In the mood for some very excellent soupy psychedelic jazz that glimmers with experimental wonder? You are, then, very much in the right place. “Hold On,” from… Continue reading
Bright is right. UK musician James Alexander Bright was formerly known as Hairy Hands. His album Magic, released via the esteemed New Los Angeles label, was number 18 in… Continue reading
There’s no two ways about it, I am greatly enjoying the turquoise buzzsaw psychedelia of Sam Evian‘s latest, “Health Machine.” It’s all about those menthol vocals, those unknown, mortal,… Continue reading
Chileans Brian Silva and Jossip Tkalcic came all the way to Barcelona to meet Carlos Ramos and Marc López and form the Zephyr Bones, a band who specialize in crafting exquisite and lazy psychedelic… Continue reading
Psyche-rock band Boogarins was born when Fernando “Dino” Almeida and Benke Ferraz began jamming together as teenagers in their parents’ gardens in the central Brazilian city of Goiânia. The title of their latest album Manual… Continue reading
Benamin and Sly5thAve are indigo, green, brown, orange, or IGBO. The duo’s brand new track, “Entrance Theme,” is a veritable, playful, psychedelic voyage of future funk. Track… Continue reading
Punchy, psychedelic garage rock of the finest order from the duo known as 8|8 aka Two Eights aka Tyler Lott and Richard Ray, who are so fresh that they don’t even have press… Continue reading
The last time I wrote about Portland, Oregon-via-New Zealand lo-fi psychedelic-indie-soul outfit and band-name-you-would-probably-find-somewhere-in-an-anime-movie Unknown Mortal Orchestra was back when they covered Lindstrom’s spacey and disco-y “Rà-àkõ-st.,” which was and still is amazing in every… Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO WATCH THIS SEGMENT ON VEVO.COM NOW. “We wanted to create a world for people to fall into…” British psychedelic rockers Temples recently came to Los Angeles to play one of the best… Continue reading
If Tame Impala ever wanted to form a permanent side-project where they exclusively play psychedelic covers of Michael Jackson songs and called themselves Psychel Jackson, I would be more than okay with that.… Continue reading
Inspired by this brilliant piece I read today on the life and times of the Chems‘ “Setting Sun,” a song that sounds as vital and compelling now as it did when it shot… Continue reading
My favorite song of all time gets the cover treatment again, this time from LA’s Decoders, who take the psychedelic soul of the original and infuse it with upbeat samba. The Decoders… Continue reading
Always supremely enjoyable DJing the late late late night on KEXP 90.3FM Seattle. Some tracks just make perfect sense at 3:30 in the morning. In these wee small hours is where the best… Continue reading
Friday night’s radio show on KEXP 90.3FM Seattle was great fun. Below is a list of the tracks played. Listen back to the show via KEXP’s streaming archive here (while stocks last). … Continue reading
This is South Africa-via-Australia future psychedelic soul composer Jonti. Somewhere two Muppets must be feeling the cold.
A Sly cover from San Francisco six-piece Monophonics from their new album In Your Brain. That wah-wah fuzz-funk bassline.
Earlier this week the TV series Mad Men allegedly paid a quarter of a bajillion dollars to use this song as part of the soundtrack to the latest episode. It’s a fantastic piece… Continue reading
My new favorite 1970s Indian psychedelic rock group. Atomic Forest also may just be my new favorite band name. At least for this afternoon.
Hands down my favorite Madvillian cut right here. Doom and Madlib collab for a one minute and forty five second blast with Doom off-cuffing a don’t-care freestyle about “free beer” and “never forgetting… Continue reading