Category Archives: Psych Rock

Thee Oh Sees – Carrion Crawler / The Dream

Thank God John Dwyer’s been too busy with bong rips and songwriting to take his Adderall because 2011 brought us a whole slew of new Oh Sees songs via In the Red Records. Carrion Crawler/The Dream is the most recent … Continue reading

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Wooden Shjips – West

Ripley Johnson’s output through both Wooden Shjips and Moon Duo has been rather prolific, and at this point, he’s already solidified his status as one of the finest and most consistent creators of psych going right now. His primary band … Continue reading

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Crystal Antlers – Two-Way Mirror

Crystal Antlers self-released their latest album Two-Way Mirror on their own Recreation Ltd. July 12, 2011. A lot of buzz surrounded this band with their s/t EP, but the reception was mixed for the follow up Tentacles, which bears the … Continue reading

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Mikal Cronin – Self-titled

Out of the same scene that birthed Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, The Fresh and Onlys, Sic Alps and many more noteworthy acts comes Mikal Cronin. Some may be familiar with his work in Moonhearts whose s/t full length (Tic … Continue reading

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Fungi Girls – Some Easy Magic

The Texas-based Fungi Girls are a group of youngsters (all of the members are under 21) who have been raising some eyebrows with their mix of garage, surf, and psych rock. Combining reverb, fuzz pedals, and bubblegum pop hooks, these … Continue reading

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Human Eye – They Came From the Sky

Detroit’s Human Eye recently released their third full-length on Sacred Bones Records entitled They Came From the Sky. Fronted by Timmy Vulgar (Timmy’s Organism, Clone Defects), Human Eye plays a monstrous combination of psych and proto-punk with science fiction inspired … Continue reading

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Purling Hiss – Lounge Lizards 12″

Philadelphia’s Purling Hiss has released another 6 songs through the fine folks at Mexican Summer. The 12″ is titled Lounge Lizards and offers up more of the blown-out rock and roll we’ve come to expect from these guys.  If you’re … Continue reading

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