Spring Roundup – Part 2

Here’s the second half of our roundup of records that we’ve been digging this spring. If you missed part one, click here to give it a look. Joys Union Group – Boredom Euphoria Released on Trouble in Mind Records, Boredom Euphoria is a sunny blend of cosmic ambient music and astral jazz that will leaveContinue reading “Spring Roundup – Part 2”

January 2022 Roundup

To quote a meme that’s been making the rounds lately, January was a long year, but we made it. During this particularly slow time period, we were at least accompanied by some great music. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the other great releases that we heard recently that you can—and should buy today,Continue reading “January 2022 Roundup”

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”

Michael Hurley – The Time of The Foxgloves

At 80 years old, Michael Hurley is still as vibrant and canny as ever, as evidenced by his new LP on No Quarter Records, The Time of The Foxgloves. It’s always a cause to celebrate when Hurley returns with new music, but the songs here are some of the most moving recordings he’s turned outContinue reading “Michael Hurley – The Time of The Foxgloves”

Luke Stewart & Jarvis Earnshaw Quartet – s/t

If you like your jazz to be mystical, highly atmospheric and transportive, then Luke Stewart and Jarvis Earnshaw Quartet’s self-titled record on No Quarter is the album for you. Recorded in the winter of this year, this record features dense landscapes of unpredictable sounds. The quartet plays as vibrantly and free as possible, utilizing everyContinue reading “Luke Stewart & Jarvis Earnshaw Quartet – s/t”

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””

Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Nathan Salsburg, Max Porter – Three Feral Pieces

If you talk to any songwriter, they’d be sure to tell you that it’s always harder to write tunes to prewritten words. Yet, Nathan Salsburg and Bonnie “Prince” Billy adapted the stream of consciousness-like writing of Max Porter into songs so perfectly, you’d swear that the lyrics and the music were born from just aContinue reading “Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Nathan Salsburg, Max Porter – Three Feral Pieces”

Endless Boogie – The Gathered and Scattered

If you love rock in its rawest and most primal state, then you need to grab the mind-melting new vinyl boxset, Th Gathered and Scattered, by acid juggernauts—Endless Boogie. This hefty four record set collects together a heap of molten rehearsals, informal late night jams and other chaotic sessions, all of which have either onlyContinue reading “Endless Boogie – The Gathered and Scattered”