Single of the Week: Alexander Korostinsky “Bones of God”

Alexander Korostinsky in his home studio

Single of the Week: Alexander Korostinsky “Bones of God”

Out now on Italy’s Record Kicks label is the debut from Alexander Korostinsky, “Bones of God.” Korostinsky is an accomplished singer/songwriter from Reno, Nevada best known for the rootsy modern rock of The Sextones. But on this solo debut, he delivers two sides of heavy psychedelia. “Bones of God” owes a great debt to the Turkish psych of the 1960s and 70s that’s been enjoying a revival as of late (check out Altin Gün and Sven Wunder, for starters). Electrified saz (a stringed lute-like instrument with origins dating back to the Ottoman Empire) and sitar float over a groove that sounds like a Mulatu Astatke contribution to the Darjeeling Limited soundtrack.

The B-side, “Altin Maske,” is a more contemplative and melodic track. But equally mind-expanding in its head-nodding groove.

The limited vinyl is already sold out on Korostinsky’s Bandcamp page but digital copies are still available. And both sides are ready for streaming on Spotify.

Alexander Korostinsky Bones of God

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