Tess Parks – And Those Who Were Seen Dancing

Tess Parks proves she can still be a major force in the realm of psychedelic rock as a solo artist on the hazy And Those Who Were Seen Dancing. After spending years collaborating beautifully with Anton Newcombe of the Brian Jonestown Massacre, it’s nice to hear Parks take the lead once again and display herContinue reading “Tess Parks – And Those Who Were Seen Dancing”

Wet Tuna – Warping All By Yourself

Wet Tuna’s latest record, Warping All By Yourself, is Matt Valentine letting loose his funkier side to astounding effect. Released today on Three Lobed Recordings, this record finds Valentine cruising solo (much like what the title suggests) with the help of some guests. Despite not featuring the input of fellow Tuna Pat Gubler, the tracksContinue reading “Wet Tuna – Warping All By Yourself”

Etran de L’Aïr – Agadez

Fans of Mdou Moctar and Les Filles de Illighadad are sure to become obsessed with Etran de L’Aïr’s latest album, Agadez. Known for being one of the top wedding bands throughout the Agadez region of Niger, Etran de L’Aïr plays an especially hypnotic and rollicking form of Tuareg music, and has been for over 20Continue reading “Etran de L’Aïr – Agadez”

Tess Parks Announces New LP and Debuts New Single, “Happy Birthday Forever”

After a brief hiatus, psychedelic singer-songwriter Tess Parks dropped a new single, “Happy Birthday Forever,” today to announce her next solo album, And Those Who Were Seen Dancing, on Fuzz Club Records and Hand Drawn Dracula. Check it out below: Available on May 20th, this record finds the London-based artist getting her groove back afterContinue reading “Tess Parks Announces New LP and Debuts New Single, “Happy Birthday Forever””

Garcia Peoples – Dodging Dues

Dodging Dues proves that the possibilities are still endless when it comes to Garcia Peoples’ sonic horizons. Garcia Peoples have had a prolific output over the last few years, with each release documenting a different facet or a new stage in the evolution of their ever mutating sound. However, this record might be the biggestContinue reading “Garcia Peoples – Dodging Dues”

Song Premiere: “Light Cones” by White Manna

With “Light Cones,” White Manna prove themselves once again to be a major mercurial force within the world of modern psychedelic rock. Check it out below: “Light Cones” is a whirling cyclone of interstellar rock and a massive highlight from White Manna’s upcoming LP, First Welcome, which will be co-released by Centripetal Force and CardinalContinue reading “Song Premiere: “Light Cones” by White Manna”

Howlin Rain – The Dharma Wheel

Howlin Rain’s latest effort, The Dharma Wheel, is the band’s most fully realized hallucinogenic take on roots rock, and boy, does it ever slam. It’s too bad the term “cosmic American music” was already taken and applied to a different style, because it could also be the perfect description for the sound of this record.Continue reading “Howlin Rain – The Dharma Wheel”

New Garcia Peoples: “Cold Dice” > “Tough Freaks” > “Stray Cats”

*Photo by Mayuko Fujino Garcia Peoples is a band that never ceases to evolve. Each release finds the group expanding their sound and exploring new and daring directions. This has never been more clear than with their upcoming album, Dodging Dues, which comes out January 14, 2022, on No Quarter Records. With Superwolves’ Matt SweeneyContinue reading “New Garcia Peoples: “Cold Dice” > “Tough Freaks” > “Stray Cats””

Weeed – Do You Fall?

On their new album, Do You Fall?, Weeed is as progressive and eclectic as ever. This is the Portland psychedelic rock group’s seventh full-length release and it radiates with an intense dexterity, maturity and an endless hunger for experimentation and discovery. Most of all, the record shines with a singular vision that successfully ties aContinue reading “Weeed – Do You Fall?”

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””