Tagged: Woodsist

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Video: The Babies, “Mess Me Around”

The Babies‘ sophomore album Our House on the Hill is full of nonstop gems. Each song feels designed to be worn out by our collective record players. Apparently, the record caught the attention of Scott … read more »

POSTED April 18, 2013 11:21AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Herbcraft, “No Land”

Here’s a list of words that describe Herbcraft’s music: smoky, disorienting, psychedelic, distant, pretty, overwhelming. But really what it boils down to is that Herbcraft is music as drugs. Their sound is so all encompassing … read more »

POSTED January 16, 2013 1:35PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: The Woolen Men, “Mayonnaise”

Growing up in the Northwest, I mostly learned about Seattle’s rock scene by listening to the radio and reading about it in the now-defunct local free music paper The Rocket. I was too young to … read more »

POSTED January 9, 2013 11:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Eat Skull, “Space Academy”

One of the best things about watching a band that uses murk and fuzz as an extra instrument, like Eat Skull, is seeing how they let their natural pop instincts—which are inevitably buried somewhere in … read more »

POSTED January 3, 2013 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Stream The Babies’ Album Our House on the Hill

The weird thing about being in a band right now is you can record one song and then suddenly have all eyes on you at once. It’s made some band’s careers and destroyed others before … read more »

POSTED November 6, 2012 2:12PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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Stream: Woods, “Cali in a Cup”

At some point in the last couple years Woods became a career band. You know the kind. The questions go from “Is this going to be the record that catapults them into megastardom?” to “What … read more »

POSTED July 2, 2012 6:40PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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White Fence, “King of the Decade” MP3

It’d be easy to joke about which bygone decade White Fence’s sound could be king of, but that’d just detract from the fact that it’s all I want to listen to right now. The way … read more »

POSTED March 8, 2012 5:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,
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White Fence, “Swagger Vets and Double Moon” MP3

At what point did hanging in the basement get glamorous? Maybe just right now, because White Fence’s “Swagger Vets and Double Moon” sounds like basement psych. The kind made by dudes that have only a … read more »

POSTED February 7, 2012 4:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (6) TAGS: , , ,
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The Polyps, “III” MP3

Jeremy Earl of Woods and his label Woodsist have carved out a great niche with his new imprint Hello Sunshine. Thus far, each release has been simultaneously disorienting, damaged and languidly beautiful. The Polyps’ Ants … read more »

POSTED November 9, 2011 5:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (6) TAGS: , ,
Herbcraft Ashram to the Stars

The Dark and Sacred Music of Herbcraft

There’s drug music and then there’s drug music. One of them is a transcendent thing with incense and the waning and waxing of the moon and candles, and the other is some dude smoking a … read more »

POSTED May 10, 2011 2:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,