Celebrating Parrot Dream’s Debut LP One Year Later

sngalbums: Photo by Catalina Kulczar Originally appeared on Post-Trash.  Last August, Brooklyn’s Parrot Dream, comprised of guitarist Gonzalo Guerrero and vocalist Christina Hansen Appel, released their formative debut album, Light Goes, via Good Eye Records. It took the duo two years to write and record, and in that time they changed lineups and landscapes, moving from Santiago, Chile to New York, where Appel had lived previously. … Continue reading Celebrating Parrot Dream’s Debut LP One Year Later

Celebrating Parrot Dream’s Debut LP One Year Later

Photo by Catalina Kulczar Originally appeared on Post-Trash.  Last August, Brooklyn’s Parrot Dream, comprised of guitarist Gonzalo Guerrero and vocalist Christina Hansen Appel, released their formative debut album, Light Goes, via Good Eye Records. It took the duo two years to write and record, and in that time they changed lineups and landscapes, moving from Santiago, Chile to New York, where Appel had lived previously. Now … Continue reading Celebrating Parrot Dream’s Debut LP One Year Later

Some shows make meteoric impacts on my life, and the Men I Trust + Anemone show at the Echoplex from earlier this year was certainly one of them. I had not heard Anemone upon walking into the venue that night, but now, after participating in their raucous dance party, I believe in them wholly. Watch the video for their fiercely independent single, “Daffodils.”  Continue reading

Wild Nothing’s Return to the Stage at the Regent was a Riotous Celebration

sngshows: Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Even for a Friday night, on October 27th the Regent buzzed with heavy anticipation. The venue filled quickly as the show started, which bottlenecked the entrance and caused a line that stretched well past the cafe next door. Fans of Wild Nothing and Men I Trust sold out the show about a month ahead of time, and have waited … Continue reading Wild Nothing’s Return to the Stage at the Regent was a Riotous Celebration

Wild Nothing’s Return to the Stage at the Regent was a Riotous Celebration

Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Even for a Friday night, on October 27th the Regent buzzed with heavy anticipation. The venue filled quickly as the show started, which bottlenecked the entrance and caused a line that stretched well past the cafe next door. Fans of Wild Nothing and Men I Trust sold out the show about a month ahead of time, and have waited patiently … Continue reading Wild Nothing’s Return to the Stage at the Regent was a Riotous Celebration

Find your reality with Radio Skies’ “Do You Feel” Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  What is the difference between our reality and imagination? You could say it’s all in the perspective, but even that can get murky. Ojai, California’s bright new dream rock group known as Radio Skies explores this and more on their new single, “Do You Feel.” Read more.  … Continue reading

Water Slice Makes a Splash with His Clones in New Video Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  Patrick Phillips was always indie, having moved from Portland to LA. Today he values the picturesque outlook at his Echo Park residence and he makes sunny psych rock where he feels most at home. Now working under the moniker Water Slice, a self-titled EP of songs he’s written over … Continue reading

Run toward your fears with Oddnesse’s new single Originally appeared on the 405, view archived article here.  Oddnesse just released a new single for fans to enjoy before the summer ends. The LA duo has been working steadily over the past few months to put together strong music on their own terms, though they mentioned via Instagram that thoughts of an album are swirling. ‘It … Continue reading

Dream Phases Channels More Than Just the Sound of the Sixties as Brandon Graham’s New Psych Rock Venture

Photo by Michael Haight Originally appeared on Grimy Goods.  The summer of love inspires much of today’s indie rock world, but few contemporary bands manage to achieve what Dream Phases has set out to. The fairly new psych rock outfit is led by Brandon Graham, supported by his brother Shane and frequent collaborator Keveen Baudouin; their Harvard and Stone residency last January marked their debut as … Continue reading Dream Phases Channels More Than Just the Sound of the Sixties as Brandon Graham’s New Psych Rock Venture