A Low Class Love Song To The Polyorchids
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A Low Class Love Song To The Polyorchids

The Polyorchids is a Sacramento based group that has been around for three years and are ready to deliver new material.  Embracing indie and power pop influences, they are set to release their first full-length, self-titled debut along with a couple of record release shows to top off their release. Their last folk-punk EP, Popgun, … Continue reading

Deep Pools See You In The Morning Light.
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Deep Pools See You In The Morning Light.

See You In The Morning Light is a chronical of grief. Scott Ferreter lost his father to stomach cancer in 2012. The musician (previously of Comfort Twin, Cove) then spent the next four years making his upcoming album See You In The Morning Light with twenty-five other musicians and friends, calling the project Deep Pools. Ferreter says the process … Continue reading

A Golden Green Agnes Obel.
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A Golden Green Agnes Obel.

If you like strange yet entrancing music videos with haunting music reminiscent of Kimbra, take a look at Danish artist Agnes Obel’s single ‘Golden Green.’ The video is a collage of animation, both beautiful and unnerving, dancing on the edge of the Uncanny Valley. The song itself is sparse, held together by a xylophone-like percussion, clapping … Continue reading

A Trip to San Kazakgascar
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A Trip to San Kazakgascar

San Kazakgascar describes itself as “quasi-Middle Eastern/Indian psychedelia.” The description is a fitting one as the Sacramento band takes Middle Eastern and Indian sounds, which are already often associated with hippy mind-altering experiences, and weaves them in hypnotic patterns. Their sound is somewhat reminiscent of Dead Can Dance and the sitar music of Ravi Shankar that inspired … Continue reading

A Gesture for VÉRITÉ.
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A Gesture for VÉRITÉ.

VÉRITÉ creates airy tracks with sparse instrumentations and repetitive lyrics. Her songs are atmospheric and her star is rapidly rising. The enigmatic artist sold out her first ever headlining tour last year, and included festival debuts at SXSW, Lollapalooza and Firefly in her list of achievements. She just dropped her new EP Living and already her singles ‘Constant … Continue reading

SUPERCASSETTE H/MD Release.
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SUPERCASSETTE H/MD Release.

Mondo Deco and Honyock are blasting into the past with a collaborative, four song release. These two bands are working together to make an old-school cassette, even recording in a garage onto an 1985-vintage tape deck, to complete the authenticity. Through cassette recording, Honyock and Mondo Deco add a vintage feel to their experimental, psychedelic music. … Continue reading

Duke Chevalier Plays the Ace of Swords.
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Duke Chevalier Plays the Ace of Swords.

Duke Chevalier is an enigmatic California music project melding esoteric, spiritual influences with odd notes of funk, folk, hip-hop, and catchy riffs. The group, whose members do not broadcast their identities, is finally ready to debut their first release since ‘Hangin’ onto the Vision’ in March 2014. The five track EP, Ace of Swords is an alternately mellow … Continue reading