Matt Valentine – Preserves

“With five feeble senses we pretend to comprehend the boundlessly complex cosmos, yet other beings with wider, stronger, or different range of senses might not only see very differently the things we see, but might see and study whole worlds of matter, energy, and life which lie close at hand yet can never be detectedContinue reading “Matt Valentine – Preserves”

November Roundup – øjeRum, Zakè, The Perfect Trip & More

Here’s a quick dive into some sounds you’ll want to hear as we exit October and drift into the colder territory of November… øjeRum – Selv I Drømme Lyser Den Første Sne øjeRum, a Danish ambient powerhouse, reaches breathtaking and shadowy beauty on Selv I Drømme Lyser Den Første Sne. The tape features two versionsContinue reading “November Roundup – øjeRum, Zakè, The Perfect Trip & More”

Wet Tuna – Water Weird

Wet Tuna brings the choogle and the cosmos on their intoxicatingly strong sophomore studio effort, Water Weird. One of the first things that you notice when playing this album is the utter excitement that just exudes from Matt Valentine and Pat Gubler. On every song, you can really sense how much fun these two wereContinue reading “Wet Tuna – Water Weird”

The Record Crates United Mixtape Episode 7 on Dunebuggyradio.com Tonight @ 8pm EST

Drift in to the new episode of The Record Crates United Mixtape at http://dunebuggyradio.com tonight at 8PM EST for the very finest in psychedelia, underground folk and kosmische explorations—PLUS we’ll be broadcasting my interview with Seth Applebaum of Ghost Funk Orchestra, for those of you who haven’t heard it yet.

Prana Crafter & Tarotplane – Symbiose

The trick to making a memorable split release is to pair two acts together that are completely complimentary. They have to be somewhat related in sound, but with enough differences that they can bring out the best in each other’s work. Whoever decided to unite Prana Crafter and Tarotplane on one disc obviously knew thisContinue reading “Prana Crafter & Tarotplane – Symbiose”

Spindrift – Songs From The Ancient Age

Spindrift is dangling a switchblade in your face with Songs From The Ancient Age. From the dusty goth swagger of “Red Reflection” to the dangerous acid nightmares of songs like “Oblivious” and “Diamonds,” this collection documents Spindrift’s 1999-2004 transition from East Coast sonic provocateurs to LA psych specters, proving in the process that they haveContinue reading “Spindrift – Songs From The Ancient Age”

Osmium House – Entrance Level

While many bands today might play psychedelic music, others, such as Denver’s Osmium House, understand that it is not merely a genre. They know that psychedelia is a state of being, a way of thinking and a philosophy that can be applied to one’s art. No matter what exact style of music Aesop Adams’ projectContinue reading “Osmium House – Entrance Level”

The Record Crates United Mixtape Episode 3 on Dunebuggyradio.com Tonight @ 6pm EST

It’s that time once again folks! Please tune into http://dunebuggyradio.com to hear me throw on some dreamy folk, spiritual jazz and all sorts of kosmic jams that’ll surely make your brain very happy. -KH

Dire Wolves – Grow Towards The Light

Jeffrey Alexander is an unstoppable force of talent, with a seemingly bottomless well of ideas. This well has been a consistent source of some of the most creative music of the last 20 years. Dire Wolves, one his latest artistic outlets, is already about 24-25 releases deep (according to Discogs, anyway) and each one offersContinue reading “Dire Wolves – Grow Towards The Light”

Happy Birthday to Miles Davis, Levon Helm and Jaki Liebezeit

If it didn’t bump right into Memorial Day, I’d say that we should make an international holiday on May 26th to celebrate the birth of these three musical geniuses. For now though, let’s remember these three true giants of music with these great performances: Miles Davis – Live in Vienna 1973 The Band – LiveContinue reading “Happy Birthday to Miles Davis, Levon Helm and Jaki Liebezeit”