TOUR TIPS from MONOGOLD

Prolific Brooklyn-based psych-pop trio Monogold will release Babyfood, their sixth album since 2011 on September 29th thru Chill Mega Chill Records. To create the video for its first single, “Cinnamon,” the band recruited a group of young art students from The Good School, a mobile arts education school for young NYC students that specializes in stop-motion animation. Students … Read more TOUR TIPS from MONOGOLD

“COMB MY HAIR” – NEW MUSIC from COAST MODERN

Los Angeles-based alt-pop duo Coast Modern is back with a brand new song that combines their signature dreamy So-Cal sun-infused psychedelia with a laid-back, funky-ness that lumbers past your ears like a souped-up ’66 Chevy Impala. And, it appears they want you to comb their hair. You may know Coast Modern from their breakout single … Read more “COMB MY HAIR” – NEW MUSIC from COAST MODERN

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with EX REYES

What if you mixed the sun-soaked psychedelia of bands like Tame Impala with Motown-esque groovy electro-pop? There’s no need for conjecture friends, because those elements, and many more, are embodied in the soulful sounds of New York City-by-way-of New Orleans artist Mikey Hart, a.k.a. Ex Reyes, who recently released a brand new EP, Do Something. Hart could also easily add “budding … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with EX REYES

“APPARITION” – NEW MUSIC from INNER OCEANS

Known for their addictive elixir of haunting electronic tones and unconventional infectious melodies, Inner Oceans return with another dark pop anthem. The Denver- based outfit have gained the acclaim of everyone from local tastemakers to pop enthusiasts and are set to capture the West Coast and beyond in their psychedelic storm. Having unleashed their single “Wild” earlier this … Read more “APPARITION” – NEW MUSIC from INNER OCEANS

PREVIEW: HARPOONER at THE BASEMENT on 6/23/16

“The stars just kind of aligned for us,” says Harpooner co-founder Max Mullen, who met bandmates Scott Schmadeke and Josh Morrow while attending college in Bloomington, Indiana. “We were all playing basement shows together in different bands, started hanging out almost every weekend, and Harpooner was born,” adds Schmadeke. A desire to expand their horizons … Read more PREVIEW: HARPOONER at THE BASEMENT on 6/23/16

PREVIEW: WHITE ARROWS at THE STONE FOX on 2/3/2014

White Arrows has been crisscrossing the country (and soon, Europe) supporting their latest release, In Bardo; the Los Angeles-based psych-pop outfit is headed to the Music City to play at The Stone Fox with Chappo (*SWOON*) and Diamond Carter on February 3rd.  Also, I have just classified psych-pop under “Things That Make You Go Whoa.” I recently … Read more PREVIEW: WHITE ARROWS at THE STONE FOX on 2/3/2014

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