For a folk album with a vast range and a sweetly comforting vibe, seek out Old Mamalahoa’s Ohi’a EP. The record kicks off with a warmly psychedelicized-Laurel Canyon vibe on the title track (plus the bookending intro and outro). From there, it dips into country-folk with the chilled “Bloodhounds” and “This Old Home,” which drip with meltyContinue reading “Old Mamalahoa – Ohi’a EP”
Armed with barbed riffs, tantalizing hooks and a pugnacious attitude, Chicago’s Free Moontime Band is a group that every acid rock fan could get behind. FTMB, which was released over Black Friday, is overflowing with gnarly garage scuzz, passages of spaced-out jamming and pure, raw nerve. Tracks like “Weekend Freakin” or “Rat” begin with primalContinue reading “Free Moontime Band -FTMB”
Drift your way into the sonic nebula that is Primary Mystical Experience’s aptly titled Space Dust. Like a minimalist hybrid of Ashra and Phaedra-era Tangerine Dream, this record transports you into a rich cosmic soundscape through the use of nothing but modular synthesizers. Each track is filled with waves of chromatic pulses that cruise through pools ofContinue reading “Primary Mystical Experience – Space Dust”
If you like to honor the traditions of old during your holiday season while simultaneously looking ahead into a bright future, then there’s a place in your heart for Rowan : Morrison’s chilly Fields of Frost. That’s right, Angeline Morrison and Stephen Stannard (whom you may recognize from our frequent coverage of Meadowsilver and The RowanContinue reading “Rowan : Morrison – Fields of Frost”
Tune in tonight at Dunebuggyradio.com at 8pm EST for a break from the holiday norm. Songs of the season from the likes of Psychic Ills, Rowan : Morrison, Yo La Tengo and many others are in store for you. Come in from the cold and hang out for a while.
A murky world beyond your strangest dreams awaits you in Million Brazilians’ Urban Fossickated Octave. Formed from the roots of bands like Smegma, Big Blood and Cerberus Shoals, this lineup of MB is absolutely fierce. Throughout the length of the record, they tear through swamps of distorted tape loops, cursed drones and the torched remains of jazz.Continue reading “Million Brazilians – Urban Fossickated Octave”
Brooklyn’s Plates of Cake is the best kind a group. The kind that sounds quite different on every song, while still retaining a voice that is uniquely their own. This is most evident on their brand new release, Decline and Fall. From maudlin bedroom pop to Paisley Underground reinventions and the occasional mod-garage banger, this recordContinue reading “Plates of Cake – Decline and Fall”
Tune in to Dunebuggyradio.com tonight at 8pm EST for the latest episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape. I’ll be spinning tracks by the likes of Matthew J. Rolin, One Eleven Heavy, Glymmur and many others.