Tag Archives: Psychedelic

The War on Drugs Return with 11-Minute Epic ‘Thinking of a Place’

The War on Drugs’ ‘Thinking of a Place’ plays out like one continuous shot. Unravelling over 11 minutes, Adam Granduciel sews together several episodes, whilst never quite Continue reading The War on Drugs Return with 11-Minute Epic ‘Thinking of a Place’

Alexandra Savior: Belladonna of Sadness Review – Savior’s Vintage Allure is Dampened by Alex Turner’s Indistinct Production

The initial appeal of Alexandra Savior is in her influences; the smokiness of Adele is apparent as is the detachment of Lana Del Rey’s careless, yet hypnotic slur. But under the guidance of Continue reading Alexandra Savior: Belladonna of Sadness Review – Savior’s Vintage Allure is Dampened by Alex Turner’s Indistinct Production

Mac DeMarco Lopes Towards an Unknown Destination on ‘On the Level’

‘On the Level’ straddles two perspectives; one being the contemplative Mac DeMarco, the other being his father, with whom he shares a strained relationship. The first verse sees DeMarco Continue reading Mac DeMarco Lopes Towards an Unknown Destination on ‘On the Level’

Frank Ocean is at his Freest on ‘Biking’

Frank Ocean debuted his latest track ‘Biking’, featuring verses from Jay-Z and fellow Odd Future alumni Tyler, The Creator on the third episode of his Beats 1 show ‘blonded RADIO’. It was played straight after Continue reading Frank Ocean is at his Freest on ‘Biking’

alt-J Weave a Reggae-Tinged Tale of Murder and Deceit on ‘In Cold Blood’

The depths of alt-J’s cultural intuitiveness never ceases to amaze me. In the past they’ve referenced Last Exit to Brooklyn, sampled Miley Cyrus and written an ode to Matilda, the troubled Continue reading alt-J Weave a Reggae-Tinged Tale of Murder and Deceit on ‘In Cold Blood’

Bend to the Retro Lean of She-Devils’ Alluring ‘Hey Boy’

She-Devils’ obsession with  the different hues of Americana’s vibrant musical history rises ethereally to the surface on ‘Hey Boy’, the lead single from their upcoming, self-titled debut album.

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Mac DeMarco Mulls Introspectively over Time with the Release of Two new Tracks

Just one glance at Mac DeMarco’s goofy, gap-toothed smile is enough to unleash memories of lazy summer days, the sun peeping over the treeline as it disappears into the Continue reading Mac DeMarco Mulls Introspectively over Time with the Release of Two new Tracks

Angel Olsen’s ‘Fly on Your Wall’ Sets the Our First 100 Days Song Series in Motion

The Our First 100 Days song-a-day series aims to raise awareness of the organisations that have come under threat with the inception of Trump’s administration. Not all of the songs will be political, but their inclusion in the series does confirm Continue reading Angel Olsen’s ‘Fly on Your Wall’ Sets the Our First 100 Days Song Series in Motion

Temples Reveal ‘Strange Or Be Forgotten’, the Second Cut from their Upcoming Album

Temples have unveiled ‘Strange Or Be Forgotten’, the second single and final track from their upcoming sophomore album Volcano. Continue reading Temples Reveal ‘Strange Or Be Forgotten’, the Second Cut from their Upcoming Album

The Vending Machine: Kaytranada feat. Anderson .Paak – GLOWED UP

I think what works well in the union of Montreal producer Kaytranada and the star-in-waiting Anderson .Paak is their collective propensity to breach time and all of its musical shifts. With Kaytranada, his debut album 99.9% keenly grabs Continue reading The Vending Machine: Kaytranada feat. Anderson .Paak – GLOWED UP