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ALBUM REVIEW | Holy Monitor - Golden Light / Aeolus.

ARTIST: Holy Monitor

RELEASE: Golden Light/Aeolus

RELEASE DATE: 16/07/16

RECORD COMPANY: Ongakubaka Records

Hailing from the sunbaked Mediterranean shores of Greece, experimental neo-psych / krautrock space rockers… 576 more words

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Crocodiles--Mirrors

This is admittedly on odd song to pick, but something about Crocodiles’ blissed-out fuzz fest screams summer to me.  It’s not a gentle, breezy frolic in the sun, though.   90 more words

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Blackspin Records - Summer 2016 Sampler

Blackspin Records presents:
Selected tracks of new & upcoming releases for Summer 2016:
(New tracks from The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Ghost Wave, Amber Arcades, Blackberries, Comet Control, Medicine Boy, The Shimmer Band, Zig Zags, Thee Oh Sees, Suns Of Thyme, Dyscontrol, Male Gaze, Mystic Braves, Os Noctambulos, The Cobra Lamps, Chicos De Nazca) 121 more words

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The Essex Green--The Late Great Cassiopia

Residing in the gentle nexus of 60s folk and psychedelia, The Essex Green produced some of the most criminally underrated music of the naughts.  Taking influence from acts like The Sandpipers and Fairport Convention, they made faithful, brilliantly crafted stuff that gently updated the form without losing the inherent traditions.   45 more words

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Empire of the Sun--Half Mast

So apparently Empire of the Sun are on the charts again.  Go figure.  While they’re somewhat better known at this point for their over-the-top showmanship, their debut album actually featured some sweetly pop-centric psychedelic gems.   30 more words

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MGMT--4th Dimensional Transition

MGMT’s tale is not unique.  After having an early hit, they were plagued with expectation and misconceptions.  Many lamented that the band was stubbornly refusing to follow up its radio-friendly debut with more bright, psych-tinged pop.   216 more words

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Peace--O You

Not only did Peace managed to find a cohesive neo-psych sound on their second album, but they also found a surprising amount of heart.  Album opener O You could be considered maudlin if judged on lyrics alone, but Harry Koisser’s reflective, pleading delivery evokes immediate empathy.   164 more words

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