Moonraker’s The Forest: A Spiritual Journey Through the Valley of the Mind

Make sure to give Moonraker a go and let yourself be driven through a train of thought that is theirs and yours as well.

Taiwan Beats Showcase: An Exercise In Global Musical Mastery

All in all, the 2022 version of the Taiwan Beats Showcase has proved to be integral to the region’s growth and continues to demonstrate Taiwan’s importance to the overarching independent and alternative scenes. I am of the opinion that the showcase will continue to serve as a proving ground for young and old artists alike, as they gain greater exposure and subsequent entry into the western zeitgeist.

Brent Shinn’s “Limerence” Strikes a Delicate Balance Between Obsession & Adoration

“Limerence” isn’t a track necessarily treading new ground – the artist’s Bob Dylan fandom is apparent – but what Shinn is doing is reclaiming lost reverence for a simpler time. A time when music need not be autotuned, overproduced, or oversaturated with multi-track instrumentation.

King Krule: Not Your Average Alternative Artist

Every now and then a musical artist comes along who completely rocks your world and turns everything you thought you knew about music upside down. For me, that artist was King Krule.

Slow Crush’s Hush: Reinventing The Dreamscape

Let Slow Crush lead your dreams through a highway of a beautifully built progression of sounds. With Hush as their single – an excellent choice for a single, indeed – they make their way to the spotlight in the genre.

An Interview with Eric Slick

Recently, I caught up with veteran drummer, Eric Slick, formally of Dr. Dog. Among other things, we touch on Eric’s upcoming reissue of Palisades, the writing, recording, and legacy of the album, what’s next on his docket, and a whole lot more.

A Post-Rock Classic Twenty Years On: Looking Back at Sigur Rós’ ( )

All in all, ( ) is an epic piece of work. As amazing as all of their records are, I have to rate this as my favorite. A must-listen for everyone.

Watch Kurt Vile’s Moves, He is Still Onto Something

It is safe to say that Kurt Vile has sort of strayed from his lo-fi upbringings and has honed in on a more polished “psychedelic Americana” type of sound that most listeners can identify him with.

An Interview with Dennis Diken of The Smithereens

Recently, we caught up with drummer Dennis Diken, of veteran New Jersey outfit, The Smithereens. Among other things, we touch on The Smithereens’ homecoming show at NYC’s Sony Hall, the band’s early years on the college rock scene, The Smithereens’ importance on the early 90s alt-rock scene, what’s next on the horizon for the band in terms of new music, and a whole lot more.

An Interview with Jack McEwan of the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

Recently, we caught up with Jack McEwan of the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets. Among other things, we touch on how the Psychedelic Porn Crumpets are kicking off 2022, the band’s stunning new record, and a whole lot more.

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