Articles tagged psychedelic rock

Flash Bang Band - “Spooky Action at a Distance” (video) (Premiere)

Pink-soaked absurdist visuals meet psychedelic rock in this delightful oddity from the Brighton, UK trio Flash Bang Band, "Spooky Action at a Distance".

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24 Apr 2015 // 1:02 AM

Steve Howe: Anthology

Anthology serves its purpose -- that is, to compile Howe’s solo stock and spotlight him outside the confines of his day job.

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JEFF the Brotherhood: Wasted on the Dream

If you wanted a cover album of Black Sabbath, Nirvana and Weezer's greatest hits but the originals were too strong for you, no worries! JEFF the Brotherhood's prolonged adolescent fixation with their predecessors continues!

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Pond: Man It Feels Like Space Again

The Tame Impala-affiliated rock band bring psychedelia into the 21st century with lush textures, acid funk grooves, and huge infectious riffs.

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Mark Lanegan Band: Phantom Radio

Phantom Radio is the quintessential Mark Lanegan album, both a great starting point for those uninitiated to his world and a document that the most devoted members of his cult fanbase will cherish as one of his best.

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moe. - “Same Old Story” (video) (Premiere)

The latest video from the longstanding jam group moe., "Same Old Story", directed by Jay Blakesberg, is a sprightly run through a graveyard.

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15 Oct 2014 // 1:06 AM

Foxygen: ...And Star Power

Try as you might to take Foxygen's ...And Star Power at face value, it's hard to because the mischievous duo does everything but play it straight on the 82-minute double LP.

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Sunbears! - “Laughing Girl” (audio) (Premiere)

"Laughing Girl" finds the Florida psych-rockers Sunbears! trading off between loud guitar riffs and lo-fi vocal passages.

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Shintaro Sakamoto: Let’s Dance Raw

Banal and lifeless as anything, Sakamoto's Let's Dance Raw can't be bothered to make the listener care.

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28 Aug 2013 // 10:04 PM

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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22 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

MV + EE: Barn Nova

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

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30 Apr 2009 // 8:57 PM

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.

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