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Amen Dunes Is Waging A War Against The Rock ‘N’ Roll Confines

Amen Dunes is Waging A War Against the Great Rock ‘N’ Roll Confines &  Resistance is Futile.  Damon McMahon’s not one for labels. Unless of course, one’s speaking about his Brooklyn-based Sacred Bones, which boasts an offbeat array of artists like Jenny Hval, The Soft Moon, and Zola Jesus, to name a few. Sonically speaking, McMahon’s on the […]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra channels a thrasher spirit on aptly-named ‘American Guilt’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s returned with a new track named “American Guilt.” It currently remains unclear as to whether “American Guilt” will be part of a more significant project, though the tune itself speaks volumes for the band and a press released signified that its a hint at more to come. “American Guilt” sees UMO making […]

Wooden Shjips prelude new LP with desert mirage, ‘Staring At The Sun’

Don’t stare at the sun they say, You’ll burn your eyes outta your skull they’ll say. Wooden Shjips’ has been staring at the sun and we’ll have what they’re having. The Bay Area-based psychedelic outfit’s best known for their quintessentially spaced out record Back To The Land and its tracks “These Shadows” and “Back To The Land,” which […]

Khruangbin’s ‘Friday Morning’ Is A Commanding Instrumental Love Song

It’s hard not to be impressed when every song sounds like a love song. On January 26th, the Thai funk-inspired, Texan-trio Khruangbin will be releasing their sophomore album, Con Todo El Mundo, and when every song sounds like a love song it’s hard not to be ridden with anticipation. Khruangbin’s hymnal passages are a significant […]

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Delights In Dazzling 28-Minute Track, ‘SB-05’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Has Returned … Each Christmas, Unknown Mortal Orchestra gifts its fans a brand new instrumental track. Now, following past Christmas gifts of “SB-02”, “SB-03”, and “SB-04”, the zealous New Zealand-outfit has dropped off a nearly 28-minute track titled “SB-05.” UMO’s latest offering may, in fact, be a defining moment for the group. They’re […]