It’s not often that you come across a psychedelic record these days that feels like a personal mission statement, a singular artist’s defiant cry clanging in the hall of the establishment, a prophetic light in a world of darkness. Then again, you just don’t get albums that are quite like The Kundalini Genie’s You Are TheContinue reading “The Kundalini Genie – You Are The Resurrection”
The Prefab Messiahs’ are back with a vengeance. Out on Burger and Lollipop Records, on January 26th, the Boston group’s latest, Psychspoitation Today, is a jagged garage-pop reaction to the madness of our times. Songs like “The Man Who Killed Reality” and “The Last Day on Earth” call out the current commander in chief andContinue reading “The Prefab Messiahs – Psychsploitation Today [Psychedelic Rock/Garage Rock/Psych-Pop]”
The latest offering by Chicago’s super-group of cosmic mutant rockers will surely reduce your mind to a crispy, smoldering cinder. The record opens with the jaw-dropping supernova of “Ghost of Dread Reaction,” which perfectly sets the chaotically lysergic tone for the rest of the album. The densely lush sound that Plastic Crimewave (AKA Steve Krakow)Continue reading “Plastic Crimewave Syndicate- Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom [Acid Rock/Space Rock]”
Nebula is a suitably titled debut album of swirling, amorphous electro-psychedelic noise by Bostonian tripsters, Violet Nox. The album positively radiates with the talent of several prominent members of Boston’s underground psych/experimental music scene like Karen Zanes on guitar and vocals, Kris Thompson (of The Prefab Messiahs/Abunai!) on synths and the production work of GaryContinue reading “Violet Nox- Nebula [Psychedelic/Electronica/Experimental]”
Mt. Mountain – Dust The Cardinal Fuzz label is once again on one hell of a roll. Along with the new killer release by The Janitors, the good folks at CF have recently unleashed Mt. Mountain’s latest record, the fittingly titled Dust. Native to Australia, Mt. Mountain play a droning, dark, doomy acid rock that conjures upContinue reading “Mt. Mountain – Dust”
If you’re like me and you need as much Nick Saloman’s music as possible, you’d get very excited by new(ish) videos of his performances (especially the acoustic ones!) I came across this little gem today and it really made my day, so I hope this will make yours too.
Keeping the tradition going, here’s the third installment in my Record Crates United mix. It features tracks from releases that I’ve reviewed and/or posted about here.