Rosali – No Medium

With the aid of the David Nance Group backing her up, Rosali harnessed the power of deep, raw introspection to create a record of pure catharsis. No Medium is as bare, sharp and real as it gets. Rosali, a singer-songwriter known for her work in bands like Long Hots and Monocot and as a soloContinue reading “Rosali – No Medium”

April 2021 Roundup

April’s been a whirlwind month for us here at RCU towers, but we still managed to keep our ears glued to a massive amount of new and recent music. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the releases that have stood out to us this month the most: Davide Cedolin and Tito Ghiglione – GuitarContinue reading “April 2021 Roundup”

John Andrews & The Yawns – “New California Blue”

Woodsist Records announced today the upcoming release of John Andrews & The Yawns’ third album, Cookbook. Coming out on May 14th, this record is a collection of laidback melodies that are as tranquil and charming as a sunny spring day. Boasting sweet harmonies, Rhodes and acoustic and nylon stringed guitars sashaying over brushed drums, it’sContinue reading “John Andrews & The Yawns – “New California Blue””

Brooklyn Drum Collective Presents​.​..Live at Our Wicked Lady

The Brooklyn Drum Collective and Our Wicked Lady are both invaluable resources to indie and fledgling artists in the Brooklyn area, so it’s a total thrill seeing them team up together with a hellishly tight roster of indie garage and punk bands on this killer live release. The Brooklyn Drum Collective is a totally grassrootsContinue reading “Brooklyn Drum Collective Presents​.​..Live at Our Wicked Lady”

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””

Sadaharu Ohm – Last Ones Ever

If the trend of private press record collecting has taught us anything, is that some of the best, most unique sounds are often the ones that are the hardest to find. This is indeed the the case for Sadaharu Ohm’s epic rural psychedelic opus, Last Ones Ever, which sat shelved and totally unreleased for an entire decade.Continue reading “Sadaharu Ohm – Last Ones Ever”

April 2020 Roundup

Well, we all may me locked up inside our homes right now, but that doesn’t mean we have to be quiet about it! Here’s a handful of new releases that’ll make your time in isolation way more exciting. Galecstasy – Surprise  Galecstasy’s Surprise is certainly one of the most varied and unexpected releases of the year, touchingContinue reading “April 2020 Roundup”

Single Premiere: “Rêve d’une Femme” by Alien Lizard

Gdańsk’s Alien Lizard has returned to grace our ears with their unique take on chilled-out psychedelia via their latest single, “Rêve d’une Femme.” Check out this hypnotic new track’s equally mind-bending video below: This new song, which is the lead single from the upcoming record, Veux​-​tu la Vie, swirls and saunters like a wine-drunk BrianContinue reading “Single Premiere: “Rêve d’une Femme” by Alien Lizard”

Single Premiere: “Birdsong” by Wax Machine

Winter may not be over quite yet, but Brighton, England’s psychedelic reengages, Wax Machine, are bringing the heat with their new single, “Birdsong.” In the band’s own words, “Birdsong channels the divine energy of the sun. That which inspires flowers to bloom and birds to sing.” Bask in the rays of an early spring andContinue reading “Single Premiere: “Birdsong” by Wax Machine”