FEATURE REVIEW: THE PICTUREBOOKS – ‘The Hands of Time’

Most of the blues old-timers of the American South were generally relegated to a stripped down sound of one instrument–usually a guitar–because they had to use whatever they had at their disposal. That’s one of the compelling aspects of that … Continue reading FEATURE REVIEW: THE PICTUREBOOKS – ‘The Hands of Time’

Members of NOTS and Ex-Cult, Hash Redactor, Announce Their Debut LP

Memphis, TN’s Goner Records will release the Memphis-based outfit Hash Redactor’s debut full-length album, Drecksound, on April 26th. Along with the announcement comes the lead single from the record, “Good Sense.” That track can be heard below. I’ve never been … Continue reading Members of NOTS and Ex-Cult, Hash Redactor, Announce Their Debut LP

Brace For Psychedelic Sweetness as the Mystery Lights Prep a New LP for Spring – New Video Now Playing

NYC psych/acid rock band the Mystery Lights have announced the upcoming release of their second album, a follow-up to their fabulous psyched-out self-titled debut LP, released back in 2016. The new record, Too Much Tension!, is due out on May … Continue reading Brace For Psychedelic Sweetness as the Mystery Lights Prep a New LP for Spring – New Video Now Playing

COMBUSTIBLE INTERNAL AGGRESSION: The C.I.A. Vocalist Denée Segall on the Band’s Music, Their Energy, and a Double Bass Guitar Attack

The C.I.A. is a group of three musicians–Denée Segall, Emmett Kelly, and Ty Segall–who’ve begun creating work together that’s equally provoking, subversive, and confrontational. They dropped their eponymous debut release at the very end of December 2018 via In The Red … Continue reading COMBUSTIBLE INTERNAL AGGRESSION: The C.I.A. Vocalist Denée Segall on the Band’s Music, Their Energy, and a Double Bass Guitar Attack