Articles tagged psychedelic pop

6 Sep 2017 // 2:10 AM

Avey Tare: Eucalyptus

Recalling Syd Barrett, the record continues here and there with intentionally poor pacing and a wacky progression.

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Monogold - “Cinnamon” (video) (premiere)

Strangewave, here we come: Monogold's new video with animation only kids could come up with. Because they did.

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21 Aug 2017 // 8:43 AM

Hollow Everdaze: Cartoons

Psychedelic pop '60s style meets '90s shoegaze in a record that sadly sounds like an album's worth of decent filler tracks without the singles or highlights.

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Dent May: Across the Multiverse

With his fourth full-length, tunesmith Dent May finally settles into a persona well-suited to his particular brand of technicolor retro-pop, resulting in one of the best pop albums of 2017.

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15 Aug 2017 // 2:30 AM

Grizzly Bear: Painted Ruins

Grizzly Bear returns with Painted Ruins, the band's best album to date.

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4 Aug 2017 // 10:24 AM

Grizzly Bear - “Neighbors” (Singles Going Steady)

Grizzly Bear's latest video has a sort of David Lynch-goes-Game of Thrones quality thing going on.

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Kim Gray - “Peroxide Blondes” (lyric video) (premiere)

One of the choicest selections from the Vancouver minstrel's summery sophomore psych-pop full-length, Compulsion.

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29 Jun 2017 // 11:56 AM

Ariel Pink - “Another Weekend” (Singles Going Steady)

“Another Weekend” is a swooning '60s psychedelic pop delight.

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27 Jun 2017 // 7:33 AM

Portugal. The Man: Woodstock

Woodstock demonstrates just how peculiar and adventurous yet relatable and enjoyable music can be.

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Cartoon Lizard - “All in the Cards” (video) (premiere)

Canada's Cartoon Lizard share their latest video for “All in the Cards”, a simultaneously nuanced and extravagant tune decorated with warm harmonies, enticing riffs, and fun percussion.

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Julian Jasper - “Wait Until Dawn” (premiere) + Interview

With an expanded edition of the EP 2AM, Chinatown / I Don't Mind imminent, Julian Jasper steps up with a brand-new track. And a few words about it.

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Ripples in the Water: A Conversation With Nick Allbrook of Pond

Nick Allbrook discusses politics, new music from Pond, and the influence of his native country, Australia, on his music.

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30 Jan 2017 // 3:10 AM

José Mauro: Obnoxius

José Mauro's haunting, long-buried magnum opus adds a new chapter to the revolutionary history of 1970s Brazilian music.

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25 Jan 2017 // 3:20 AM

Cairobi: Cairobi

Cairobi's self-produced, self-titled debut has an international, globe-trotting feel while still maintaining an honest, straightforward, indie vibe.

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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 // 2:15 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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