Howlin Rain – The Dharma Wheel

Howlin Rain’s latest effort, The Dharma Wheel, is the band’s most fully realized hallucinogenic take on roots rock, and boy, does it ever slam. It’s too bad the term “cosmic American music” was already taken and applied to a different style, because it could also be the perfect description for the sound of this record.Continue reading “Howlin Rain – The Dharma Wheel”

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””

Howlin Rain – “Don’t Let The Tears” (Live at Palomino) Video

Kick off your weekend right by boogieing to this live in-studio video of Howlin Rain’s latest single, “Don’t Let The Tears,” from their upcoming banger of an album, The Dharma Wheel: The song’s fried solos and sly grooves are made for good times and ooze with an undeniable coolness. This slick vibe is only reinforcedContinue reading “Howlin Rain – “Don’t Let The Tears” (Live at Palomino) Video”

August 2021 Roundup

We are inching closer and closer into autumn, so we are inching ourselves closer and closer to our breezy acid folk and Brit folk LPs more and more. However, before we reach that wonderful stage of the year, it’s time to review some of the other killer releases we dug this summer. PLUS! All ofContinue reading “August 2021 Roundup”

Weeed – Do You Fall?

On their new album, Do You Fall?, Weeed is as progressive and eclectic as ever. This is the Portland psychedelic rock group’s seventh full-length release and it radiates with an intense dexterity, maturity and an endless hunger for experimentation and discovery. Most of all, the record shines with a singular vision that successfully ties aContinue reading “Weeed – Do You Fall?”

Ringwear Rock: An Interview with Jeffrey Alexander of The Heavy Lidders

If you’ve been a fan of modern underground psychedelic music within the last 20 or so years, chances are you’ve come across at least one band or project Jeffrey Alexander had a hand in. Whether it be the kosmische jams of Dire Wolves Just Exactly Perfect Sisters Band, or the elemental freak folk of BlackContinue reading “Ringwear Rock: An Interview with Jeffrey Alexander of The Heavy Lidders”

The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 50 with Osmium House and Tarotplane

Dune Buggy Radio took a well-deserved summer vacation this month, so we’ve been off the air for the last few weeks. However, we’re returning in style to celebrate our 50th episode, which will be airing on Dunebuggyradio.com tonight at 8pm Eastern/7pm Central.  To celebrate this milestone, we are honored to feature exclusive live sets byContinue reading “The Record Crates United Mixtape – Episode 50 with Osmium House and Tarotplane”

Sophia Knapp & Dungen – “Desert Moon”

Sophia Knapp and Dungen’s new collaboration, “Desert Moon,” hits like a burst of sunlight (or in this case, moonlight) shooting through a dark cloud bank. Knapp composed this upbeat track while gazing at a rising October moon at Joshua Tree, as the natural magic of the scene filled her with the dreamy sense of yearningContinue reading “Sophia Knapp & Dungen – “Desert Moon””

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”

Jeffrey Alexander & The Heavy Lidders – “Black Peter”

The upcoming self-titled album by Jeffrey Alexander’s psychedelic supergroup is overflowing with strong highlights. Today, they are sharing what is possibly the total cream of the crop, their version of Grateful Dead’s “Black Peter.” Check it out below: The Heavy Lidders is Alexander, of whom you may know from Dire Wolves, The Iditarod and BlackContinue reading “Jeffrey Alexander & The Heavy Lidders – “Black Peter””