Hydrant House Purport Rife On Sleepy music is a textured mix of post rock, shoegazer, progressive rock, psychedelic, Kraut rock, hip hop, techno and ambient soundscapes. Taking their influence from reggae legend Burning Spear and the basic concepts of enlightenment – Hydrant House Purport Rife On Sleepy quests to achieve their mantra “We should have more cool music – that is now!”
Formed in 2006, by Sleepy It on guitar, bassist Yuji Kaneko, drummer Taisuke Kaneko, and vocalist-guitarist Yawn of Sleepy – This four piece from Japan, are mainly active in the Tokyo live house scene today. Along with their reputation as a must-see live act, in the past, Hydrant House Purport Rife On Sleepy have created a huge body of work for limited release.
Since formation, the band has recorded 38 complete works, mostly full albums and a handful of singles. To say this 4 piece is prolific is an understatement – Signed to Kilk records and along with their major label debut “roll over post rockers, so what newgazers” Hydrant House Purport Rife On Sleep released another 3 full albums, 5 EPs, and 3 bonus CDs in 2011 alone.
If you haven’t heard Hydrant House Purport Rife On Sleep yet, you are in for a treat of ambient, with a twist of fresh chill and epic depths.