Old Man Saxon busts back with new “Stop Shooting” video

Director Anthony Yano Hays immediately sets the tone for the hyper-anxious, “Stop Shooting” – a djemba-thumping track whose erratic visual counterpart begins with a precautionary seizure warning. What may seem gimmicky at first, quickly becomes justified as flashes of neon and disorienting effects thrash alongside producer Mt Cyanide’s pulsing bass and drum rhythms. It’s thunderous foundation gallops along as if to replicate a tribal war-time … Continue reading Old Man Saxon busts back with new “Stop Shooting” video

Overheard Desert Daze: A Festival Recap Via Ridiculous Quotables

Desert Daze is a festival that isn’t built in the desert, but rather, is born from it. Where other fests go to great lengths to create a certain on-brand ambiance that goes beyond its own grounds, Desert Daze chose simply to embrace the mystic properties that Joshua Tree itself is already notorious for. if this is everything A post shared by k e n j … Continue reading Overheard Desert Daze: A Festival Recap Via Ridiculous Quotables

Five Desert Daze Undercard Acts You Will Trip Out On

Desert Daze will descend upon the enchanted Joshua Tree National Forest again in just two days, where thousands of kindred spirits shrouded in denim and paisley will gather to celebrate the desert’s mystic properties via music, art and all sorts of other weird, trippy shit (like black metal yoga, and modular sound baths…whatever the fuck that is). The festival makes its return to The Institute of Mental … Continue reading Five Desert Daze Undercard Acts You Will Trip Out On

Dustin Lovelis’s ‘Been Hit Before’ Shoots You Through A Wormhole Straight To A Pool Party

Dustin Lovelis Been Hit Before Friendship Fever / Porch Party Records I recently picked up Dustin Lovelis’s Been Hit Before at my local record store and it hasn’t left my turntable since. Not because it’s printed in lime green and looks cute as fuck while it’s spinning around, but because its grooves are filled with exactly the right blend of dreamy, psychedelic pop that is just like … Continue reading Dustin Lovelis’s ‘Been Hit Before’ Shoots You Through A Wormhole Straight To A Pool Party

The Five Absolute Worst Screamo Covers On The Internet

Luke 21:25 regarding the end of times: “There will be signs in pop and rock and hip hop, and on the earth dismay among genres, but mostly in perplexity at the roaring of the screams and the breakdowns, men fainting from fear and laughter of the Screamo renditions which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shook. “Then they … Continue reading The Five Absolute Worst Screamo Covers On The Internet

The Failing Pitchfork Times Gave Grizzly Bear’s Album the Same Score as Lil Peep’s. SAD

Yup, they really did. Here’s why that’s absurd. Let’s just start by reflecting on some of the press Pitchfork has recently given to the latest and lamest in the gimmicky rap arena. These mothafuckas ACTUALLY had the gumption to refer to the flash tattoo coated bedroom rapper as “The Future of Emo” and that he has found “the common ground between trap and Third Eye … Continue reading The Failing Pitchfork Times Gave Grizzly Bear’s Album the Same Score as Lil Peep’s. SAD

Rinsed Review: Avey Tare’s Eucalyptus is a Psychedelic Log Ride with Singing Frogs and Shit

If you’re a fan of Animal Collective, freak folk, or psychedelia in general, do yourself a favor and devote your ears to this album in its entirety. I’m not talking about a casual background listen while you’re hard at work browsing through an endless cycle of internet memes you’ve already seen. Eucalyptus needs your undivided attention if you really want to experience its magic. Put … Continue reading Rinsed Review: Avey Tare’s Eucalyptus is a Psychedelic Log Ride with Singing Frogs and Shit