Captured by space-folk ...


Samaanya, look what you have done. Waiting for the "Space Police" is causing mania, for in my heart I know they will never show. Despite my wish, I know they don’t exist. Samaanya, super-terranean; your head is a chrysanthemum, arms like accordions ... or so, to me, it seems. Is this a bad dream? Am I just bored, or out of my fucking gourd?


from Death of the Sun, released November 10, 2009
Written, performed, and produced by John Lathrop



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The Stan Laurels Austin

The Stan Laurels are Sound Scientist John Lathrop, an earthling who has created an indie psych-pop band that blends the melodic pop sensibilities of the 60s with the fantastical/absurd themes of 70s progressive rock, adds a sizable helping of psychedelia, and a twist of classical. The listening experience is "The scientifically engineered combination of everything and nothing you’ve ever heard." ... more

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