1 CD / Bella Union / 2014-08-26Tracks: I Could Only See Clouds; Futuristic Hallucination; Bat, The; Living; Transform!!!; Heart of the Sunrise
Artists: Electric Würms (Steven Drozd & Wayne Coyne)
With the release of Embryonic in 2009, the Flaming Lips ushered in yet another era in their continually evolving brand of psychedelic insanity, diving into the realms of prog, Krautrock, and Miles Dav...continue...
1 CD / FPE / 2014-08-19Tracks: Carcrash; Blender; Pucker Upper; Free Way; Cracked; Fools; Gutrot; Dandelion; Peeler; Melting Popsicle; Drooling; Dominion; Citrus
Artists: The Miami Dolphins (Minneapolis)
Personnel: Patrick (vocals, guitar); Beth (vocals); Joe (drums).
Audio Mixer: Kyle Swanson .
Recording information: Metrodome II....continue...
1 CD / Cleopatra / 2014-08-19Tracks: How Many Years Too Soon?; Raider; Return to Zanzibar; Caroline; Riding You; Kinky Lover; Sun Control; My Time to Live; Memory Cords Over the Bay; Danger Zone; Manifestation, The; In a Dream; Informat...
Personnel: Mike Low (vocals, guitar, synthesizer, background vocals); John Lambdin (guitar, mandolin, electric violin, synthesizer, background vocals); Gary Spain (violin, electric violin, keyboards);...continue...
1 CD / Spare Thought / 2014-08-12Tracks: Hum; Am Gone; Springful; Done Tongue; Pigeon Skulls; Spook; Idiot Mantra; Be a Girl; Bonedigger
Artists: Adult Jazz
Given the confidence and brazen ambition on Gist Is, the labyrinthine debut full-length from Adult Jazz, it's difficult to believe they're less than a year old as a band. University of Leeds music maj...continue...
1 CD / La Societe Expeditionnaire / 2014-08-12Tracks: Introduction; Sun Breaks Every Way But One, The; Throw Yourself Apart; Escape On High; Ditches; Figurehead; Young Adult; Monolith
1 CD / Captured Tracks / 2014-08-05Tracks: Firehose Face; Song Factory; Television Man; Plastic World No. 6; Eleven Inches; California Truth; Eon of Pain; Linoleum Tryst #19; Whirpool of Anguish; Rodeo Trash Pit
Artists: Naomi Punk
Audio Mixer: Naomi Punk.
On Television Man, Naomi Punk double down on their meta approach. Where they reconfigured their Pacific Northwest influences on The Feeling, here it feels like they're ...continue...
1 CD / King of Spades Records / 2014-08-05Tracks: Nephilims (Help Me!); Prophecy; Lipstick; Lady Feline; Something in the Cloud; Six; Unbreakable Fluoride Lithium Plastic; Captain Boson; Big Brats; Brady the Chicken Boy; Slave Planet Institution; Cy...
Personnel: Helios Creed (vocals, guitar); Lou Minatti (guitar); Tommy Grenas (keyboards); Aleph Omega (drums); Anne Dromeda (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Keith Thompson .
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1 CD / Federal Prism / 2014-07-29Tracks: Chrome Children, The; Frequency; Hate Me Tomorrow - (featuring New Fumes); Wastoid - (featuring Chrome Pony); Birds of War; All Your Friends; Screaming, The - (featuring The Flaming Lips); Luminous V...
Artists: Stardeath and White Dwarfs
Personnel: Jarod Evans, Richard Tarver, Daniel Huffman, Chrome Pony, Wayne Coyne (vocals).
Audio Mixers: Stardeath and White Dwarfs; Trent Bell.
Recording information: Bell Labs, Norman ...continue...
2 CD / / 2014-07-08Artists: Bo Ningen
The booming, Bonham-esque drums that begin "Inu," the fourth song on Japan-by-way-of-London psych unit Bo Ningen's third album, III, point to a band bred on classic heavy rock. The clean swaggering gu...continue...
1 CD / Revolver USA / 2014-07-08Tracks: Turning Ever Towards the Sun; Initiation at Neudeg Alm; Bridge of Leaves; Celestite Mirror; Sleeping Golden Storm
Artists: Wolves in the Throne Room
Personnel: Nathan Weaver, Aaron Weaver (guitar, synthesizer); Randall Dunn (synthesizer).
Audio Mixer: Randall Dunn.
Recording information: Avast; Owl Lodge.
1 CD / / 2014-07-01Artists: The Velvet Underground
Velvet Underground: Lou Reed, Doug Yule, Sterling Morrison, Maureen Tucker.
Additional personnel: Nico (vocals).
Producers: Andy Warhol, Tom Wilson, Geofrey Haslam, Shel Kagan, Velvet Un...continue...
1 CD / Brassland / 2014-06-24Tracks: Rainbow; Physiques; Crueller; Aquarium Date; Jealousy; Soooooooooon; Hot Fruit; You Should Have Seen Our Face; Blockbusterer; Bees
Artists: People Get Ready
Personnel: Greg Saunier (keyboards, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Greg Saunier.
Recording information: Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY (2013); Tempe, AZ (2013).
Photographer: Noel Pa...continue...
1 CD / Leaving Records / 2014-06-24Tracks: Ishi; Passage; Threshold; Vigil
Artists: M. Geddes Gengras
Recording information: Green Machines II, East LA (08/08/2013-09/12/2013).
Electronic artist M. Geddes Gengras accompanied Sun Araw and reggae greats the Congos on 2012's noise/dub culture clas...continue...
3 CD / Cherry Red / 2014-06-24Tracks: Velocity Girl - Primal Scream; Happy Head - The Mighty Lemon Drops; Pleasantly Surprised - The Soup Dragons; Feeling So Strange Again - The Wolfhounds; Therese - The Bodines; Law - Mighty Mighty; Buf...
Artists: Various Artists
Audio Remasterer: Nick Watson.
Liner Note Author: Neil Taylor.
The NME had released 22 promotional cassettes in the years leading up to 1986; the tape they released that year eclipsed wh...continue...
1 CD / Downtown Records / 2014-06-23Tracks: Stay; Paradise Waiting; Glimpse; Heavenly; Shining; In the Grass; Parallels; Vision; Wild Life, The; Fresh; Go Anywhere; Onward & Upward
Vacationer's sophomore full-length album, 2014's Relief, features more of the group's sample-based psychedelic pop. The album also follows up the group's similarly inclined debut, 2012's Gone. Still c...continue...