February '13 CD of the Month: We Are The 21st Century... by Foxygen

At first glance, Foxygen might seem like a goofy excursion, but their sophomore effort We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic is a surprisingly tasteful collection of rock songs that feels mature and youthful all at once. Maintaining the reckless abandon that comes with a band who've named themselves "Foxygen", Ambassadors gives a fun and even sometimes touching spin on the themes established...

01 Feb 8:17 PM 0 Read More...

January '13 CD of the Month: Ascent by Six Organs of Admittance

Back with another translucent record of psychedelic glory, Six Organs of Admittance (a.k.a. Ben Chasny) explore a more electrified version of their sound on Drag City's Ascent. Featuring the lineup of Chasny's side project "Comets On Fire", Ascent mixes Chasny's typically layered approach to folk with a more rock-band heavy sound, coming out sounding like Crazy Horse with a particularly halucinatory bent. Thund...

05 Jan 1:42 AM 0 Read More...