Duncan Park – Invoking The Flood

On Invoking The Flood, Duncan Park channels the tranquil life-giving properties and restorative powers of rivers and other waterways through his atmospheric guitar music. Park, a South African musician, utilizes both acoustic fingerpicking and warmly distorted electric solos to conjure the serenity and awesome strength of flowing water. Tracks like “The Winding Stream” roll withContinue reading “Duncan Park – Invoking The Flood”

Elkhorn – Sounds from the Bardo Vol. IV

For the Psychedelic Sangha spiritual collective’s fourth entry in their Sounds from the Bardo series, the organization teamed up with Elkhorn to release an extended acoustic improvisation for deep meditation. The release includes both a single hour-long cut of the piece with a guided meditation spoken by Kathy Cherry, and an instrumental version segmented intoContinue reading “Elkhorn – Sounds from the Bardo Vol. IV”

Dark Leaves – Laid Under Leaf, Under Branches

Dark Leaves has returned to chill you to the bone with the phantasmic Laid Under Leaf, Under Branches. Dark Leaves, AKA Patrick Aston, is a Penzance, UK based singer-songwriter who weaves shadowy psychedelic folk music that is heavy with both mood and atmosphere. On this album, Aston utilizes a mix of acoustic guitar, ethereal keyboardsContinue reading “Dark Leaves – Laid Under Leaf, Under Branches”

Matt LaJoie – Red Resonant Earth

Matt LaJoie continues to conjure the very spirit of nature itself through his cosmic guitar wizardry on the excellent Red Resonant Earth. Released on vinyl, cassette and CD through Flower Room Records, the private label LaJoie and his partner Ash Brooks manage, Red Resonant Earth features the Maine-dwelling musician improvising grand soundscapes on an electricContinue reading “Matt LaJoie – Red Resonant Earth”

Pelt – Reticence / Resistance

For the best in trance-inducing progressive folk experimentations, seek out Pelt’s latest album, Reticence/Resistance. Pelt has been a legendary force within the worlds of experimental and psychedelic folk music for over 25 years, and this album proves that their powers haven’t receded a bit. In fact, this might be the band at their strongest andContinue reading “Pelt – Reticence / Resistance”

The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 54: Autumn Music for Autumn People

Tonight on Dunebuggyradio.com, we’re celebrating fall a little early. Tune in at 8PM EST/7PM EST to hear the earthy autumnal sounds of rare British and psychedelic folk music, plus a new single by Allysen Callery with Myles Baer and classic gems by the likes of Sandy Denny and Mountain Home. Don’t miss it. If youContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 54: Autumn Music for Autumn People”

New Album Alert: Pelt Returns with Resistance Reticence

Pelt, one of the preeminent forces within the world of noise rock and experimental folk over the last few decades, has returned with possibly their strongest release in years: Resistance Reticence. Released as part of Three Lobed Recordings’ excellent 20th anniversary series (which already has some of the best albums of the last year), thisContinue reading “New Album Alert: Pelt Returns with Resistance Reticence”

Upupayāma – self-titled

Close your eyes and allow yourself to get lost within the psychedelic ritual vibes of Upupayāma’s self-titled LP. Originally released digitally in late 2020, this trance-inducing album is finally available on vinyl thanks to the good folks at Centripetal Force and Cardinal Fuzz Records. Hailing from Parma, Italy, Upupayāma is a one-man band created byContinue reading “Upupayāma – self-titled”

Ruthann Friedman – Hurried Life: Lost Recordings, 1965-1971

For Record Store Day’s “Drop 2” this Saturday, keep an eye out for the first ever vinyl issue of Hurried Life: Lost Recordings, 1965-1971, by astral folk cult favorite, Ruthann Friedman. Originally released in 2006 on CD and finally pressed onto black plastic this year by Tompkins Square Records, Hurried Life features 15 demos, homeContinue reading “Ruthann Friedman – Hurried Life: Lost Recordings, 1965-1971”

June 2021 Roundup

June brought us some of the strongest releases of the year, so it was impossible to cover them all. However, here are a few others that we absolutely need to highlight before we dive into the month of July. Davide Cedolin – Embracing The Unknown On Embracing the Unknown, Davide Cedolin assembled a dreamy psych-folk soundscapeContinue reading “June 2021 Roundup”