Prana Crafter & Tarotplane – Symbiose

The trick to making a memorable split release is to pair two acts together that are completely complimentary. They have to be somewhat related in sound, but with enough differences that they can bring out the best in each other’s work. Whoever decided to unite Prana Crafter and Tarotplane on one disc obviously knew thisContinue reading “Prana Crafter & Tarotplane – Symbiose”

July Roundup – Part 2: Bitches in The Beehive, De Lorians, Hurricane Heart Attacks and More

July has been one hell of a great month for new music. We just had to squeeze in another one of these before it was over. August is already looking to be a cracking 4 weeks as well… Meadowsilver – “Hushabye Mountain” We may be in the middle of a heatwave, but that doesn’t meanContinue reading “July Roundup – Part 2: Bitches in The Beehive, De Lorians, Hurricane Heart Attacks and More”

Dire Wolves – Grow Towards The Light

Jeffrey Alexander is an unstoppable force of talent, with a seemingly bottomless well of ideas. This well has been a consistent source of some of the most creative music of the last 20 years. Dire Wolves, one his latest artistic outlets, is already about 24-25 releases deep (according to Discogs, anyway) and each one offersContinue reading “Dire Wolves – Grow Towards The Light”

Garcia Peoples – Natural Facts

The music of Garcia Peoples is always a deeply cathartic force. Even at its darkest, it can lift you up out of whatever state you’re in, and take you to a lighter, better place. It recharges you when you’re running spiritually on empty. In fact, listening to this new record specifically reminds me of theContinue reading “Garcia Peoples – Natural Facts”

The Myrrors – Borderlands

There are some bands out there that you can rely on to turn whatever they touch into sonic gold. The Myrrors is, without a doubt, one of those bands. This Tucson area band conjures together here elements of esoteric folk, droning post rock and deeply hallucinogenic Kosmische Musik into something far more mystical. Kicking the record offContinue reading “The Myrrors – Borderlands”