hypnagogic hypnagogic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) sleep inducing

Usage(s):

  1. Wilson's dream world is informed by the perspective of the hypnagogic state: the sleep of reason may produce monsters, as Goya thought, but it can also call forth visions.
  2. In her controversial medium-core mini-film, Justify My Love, she played an O-like character drifting through a hypnagogic sexscape worthy of Leopold von Sacher- Masoch.

News

  • Brian Culbertson at Uptown Ampitheatre tonight (6/21/13)

    BRIAN CULBERTSON He seems like such a nice guy, but composer-keyboardist-trombonist Brian Culbertson should kick the shit out of whoever stuck him with the "smooth jazz" tag. True, Culbertson's latest CD, Dreams, is a velvety, late-night baby-maker, but dig a little deeper into its hypnagogic grooves and you'll find solid and confident grounding in funk and R&B. Unlike smooth jazz atrocities ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Charlotte

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