Trouble in Mind presents the brand new album from OLDEN YOLK, a 4-piece based in New York City. Ten lush tracks fill their eponymous debut, clocking in for nearly 40 minutes of clean and colorful rock and roll that fits best into your Sunday morning routine.
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The two labels that put out this DIVIDERS record said it best – “Dividers speed up and purify these folk melodies.” Fourwalls Farewell is the Toulouse-based band’s debut LP, released by both Casbah and Beast Records out of France.
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WIND ATLAS hail from Barcelona, Spain. Their sophomore LP Lingua Ignota was just released by Burka For Everybody Records, containing an otherworldly journey of mystical and medieval psychedelic folk.
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It’s December 1996 at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ. I’m interviewing ROBYN HITCHCOCK pre-show and we’re talking about the afterlife, endorphins, Captain Beefheart and the 1960’s. From the first song on his 1981 debut solo album, The Man Who Invented Himself, to his new 2014 record, The Man Upstairs; concerns about that Man in addition to time, sex, food, death and insects have been some of the psychedelic troubadour’s primary lyrical concerns. Continue reading “Robyn Hitchcock – The Man Upstairs”
Eric Schlitter writes and operates his own blog The 13th Track. Throwback Thursday is his bi-weekly installment for the Styrofoam Drone, where Eric focuses on reissues of old albums and archival material from the depths of the vinyl underground.
Landing somewhere between mid period Jandek, Scott Walker’s reading of Tennessee Williams’ Blanket Roll Blues, and the soundtrack to a David Lynch film is the mysterious artist known as LEWIS and the album he christened, L’Amour. Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: Lewis – The Man Who Fell To Earth?”
Part of a recent batch of cassette tapes from Magnetic South Recordings in southern Indiana is from twisted Tennessee garage rockers PSYCHIC BAOS. The Death of Bob Plant cassette has unfortunately sold out, but you can download the deranged pop for free on Bandcamp. Continue reading “Psychic Baos – The Death of Bob Plant CS”
MMOSS and QUILT have teamed up for a special release from Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records in Brooklyn, NY. It’s a full-on 20 minute EP of all things psych, folk and New Hampshire. Continue reading “MMOSS & Quilt – New Hampshire Freaks 10″ EP”
Wee Rock Records in Springfield, MO just dropped a new 7″ single from CLAWHAMMER, a 4-piece folk band also from Springfield who began playing together in 2011 with some different ideas. Continue reading “Clawhammer – I Think I Heard a Sound 7″”
Luckily for us there’s still a new 7″ from THE YOUNG SINCLAIRS we haven’t covered yet. It’s the same deal as their first – a split 7″ release from French labels Croque Macadam and Requiem Pour un Twister. Continue reading “The Young Sinclairs – New Day 7″”
It’s taken some time but the debut LP from CAMPFIRES is almost here. Tomorrow, Tomorrow is Jeff Walls’ first release since moving from Chicago to Portland and also his first for Fire Talk label in Brooklyn, coming in a very short run of just 150 12″ pressings. Continue reading “Campfires – Tomorrow, Tomorrow”