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  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: Allah-Las and The Babe Rainbow revive 60s psychedelic rock at Webster Hall

    There has been so much anxiety and frustration hovering over the country for the past few weeks. Long gone are the days where idealistically loose lifestyles centered around peace, love and music could be expressed without a care in the world. That lost world of countercultural values was revived on...
  • 'In This Perfect Hell' by The Routes: Essential psychedelia

    'In This Perfect Hell' by The Routes: Essential psychedelia

    Sometimes you become a devotee of a band over time, and you have a hard time waiting for the band to put out some new music. If you're a fan of The Routes, you haven't had to wait long for new music since the band's last album was released in 2015. Even so, In This Perfect Hell is an album that is...
  • Top 10 best King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard songs

    Top 10 best King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard songs

    King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard's eye-catching name alone is enough to make the casual music fan curious, but their unique sound continues to hypnotize fans into begging for more. More is definitely what King Gizzard has offered, producing nine albums since their formation in 2010. It's difficult...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Review: Flaming Lips unleash their joyously wild show at New York’s Terminal 5

    Inflatable rainbows, life-size unicorns, furry outfits, inflatable creatures, giant disco balls and more confetti than a ticker tape parade. It’s not a psychedelic hallucination, but entering the musical world of Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips is pretty darn close. The famous experimental rock...
  • Japanese psych-rock group Kikagaku Moyo announced their upcoming Stone Garden EP on Thursday. 

    Kikagaku Moyo announce ‘Stone Garden EP’ to go with spring North American tour

    The throwback sound of 1960s psychedelic rock seems to be all the rage in the world of music, literally. Around the world, artists ranging from Tame Impala and King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard to Miley Cyrus are all tapping into their experimental and mind-bending musical spirits and pumping out...
  • The Flaming Lips perform "There Should Be Unicorns" on Stephen Colbert's Late Show on Thursday. 

    The Flaming Lips bring their rainbow-themed performance onto Colbert’s ‘Late Show’

    Music fans can only imagine what an adventure it would be to venture into the mind of Flaming Lips frontman and principle songwriter Wayne Coyne. The psychedelic rock band from Oklahoma has always pushed the boundaries and extended the reach of mainstream artistic performance with their fun and...
  • The new album by The Brothers Nylon is a delightful oddity

    The new album by The Brothers Nylon is a delightful oddity

    Comparing a band to Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention isn't a common thing, simply because the Mothers was such a strange band. However, you'll hear some definite Zappa influence in the delightful oddity that is Bitches Cold Brew by The Brothers Nylon. A good example is in the last track...
  • Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne talk new album, fear of fantasy, and working with Miley Cyrus in a new interview. 

    Interview: Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne talks fantasy, Miley Cyrus and upcoming tour

    The Flaming Lips’ new album, Oczy Mlody, could be considered the first anticipated mainstream album release of 2017. Released back on Jan. 13, the psychedelic rock group’s 14th studio album was met with pretty favorable reviews by most critics and fans. The LP had arrived on a wave of anticipation...
  • Interview: Arthur Brown is bringing his Crazy World to New York City

    Interview: Arthur Brown is bringing his Crazy World to New York City

    When the Crazy World of Arthur Brown comes to (Le) Poisson Rouge on Feb. 23, the God of Hellfire hints that he might don the famous fire helmet that was a key part of his acts nearly 50 years ago. “Well, I do have it with me, so we’ll see,” Brown told just before the start of an eight-date U...
  • Pond announce 2017 North American tour

    Pond announce 2017 North American tour

    Pond will soon unveil their latest psych-rock effort The Weather, and have lined up a tour to showcase the new material. The band will kick off a North American trek with a pair of Coachella performances before crossing the continent with major stops at The Sinclair and iconic Music Hall of...
  • Baby Guru to release new album 'IV' in April

    Baby Guru to release new album 'IV' in April

    On Jan. 24, Greek indie rock quartet Baby Guru announced that they’ll be releasing their fourth studio album, appropriately titled IV, on April. 17. They’ve also released the record first single “Tell Me What You Made of.” While the band’s krautrock style is very present on the track, it also has a...
  • The Flaming Lips have released a new single with "We A Family," which features guest vocals from Miley Cyrus

    Listen to the Flaming Lips’ new single, ‘We A Famly,’ which features Miley Cyrus

    Miley Cyrus and the Flaming Lips are no strangers to one another. Seven or eight years ago, most music and pop culture fans would have been shocked to see Hannah Montana running around stage with the popular psychedelic space rock band. It’s not 2009 however, it's 2017! Cyrus and Wayne Coyne are now...
  • After working very seriously in the studio, Mac DeMarco announced the completion of his next album for 2017 on Tuesday. 

    Mac DeMarco has announced the completion of his next album

    Wow, well this week certainly took a dark turn, and it started out so cheerful and festive. There is one silver lining that music and entertainment fans can take away from this final week of 2016 and heading into the new year, and that’s the fact that Mac DeMarco has finished working on his next...
  • Temples announce 2017 North American tour

    Temples announce 2017 North American tour

    English neo-psychedelic band Temples will be hitting the road in Feb. The band will be visiting several major cities in the United States and Canada as part of their 2017 Desert Daze Caravan tour. Temples are staging the tour in support of their upcoming second studio album, Volcano. As the group’s...
  • Tame Impala’s Jay Watson released the trippy music video for his solo single, "Gemini." 

    Tame Impala’s Jay Watson releases a trippy new astrological music video for ‘Gemini’

    Tame Impala could easily be considered the kings of psychedelic rock at the moment. You know when John Mayer is giving their latest album, Currents, the stamp of approval, that it must be legit. The band’s multi-instrumentalist Jay Watson released the third solo LP under his side project, GUM, back...

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