Tag Archives: psychedelic

“Mithras” Music Video Reveals a Morsel of the Technicolor Universe on Vinyl Williams’ Azure LP

After last couple weeks, I’m about ready to jettison off this planet. The successful SpaceX launch certainly makes the idea tempting. If you are similarly seeking an escape, look out for Azure, the brand new record from Vinyl Williams out now. The local psych artist, né Lionel Williams, has created not just one but 11 […]

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Zoe Elaine |
Lucille Furs
Lucile Furs’ new album ‘Another Land’ buds with all those delicious yesteryear sounds

Lucille Furs are making their way to Los Angeles with a headline show date at the Bootleg Theater on Thursday, March 21. The psych-pop quintet just released their second album ‘Another Land’ via Requiem Pour Un Twister. The 13-track LP is filled with exotic psychedelic gems that will do just that: take you to “another […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Get Caught Overheating With Fever Feel Tonight at Harvard and Stone

If your favorite Beatles song is “Revolution 9,” then you’ll love Fever Feel. Even if you have little respect for that comparison, keep reading—the Canadian three-piece is creative in the best ways. The band has a self-titled album due out next week, on September 14th to be exact; get a first look at their psychedelic […]

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Zoe Elaine |
imaad Wasif
Interview: Exploring Context for Imaad Wasif’s Lost-Then-Found Record, Great Eastern Sun

Imaad Wasif often feels like he not of this world. His realm is not physical, though it is tangible. I had the opportunity to pose him some questions about his recent record, Great Eastern Sun, and his career in general to get a chance to understand him and the process behind his profoundly moving work. […]

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Chicano Batman
Chicano Batman wrap epic hattrick of sold-out gigs at Fonda Theatre with opening acts El Haru Kuroi and Khruangbi

After touring all over the country, Los Angeles band Chicano Batman finally landed back home with three sold out shows at the Fonda Theatre.  Tickets were in great demand after the first two shows were sold out a third night had to be added. The band did not come alone, they brought a stellar line-up […]

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Kikagaku Moyo
All the way from Japan, Kikagaku Moyo dose Los Angeles with their “feel good” psych rock at the Echoplex

Kikagaku Moyo is a Japanese psychedelic band from Tokyo. They coin their sounds as feel good music and once you experience them, you understand why. On Monday night in Los Angeles, the Echoplex was filled with the curious and the lovers of these trippy sounds. Long hair, electric guitars, drums, tambourine and even a sitar were […]

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FarahSosa |
Ty Segall
Ty Segall Debuts New Single “Orange Color Queen,” Announces Self-Titled Album, Tour with L.A. Dates at Teragram

San Francisco’s experimental rock wunderkind Ty Segall is back with tender folk ballad “Orange Color Queen” Usually one for avant-garde garage rock with heavy distortion, Ty Segall’s latest single “Orange Color Queen” off his upcoming ninth studio album due January 27th via Drag City is certainly a departure with its mellow, acoustic tone. Oozing psychedelic […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Animal Collective at The Observatory
Animal Collective bring the psychedelic funk to Observatory

It might take two to tango, but for Animal Collective, it’ll always take three to bring the funk. The trifecta that makeup the Maryland-based collective have become something of an enigma the past few years, elevating their already smart, avant-garde productions into something even more iconic. As they took the stage at the Observatory Wednesday night, […]

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Ty Segall to Perform Two Nights at Hollywood Forever’s Masonic Lodge

Los Angeles just can’t seem to get enough of Ty Segall. The multi-faceted human is pretty much in high demand, always. Whether with the Muggers, GØGGS or solo, there isn’t a show Segall doesn’t sell out. Just a couple weeks ago he headlined The Smell’s benefit show at the Teragram Ballroom and it quickly sold-out. […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Primal Scream
Primal Scream return to Los Angeles with concert date at The Regent

Primal Scream are back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date at The Regent. The Scottish alt rockers will take over the Downtown Los Angeles venue on Saturday, November 5. Most recently, Primal Scream released their 11th studio album, Chaosmosis on March 18th via their very own First International label by way of Ignition Records. Written and produced […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Vinyl Williams
Stream Vinyl Williams’ new single “Riddles Of The Sphinx” — New Album Brunei Aug. 26

Los Angeles purveyor of psychedelic splendor, Vinyl Williams has shared a new single titled “Riddles of the Sphinx”. With a brilliant visual companion designed by Williams himself, the new track is available to stream below. “Riddles Of The Sphinx” is the first song reveal off Vinyl Williams’ forthcoming album Brunei. Full of otherworldly sounds, “Riddles […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Sunflower Bean
Sunflower Bean delivers brilliant set full of thrash and warm fuzzies at Constellation Room

Brooklyn psych pop trio, Sunflower Bean played a beautiful set this past Sunday at the Constellation Room in Santa Ana. Barley out of their teens, the group has been on an extensive North American tour since March. Not just musicians, the band are also activists that use their music to raise awareness for a good […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |
Mind Monogram
Video Premiere: Los Angeles chamber psych group Mind Monogram drop debut video “Howls”

With two hazy EPs under their belts — each released in March and April of 2015 — Los Angeles band Mind Monogram have shared the video for their gorgeous dream-pop symphony, “Howls.” The song is lush with enchanting psychedelic soundscapes and all but a few enticing croons. If acts like Explosions In The Sky, Tame […]

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Sandra B. Olinger |