Casey - Where I Go When I Am Sleeping (Hassle Records) 2018
Casey’s second album is a heavy one – more due to the words than its sonic attributes. Tom Weaver’s own personal experience is the brush that beautifully paints the pain and anxiety-fueled paint – diagnosed with brittle bones at birth, diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at 15, diagnosed with manic depression at 20, suffered from a heart attack and stroke, and was in a car accident that crushed half of his face. But underneath the extremely bleak brushes there’s a light that is as undeniable. Where I Go When I Am Sleeping takes advantage of the atmosphere that it creates in a very expressive and more layered construction to ensure that the listener is able to feel every high and low along the way. It’s testament to the potential of human power and the band itself.