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
Video: The War on Drugs – “Under The Pressure” My pal Jeff busts my chops because I like short songs. Pop songs. I don’t like extraneous filler. Get in and get out. But I also like Funkadelic. Sometimes a song needs to stretch out to get its point across. I wouldn’t cut a minute out … Continue reading Spend 9 minutes tripping out with the War On Drugs
I love this movie: The Source Family. It details the formation and history of your proto-typical southern Californian 70s cult. Founded by entrepreneur-judo champ-war hero-man-killer-turned-spiritual-guru-and natural-food-purveyor, Jim Baker, The Source Family did a lot of its recruiting via a psych-rock band comprised of Family members. Over the years, the band recorded several highly collectable albums … Continue reading I Was a Nine Year Old Cultist
Subdued, restrained, and expansive, Easter Everywhere shows the band mixing real emotion with the lysergic-fueled imagery.