Aux Meadows – Dust Kingdom

Listening to Aux Meadow’s new slice of rural psychedelia is like… …sitting barefoot in the grass and feeling the warmth of the early morning sun kiss your face…. ….lazy kayak rides through sleepy rivers under shady trees…. …quiet drives down empty country roads just before a rain shower… …inviting someone close to you inside, andContinue reading “Aux Meadows – Dust Kingdom”

Single Premiere: The Far Sound – “Finding The Temple”

Shades of the sensual and the unreal sway and slink throughout the latest single by experimental pedal steel exotica artist, The Far Sound. The Far Sound, A.K.A Rick Pedrosa from Abronia and Federale, appears to be informed by everything from bluegrass to psychedelic rock to even classical Hindustani music. You hear all of these influencesContinue reading “Single Premiere: The Far Sound – “Finding The Temple””

Jeffrey Silverstein – Western Sky Music

Jeffrey Silverstein’s second full-length LP is a new golden standard for cosmic Americana music. Out today on the great Arrowhawk Records, this album features perhaps the most fully realized version of the PNW-based artist’s sound. If you follow each of Silverstein’s releases in chronological order, you’ll hear his sonic horizons expand until he has aContinue reading “Jeffrey Silverstein – Western Sky Music”

Paradise of Bachelors to Reissue Mike Cooper’s Life and Death in Paradise with Bonus 2018 Live Set

Mike Cooper, one of the more underrated voices from the outer fringes of the UK folk rock world, will be reissuing his wild final songwriter album, 1974’s Life and Death in Paradise, packaged together with a previously unreleased live performance from 2018. Available for preorder today through Paradise of Bachelors and set for a JulyContinue reading “Paradise of Bachelors to Reissue Mike Cooper’s Life and Death in Paradise with Bonus 2018 Live Set”

Prairiewolf – s/t

Prairiewolf is on the loose. The dream team of Stefan Beck (Golden Brown) on guitar and steel, Tyler Wilcox (Aquarium Drunkard) on bass and Jeremy Erwin (Heat Warps) on keys and synth, has finally released their first proper studio album, and it was very much worth the wait. The trio creates dreamy lounge soundscapes thatContinue reading “Prairiewolf – s/t”

John Paul Bohon – Scheele’s Green

This Bandcamp Friday, do not miss out on John Paul Bohon’s ambient epic, Scheele’s Green. Available through Aural Canyon, this collection of cosmic soundscapes was slowly crafted over a period of three years. Bohon worked tirelessly to ensure that each track featured all of the right ingredients to produce the desired tone and atmosphere. UtilizingContinue reading “John Paul Bohon – Scheele’s Green”

Drew Gardner – Flowers in Space

On this, his second solo flight, Drew Gardner leans into more groove-based jams with the help of Ryan Jewell and Garcia Peoples’ Andy Cush. Pulled from the sessions for his first (stellar) solo album on Eiderdown Records, Flowers in Space wanders down the hazy grey areas that exist between the worlds of jazz, rock andContinue reading “Drew Gardner – Flowers in Space”

The Record Crates United 2023 Garden Show

Record Crates United proudly presents acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, Joseph Allred, the ethereal folk stylings of singer-songwriter Allysen Callery and NJ’s own genre-hopping Cosmic Karma Collective. Joseph Allred’s music touches on a plethora of diverse influences, including everything from solo fingerstyle guitar to southern hymnals and even Arabic oud improvisations. The worlds of folklore, old religion andContinue reading “The Record Crates United 2023 Garden Show”