psych rock

Boyfrndz go on boozy sci-fi adventure in “Ghosted” music video

If you’re looking for a music video with adventure, crazy creatures and plenty of booze, look no further than Austin trio Boyfrndz‘s new video for “Ghosted” (via Noisey). At first glance, it’s a parody of sci-fi films, showcasing what Captain Underpants might look like as an adult, with laser eyes combating evil. It’s like a […]

Tame Impala Will Be Releasing A New Album This Year

Australian indie band Tame Impala haven’t released fresh studio material since their critically acclaimed 2012 album Lonerism. After a few collaborations and live EPs, the band is long overdue, but finally the silence has been broken today. Spinning Top Music, who does publicity for the band, sent out an email stating that a new album […]

Melody’s Echo Chamber Shares New Single “Shirim”

America always seems a little late to the get-go for artists that aren’t in our neighborhood. One musician who, for the most part, slipped through the cracks in the US is French musician Melody’s Echo Chamber. The Paris-based multi-instrumentalist Melody Prochet mixes colorful psychedelia with melodic chamber pop. The outcome? A whole lot of smoky, dream-filled songs […]

Watch Wand’s Trippy Cartoon Video for “Flying Golem”

Psych rock band Wand made a smashing debut this year with their full-length Ganglion Reef, tossing out the kind of first record that makes you wonder how much planning went in to make a record so creative. Now they’re keeping those juices flowing in the music video for their lead single “Flying Golem.” Directed and animated by Meghan […]

Listen to Wand’s New Single “Broken Candle”

Psych rock band Wand caught our attention and warranted a “Required Listening” label after dropping “Flying Golem” last month. Now the Los Angeles four-piece are back with a new track that’s keeping our brain in the exact type of acid-washed cabin we want to get cozy inside of. “Broken Candle” sees Wand toying with tempo. […]

Foxygen Announce New Album, Tour, Share “How Can You Really” Music Video

Last year saw constant back-and-forth press releases about LA retro pop duo Foxygen supposedly breaking up. Here we are in 2014, and not only are the band back together, but they’ve announced a new full-length, …And Star Power, out October 14 via Jagjaguwar. The album has a whopping 24 tracks and sees contributions from “a gaggle of guest stars.” […]

Listen to Ty Segall and Mikal Cronin Member’s New Band Meatbodies

Back when Ty Segall was touring in his new band FUZZ and Mikal Cronin made a critically-acclaimed solo debut, Chad Ubovich was playing guitar and bass behind both psych rock gods. Between tours, Ubovich spent his time recording his own crunchy fuzz as Chad and the Meatbodies. With a little help from Segall, he’s now […]

The Horrors Announce New Album, Get Psychedelic on New Single “I See You”

Fans of UK post-punk outfit The Horrors have been waiting nearly three years for a follow-up to 2011’s Skying, and the band has finally announced the release of a new album. The band’s fourth full-length is titled Luminous and will hit stores on May 6. To accompany the announcement, the band made available a new […]

REVIEW: Dr. Dog – ‘B Room’

Artist: Dr. Dog Album: B Room Genre: Psych-Rock, Folk Label: Anti- “I’m fine on the shelf.” That’s the refrain repeated over and over and over (9 times, I counted) on “Broken Heart,” the second track from Dr. Dog’s latest effort, B Room. And while Toby Leaman’s lyrics are as earnest and heartfelt on this song as they’ve […]

The M’s – Real Close Ones

Band: The M’s Album: Real Close Ones Genre: Psychedelic Rock Label: Polyvinyl Tracks: 1. Big Sound 2. Breakfast Score 3. Pigs Fly 4. Don’t Be Late 5. Papers 6. Get Your Sh*t Together 7. Ultraviolent Men 8. Naked 9. Impossible View 10. Bros in Arms 11. Tryin To Keep 12. Days in The Sun 13. […]

The Black Angels – Directions To See A Ghosts

Band: The Black Angels Album: Directions To See A Ghost Genre: Psychedelic Rock Label: Light In The Attic Tracks: 1. You On The Run 2. Doves 3. Science Killer 4. Mission District 5. 18 Years 6. Deer-Ree-Shee 7. Never/Ever 8. Vikings 9. You in Color 10. The Return 11. Snake in The Grass When you […]