Tag Archive: Psychedelic

Diggin’ This: Bananagun – “Do Yeah” (Anti Fade Records) (Official Video)

  Do you, always.       Way, way, waay into this debut single from Melbourne’s Bananagun. “Do Yeah” has the band, which counts among its line-up members of Frowning Clouds and Parnsip,… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Scott Xylo – “Hold On” (Black Acre)

  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

Diggin’ This: James Alexander Bright – “Mallorca” (!K7 Records) (Official Video)

  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

Diggin’ This: Sam Evian – “Health Machine” (Saddle Creek)

  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

Diggin’ This: The Zephyr Bones – “Telephone” (La Castanya Records) (Official Video)

  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

Diggin’ This: Boogarins – “Avalanche” & Manual Full Album Stream

  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

Diggin’ This: Slum Sociable – “All Night”

  Mightily feelin’ this turntable jazz-hop soul from Melbourne, Australia’s Slum Sociable.       The greatness of this gently psychedelic, nocturnal trip-hop cut only confirms my suspicion that Melbourne is one of the… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: IGBO – “Entrance Theme” (Official Video) (Free Download)

  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

Diggin’ This: 8|8 aka Two Eights – “Manifest Destiny” (Official Video)

  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

Diggin’ This: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – “Multi-Love” (Official Video)

  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

TEMPLES INTERVIEW & LIVE PERFORMANCE AT THE ROXY IN WEST HOLLYWOOD – TV SEGMENT PRODUCED FOR NUVOTV’S MUSIC SHOW THE COLLECTIVE (VIDEO)

  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

Tame Impala – “Stranger In Moscow” (Michael Jackson Cover)

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

The Seshen – “2000 Seasons” (Official Video)

Tru Thoughts‘ latest signing is psychedelic electronic San Francisco seven-piece The Seshen. The heavy bassline that oscillates throughout “2000 Seasons” is especially tasty.   The Seshen – “2000 Seasons” (Official Video)    … Continue reading

The Chemical Brothers – “Life is Sweet” (Daft Punk Remix)

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

The Moth & The Flame – “Sorry”

Provo, Utah-via-Los Angeles three-piece The Moth & The Flame parlay perfectly formed bass tones and driving psyche stomps and strums with “Sorry.”   The Moth & The Flame – “Sorry”      … Continue reading

The Decoders – “I Am the Black Gold of the Sun” (Rotary Connection Cover)

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

Melody’s Echo Chamber – “Endless Shore”

Some magnificent French psychedelia to get your Friday started right. Paris, France’s Melody Prochet enlisted Aussie psyche-rocker and Tame Impala frontman Kevin Parker to produce this swirling, cosmic jam.   Melody’s Echo Chamber… Continue reading

Dan Digs on KEXP 90.3FM Seattle – 1am-6am Saturday July 28, 2012 – Tracklist & Streaming Links

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

Dan Digs on KEXP 90.3FM Seattle – 9pm-1am Friday July 13, 2012 – Tracklist & Streaming Links

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

The Sufis – “Sri Sai Flora” (Official Video)

Like listening to the Beatles’ “Taxman” after enduring a sleep-deprived long-haul flight and landing in a remote, exotic, sun-heavy island paradise, no?   “Like” the Nashville, TN psychedelic rockers on Facebook here.  … Continue reading

Jonti – “Nightshift in Blue” (Official Video)

This is South Africa-via-Australia future psychedelic soul composer Jonti.   Somewhere two Muppets must be feeling the cold.  

Monophonics – “There’s a Riot Goin’ On” (Official Video)

A Sly cover from San Francisco six-piece Monophonics from their new album In Your Brain.   That wah-wah fuzz-funk bassline.  

The Making of “Tomorrow Never Knows” by the Beatles (Video)

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

The Gooch Palms – “Cucaracha” (Official Video)

Sydney, Australia’s the Gooch Palms are currently supporting fellow Aussies (and members of Tame Impala) Pond on tour. Watch the duo’s DIY lo-fi ode to cockroaches below.   We need more music videos… Continue reading

Opossom – “Blue Meanies” (Free MP3 Download)

Grainy psychedelic soul from New Zealand’s Kody Nielson of the Mint Chicks and Unknown Mortal Orchestra.     Head over here for more Opossom. Sadly this link, while it will provide you with… Continue reading

Atomic Forest – “Locomotive Breath”

My new favorite 1970s Indian psychedelic rock group. Atomic Forest also may just be my new favorite band name. At least for this afternoon.

Madvillian – “Papermill” & Manfred Krug – “Morgen”

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

Shark Move – ‘Evil War’

Who knew that 1970s Indonesia was a hotbed of raw psychedelic funk and prog rock? And how awesome is the band name ‘Shark Move’? Read all about it at the Stones Throw website,… Continue reading