As of late, I’ve been more excited about the music Jeff Tweedy has been creating outside of Wilco. In all honesty, I think Tweedy’s first solo album Sukierae from 2013 is the best collection of music he’s penned since Wilco’s A Ghost Is Born. There’s things to love about post AGIB Wilco, but I’m just […]Read More Jeff Tweedy and “Some Birds”
Steve Rosborough works out the psychic kinks through music. Whether he’s running his label Moon Glyph Records and releasing albums of forward-thinking psych by other like-minded artists, or laying down the cosmic Tangerine Dream vibes himself under the name Soothsayer, Rosborough is very much interested in healing thru the power of music. Though his label […]Read More Omni Gardens : West Coast Escapism
Nicholas Cage’s Red Miller seems like the kind of guy that left a lot of darkness in his past. He lives a simple life as a logger in the Pacific Northwest with the love of his life Mandy Bloom. You get the idea that before they had met Red lived a pretty raucous existence; drugs, […]Read More Panos Cosmatos’ ‘Mandy’
I’ve had those nights. Those nights where you head down into that darkened basement studio with a pal, and a few too many beers, and decide to hit record and see what happens. Amps buzzing, basses bruising, and drums beaten to within an inch of their lives. Everything in that recording space is electric, man. […]Read More Mythic Sunship : Another Shape of Psychedelic Music
Grey Gordon is a passionate dude when it comes to music. Not just punk music or indie music or metal music or hip hop. He’s passionate about all of it. He’s also the kind of artist that isn’t afraid to wear his influences on his sleeve. He sponged up plenty of influences and inspirations in […]Read More Kill Surf City : Ever Notice How Everything’s Stupid?
John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter, and Daniel Davies have unleashed the first piece from their soundtrack to David Gordon Green’s Halloween and it’s an eerie reminder of what made Carpenter’s original so chilling, seductive, and the iconic piece it has become. The track, aptly titled “The Shape Returns”, sounds like a microcosm of all the various […]Read More “The Shape Returns”
Jack Tatum has a way with songwriting. He’s proven that since the beginning. Since way back in 2010 when Tatum was recording these dreamy, hazy pop songs in his bedroom that ended up being Wild Nothing’s debut Gemini. On that album the lo-fi aspect of the recordings added a touch of mystery to the proceedings, […]Read More Wild Nothing : Indigo