Archive for the ‘Psychedelic’ Category

  1. TERRY – Take Me To The City
  2. Screaming Females – I’ll Make You Sorry
  3. Darlia – Beam Me Up
  4. Daddy Issues – High Street
  5. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – If We Were Vampires
  6. Yowler – Go
  7. The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – Anymore
  8. Whitehorse – Nighthawks
  9. Mikah Wilson – Sweet Jules

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danish five-piece post-punks Lød’s music garners descriptions like a squirrel gathers nuts: krautrock, trance punk, propulsive motorik, industrial no-wave, and many more.

Taken from their upcoming debut EP (pre-order here), one listen to the brilliantly hypnotic eight minute groove of Folder shows exactly why.

Listen!

 

  1. The National – The System Only Dreams In Total Darkness
  2. Monks – I’m Watching You
  3. Chastity Belt – 5am
  4. This Is The Kit – Moonshine Freeze
  5. Elf Power – Watery Shreds
  6. Terror Watts – Time Bomb
  7. Milk – Lord, Don’t Take Me To Prison
  8. Neils Children – I Am Not Anchor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiet Hollers have announced a new album Amen Breaks, a record that draws parallels with the cultural crossovers and the anxieties of the 1970s, a decade marred by division, political corruption, and terrorism.

Long standing MM faves (they delivered our second favourite tune of 2015), the band have expanded their shape-shifting palate to include vintage drum machines and samples. On Amen Breaks, Quiet Hollers raise questions of spirituality, sexuality, and mental illness in tones that range from the cinematic to the psychedelic.

The first single from it is Medicine, a compelling personal story from frontman Shadwick Wilde about crippling anxiety, depression, existential malaise, and society’s attitudes toward medication and addiction.

Have a listen. The album is out on the 7th July.

With their frenetic, snotty, psych-surf rock ‘n’ roll sound in the vein of Ty Segall or The Cramps, Brighton’s Strange Cages have made big strides in their short existence.

We featured them back in 2015, and now the trio are now set to release a new 6-track EP The Cracks on Vallence Records this June. First track to surface is Leader Of A Cult combining elements of krautrock and post-punk with a nicely paranoid, schizophrenic vocal.

Watch the video below.

 

Quicksilver Daydream is the gothic folk alias of singer-songwriter Adam Lytle. Already known for his work with Wild Leaves, his new project presents a pure distillation of his DIY ethic and his message of standing up for who you are and what you believe in.

The result is Echoing Halls, ten songs of longing draped in the murky arrangements of Mellotron strings, fuzz guitars and layered vocals.

Check out the title track below.

 

  1. Offa Rex – The Queen of Hearts
  2. Lydia Loveless – Desire
  3. The Deslondes – Muddy Water
  4. Black Lips – Occidental Front
  5. Hunx & His Punx – Baby Of The Band
  6. Left Lane Cruiser – The Point Is Over Flowing
  7. The Geraldine Fibbers – Thank You For Giving Me Life

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

London quintet Chemtrails have shared the third and final single from their upcoming second EP Headless Pin Up Girl. 

Forever Watching The Skies is a gem of hazy, hypnotic indie-psych that adds a contemporary twist to the halcyon days of bands like The Jesus & Mary Chain and Primal Scream.

Listen below and buy the EP via Bandcamp here.

 

San Francisco’s Cool Ghouls have shared their new single Gord’s Horse, the title track from their upcoming tour only cassette, on CLRVYNT.

It is another cracking slab of their twangy, harmony filled, vintage tinged rock’n’roll.

Have a listen.

 

Wooden Wand has shared another single off his upcoming album, Clipper Ship.

Of School’s Out, James Jackson Toth says it “uses summer vacation as a metaphor for a lifetime spent on Earth: existence as a brief event occurring between one unknown darkness (the end of one school year, birth) and another (the beginning of a new school year, death). Present throughout are the themes that run through the rest of the album: sacrifice, accountability, and the preciousness of time.

It is yet another fine example of his beautifully contemplative and bittersweet songwriting. An absolute gem.

Watch the video, stream the song and Clipper Ship is out on the 5th May, so you can order it from Bandcamp here.