Drew Gardner – s/t

Drew Gardner is releasing his first solo album today on Eiderdown Records, and it is every bit as strong and essential as anything he had ever released in his duo, Elkhorn. Recorded at Black Dirt Studios by the enormously talented Jason Meagher, this album of tight improvisations features Gardner on electric guitar, Garcia Peoples’ AndyContinue reading “Drew Gardner – s/t”

The Choppy Bumpy Peaches – Sgt. Konfuzius & the Flowers of Venus

If there is one band that is enjoyably hard to pinpoint or define, it’s The Choppy Bumpy Peaches. Sgt. Konfuzius & the Flowers of Venus finds the Luxembourgian group concocting a doomy, mind-altering blend of hard psychedelia, gothic post-punk and dark space rock. This uniquely merged sound is perfectly represented by the album cover, withContinue reading “The Choppy Bumpy Peaches – Sgt. Konfuzius & the Flowers of Venus”

Lime Eyelid – Week of Wonders

Lime Eyelid is a brand new low-fidelity psychedelic solo project by Josh Schultz, the drummer of Traveling Circle (an acid rock/prog outfit from Brooklyn). Week of Wondersis a heavily textured, intimate do-it-yourself styled album of bedroom-recorded spacy rock soundscapes that conjures the twisted spirit of both Alexander Skip Spence and ‘90s DIY mavericks like R.Continue reading “Lime Eyelid – Week of Wonders”

The Holydrug Couple – Hyper Super Mega

About a decade ago, Chile began to experience a new wave of superb, psychedelic-inspired music, spear-headed by bands like Föllakzoid, WatchOut! and The Holydrug Couple. All these many years later, THDC is still showing that some of the most exciting sounds in contemporary acid rock are coming from the South American continent. Hyper Super MegaContinue reading “The Holydrug Couple – Hyper Super Mega”

Prana Crafter – Enter The Stream

Turn off your mind, relax and float down Prana Crafter’s Stream. From hushed astral folk that is not dissimilar to the likes of Fit & Limo and Linda Perhacs, to waves of loose Kraut-ambient improvisations that easily fit somewhere between the works of Cosmic Jokers and Popol Vuh, Prana Crafter (real name William Sol) hereContinue reading “Prana Crafter – Enter The Stream”

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O – Electric Dream Ecstasy [Acid Rock/Space Rock/Experimental Rock]

For over 20 years, Acid Mothers Temple, through a multitude of different line-ups, side projects and collaborations, helped pioneer the current revival of psychedelic rock. The most recent addition to the group’s intimidatingly dense discography is the totally game-changing Electric Dream Ecstasy. The Brazilian label Essence Music, released EDE on limited CD, limited black vinyl andContinue reading “Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O – Electric Dream Ecstasy [Acid Rock/Space Rock/Experimental Rock]”