Garcia Peoples – 10-10-2019 Nublu, NYC

While Garcia Peoples’ studio work has been nothing short of revelatory, it’s their reputation as a live act that may be the biggest factor behind their quickly growing fanbase. No matter the setting, they never cease to melt faces and blow minds with their boundless riffage and sharp improvisational skills. The evening of October 10th,Continue reading “Garcia Peoples – 10-10-2019 Nublu, NYC”

Mosses – T.V. Sun

T.V. Sun by Mosses is certainly one of the most surreal, hallucinogenic records of the year…and likely of the last decade. Mosses is just one of the many recent projects of multi-instrumentalist, Ryan Jewell. You may know of Jewell from providing dynamic drumming for the likes of Ryley Walker, Chris Forsyth and Elkhorn (to nameContinue reading “Mosses – T.V. Sun”

Bardo Pond – Adrop/Circuit VIII

Bardo Pond certainly needs no introduction here, but for anyone who’s is still uninitiated, they’re one of the greatest pioneering forces in modern acid rock. In the nearly 30 years since their debut, the band has helped to set the standard and push the boundaries for countless shoegaze, space and stoner rock acts that followed inContinue reading “Bardo Pond – Adrop/Circuit VIII”

Single Premiere: “Rêve d’une Femme” by Alien Lizard

Gdańsk’s Alien Lizard has returned to grace our ears with their unique take on chilled-out psychedelia via their latest single, “Rêve d’une Femme.” Check out this hypnotic new track’s equally mind-bending video below: This new song, which is the lead single from the upcoming record, Veux​-​tu la Vie, swirls and saunters like a wine-drunk BrianContinue reading “Single Premiere: “Rêve d’une Femme” by Alien Lizard”

Dire Wolves – I Just Wasn’t Made For These Set Times

The latest in a trilogy of albums, which were all sourced from the same sessions, I Just Wasn’t Made for These Set Times is the Dire Wolves (Just Exactly Perfect Sisters Band) at the top of their game. I have always found that the Dire Wolves were one of the few modern bands that genuinely channeled theContinue reading “Dire Wolves – I Just Wasn’t Made For These Set Times”

Single Premiere: “Birdsong” by Wax Machine

Winter may not be over quite yet, but Brighton, England’s psychedelic reengages, Wax Machine, are bringing the heat with their new single, “Birdsong.” In the band’s own words, “Birdsong channels the divine energy of the sun. That which inspires flowers to bloom and birds to sing.” Bask in the rays of an early spring andContinue reading “Single Premiere: “Birdsong” by Wax Machine”

Steve Palmer – Useful Histories

Steve Palmer’s Useful Histories is a vibrant collection of hazy guitar meditations that pull you into a world that is as surreal as the heady image depicted on the album’s cover. Throughout the album, Palmer jams over as many loops as he can possibly fit into each track, thusly creating dense environments of living, heavily textured sounds.Continue reading “Steve Palmer – Useful Histories”

Osmium House – Live at Glitter City

Yes, one of the greatest hopes for the future of acid rock, Denver’s own Osmium House, has returned with a head-spinning live album that’ll surely open up your third eye. The album is comprised of two sprawling improvised epics, “Twisting Mystic Minds of The Ministry” (Parts One and Two). Part One begins with synth moodscapesContinue reading “Osmium House – Live at Glitter City”

Premiere: Dire Wolves – “Myriads” Video

There’s clearly no end to the well of creativity that the collective known as Dire Wolves (Just Exactly Perfect Sisters Band) draws from. Never mind the fact that the upcoming LP on Centripetal Force Records, I Just Wasn’t Made for These Set Times, is just the latest of several releases by the group within the last 15 or soContinue reading “Premiere: Dire Wolves – “Myriads” Video”

January 2020 Roundup

We had an alarmingly warm few days here in New Jersey (nearly 70°F!) despite the obviously horrifying implications of such an oddity, the weather did inspire some breezy springtime-like listens. Here are a few sunny choices that perfectly soundtracked our recent surreal heatwave…. Mexico’s Orange Odyssey dabbles heavily in the kind of sweeping psychedelic rockContinue reading “January 2020 Roundup”