Tagged: Psych/Folk


Stream Woodsman’s Self-Titled LP

FADER PREMIERE Brooklyn-via-Colorado three-piece Woodsman isn’t the kind of rock band that hires a publicist. Unlike most of the groups that have endured since the social media explosion of 2009/2010, they persist in self-releasing and … read more »

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Interview: Mark McGuire

The former Emeralds guitarist makes an album that’s as complicated as life is Just to Feel Anything, the last album Emeralds ever released, had song titles like “The Loser Keeps America Clean” and “Search for … read more »

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Video: Kevin Morby, “Harlem River”

FADER PREMIERE Kansas City native Kevin Morby has been kicking around the Brooklyn rock scene for the past five years, playing bass in long-time psych-folk band Woods and sharing front-person duties with ex-Vivian Girls member … read more »

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Video: Temples, “Mesmerize”

FADER PREMIERE Temples it the UK-based four-piece of singer/guitarist James Bagshaw, bassist Tom Warmsley, drummer Sam Toms and keyboard player Adam Smith. Their music sits pretty resolutely in the ’60s psychedelic throwback lane, but their … read more »

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Interview: Warpaint

Los Angeles’ all-female psych-rock unit sharpens its knives Listening to Warpaint, the self-titled second album from the LA four-piece (out January 21st via Rough Trade), feels like drinking a bottle of heady red wine. It’s … read more »

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Stream: Linda Perhacs, “River of God”

Linda Perhacs, the ambrosia-throated, California-based dental hygienist who released seminal outsider folk records Parallelograms in 1970, is back to making music again. She just announced a string of West Coast tourdates, and has an original … read more »

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Video: Great Valley, “Lakey Lady”

FADER PREMIERE Great Valley is the Brattleboro, Vermont-based duo of Peter Nichols and Jo Miller-Gamble. Perhaps even more than their similar-sounding contemporaries there—Blanche Blanche Blanche, Happy Jawbone Family Band, Chris Weisman—their madcap, melodically wandering folk-rock … read more »

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Stream: Raajmahal, “Charybdis”

FADER PREMIERE Formed out of Redhook, Brooklyn in 2011, Raajmahal is the duo of Carla Baker, formerly of Flower Orgy, and Pat Murano, long-time member of legendary freak improv collective No Neck Blues Band. Along … read more »

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Diane Cluck

Stream: Diane Cluck, “Sara”

FADER PREMIERE Diane Cluck—the Virginia-based folk singer’s folk singer with noted admirers in Devendra Banhart, CocoRosie and Laura Marling, among others—will release her seventh album, and first in a number of years, on March 4th … read more »

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Video: Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, “Titan and Dione: Saturn Returns”

FADER PREMIERE Now that I’m running into the latter end of my twenties, the whole “Saturn returns” phenomenon has been coming up a lot in conversation, typically to refer the period of life upheaval, self-evaluation … read more »

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