Tuesday, July 29, 2014

OWN BOO - S/T EP


Psychedelic pop/new wave female-led fivesome out of Brescia, Italy. This quick 4 track debut EP requires an immediate second spin through to be fully appreciated. Track 2 is my new jam (video below). Pick up the cassette through Mirror Universe Tapes here or the 12" Italian pressing here.

- Dan


Monday, July 28, 2014

VIDEO: Allah-Las - No Werewolf



An absolutely mesmerizing spinning sand art video for the instrumental b-side of the first single off the Allah-Las upcoming sophomore LP, Worship the Sun. On repeat.

 - Dan

Strange Lords - S/T

Waylon Thornton has started a killer new project with Andrew Seward (ex-bassist of Against Me) on drums. Groove-heavy fuzzy surf goodness. This one will be getting some heavy rotation. Keep an eye on their Facebook for updates on a physical release. For now, stream it away.

- Dan

Monday, July 7, 2014

SUNFIGHTER - Golden Eagle of Illumination


Hypnotic psychedelic exploratory sounds out of Philly. Unfortunately, this super limited cassette is already sold out over at Bookmaker Records, but you can stream it in its entirety and check out the wonderfully mesmerizing video for the album below.

- Dan


Sunday, July 6, 2014

Exocomet - S/T



Exocomet is a Brooklyn-based, post-punk/noise band. It's tough for an album like this to really stand out, but Exocomet pulls it off. Instead of relying solely on experimental weirdness, the band layers bizarre free-form guitar and keyboard noise over tight, lock-groove rhythms to create a rare blend of creepy and atmospheric sounds that you can actually bob your head along to.

- Steve

  

Friday, July 4, 2014

Golden Dawn Arkestra - s/t EP


The Golden Dawn Arkestra were one of the very few bands I wasn't familiar with before heading into Austin Psych Fest back in May, but, in retrospect, they turned out having one of the most memorable sets the entire weekend. Visually, they overwhelm with their multicultural garb, hypnotizing dance moves, and general otherworldly stage presence. Audibly, they're all over the map as well. Afrobeat. Psychedelic. Surf. Funk. If I was a Nigerian Bourbon Street snake-charming Old West lawman tripping on acid, this is the only record I'd ever listen to. Their Kickstarter-funded debut vinyl EP is soon to see the light of day on August 19th. Give 'em a like on Facebook to stay updated. Hey look, I made it through the entire post without comparing them to Goat.

- Dan