Monthly Archives: April 2014

Warpaint – The Fool / 2010

war paint the fool

Dreamy pop quality. Opener “Set your arms down” confirms this and steadily builds through a tidal bass to five minutes plus of glorious atmosphere psychedelica, jam packed with ghostly vocals and tight harmonies.


“Set your arms down” mp3

warpaint set down your arms



The Third Bardo – I’m Five Years Ahead Of My Time – 1967

third bardo I'm Five Years Ahead Of My Time

“The Third Bardo” recorded just one single, “I’m Five Years Ahead of My Time”

That one single is lauded by many collectors as one of the greatest 1960s Garage/Psychedelic tracks.


“I’m Five Years Ahead of My Time” mp3

third_bardo 1967



Alvin Lee & Ten Years After – Solid Rock – 1997

alvin lee solid rock

This Solid Rock edition is a rocking greatest hits kind of jam release, a good introduction for the rank amateur, just discovering the band and the time, that they were in their classic prime

Alvin-Lee rock and roll

01. Rock & Roll Music To The World (3:49)



Motopony: Seer / 2009

Motopony seer

Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Motopony‘s self-titled debut release runs the musical gamut from upbeat ballads to barn-storming blues. They credit the rain with providing constant inspiration and creating an environment fertile for musical exploration. Today’s Top Tune is “Seer.”

Seer mp3

Motopony 2009

The Fire “Father’s Name is Dad” 1968

the fire father's name is dad

Father’s Name Is Dad mp3

Fire was the psychedelic band formed during the late 1960s by Dave Lambert, best-known for his work as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist within Strawbs, with whom he continues to record ne

the-fire-fathers-name-is-dad-1968w albums and tour prolifically.

Sufjan Stevens: All Delighted People / 2010

sufjan stevens All Delighted People

All Delighted People can’t help but feeling like a transitional piece packed with the requisite growing pains as well as allusions of things to come.


Heirloom mp3


Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Make My Head Sing” 2014

jessica lea mayfield make my head sing

Make My Head Sing… was co-produced by Mayfield and her collaborator, bassist and husband Jesse Newport and was recorded at Nashville’s Club Roar studio.


“I Wanna Love You”