Articles tagged psychedelic pop

Counterbalance: XTC’s ‘Skylarking’

You might not hear of bands talking about XTC as a big influence, but they were certainly in the mix that became the music that was to come.

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The Three O’Clock: The Hidden World Revealed

This compiles the early years of a band who, 30 years ago, blended the immediate excitement of punk with the blissful immersion of psychedelic pop. The Hidden World Revealed lives up to its title.

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9 Nov 2010 // 5:00 AM

Botany: Feeling Today

Botany offers a glimpse of the beats that lie ahead on an experimental and nostalgic EP.

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16 Sep 2010 // 9:00 PM

The Clientele: Minotaur

Whether it is a last gasp from an unusually consistent band, or merely a palate-clearing exercise pointing the way towards a perhaps more experimental direction to be found on a follow-up LP, Minotaur is buoyed by an excellent front half and a less stellar back end.

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Toro Y Moi: Causers of This

There isn't anything about Causers of This that suggests a limit to Toro Y Moi's propensity to experiment, and this is always a good thing.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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