Record Crates United Mixtape #1

From here on out, I will be posting a mix of songs that are relevant to my posts via 8tracks.com. I’m thinking of a mix every ten or so posts. So here’s the first gathering of songs from my previous posts. http://8tracks.com/harvestblastsound/record-crates-united-mixtape-vol-1 Record Crates United Mixtape Volume 1 1. Drifter- Amorphous Androgynous 2. Listen Little Man- AmorphousContinue reading “Record Crates United Mixtape #1”

Interview with The Vacant Lots

(photo by Tim Underwood)  Interview with The Vacant Lots By Keith Hadad Just because a group is known for producing music of a psychedelic nature, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the band is overtly retro. Case in point: The Vacant Lots. The Vacant Lots are Jared Artaud and Brian MacFadyen, who play guitar and drums respectively,Continue reading “Interview with The Vacant Lots”

Long Live The Bop Shop

When you think about it, a record store is really like a museum, only it allows for its visitors to walk away with their relics. When you stand within one, you are surrounded by decades and decades of recorded voices, sounds, hopes and dreams. Each black circle within its cardboard sleeve is like a coveredContinue reading “Long Live The Bop Shop”

The Black Angels. August 4th, 2012

Buffalo, New York. Tarnished. Wounded. Abandoned. As my younger brother and I rolled into town, the streets were completely deserted save for a few plastic bags blowing in the wind like manufactured tumbleweed. The sky was dark with storm clouds, and the vast buildings that surrounded us were covered in soot and other signs ofContinue reading “The Black Angels. August 4th, 2012”

Tara Key – Bourbon County

Tara Key Bourbon County (1993) Homestead Records CD This record really comes off as an expression of a songwriter basking and stretching in newfound creative freedom. This is not to say that Antietam ever sounded like a constricting cage around singer and guitar player, Tara Key, but rather this album seems to be a closeContinue reading “Tara Key – Bourbon County”