East River Caviar – How Asphalt Ages

East River Caviar’s debut slab of rural psychedelia, How Asphalt Ages, is as serene and stoic as the first magenta moments of an early winter sunrise. Hailing from Connecticut, ERC is made up of two guitarists, Sam Boston and Brendan Casey, who weave together tight fuzzed-up fantasias with nothing but their electric axes, bass andContinue reading “East River Caviar – How Asphalt Ages”

Guerssen Records – November Roundup

Guerssen Records’ 2019 output alone is proof enough that they’re one of the top tier reissue labels for all things psych, cult and outré. Here’s a sampling of the best of their year-end releases: Stone Harbour – Emerges When record collectors wax poetically about the strength and beauty of private press outsider folk/psychedelic rock, StoneContinue reading “Guerssen Records – November Roundup”

The Record Crates Mixtape: Episode 2 on Dunebuggyradio.com 5/26 + 5/27

Make your Memorial Day extra relaxing and surreal by tuning into Dune Buggy Radio this Sunday night at 7pm EDT or Monday at 1pm and 7pm EDT to catch the second episode of my show, The Record Crates United Mixtape. Expect some revelatory strains of underground folk and folk rock, underrated Krautrock and all mannerContinue reading “The Record Crates Mixtape: Episode 2 on Dunebuggyradio.com 5/26 + 5/27”

Announcing The Record Crates United Mix Tape on Dunebuggyradio.com

At 1pm EDT/12pm CT this Saturday and Sunday, tune in to http://dunebuggyradio.com/ to hear yours truly play a deep selection of psychedelia, underground folk, cosmic jazz and other intriguing sounds. (These are repeat airings, as the show debuted last night). I’ve been asked by the good folks over at Dune Buggy Radio to host myContinue reading “Announcing The Record Crates United Mix Tape on Dunebuggyradio.com”

Garcia Peoples – Natural Facts

The music of Garcia Peoples is always a deeply cathartic force. Even at its darkest, it can lift you up out of whatever state you’re in, and take you to a lighter, better place. It recharges you when you’re running spiritually on empty. In fact, listening to this new record specifically reminds me of theContinue reading “Garcia Peoples – Natural Facts”