September Roundup – Meadowsilver, GA-20, Abimaro & More

With summer coming to a close, we’re embarking on one of the most exciting release schedules that I’ve seen in quite sometime. Take a look at the earliest rumblings of it here… The Warp/The Weft – Dead Reckoning The Poughkeepsie prog-folk rockers have finally released the follow up to their excellent 2017 release, Mapping anContinue reading “September Roundup – Meadowsilver, GA-20, Abimaro & More”

The Lark & The Loon – Homestead Hands & 2

I am reviewing The Lark and The Loon’s Homestead Hands and The Lark and The Loon 2 together, as I received them that way, but also because they were practically recorded back-to-back as well. Homestead Hands glows with a welcoming warmth like a flickering cabin fireplace. Husband and wife duo Jeff Rolfzen and Rocky Steen-Rolfzen play authenticContinue reading “The Lark & The Loon – Homestead Hands & 2”

The Record Crates United Mixtape Episode 3 on Dunebuggyradio.com Tonight @ 6pm EST

It’s that time once again folks! Please tune into http://dunebuggyradio.com to hear me throw on some dreamy folk, spiritual jazz and all sorts of kosmic jams that’ll surely make your brain very happy. -KH

The Record Crates Mixtape: Episode 2 on Dunebuggyradio.com 5/26 + 5/27

Make your Memorial Day extra relaxing and surreal by tuning into Dune Buggy Radio this Sunday night at 7pm EDT or Monday at 1pm and 7pm EDT to catch the second episode of my show, The Record Crates United Mixtape. Expect some revelatory strains of underground folk and folk rock, underrated Krautrock and all mannerContinue reading “The Record Crates Mixtape: Episode 2 on Dunebuggyradio.com 5/26 + 5/27”

Announcing The Record Crates United Mix Tape on Dunebuggyradio.com

At 1pm EDT/12pm CT this Saturday and Sunday, tune in to http://dunebuggyradio.com/ to hear yours truly play a deep selection of psychedelia, underground folk, cosmic jazz and other intriguing sounds. (These are repeat airings, as the show debuted last night). I’ve been asked by the good folks over at Dune Buggy Radio to host myContinue reading “Announcing The Record Crates United Mix Tape on Dunebuggyradio.com”

Eli Winter – The Time To Come

After even a single casual listen to Eli Winter’s debut record, The Time To Come, one can tell that the artist has a tight grasp on how to speak volumes with only the barest of elements. The Time To Come is a stark, yet gorgeous collection of solo American Primitive acoustic and electric guitar, in aContinue reading “Eli Winter – The Time To Come”

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – at Jerry’s On Front 8.19.18

There are few things on this earth that are more enjoyable than when this duo appear together on stage. The magic that they weave together using only two guitars is jaw-dropping to say the least. Check it out below:  

The Suncharms, The Prefab Messiahs, Erika Lundahl and more: December Round Up

After one of the busiest Decembers in recent memory, all of us here at Record Crates United are getting cozy at home, putting on our beloved Christmas records (A New Possibility by John Fahey, at the current time of writing) and reflecting on another year of great music. So now would be an excellent time toContinue reading “The Suncharms, The Prefab Messiahs, Erika Lundahl and more: December Round Up”

Naujawanan Baidar – Volume 1

Sit yourself under a crimson sun, close your eyes and get lost in your own head as you sway to the mesmerizing rhythms of Naujawanan Baidar.  N.R. Safi (AKA Nic Rayne), the leader of The Myrrors (one of the top acid rock groups of today, in my opinion) conceived NB as a partial homage toContinue reading “Naujawanan Baidar – Volume 1”

Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore – Ghost Forests

Individually, Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore can essentially do no wrong. Together, they are a force that certainly cannot produce anything other than pure magic. Ghost Forests finds the pair complimenting each other’s strengths beautifully. Baird’s subtle yet evocative guitar work and spectral, boundless vocals are supported by—and blend perfectly with— Lattimore’s equally commanding and evocativeContinue reading “Meg Baird & Mary Lattimore – Ghost Forests”