Jay Arner and Jessica Delisle are the duo behind ENERGY SLIME. Their new 7″ covers a vast mix of sounds in a brief sample of time, bringing to life a technicolor sisterworld of squishy synth pop. Continue reading “Energy Slime – New Dimensional 7″”
Kill Shaman Records in Oakland drops a record every now and then when they see fit. Their most recent, a collaborative 7″ single between two largely prolific artists, Dan Melchior (Dan Melchior und Das Menace, Lloyd Pack) and Russel Walker (Pheromoans, Bomber Jackets, Lloyd Pack). Continue reading “Dan Melchior & Russel Walker – Kill Shaman 7″”
WAND are yet another group in the latest of bumper crop neo-psychedelic wunderkinds. Their debut album Ganglion Reef is like some kind of genetically engineered and overgrown mutant pumpkin. From just the right sprinkling of Barrett-era Floyd to the chugging Blue Cheer-isms, it’s an album that sticks the landing on more occasions than not. Released on Ty Segall’s now established GOD? imprint (which is available via Drag City), it’s a driving and at the same time cosmically-inclined set of songs. Continue reading “Wand – Ganglion Reef”
The machines are humming, the band’s locked in and the psychic damage has been done. The question is where do you go from here? BEAR IN HEAVEN’S latest entry Time is Over One Day Old captures a group that’s grappling with those questions; trying to find the answer and move forward. Continue reading “Bear In Heaven – Time Is Over One Day Old”
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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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”
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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DUSTY MUSH is the newest addition to the line-up at Howlin’ Banana Records. Based in Île-de-France, the trio recorded, mixed and mastered their new 12″ EP full of psych-inflected garage rock. Continue reading “Dusty Mush – s/t 12″ EP”
Decades Records is a boutique label based out of West Palm Beach, Florida. They just released the debut 7″ from Lake Worth 4-piece WAKE UP, crafting a blend of moody guitar pop over four tracks. Continue reading “Wake Up – Forever Home 7″ 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″”