Andy Shauf : The Neon Skyline

Andy Shauf is the kind of songwriter that puts you into his world with just the strum of his guitar or a melodic turn of phrase. He pulls from the magical well of classic 70s-era songwriters like Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson, and Cat Stevens, but with the sonic wizardry of Jon Brion. There’s a gentle […]

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Iceblink : Carpet Cocoon

Lynn Avery describes her new album as her “comfort album, music to retreat to in the winter.” Avery, aka Iceblink, has made Carpet Cocoon as a bedroom new age album. Stitched together with nylon string guitar, synthesizers, flutes, and filtered saxophones, Iceblink’s Carpet Cocoon has a very pastoral vibe. A mixture of organic and processed, […]

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DDT : Enter The Bend

There’s some serious sonic voodoo going on when you drop the needle on DDTs Enter The Bend. It’s like opening a portal to some other dimension powered by third eye enlightenment and super-powered hallucinogenics. Droning guitars, tribal drums, and buzzing synths create a primitive symphony of noise that’s part space rock and part deep woods […]

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Outpost 31 Studios Releases “Inverted Dreamer” By Treebones; ‘Midnight Radio’ Coming Soon

Treebones makes electronic music that isn’t fussy, but easy to get lost in. The North Carolina-based artist works in simple melodies and addictive beats, and carries them out like otherworldly incantations. He stands by the adage of “less is more”, and in doing so gives us skeletal songs with beating hearts you can see pumping […]

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Mythic Sunship : Changing Shapes

A true sign of a psych band worth their weight in hallucinogenics is their set at Roadburn. Many bands have stepped on the stage in Tilburg, Netherlands, and when they do they need to bring it. They need to bring it all and leave nothing but scorched earth, sizzled amplifiers, and melted faces in the […]

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