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Tuesday, April 21 2015

John Andrews & The Yawns: Bit by the Fang

Bit by the Fang is a decidedly lo-fi, low-key album of psychedelic alt-country folk pop -- Big Lebowski fans, take note.


Thursday, April 16 2015

Suneaters - “Hai Karate” (audio) (Premiere)

Inspired by '70s cologne and a certain international karate champion, "Hai Karate" finds the Kansas City outfit Suneaters rocking out and having a blast doing so.


Friday, April 3 2015

Mary Epworth - “Sweet Boy” (audio) (Premiere)

Mary Epworth may be English, but the gentle, vocal harmony-led tune "Sweet Boy" evokes American folk revival greats like Gillian Welch.


Wednesday, March 4 2015

Of Montreal: Aureate Gloom (take 2)

Aureate Gloom is momentarily great, but it becomes infuriating in a instant.


Thursday, October 23 2014

CAVE: Release

This collection of the Chicago psych rock band's previously released non-album tracks adds up to more than the usual rarities compilation.


Sunday, August 11 2013

KingBathmat: Overcoming the Monster

A brilliant synthesis of colorful timbres, complex ideas, and catchy hooks. A gem in the genre.


Tuesday, June 11 2013

Lilacs & Champagne: Danish & Blue

Working in a genre of one poses all sorts of risks for musicians; for now, at least, Lilacs & Champagne continues to impress in a way few of its peers are able to. Their sophomore outing, Danish & Blue, modifies the mood-heavy psychedelic sonic of their debut, with the tasteful addition of piano samples throughout.


Wednesday, May 29 2013

Various Artists: Rough Guide to Psychedelic Brazil

A musical kaleidoscope of lysergic leisure! Perhaps they should have printed the inserts on blotter paper.


Thursday, November 29 2012

Melody’s Echo Chamber: Melody’s Echo Chamber

An experimental blend of genres that is more admirable for its bold vision and diversity than for its quality and approachability.


Thursday, November 17 2011

Cambodian Space ProJect: 2011 A Space Odyssey

Fantastic foreign psych-rock that pays homage to pre-war Cambodian innovators.


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Cathedral: Keep ‘em Guessing (Columns) [19.Apr.10]
MGMT: Congratulations (Reviews) [12.Apr.10]
Karuna Khyal: Alomony 1985 (Capsule Reviews) [19.Jan.10]
Various: The Roots of Chicha (Reviews) [24.Sep.07]
Hands Down Eugene: Madison (Capsule Reviews) [26.Aug.07]
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