Wildwood Morning is focused on 60s and 70s idealism. The music has imagery of a distant past with natural landscapes and groups of colorful hippies building a utopian community. The album is an international collaboration with contributions from artists in Italy and Germany.
Lockdown Licks and Teenage Kicks with The Recalls’ “There Is No End”
Psychedelic music is having a moment… Or perhaps more appropriately, an eternal cosmic now. Whether it’s post-post-modernism’s accelerating stylistic-shuffle or part of some kind of Covid-culture’s self-isolated journey inwards to a post-human future; psyche, garage, punk or whatever ultimately futile bid to categorise its puissant energy you care to use, the form seems an ironically sober response to modern times. As it was in the Year of Our Prophet, Lord Lenny of Kaye back in ’72 when the Village Voice music critic and future Patti Smith Band guitarist laid Nuggets on a nascent Punk scene and blew everybody’s, technically already, blown minds. Kaye’s hoard of rough cut yet majestic sonic…
PREMIERE – POW LS1: The Alternating Currents, September 11, 2020
"In Memory, In Celebration, Recorded Across America." - The Alternating Currents, 2020
The Chemistry Set – Paint Me A Dream is a Psychedelic Rocket Ship
Get weird, get wildly psychedelic and get into The Chemistry Set, it's worth the investment!
Dusty Trails and Tall Tales with Tele Novella’s “Merlynn Belle”
Hold onto your cowboy hats, paper crowns and powdered wigs! Small-town Texan charmers Tele Novella are riding back into town with Merlynn Belle, another technicolor time-traveling record packed with all the quirky characters and dramatic scenery your quarantine dreams can hold. It’s been four years since last we heard a note from Natalie Ribbons and partner Jason Chronis, who made names for themselves in the bands Agent Ribbons and Voxtrot respectively, and their long awaited second full length album opens with a question that many fans may have been asking themselves: “Where did you go?” Judging from this new collection of mournful odes to witches, shrines and pearls, it sounds…