Neverlanded – Fluffy Unicorns United

While we might not hear the sound of grunge rock much in 2019, Neverlanded proves that it can actually not only be surprisingly fresh, but also entirely welcomed. This London power trio channels the angst-ridden misfit spirit of the cream of the early ’90s crop, like Soundgarden, L7 and Alice in Chains, and evolves itContinue reading “Neverlanded – Fluffy Unicorns United”

Now Playing: Episode 7

We return with a particularly rocking episode: Featuring: 1. Flying Motorcar  – Pullsar 2. ASMR – Drug Apts. 3. His Latest Apparatus – Three Dimensional Tanx 4. Lost in Translation – Alien Lizard 5. 73 and Rising – Shiver and Seethe Keep RCU Alive! No Donation is Too Small!  

April Round Up – Guerssen Records Edition

Guerssen Records are reissuing some of the most daring, unusual and straight up mindblowing obscure records of all time. They’re doing an especially excellent job recently, so here’s a quick rundown of some of my favorite of the label’s recent batch of releases: Thomas Hamilton – Pieces For Kohn Sometimes, there is nothing more fascinatingContinue reading “April Round Up – Guerssen Records Edition”

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”

Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 2)

I am proud to say that this episode includes new songs by Dire Wolves, Ghost Funk Orchestra, Rowan : Morrison and Jacques Le Coque: Ghost Funk Orchestra – “Walk Like a Motherfucker” Dire Wolves – “Unfettered And Alive” Rowan : Morrison – “We Rode the Horses” Jacques Le Coque – “Getaway Car” *With incidental musicContinue reading “Record Crates United: Now Playing (Episode 2)”

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”

Peach Kelli Pop – Gentle Leader [Garage Rock/Power Pop/Punk]

Modern garage rock legends, Peach Kelli Pop, are thankfully back once again with the great Gentle Leader. Eight years since the release of the first PKP album, Allie Hanlon, the founder/sole full-time member and songwriter of the band, is still cranking out highly original and unbelievably satisfying power pop/sugary punk nuggets. While some of theContinue reading “Peach Kelli Pop – Gentle Leader [Garage Rock/Power Pop/Punk]”

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”

The Kinky Fingers – Garbage Plate [R&B/Rock/Soul]

If you haven’t had the good fortune to have ever lived in or visited the underrated city of Rochester, NY, at some point in your life, the garbage plate is a notorious dish that consists of an intimidating mound of macaroni salad and hash browns with two cheeseburgers (or hot dogs) and diced onions—all smotheredContinue reading “The Kinky Fingers – Garbage Plate [R&B/Rock/Soul]”