Thursday, August 30 2012
While every September offers its fair share of long-awaited releases, this month boasts an even greater embarrassment of riches than normal.
Sunday, July 11 2010
With his band Woods and his label Woodsist, Jeremy Earl has carved out a shambolic niche in psychedelic pop that is as easy to listen to as it is hard to define.
Thursday, December 17 2009
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.
Thursday, December 10 2009
Psychedelia has influenced so many things in 2009 -- whether the band is labeled freak-folk, psych-pop, or garage psychedelia to name a few -- that the creative approach to songwriting has influenced and been adopted by so many genres that barely any independent label has remained untouched by its reaches.
Tuesday, April 15 2014
With Light and With Love is Woods' most cleanly produced record to date, and the brittle edges of their sound now melt around bright, bittersweet songs.
Thursday, September 20 2012
Sinister undertones can't be kept at bay, and Woods explode into something more tangible than their jam-rock past.
Wednesday, July 20 2011
The Brooklyn-based lo-fi outfit churns out another solid collection of crackly guitar-pop -- with a few more-than-gratuitous psych-jams for questionable measure.
Tuesday, May 11 2010
Brookyln's Woods have proven themselves to be lightyears ahead of their compatriots on this riveting indie-folk collection.
Tuesday, October 6 2009
How many great musicians live in Brooklyn, seriously?
Tuesday, June 3 2014
With their new release With Light and With Love out, Woods are hitting the road. Check out some pics from and download the recent New York show.
Wednesday, April 10 2013
Woods perform a jangling and bright take on the classic Kink's tune, "God's Children".
Tuesday, June 16 2009
If you missed the band Woods at Brooklyn's first Northside Festival this past weekend, you can check out their video here where guys play with
Sunday, March 16 2008
Photos and Text: Mehan Jayasuriya If you happen to loathe trends, folk-based psych-pop is probably close to the top of your list of dislikes. Luckily,