“…A PERSONAL STATEMENT THAT IS AS INTENSE AS IT IS MUSICAL” - KCRW
“IN AN AGE OF WAR AND FINANCIAL DEPRESSION, OPHELIA SLOWLY GIVES SINGULAR HUMAN FORM TO THE UNBEARABLE MULTIPLICITY OF LIVES LIVED AMIDST DESTRUCTION.” - PASTE
“BLAKESLEE POURS HIS STARTLINGLY RICH VOICE OVER A SPARSE ARRANGEMENT OF JANGLING GUITAR AND A PROGRAMMED BEAT, LENDING AN AIR OF URGENT DESPERATION TO A SONG THAT IS OPTIMISTIC AT ITS CORE.” - WALL STREET JOURNAL
“GUY BLAKESLEE'S WORK IS A BLUESY JOURNEY INTO THE SOUL OF A TORTURED ARTIST” - LA WEEKLY
As a debut, Floating On A Sphere is a modern take on the itinerant wanderer living freely under the hobo code. Political and prickly without resorting to nihilism, Deepakalypse has taken an honest approach to songwriting that's influence is obliquely rooted in the American experience.