Mild High Club Brings Psychedelic Fever Dream to The Chapel for Record Release Show Friday 8/26


The first time you hear Mild High Club you’ll get a sense of both familiarity and discovery. There’s something both uncomfortable and undeniably attractive about pairing 70s lounge-jazz progressions with time-expanding distortion and psychedelic elements. Mild High Club creates the perfect soundscape to escape reality and explore your mind. Founded and led by Alexander Brettin, the Read More

Photos: Miami Horror Worth the Wait at The Independent


Miami Horror redefined high energy Wednesday night at The Independent with a raucous set that had the crowd dancing deep into the night. When I say the show was worth the wait I’m referring both to the 11:25 set start time on a school night and the fact that I have been trying to see Read More

Organized Distortion: A Live Review of Wand at Bottom of the Hill


Praise that baby J: for those of you who’ve had an ear to the ground, psychedelic rock is back in full force. LA-based Wand stopped by Bottom of the Hill in Potrero last week and absolutely blew the fucking doors off. To give you a quick intro, Wand recently released their second full-length album, “Golem,” Read More

Grab Your Tambourine and Check Out “The Stone” by Terraplane Sun


Today Venice, CA based Terraplane Sun announced its upcoming album Generation Blues. As the album title suggests, the group plays a kind of modern indie blues rock with some great dancing potential. They also dropped the single “The Stone” which you can check out below. The track has a great beat and a ton of great energy and Read More

Animal Collective Live Review at Fox Theater 9/21/12


Animal Collective’s performance was a bit of a carnival. The wide grinning stage arrangement was framed by huge illuminating teeth and a backdrop of cavernous jowls that drew the crowds’ attention to the ‘throat’ of the stage where Animal Collective stood. Psychedelic images flickered off the teeth in sync with Avey Tare’s crasp cries and Read More

The Dandy Warhols at The Fillmore [Photo Review]


Portland’s The Dandy Warhols did their thang during their two hour performance at the Fillmore last Wednesday night in support of their eighth studio album, The Machine. Druggy, buzzy, tunes played over faded lights. The psychedelic, alt-rock, lo-fiers featuring singer Courtney Taylor, guitarist Peter Holmstrom, drummer Brent DeBoer and looking-hotter-then-ever keyboardist Zia McCabe (whom did Read More