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Album Review: Locobeach—Psychedelic Disco Cumbia

Locobeach—Psychedelic Disco Cumbia Independent Link: Bandcamp Psychedelic Disco Cumbia takes from the Fania discipline and shoots it into the outer reaches of space with its psychedelic melting pot with tight-woven traditionalism and weird space-age cocktail sounds. Having a combined resume that includes bands like Los Amigos Invisibles, Crema Paraiso, and … Read More ›

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Album Review: Panda Bear – Buoys

Panda Bear Buoys Domino Records ★★★★ Following up with the grandiose Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper and the huge success of the epistemologically trippy “Boys Latin,” Noah Lennox returns with Bouys. Like a collection of pop songs on an outer planet, Bouys is equally familiar as it is strange. … Read More ›

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Album Review: Dune Sea – Dune Sea

Dune Sea Dune Sea All Good Clean Records ★★★ I feel like I have been subjected to one gigantic lull of a chord, spanned across an entire album. Dune Sea’s self-titled album is a mind trip of psychedelics and Frank Herbert. This Norway band turns stoner rock into a mind … Read More ›

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Album Review: Flamingods – Levitation

Flamingods Levitation Moshi Moshi ★★★ Fusing psychedelic sounds with a mantra of meditative quality are two winning combinations that fuel Flamingods’ Levitation. Utilizing influences of disco, funk, and psychedelic music from ‘70s era Middle East and South Asia, there is an outer dimension to their indie prose. Add in a … Read More ›

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Album Review: The High Strung – Quiet Riots

The High Strung Quiet Riots Independent ★★★ February 14, 2019 Josh Malerman became a household name in December last year when Netflix released the movie adaptation of his book Birdbox. Now engrained in pop culture history, penning a revolutionary sci-fi novel is not his first trip around the block. Those … Read More ›

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Album Review: The Sonic Dawn – Eclipse

The Sonic Dawn Eclipse Heavy Psych Sounds ★★★★ February 9, 2019 Danish band The Sonic Dawn is far removed in time and space. The band channels the hippy love ins of the 1960s San Francisco scene. Yet Eclipse is vital in research to the musical movement that made the iconic … Read More ›


Album Review: Deathchant – Self-Titled

Deathchant Self-Titled King Volume Records ★★★★★   Deathchant’s debut is the aural version of Vanishing Point. The band packed their gear and headed out of Los Angeles to hole up in a cabin up at Big Bear. For two days nonstop they crushed live metal ragers simply documented on this … Read More ›

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Glastonbury Fayre: 1971 The True Spirit Of Glastonbury

Long overdue, Nicolas Roeg’s look into the beginnings of the Glastonbury Festival is preserved by Odeon Entertainment A woman walks through a muddy pathway, surrounded by the fixtures of an English countryside. Her hair is tossed about by the wind as if mother nature is casting a spell. Passing by … Read More ›