Abronia – The Whole of Each Day

Abronia’s second album, The Whole of Each Eye, is an entirely unexplored dimension, populated by an extremely diverse collection of sounds, textures and moods. The Portland, OR band has truly evolved since the release of their first record, 2017’s epic Obsidian Visions/Shadowed Lands, in more ways than one. Apart from some line-up shifts, the group’sContinue reading “Abronia – The Whole of Each Day”

Spindrift – Songs From The Ancient Age

Spindrift is dangling a switchblade in your face with Songs From The Ancient Age. From the dusty goth swagger of “Red Reflection” to the dangerous acid nightmares of songs like “Oblivious” and “Diamonds,” this collection documents Spindrift’s 1999-2004 transition from East Coast sonic provocateurs to LA psych specters, proving in the process that they haveContinue reading “Spindrift – Songs From The Ancient Age”

The Other Sun – Horizon Between The Eyes

The Other Sun have collected a wide variety of vastly different sounds and moods and Frankensteined them together into a wholly unique creation, and squeezed it all onto this single tape. The Swedish group’s EP, Horizon Between The Eyes shivers with a barbed darkness that feels like a stranger to this reality. The band takes Soundgarden-esque, whiskey-soakedContinue reading “The Other Sun – Horizon Between The Eyes”

The Duke of Surl, Track Not Found & More: Spring Update

It’s been a fairly busy few months for those of us here at RCU, but while trying to catch up, many of our favorite recently reviewed and featured artists have been quite busy themselves. From new videos to live EPs and full-length albums, these artists have been hard at work making the world a betterContinue reading “The Duke of Surl, Track Not Found & More: Spring Update”

Hotel Wrecking City Traders-Passage to Agartha [Heavy Acid Rock/Desert Rock/Stoner Rock]

Australia seems to be the most fertile ground for all kinds of psychedelically-inclined music these days. Melbourne’s Hotel Wrecking City Traders is one of many great examples of this and for proof, just check out their latest record, Passage to Agartha. The record is loaded with brutally heavy cosmic slabs of instrumental, metallic post-rock epicsContinue reading “Hotel Wrecking City Traders-Passage to Agartha [Heavy Acid Rock/Desert Rock/Stoner Rock]”