Self Group is a label based out of Portland, Oregon. Their latest is a collaborative digital single featuring works from Portland band YARDSSS and Philadelphia’s own EX REV.
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Yoshimi has returned with Gamel, the first album in over five years from her group OOIOO. Her roots date back to 1986 when she appeared on the Japanese noise scene with legendary vocalist Eye as part of the group UFO or Die.
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It’s Easter Sunday, April 4th 1999. My friend and I had just driven two hours to see a show at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, New Jersey in my brown 1980 Dodge Diplomat. The group who I had just braved the drive for in my ancient battlewagon was the Olivia Tremor Control.
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The ever-reliable Trouble in Mind Records deliver a new LP from Chicago psych-outs VERMA. Sunrunner contains seven epic tracks that fall somewhere between progressive psych and space rock, with a heavy emphasis on improvisation. Continue reading “Friday’s Find: Verma – Sunrunner”
After an excellent sophomore LP on Anti Fade Records in 2013, THE FROWNING CLOUDS are back with their fifth 7″ single and first for Goodbye Boozy Records in Italy. Continue reading “The Frowning Clouds – Beetle Bird 7″”
Aagoo Records is gearing up to release a new 12″ from noisy Italian psych-outs INUTILI. Music to Watch the Clouds On a Sunny Day is two tracks long, exploding with nearly 40 minutes of murky, blown-out acid rock.
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Chicago’s RADAR EYES are coming back in a wave, delivering two new singles released only weeks apart from each other in 2014. The first was Community on French label Requiem Pour Un Twister – the second is Positive Feedback on Hozac Records. Continue reading “Radar Eyes – Positive Feedback/Community 7″”
PSYCHIC BAOS return in 2014 with a brand new cassette EP, again on Magnetic South Recordings in Indiana. Our Friends Call Us Horse comes limited to 100 tapes, continuing their run of delirious and sloppy garage-punk. Continue reading “Psychic Baos – Our Friends Call Us Horse CS EP”
Chicago-based ENERGY GOWN just self-released a new lathe cut 7″. Round House follows up their 7″ from 2013, coming in a short edition of 50 square cuts with custom screenprinted art. Continue reading “Energy Gown – Round House 7″”
Brooklyn-based, Denver-born experimental psych trio WOODSMAN recently dropped their third LP on Fire Talk Records. The self-titled effort is a swirling abyss of instrumental space rock wonderment.
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