New Video: Elephant Stone – American Dream

American Dream is a new single from Canadian psych band Elephant Stone’s and follows hot on the heels of the release of their sixth album Hollow. Filmed in isolation in frontman Rishi Dihr’s garage with a green screen, his son and queue cards in a nod to Bob Dylan’s classic Subterranean Homesick Blues film, the poignant video compiles archival footage of immigrants searching for the American Dream. The … Continue reading New Video: Elephant Stone – American Dream

New Video: Elephant Stone – Fox On The Run

The gentle propulsion and dreamy hypnotics of Fox On The Run is one of our favourite tracks from Elephant Sun’s recently released album Hollow. Like the lovechild of classic solo era John Lennon and Yo La Tengo, it is a masterpiece of finely crafted psych-pop and the band have shared a new video for it, which you can watch below. You can also buy the album … Continue reading New Video: Elephant Stone – Fox On The Run

Elephant Stone – Hollow Song Suite

Darker Time, Darker Space is part 2 of Elephant Stone’s Hollow song suite. The Montreal psych-rockers say, “with their planet on the brink of extinction, humanity scrambles to find a way to survive. It is a dark time and they look to the darkness of space as their salvation.” Pretty much sounds right up their street! Listen below.   And here’s part 1 in case you … Continue reading Elephant Stone – Hollow Song Suite

New Album From Elephant Stone

Our favourite Montreal psych-rock trio Elephant Stone have announced their fourth full-length Ship Of Fools, which will see a digital release on September 16 via Elephants on Parade and a physical release on November 25 via Burger Records. The group has shared album opener Manipulator together with a lyric video for the track with the simple statement “Pokémon GO = Mind Control.” The song retains their trademark psychedelia whilst … Continue reading New Album From Elephant Stone

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Been a busy week away from the blog so we’ve not been able to post as much as we would like. Here then is our usual round-up of tunes released in the past week. The Coathangers – Make It Right Cat’s Eyes – Chameleon Queen Mary Chapin Carpenter – Something Tamed Something Wild Elephant Stone – Where I’m Going Gun Outfit – King Of Hearts Eagulls … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM’S BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 50-26

It’s the third instalment of our end of year list of our favourite tracks of 2015. Today we enter the top half of the chart with numbers 50 through to 26.   50 Mutual Benefit – Not For Nothing   49 Rats On Rafts – Last Day On Earth   48 Slaves – Ninety Nine   47 Diet Cig – Harvard   46 Decemberists – The … Continue reading MM’S BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 50-26

Elephant Stone – Devil’s Shelter

We have a new single from Montreal’s top notch psych-rockers Elephant Stone. Featuring guest vocals by their good friend Alex Maas of The Black Angels, The Devil’s Shelter begins with a low frequency, cycling, bass rhythm that wouldn’t sound out of place coming from Kill All Hippies era Primal Scream. The track is peppered with the band’s trademark sitar throughout, creating that wonderful mix of eastern … Continue reading Elephant Stone – Devil’s Shelter

It’s The Christmas Posts – No.16: Sleepy Sun & Elephant Stone

Sleepy Sun and Elephant Stone both appear on the Psych-Out Christmas compilation (also featuring Iggy Pop, Dead Meadow, Psychic Ills, The Fuzztones etc.). Sleepy Sun contribute a fuzzed-out cover of What Child Is This? and Elephant Stone give us their take on Christmas Time (Is Here Again), complete with sitar. Have a listen…Order the album here. . Continue reading It’s The Christmas Posts – No.16: Sleepy Sun & Elephant Stone