E Gone- All The Suns of The Earth

E Gone All The Suns of The Earth (Sunrise Ocean Bender Records) All The Suns of The Earth in one word? Mesmerizing. Each of the tracks here captures the listener and lulls them into a hypnotic state in their own unique ways. For instance, on “Blind Tribe”, the repetitive tabla, electronic beats and guitar/ukulele interplayContinue reading “E Gone- All The Suns of The Earth”

You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons- Population IV

You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons Population IV Cardinal Fuzz (2015) With roasting guitars, exploding drums and an overall sound that is so fried, it’s crispy, You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons are back with their glorious blend of ground-shaking garage jamming and acid-drenched metallic rock outs. I wasContinue reading “You’re Smiling Now But We’ll All Turn Into Demons- Population IV”

Anthroprophh- UFO

Anthroprophh UFO (2015) Cardinal Fuzz Can Cardinal Fuzz do any wrong? With excellent release after excellent release, this Yorkshire based label at the helm of one Dave Cambridge, is the very thing that acid record collector’s dreams are made of. Each album on the label is obviously crafted with great love, from the aesthetic andContinue reading “Anthroprophh- UFO”

My Month in Psychedelia- January ’15

So It’s of no surprise that I am a fan of psychedelic music of all sorts. I’ve made dozens of mixes on 8tracks highlighting the genre and I’m bound to do much more. So from now on, I’m just going to do a monthly chronicle of music in the genre that is either new to theContinue reading “My Month in Psychedelia- January ’15”

Record Crates United Online Mixtape Vol.2

It’s that time again when you can finally put a sound to the words that I’ve been writing. It’s my second mix of songs via 8tracks.com that are related to the last batch of posts (since the last mix anyway). The full tracklisting: 1. Somewhere Between- Six Organs of Admittance 2. Dead Flowers- Six OrgansContinue reading “Record Crates United Online Mixtape Vol.2”

The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug

The Bevis Frond Dolly Bug (1995) Damaged Goods 7″ Playing since the late 80s, Nick Saloman’s legendary Bevis Frond have been consistently keeping alive the woodsy, quirkier side of psychedelic rock. On this 1995 single, Saloman and crew blast out in full power. The A-side is a true joy, a real acidic-punk kicker with great lyrics aboutContinue reading “The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug”

Black Sonic Revolver Interview

It’s a rare treat to get to witness a group of very talented artists get together and really begin their path toward legendary-status. That is exactly what one does while checking out Manchester’s Black Sonic Revolver right now. Black Sonic Revolver is the brainchild of mastermind and overall-great guy, Leon James Kenny. While Kenny isContinue reading “Black Sonic Revolver Interview”

Record Store Day Wrap Up

Hey folks, I hope you all had a good Record Store Day last week. I know I did even though it was the first RSD I spent at a different store in years and even though I didn’t get there first thing in the morning and missed a few records I had on my to-grabContinue reading “Record Store Day Wrap Up”

My feature on The Black Angels is on Thewaster.com!

The Black Angels “The Brazen Rebellion of Indigo Meadow” (Click the above) A little while back, I got to interview the highly insightful and hugely friendly singer of The Black Angels, Alex Maas, for The Waster. Eventually it evolved into a feature and it went online as of last night. Definitely check it out asContinue reading “My feature on The Black Angels is on Thewaster.com!”

A Vinyl Record Flower Garden

Back in August when I saw The Black Angels in Buffalo, I had picked up a copy of Christian Bland & The Revelator’s Pig Boat Blues on (lovely blue) vinyl from a merch stand.  As seen here:   After I took it home and placed it on my turntable for the first time (and becameContinue reading “A Vinyl Record Flower Garden”