Abronia’s second album, The Whole of Each Eye, is an entirely unexplored dimension, populated by an extremely diverse collection of sounds, textures and moods. The Portland, OR band has truly evolved since the release of their first record, 2017’s epic Obsidian Visions/Shadowed Lands, in more ways than one. Apart from some line-up shifts, the group’sContinue reading “Abronia – The Whole of Each Day”
Drift in to the new episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape at http://dunebuggyradio.com tonight at 8PM EST for the very finest in psychedelia, underground folk and kosmische explorations.
Francie Moon completely obliterates all expectations with the expanded cassette release of All The Same. The New Jersey band kicks the tape off with a sludgy acid rocker that Bardo Pond would be proud of (“First Wave”), and then spirals off into a variety of contrasting directions, like laid-back dub grooves (“Dear Love”), or etherealContinue reading “Francie Moon – All The Same”
If a band makes an album that sounds like something you and your friends could sing along to while cruising around, from start to finish, then I think that group has officially reached classic status. I wholeheartedly believe that One Eleven Heavy’s Desire Path is one such record. In the time since their excellent debut album,Continue reading “One Eleven Heavy – Desire Path”
On the year of its 50th anniversary, Mad About Guerssen has released what is certainly the most definitive vinyl reissue of Kak’s legendary sole release. Born from the ashes of the equally infamous West Coast proto-punks, The Oxford Circle, Kak exhibited excellent songwriting chops that blended bucolic sun-kissed folk rock with guitar-driven acid rock. If itContinue reading “Kak – Kak (Mad About Guerssen Vinyl Reissue)”
Drift in to the new episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape at http://dunebuggyradio.com tonight at 8PM EST for the very finest in psychedelia, underground folk and kosmische explorations—PLUS we’ll be broadcasting my interview with Seth Applebaum of Ghost Funk Orchestra, for those of you who haven’t heard it yet.
With a title like Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar, how could you not give it a listen? The Portland, Maine dwelling Fat Knuckle Freddy plays in the style of the bluesier end of the American primitive guitar spectrum. By utilizing his mastery of slide and precise fingerpicking, Freddy creates arid, dusty atmospheres with his instrument inContinue reading “Fat Knuckle Freddy – Alfred Hitchcock Plays Guitar”
I walked away from my first listen of Kendra Amalie’s Intuition with the same dazed and overwhelmed feeling that I had after I first saw St. Vincent perform during her pre-fame days; this is the future of music unfolding in front of my very eyes. Amalie’s solo debut LP takes a fresh stab at elementsContinue reading “Kendra Amalie – Intuition”
In this very special episode of Now Playing, we have an in-depth conversation with Seth Applebaum, of Ghost Funk Orchestra, about his roots, his inspirations and his creative process. We also talk about the band’s new debut full-length record, A Song for Paul, which has received a wealth of praise the world over, including beingContinue reading “Now Playing: Seth Applebaum and The World of Ghost Funk Orchestra”
With summer coming to a close, we’re embarking on one of the most exciting release schedules that I’ve seen in quite sometime. Take a look at the earliest rumblings of it here… The Warp/The Weft – Dead Reckoning The Poughkeepsie prog-folk rockers have finally released the follow up to their excellent 2017 release, Mapping anContinue reading “September Roundup – Meadowsilver, GA-20, Abimaro & More”