Plastic Crimewave Syndicate- Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom [Acid Rock/Space Rock]

The latest offering by Chicago’s super-group of cosmic mutant rockers will surely reduce your mind to a crispy, smoldering cinder. The record opens with the jaw-dropping supernova of “Ghost of Dread Reaction,” which perfectly sets the chaotically lysergic tone for the rest of the album. The densely lush sound that Plastic Crimewave (AKA Steve Krakow)Continue reading “Plastic Crimewave Syndicate- Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom [Acid Rock/Space Rock]”

Max Hall- Abstractithica [Sound Collage/Field Recording/Experimental]

Abstractithica by Max Hall is more than an album; it’s a sonic journey that borders on the metaphysical. The record is comprised of one long atmospheric sound collage (split across both sides of the LP) that is entirely built out of samples taken from around the world on a stereo field recorder over the spanContinue reading “Max Hall- Abstractithica [Sound Collage/Field Recording/Experimental]”

Sam Kogon- Before You Knew Me

Sam Kogon is one of the best indie musicians working in NYC right now, Check out the review I did for his album a few months ago for The Waster. Check. It. Out!

The Gifted Children- Cordless Miles E.P.

Back in 2008, I was on the prowl for any live show I could get to. Still being under 21 and without a license, there wasn’t much for this Rochester teenager to do. However, whenever I did find a show I could get into, it was usually a local band in a small legit or illegitimateContinue reading “The Gifted Children- Cordless Miles E.P.”

The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug

The Bevis Frond Dolly Bug (1995) Damaged Goods 7″ Playing since the late 80s, Nick Saloman’s legendary Bevis Frond have been consistently keeping alive the woodsy, quirkier side of psychedelic rock. On this 1995 single, Saloman and crew blast out in full power. The A-side is a true joy, a real acidic-punk kicker with great lyrics aboutContinue reading “The Bevis Frond – Dolly Bug”

Been a while!

Phew, sorry for the huge delays in posts everyone. Life has a habit of getting very busy and complicated all at once, so it seems. Not to worry though, posts shall return to this humble spot in the cybernetic universe in due time.  I have been at work on some reviews elsewhere though, most ofContinue reading “Been a while!”

Record Store Viewing #10

Well folks, get out the money you’ve been saving up and rush off to the shop of your choice, because today’s Record Store Day!  As you may know, in celebration and preparation for RSD, I’ve been posting video clips, documentaries and the like about record stores and records in general. Today is my final entry in thisContinue reading “Record Store Viewing #10”

Record Store Viewing #9

Hey there folks. With Record Store Day just around the corner, it’s getting close to wrap this little series up. Luckily for those of us interested in this sort of thing, there are countless other such documentaries & films that discuss record stores and record collecting and no blogging series could possibly collect them allContinue reading “Record Store Viewing #9”