Late Night Tales

A sunrise over a pastoral landscape, rendered in intense rainbow hues that shift slowly across the horizon.


Ah, life in the big city. Between the dull-brown drape of smog, the omnipresent shadows of skyscrapers, and the clement glow of gel-pixel displays, it can be almost impossible to know what time it is here without consulting a timepiece. The long-accepted cycle of sun and moon has been evicted, usurped by manufactured cycles.

Huge colonies of diurnal bats cross the sky on inky rivers of night. Flickering wirehoppers buzz past my window like shooting stars. Autonomous caretakers raise and dim the lights in the PIDC wards to lull the Dreamers into a tenuous silence. Not that it matters to me. I haven’t slept in years. This 24/7 party animal may have finally come home.

Listen to Silas’s music on Spotify
  1. “Svatba (The Wedding)” – Bulgarian State Television Female Choir
  2. “All Tomorrow’s Parties - Mono Single Version” – The Velvet Underground
  3. “Lady Stardust - 2012 Remaster” – David Bowie
  4. “Witchwood” – Strawbs
  5. “Skin” – Grimes
  6. “I’m Not In Love” – 10cc
  7. “Do U Want Me” – Giraffage
  8. “In the lassa” – Juana Molina
  9. “Don’t Be Shy” – Sensi Sye
  10. “Numb” – Portishead
  11. “Mulholland” – James Blake
  12. “Essence of Sapphire” – Dorothy Ashby
  13. “Second Wind” – Kadhja Bonet
  14. “Guapa” – Juan Wauters
  15. “Instrumental (BBC Session)” – Dead Can Dance
  16. “Lonely” – Alan Vega
  17. “The Past Tense” – infinite bisous
  18. “Only When I’m Dreaming” – Minnie Riperton
  19. “Tried” – BADBADNOTGOOD, Little Dragon
  20. “Come To Life” – Arthur Russell
  21. “Demon Queen - Demo / Work in Progress” – T. Rex
  22. “Planet Caravan - 2012 - Remaster” – Black Sabbath

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