If you had been frequenting JOVM over the past month or so you may recall that I wrote about London-based indie rock trio Witching Waves. Comprised of Emma Wigwam, Mark Jasper and Ed Shellard, the trio emerged from […]
Currently comprised of Laena Geronimo, Shannon Lay, Michael Rudes, and Amy Allen, the Los Angeles, CA-based psych rock/punk rock/post-rock quartet FEELS have developed a reputation locally for an intense live show — and with the release of the frenetic and sprawling “Tell Me,” the first single off the band’s forthcoming self-titled debut effort, produced by the renowned Ty Segall, has the band seeing a rapidly growing national profile, as The Fader and a few other websites across the blogosphere. Sonically, the band pairs layers of jangling and buzzing guitars, a propulsive rhythm section, laconic yet sultry vocals in a song that rapidly twists, turns and shifts tempo that nods at prog rock, as much as it sounds inspired by psych rock. Interestingly enough, the song reminds me quite a bit of The Mallard‘s equally frenetic, sprawling yet bristling Finding Meaning In Deference.
You may recall that last month, I wrote about the Bar Harbor, ME-based psych rock quintet Coke Weed. Currently comprised of founding members Milan McAlevey (songwriting, guitar) and Nina Donghia (vocals), along with Caleb Davis (guitar), […]
“Spell Breakers,” the first single from Burnt Ones’ third album, Gift. And interestingly, the album marks not just their Castle Face Records debut, it also serves as a bit of document of a weird time to San […]
Led by Greer McGettrick, the now-defunct Bay Area-based band the Mallard had quickly developed a reputation for defying expectations in their short history together – and in many ways, they did so with a sneering […]