Blues Ambush – self-titled

When thunder ripples through the sky, the sea begins to froth and boil and all of the local kids stop dead in their tracks and boogie in a trance-like state, you know somebody near by is playing the new Blues Ambush album. For those that are unfamiliar, Blues Ambush is a monstrous power-trio from Philadelphia,Continue reading “Blues Ambush – self-titled”

Dummy – “Daffodils”

After releasing two EPs last year, Dummy shines brightly and flexes their songwriting muscles on their exciting debut full-length, Mandatory Enjoyment. Just check out their first preview track, “Daffodils,” and you’ll know what I mean: Hailing from LA, Dummy employs a combination of jangly 90s pop vibes with sizzling noise-laden instrumentation. As you can hearContinue reading “Dummy – “Daffodils””

July 2021 Roundup

We have been absolutely floored by the mountain of killer releases that reached our virtual door this month. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the other great albums and EPs that we’ve been loving over the last few weeks: The Man From Atlantis – Volume 1 We are crazy about this album. Hailing fromContinue reading “July 2021 Roundup”

Ringwear Rock: An Interview with Jeffrey Alexander of The Heavy Lidders

If you’ve been a fan of modern underground psychedelic music within the last 20 or so years, chances are you’ve come across at least one band or project Jeffrey Alexander had a hand in. Whether it be the kosmische jams of Dire Wolves Just Exactly Perfect Sisters Band, or the elemental freak folk of BlackContinue reading “Ringwear Rock: An Interview with Jeffrey Alexander of The Heavy Lidders”

John Herald: Bluegrass Boy of the Catskills, by James Rooney

The energy was there before the festival and it would remain long after. Visions of nude hippies rollicking in the mud burned into cultural memory; Sly Stone arguably saving the whole festival; the disappointments of so many beloved groups. Absolute chaos against a backdrop of country living. Back-to-the-land sentiments preached by so many yet realizedContinue reading “John Herald: Bluegrass Boy of the Catskills, by James Rooney”

The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 50 with Osmium House and Tarotplane

Dune Buggy Radio took a well-deserved summer vacation this month, so we’ve been off the air for the last few weeks. However, we’re returning in style to celebrate our 50th episode, which will be airing on Dunebuggyradio.com tonight at 8pm Eastern/7pm Central.  To celebrate this milestone, we are honored to feature exclusive live sets byContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 50 with Osmium House and Tarotplane”

Sophia Knapp & Dungen – “Desert Moon”

Sophia Knapp and Dungen’s new collaboration, “Desert Moon,” hits like a burst of sunlight (or in this case, moonlight) shooting through a dark cloud bank. Knapp composed this upbeat track while gazing at a rising October moon at Joshua Tree, as the natural magic of the scene filled her with the dreamy sense of yearningContinue reading “Sophia Knapp & Dungen – “Desert Moon””

Upupayāma – self-titled

Close your eyes and allow yourself to get lost within the psychedelic ritual vibes of Upupayāma’s self-titled LP. Originally released digitally in late 2020, this trance-inducing album is finally available on vinyl thanks to the good folks at Centripetal Force and Cardinal Fuzz Records. Hailing from Parma, Italy, Upupayāma is a one-man band created byContinue reading “Upupayāma – self-titled”

Lost In Catland – A Cat Compendium

Help some cats in need by purchasing the new experimental feline-inspired benefit album, A Cat Compendium. Created by Grey Malkin (The Hare and The Moon) and Sven Visterin, this compilation’s goal is to assist animal charities in their native Scotland and Belgium (respectively) that are suffering from a lack of funds due to the pandemic.Continue reading “Lost In Catland – A Cat Compendium”

Ruthann Friedman – Hurried Life: Lost Recordings, 1965-1971

For Record Store Day’s “Drop 2” this Saturday, keep an eye out for the first ever vinyl issue of Hurried Life: Lost Recordings, 1965-1971, by astral folk cult favorite, Ruthann Friedman. Originally released in 2006 on CD and finally pressed onto black plastic this year by Tompkins Square Records, Hurried Life features 15 demos, homeContinue reading “Ruthann Friedman – Hurried Life: Lost Recordings, 1965-1971”