Forget the Mantra, new … Continue reading NIGHTLANDS’ DAVE HARTLEY ANNOUNCES SOPHOMORE ALBUM