Liner Notes with John Anderson of Reverberation Vinyl

Liner Notes is a new feature on Record Crates United where we explore the taste and music collections of some of our favorite people. For our first entry in this series, we gave our questionnaire to the great John Anderson of Reverberation Vinyl.  John Anderson is the owner of and creative spirit behind Reverberation Vinyl,Continue reading “Liner Notes with John Anderson of Reverberation Vinyl”

The Blind Owls – Something About That Girl

With their latest single, “Something About That Girl,” The Blind Owls are more explosive than ever. This Texan group are known for being one of the most raw and incandescent acts in modern garage rock, but they blaze through this track at breakneck speed and with a rabid fury. Right from the start, guitars revContinue reading “The Blind Owls – Something About That Girl”

May 2020 Roundup

Man-oh-man, the physical and not-so-phsical record crates have been quite full over the last month. Here’s a quick run down of some of the sounds that have turned our heads and grabbed our ears over the last 30 days or so…  Munehiro Narita – Live Performance: San Francisco Let’s start things off with a bang,Continue reading “May 2020 Roundup”

L’Eclair- нощта

We might not be exactly done with spring yet, but L’Eclair’s bringing the summer heat with нощта.  Co-released with Calico Discos, this new EP finds the Swiss band fusing funk with the most vivacious aspects of dub, Latin jazz and psychedelic rock. The end result of this assemblage is enormously fun, energetic and of course, insanelyContinue reading “L’Eclair- нощта”

The Record Creates United Mixtape #25

Tune out the rest of the world tonight and tune in to the latest episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape on Dunebuggyradio.com. Today’s show features the music of Rootless, Kinloch Nelson, Yasmin Williams and many others. Tune in at 8PM EST, and if you miss it, don’t forget that there’ll be an instant replayContinue reading “The Record Creates United Mixtape #25”

Andrea Cortez – The Secret Song of Plants

Want to find a way to pure relaxation? Then turn off your phone and TV, close your eyes and breathe in and out slowly while listening to Andrea Cortez’s sublime The Secret Song of Plants. Cortez, a board-certified music therapist and sound meditation instructor, combined ethereal harp improvisations with various effects and the sonic-translated electricalContinue reading “Andrea Cortez – The Secret Song of Plants”

Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble – s/t

What Alice Coltrane is to the jazz world, Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble is to folk music. The Chicagoan group, which features McLaughlin on 12 and 6 string guitars, harmonium and electronics, Joel Styzens on hammered dulcimer, and Jason Toth on upright bass, blend elements of American primitivism with free jazz and modern classical music together into somethingContinue reading “Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble – s/t”

Kendra Amalie & Ryley Walker – Papaya In A Hound’s Tooth

While the rest of us are in 2020, Kendra Amalie and Ryley Walker are hangin’ in 3020, creating some of the most disorienting records of twisted guitar alchemy that you’ve ever heard. With the release of last year’s Intuition, Amalie proved herself to be not only one of the most fiercely original and versatile axe-wieldersContinue reading “Kendra Amalie & Ryley Walker – Papaya In A Hound’s Tooth”

The Record Crates United Mixtape #24

Kick out the jams with us tonight on a sprawling episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape on Dunebuggyradio.com. Tune in at 8PM EST, and if you miss it, don’t forget that there’ll be an instant replay at 9 and another replay on Sunday at 8 as well. If you like what you’re reading, pleaseContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape #24”

Chip Wickham – Blue to Red

Chip Wickham’s Blue to Red levitates you into the heart of a heavenly nebula of spiritual jazz that’ll leave you floating for the rest of the day. Wickham, a Brightonian saxophonist and flautist who’s currently based in Madrid, was inspired to use the hope and liveliness in his music to help listeners appreciate and care forContinue reading “Chip Wickham – Blue to Red”