Monthly Archives: May 2011

Battles – Gloss Drop

I’ve been putting off writing about this album for awhile for fear of what I might say regarding the work of some of my favorite artists. I loved Williams-era Don Caballero. I loved Stanier-era Helmet. I played the bejesus out … Continue reading

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Wet Hair – In Vogue Spirit

Iowa’s Wet Hair will offer up their new LP In Vogue Spirit on De Stijl Records May 23, 2011. This album features 8 new songs that highlight the band’s brand of droney electro-psych, complete with pop flourishes and a thick … Continue reading

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Ty Segall – Goodbye Bread

The ever-busy Ty Segall’s laid down a set of tracks for his new LP called Goodbye Bread, due out July 21, 2011 on Drag City. This album is being promoted as a tamer affair than previous outings, but Ty’s signature … Continue reading

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The Seeds – Evil Hoodoo (Vinyl Reissue)

Big Beat‘s putting out a vinyl reissue of the Seeds’ Evil Hoodoo.  Active throughout the latter half of the 60’s, the Seeds are notable as both a highly influential cornerstone in American garage and psych rock, and as an early … Continue reading

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Nodzzz – Innings

Woodsist records will release Nodzzz’s second full-length on May 17, 2011 by the name of  Innings. Nodzzz’s particular brand of lo-fi garage-pop is short, sweet and to-the-point. They get right into each song, wet your whistle with some sugary sweetness … Continue reading

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The People’s Temple – Sons of Stone

Hozac Records released the debut album by the People’s Temple entitled Sons of Stone on April 19th, 2011. Based in Lansing, MI, the People’s Temple play a brand of retro-inspired garage psych. There are a number of touchstones (Love, 13th … Continue reading

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Joan of Arc on Giant System TV

033 Joan of Arc from Kyle Obriot on Vimeo. Whether you recognize the Kinsellas as innovative and influential or you think they’re just a bunch of pretentious bastards, it’s undeniable that they’ve been able to carve out a unique niche … Continue reading

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