April 2020 Roundup – Volume 2

While we all may be stuck at home, great music continues to pour in through our mailboxes and computers. Here are some more of the best sounds that have reached our ears this month… The Prefab Messiahs – “21st Century Failure” Always with their finger on the pulse of society’s ills, The Prefab Messiahs haveContinue reading “April 2020 Roundup – Volume 2”

The Prefab Messiahs, Garcia Peoples and Stony Sugarskull: January 2019 Round Up

Rolling right along, the first month of 2019 has been going pretty well (musically speaking, anyway!) For instance, we have yet another new cracking tune and eye-catching animated video by The Prefab Messiahs: As you can see, you really can’t keep these guys down for long. You can pick this song up here. Let’s hopeContinue reading “The Prefab Messiahs, Garcia Peoples and Stony Sugarskull: January 2019 Round Up”

The Suncharms, The Prefab Messiahs, Erika Lundahl and more: December Round Up

After one of the busiest Decembers in recent memory, all of us here at Record Crates United are getting cozy at home, putting on our beloved Christmas records (A New Possibility by John Fahey, at the current time of writing) and reflecting on another year of great music. So now would be an excellent time toContinue reading “The Suncharms, The Prefab Messiahs, Erika Lundahl and more: December Round Up”

The Prefab Messiahs – Psychsploitation Today: The Video Album

The Prefab Messiahs’ latest record, Psychsploitation Today comes to screaming life through the band’s new corresponding video album. Absurd, sardonic and delightfully trippy, the film is a perfect companion to the Prefab’s psychedelically satirical take on modern society. As previously discussed here, The Prefab Messiah’s latest studio effort is a catchy fuzzed-up garage rock commentary onContinue reading “The Prefab Messiahs – Psychsploitation Today: The Video Album”

The Prefab Messiahs – Psychsploitation Today [Psychedelic Rock/Garage Rock/Psych-Pop]

The Prefab Messiahs’ are back with a vengeance. Out on Burger and Lollipop Records, on January 26th, the Boston group’s latest, Psychspoitation Today, is a jagged garage-pop reaction to the madness of our times. Songs like “The Man Who Killed Reality” and “The Last Day on Earth” call out the current commander in chief andContinue reading “The Prefab Messiahs – Psychsploitation Today [Psychedelic Rock/Garage Rock/Psych-Pop]”

Violet Nox- Nebula [Psychedelic/Electronica/Experimental]

Nebula is a suitably titled debut album of swirling, amorphous electro-psychedelic noise by Bostonian tripsters, Violet Nox. The album positively radiates with the talent of several prominent members of Boston’s underground psych/experimental music scene like Karen Zanes on guitar and vocals, Kris Thompson (of The Prefab Messiahs/Abunai!) on synths and the production work of GaryContinue reading “Violet Nox- Nebula [Psychedelic/Electronica/Experimental]”

Now Playing: The Prefab Messiahs

Lately, I’ve been enjoying the quirky, springtime psychedelia of the latest video by the great Prefab Messiahs. So should you. Here’s “Sometimes Sunnydaze” in all of its’ Arnold Layne-meets-Head surrealist glory:

2,000+ Instagram Followers Special Mix

I’ve recently went over 2,000 followers on my blog’s Instagram account (@recordcratesunited) and I am over the moon with joy and gratitude. So as a thank you to those followers and everyone else involved, I’ve made a mix featuring music by some of those followers and musicians that I’ve reviewed in the past. From folk toContinue reading “2,000+ Instagram Followers Special Mix”