You can now stream the entire new album from Asteroid No. 4. What I love about this band is their inclusion of sounds beyond “drone” in their exploration of psychedelic music–but rest assured, there’s some drone in there too. It’s just that there were as many weirdos on the farms back in the day as … Continue reading Stream the new Asteroid No. 4 album
I kinda laughed when I got the email from their publicist asking if we’d be interested in interviewing “veteran psych-rock band, The Asteroid No.4” I mean, veterans? How old could they be? That was until I realized that we last spoke to them in 2002–yes, 12 years ago. A lot has happened in the psych-rock … Continue reading 12 Year Itch: Glorious Noise Interview with The Asteroid No. 4
Hear the latest psychedelic freakout from the Committee to Keep Music Evil.
Download a song from the psychedelic Philly band’s 2011 album.
South by Southwest does a great job of letting attendees (and everybody else) do some homework before the shows and preview tracks by showcased bands. Here are a bunch of our faves. • The Asteroid #4 – “These Flowers of Ours” (web, sxsw) • Black Lips – “O Katrina!” (web, sxsw) • The Dollyrots – … Continue reading 21 Best SXSW 2009 MP3s
Asteroid No.4 – “Honeyspot” and “California” via Rainbow Quartz.
The Glorious Noise Interview with The Asteroid No. 4 There’s increasing interest in music with raw foundations. From the garage rock sonic blasts of the White Stripes and the Hives to the country-tinged folk harmonies of the Beachwood Sparks and the Brian Jonestown Massacre, real music for real people is getting more attention. Glorious Noise … Continue reading Simple Music for Complicated Times