Tuesday, April 21 2015
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
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 may be English, but the gentle, vocal harmony-led tune "Sweet Boy" evokes American folk revival greats like Gillian Welch.
Wednesday, March 4 2015
Aureate Gloom is momentarily great, but it becomes infuriating in a instant.
Thursday, October 23 2014
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
A brilliant synthesis of colorful timbres, complex ideas, and catchy hooks. A gem in the genre.
Tuesday, June 11 2013
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
A musical kaleidoscope of lysergic leisure! Perhaps they should have printed the inserts on blotter paper.
Thursday, November 29 2012
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
Fantastic foreign psych-rock that pays homage to pre-war Cambodian innovators.