Chris Forsyth – Evolution Here We Come

When speaking about Garcia Peoples’ One Step Behind, Chris Forsyth once said that rock and roll is the new jazz, and with his latest album, Evolution Here We Come, he vigorously hammered home his point. Joined by the likes of Tom Malach (Garcia Peoples), Bill Nace (Body/Head) and Douglas McCombs (Tortoise), as well as ofContinue reading “Chris Forsyth – Evolution Here We Come”

The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 74

This episode opens with a taste of what to expect from our upcoming RCU Presents concert, with a track each by Seawind of Battery, Rootless and Jeffrey Alexander & The Heavy Lidders. Click the checkout button below to get a ticket today! (And click here for more information). (If you want to avoid Eveentbrite fees,Continue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 74”

Submerged in the Bardo Bath

I spent my Friday night lying on the floor of Brooklyn’s Weylin building, while liquid light projections, the freeform acid rock of Garcia Peoples and an atmosphere of openness and inclusivity floated all around me. Who do I have to thank for this truly one-of-a-kind experience? Psychedelic Sangha. Psychedelic Sangha is a Brooklyn-based organization thatContinue reading “Submerged in the Bardo Bath”

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”

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””

Garcia Peoples – Nightcap at Wits’ End

Nightcap at Wits’ End is Garcia Peoples at their highest evolved state yet. Following three scintillating records released within two years of each other—and an insanely busy gigging schedule (prior to COVID, of course)—you’d think these guys would want a rest. Yet, this album finds the New Jersey band tirelessly moving forward, perfectly capturing theirContinue reading “Garcia Peoples – Nightcap at Wits’ End”

Garcia Peoples – “One At a Time”

Just when the world needs them most, Garcia Peoples—New Jersey’s finest psychonauts— return today with the stellar “One At a Time,” from the upcoming LP, Nightcap at Wits’ End. Check out the song’s mind-bending video below (brilliantly animated by labelmate, Kendra Amalie). With luminous Davy Graham-like guitar cartwheels and a cruising rhythm that drives the song’s catchy versesContinue reading “Garcia Peoples – “One At a Time””

Garcia Peoples – 10-10-2019 Nublu, NYC

While Garcia Peoples’ studio work has been nothing short of revelatory, it’s their reputation as a live act that may be the biggest factor behind their quickly growing fanbase. No matter the setting, they never cease to melt faces and blow minds with their boundless riffage and sharp improvisational skills. The evening of October 10th,Continue reading “Garcia Peoples – 10-10-2019 Nublu, NYC”

Garcia Peoples – One Step Behind

One Step Behind is further proof that Garcia Peoples is one of the fastest evolving groups of our era, constantly expanding their sonic horizons quicker than they can be captured on record. This, their third full-length since August 2018, perhaps shows the furthest extremes of the band’s spectrum. The slamming cosmic jam that is theContinue reading “Garcia Peoples – One Step Behind”

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”