Yesterday we lost a great DJ and producer Scott Hardkiss.
Lead singer of proto-punk pioneers The Troggs—best-remembered for their hit version of “Wild Thing”—Reg Presley died yesterday at the age of 71.
I just discovered Goat and love what I hear. I know nothing about them, but their new LP World Music is pure psychedelic rock magic with hints of afro beat.
Drenched in echo and reverb, The Cake’s 1967 debut single “Baby That’s Me” successfully approximates Phil Spector’s “Wall of Sound” production style utilized for mid-60s girl groups like The Ronettes and The Crystals.
In honor of Davy Jones’ passing last week, here is The Monkees’ “Porpoise Song,” a gem from the trippy 1968 film Head.
Released on Buddah in 1969, “2069: A Spaced Oddity” by US 69 was a perfect time stamp for the psych rock and jazz movement of the late 60s & early 70s. 10 minutes of folk funk that gets awesome and strange in the middle and then comes back to earth near the end. Great synth and effects for the time, and really good sound quality.
Fresh from the lab, here’s a new mix just in time for Halloween scares! Forty-eight minutes of creeping, unrelenting menace.
Forty-five years ago today (April 6th, 1966), the Beatles entered Abbey Road and started work on John Lennon’s groundbreaking psychedelic masterpiece “Tomorrow Never Knows,” launching into the most ambitious and creative period in their career.
Sometimes it takes finding a two-month old shipping invoice to write up a chart… 1. Captain Planet – Lagos Speedway [Bastard Jazz] Led by an inverted “But It’s Alright” guitar line, this dancefloor mover builds from a funk workout to something wholly other with thick synths to rattle the subs. Off the ‘Speakin’ Nuyorican’ EP. 2. DJ […]