Burd Ellen – A Tarot Of The Green Wood

If you like your Halloween playlist to feature atmospheric and spectral folk sounds, then Burd Ellen’s got you covered. Available today through Mavis Recordings, A Tarot Of The Green Wood finds the duo of Debbie Armour & Gayle Brogan breathing new and ghostly life into traditional UK folk songs (and an Alasdair Roberts tune, butContinue reading “Burd Ellen – A Tarot Of The Green Wood”

Upupayāma Returns November 4th with The Golden Pond

Italian multi-instrumentalist Upupayāma continues his unique Eastern and Western folk-infused spiritual psychedelia on The Golden Pond, which is available for preorder today (after 8:30AM CT) from Centripetal Force and Cardinal Fuzz Records. Hailing from a tiny mountain village situated above the city of Parma, Italy, Upupayāma (AKA Alessio Ferrari), hypnotized minds and enriched souls withContinue reading “Upupayāma Returns November 4th with The Golden Pond”

The Record Crates United Mixtape – Autumn 2022 Mix with Allysen Callery

We are honored to have this year’s autumn mix curated and co-hosted by the great Rhode Island singer-songwriter, Allysen Callery (the unofficial New England queen of autumnal sounds). 1. Days of Rum – Marissa Nadler2. Lovebirds – Mike Bruno3. Moonshine (1975 TV performance) – Bert Jansch with Ralph McTell4. Condor Avenue – Elliott Smith5. InContinue reading The Record Crates United Mixtape – Autumn 2022 Mix with Allysen Callery

Sairie – The Cinder Sheet

It wouldn’t be a proper autumn without some music by UK psych-folk savants, Sairie, so thankfully they have a new EP out on Hudson Records! On this concise little release, the Brighton-based group pays tribute to some of their favorite songs from cinema, including covers of tracks that appeared in movies like The Night ofContinue reading “Sairie – The Cinder Sheet”

The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 75

This episode intermingles daring contemporary jazz with cosmic ambient dreamscapes and a bit of folk rock to give you a little taste of autumn. Check it out below: If you like what you’re reading, please help keep RCU thriving. You can show your support by becoming a patron at our Patreon account or you can make aContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 75”

The Stoned Gypsy Wanderer – An Interview with A.J. Kaufmann

Adam Majdecki-Janicki, better known as A.J. Kaufmann is an underground Polish psychedelic musician and poet that can’t be pigeonholed. His music dips into folk, noise, hard punk and electronic zones, all with a hefty amount of German kosmische influence. With more than 100 recordings under his belt, including the great Stoned Gypsy Wanderer, of whichContinue reading “The Stoned Gypsy Wanderer – An Interview with A.J. Kaufmann”

Matthew Himes – “Hold Tight”/”My Ride”

Matthew Himes’ latest single is a beautifully wistful dose of astral folk that could only come from the earthy psych haven that is Home and Garden Music. Available digitally and as a clear limited edition lathe-cut seven inch, this single features the Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter crooning softly in a sea of echoes, while wispy guitars driftContinue reading “Matthew Himes – “Hold Tight”/”My Ride””

The Record Crates United Mixtape REISSUE: Episode 9

I’m taking the week off from recording, so here’s a throwback. This is the playlist of Episode 9 of The Record Crates United. This was an extended special for autumn from my first year on Dune Buggy Radio, which featured nothing but English folk and psych-folk artists. With this week’s heatwave, I thought you mightContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape REISSUE: Episode 9”

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”

The Perfect Trip – The Perfect Trip Covers The Greats

Boston acid folk group, The Perfect Trip, have returned with a covers album like no other. Available on CD and digital on their Bandcamp page, The Perfect Trip Covers The Greats is a complex tribute to over a dozen obscure artists. The band has taken songs by the likes of Alissa Orange, Ode to BonnieContinue reading “The Perfect Trip – The Perfect Trip Covers The Greats”