Articles tagged psychedelic pop

Drugdealer: The End of Comedy

Michael Collins & Co. reference musical views of both past and present on The End of Comedy, and in doing so provide listeners a sonic smile.

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Dawg Yawp - ‘Dawg Yawp’ (album stream) (premiere)

Cincinnati's Dawg Yawp weave together psychedelic rock, electronica and American roots music in a wholly unique sound that's all tied together by the sitar.

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15 Sep 2016 // 1:15 AM

Morgan Delt: Phase Zero

Delt sounds like a vinyl LP left out in the LA sun, with the melted wax frozen into a popsicle that melts perfectly while you eat it.

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The Turtles: All the Singles

This collection is for the completest or the historian.

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Of Montreal: Innocence Reaches

Kevin Barnes has found his center again. He's figured out how to combine his melodic skills with his musical idiosyncrasies.

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The Minders - “Summer Song” (audio) (premiere)

“Summer Song” is a love letter to a bygone time, folk-rock drawing bits of old-school pop and psychedelic to fuel itself.

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21 Apr 2016 // 1:10 AM

Yeasayer: Amen & Goodbye

Yeasayer throw everything into the mix, resulting in a beautiful, trippy, mind-blowing album with smart, catchy songwriting.

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Animal Collective: Painting With

With its focus on tight song craft and stylistic familiarity, Painting With is what Animal Collective sounds like when they stick to the script.

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Kuroma - “Twenty Centuries in Time” (audio) (premiere)

Featuring members of the Whigs and MGMT, this new band heads straight into psychedelic pop territory.

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Grandchildren - “Nothing” (audio) (premiere)

Old and new coalesce well on the Philly band's fun new single.

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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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