Category Archives: Neo-Psych

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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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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Night Beats – S/T

Everything’s bigger in … Seattle? Night Beats may hail from the Pacific Northwest, but their self-titled full-length is 100% Texas psych rock worship. As Trouble In Mind states in the press-release “Any number of bands cite 60’s Texas psych as … 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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Religious Knives – Smokescreen

Sacred Bones will release Religious Knives’ new album Smokescreen on April 26, 2011. Akin to current labelmates Moon Duo, Religious Knives marinate in the drugged-out sounds of psych, utilizing organ and guitar noodling alongside repetitive drumming to create tunes that … Continue reading

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White Hills – H-P1

New York City’s White Hills will be releasing a new 2xLP album through Thrill Jockey. The album is titled H-P1 and will have a street date of June 21, 2011. White Hills pick up where Hawkwind left off, working within … Continue reading

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