Tag Archives: Psych

AUDIO: Floid the Dog – “Ache”

Psych-electronic project Floid the Dog has a new tune out. Subtle and mysterious, “Ache” is a trippy adventure that gets progressively tenser and tenser before fully going into full alarm mode. Imagery of a science-fiction video game action-escape sequence comes to mind, deeply textural and mysterious. We hope to hear more from Floid the Dog in the near future!

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AUDIO: Ricky Thump – “July Sun”

Psych-rocker Ricky Thump is out with his debut single. It’s summer, so there’s no better way to channel the heat than through liquid rock ‘n roll – that’s exactly what Thump brings here, incorporating elements of blues and reggae to get you moving. It explores a multitude of colors while traversing various landscapes. He’s only getting started; we hope to

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AUDIO: Mere of Light – “Haptica”

Psych-electrofolk project Mere of Light released their sophomore EP. It’s four tracks that build dreamy worlds through graceful harp melodies and exquisite electronica, traversing imagery from the Midwest scenery to quiet woodlands to the ever-changing face of God. “Cruel Sister” is a traditional folk ballad about a girl being thrown overboard by her jealous older sister and drowning; Mere of

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VIDEO: Robot Witch – “Millennial Hat”

Electric psych rockers Robot Witch are out with the video to their debut single “Millennial Hat.” It’s animated, featuring the band’s titular figure wearing a suit and tie and standing still as it gets engulfed by snowlike animations. There’s ascending hot air balloons involved as well, so all of it makes for a rather trippy viewing experience. Stay tuned for

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AUDIO: Michael Jantz – “Peace! 2”

Experimental-psychedelia artist Michael Jantz (formerly Black Eagle Child) follows up his recent debut single under his own name with a sequel. This one begins with a thumping bass repetition before a guitar begins wandering, coated with this hiss of lo-fi recording. We feel like we’re watching a grainy tape of animals in their natural habitats from decades ago. Michael Jantz

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AUDIO: Shadows Taller Than Souls – “Fantasized”

Heavy psych rockers Shadows Taller Than Souls’ latest single is about grief and struggling to feel connected to others. Clocking in at just over two minutes, the song rips with angst around pushing people away and dwelling in a lonely void. Stay tuned for more to come from Shadows Taller Than Souls in the near future!

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AUDIO: Michael Jantz – “Peace One”

Experimental-psychedelia artist Michael Jantz, once known for project Black Eagle Child, is out with a new track. Spanning almost six minutes, it’s got a lo-fi quality to it that evokes imagery of walking through a humid, hazy meadow. With an underlying repetitious guitar riff, there’s an additional guitar that explores space with gradual confidence, giving a “floating” feeling. It’s Michael

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AUDIO: Old Pup – “Incognito Lounge”

Western-psych folk band Old Pup released their sophomore album today out on Hear Here Records. It’s the soundtrack to a drive through the beautiful scenery of rustic mountains and explosive twilight, punctuated by Will Hansen’s idiosyncratic storytelling. Lap steel, cello, banjo, and harmonica are all utilized throughout the record to really bring the songs alive with a specifically bucolic flavor.

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AUDIO: NeoCaveman – “Sun Eater”

Indie rockers NeoCaveman have returned with their third studio album. With rippling melodies and assertive vocals, the band builds up a dense atmosphere with watery wisdom and earnest determination. There’s seven tracks laden with everything from mountainous guitar solos, prog-friendly structures, rivers of self-awareness, and synergistic grandeur. NeoCaveman shared that this might be their final album, and if so, it’s

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