Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged psychedelic rock

Wednesday, August 28 2013

Ghost Wave: Ages

Ages is a by-rote example of a group struggling to find its own identity by channeling its influences and winding up sounding more like a band playing covers rather than referencing their forbearers or offering homage


Tuesday, July 17 2012

Pepe Deluxé – “Go Supersonic” (video / stream)

Typically, when a band releases a video for their new single, they release a video for their new single. That video is often a series of spiffy, moving images that relate visually and/or thematically to the song that accompanies it, for the purpose of selling said song. Pepe Deluxé is not a typical band.


Tuesday, July 26 2011

The Atomic Bitchwax: The Local Fuzz

Fitting 50 separate riffs into 40 minutes is difficult, but making them flow together into one song is much more challenging. The Atomic Bitchwax pull it off on this uncharacteristic new release.


Monday, May 24 2010

Forever Meddling: An Interview with Blake Judd of Nachtmystium

The leader of Nachtmystium and Twilight finds himself at a creative peak with the release of two major new albums that give the finger to genre purists.


Thursday, November 19 2009

Various Artists: Mind Expanders Volume 2

The neverending trove of dusty psychedelic treasures continues to be dug out. That's not to say we don't encounter cobwebs along the way.


Thursday, October 22 2009

MV + EE: Barn Nova

Prolific purveyors of independently-released psychedelic classic rock return to Ecstatic Peace! with their fourth offering on a bigger stage.


Thursday, April 30 2009

Various Artists: Acid Dreams

This 1980 compilation of '60s garage rock and pre-punk snarl is still a nice package that hasn't lost any of it's luster over time, but a better quality copy would be nice.


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
PopMatters' LUCY Giveaway! in PopMatters's Hangs on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.