Glide Magazine premieres Cryptids After Dark’s debut album

Glide Magazine premieres the new debut album from Cryptids After Dark!

“With ‘Some Distant Light’ Cryptids After Dark mix elements of synth pop, new wave and ‘shoegaze’ with 60s influenced jangle pop.”

Some Distant Light is out this Friday on Hibernator Gigs, but you can stream the whole album now!

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Cryptids After Dark premiere “Days of Feeling Pretty” on Vents Magazine

Vents Magazine premieres “Days of Feeling Pretty” off Some Distant Light, the forthcoming debut album from Columbus, OH’s Cryptids After Dark, set for release from Charlottesville label Hibernator Gigs on December 8th!

Brightest Young Things premieres Cryptids After Dark’s music video “Nearly Perished Before”

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Brightest Young Things premieres the new single and music video for “Nearly Perished Before,” the lead single off Some Distant Light, the forthcoming debut album from Columbus, OH’s Cryptids After Dark, set for release from Charlottesville label Hibernator Gigs on December 8th!

“We like anything that reminds us of a Wes Anderson movie…[‘Nearly Perished Before’] features found objects, green screen adventures and old photos for the ultimate mind-blowingly DIY experience. It’s a fun one.”

Nailgun Media profiles Hibernator Gigs Records

Nailgun Media profiles new Charlottesville record label Hibernator Gigs in an article that highlights their deep love for the Charlottesville music scene, their creative video production division, the vinyl release they recently pressed, and their addictive new-wave/power-pop output as Weird Mob. Read the whole piece here!

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C-VILLE Weekly reviews Hibernator Gigs records compilation

C-VILLE Weekly digs into the new Hibernator Gigs records compilation “Songs In The Key Of Bob”, detailing the origin story of Adam Brock in a library warehouse surrounded by archival materials and re-imagining periodical titles as lost Guided By Voices tracks.

“Adam Brock turns boredom into brilliance with Songs in the Key of Bob, a cover concept album that riffs on titles of archive periodicals…The results are immediately satisfying, so much so that it might take multiple listens, or a peek at the liner notes, to discover the record’s real premise: These songs are not, in fact, reinterpretations of Guided By Voices songs, but original compositions played in the style of the band; it’s a pastiche, rather than a covers record.”

Read the whole piece here.

// Hibernator Gigs Records media page //