Blending psych fuzz with pop instincts, the Vancouver group Ladyhawk write wooly songs with big guitars and sturdy choruses. The group walks the line between economy and improvisation, alternating between open-ended jams ("Long Til The Morning") and straightforward FM rock songs ("The Dugout"), sounding equally at ease with both. The spirit of American 70s album rock in the form of a post-'00 Canadian band.
By John Norris on 10.16.14 in Features
"We don't do anything tongue in cheek or sarcastic. Because I don't see how you could make music like ironically."
By David Grossman on 10.14.14 in Reviews
The poor, innocent members of the psychedelic Californian band Foxygen surely must have spent their youth absorbing the Great Boomer Lie: that the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and the Doors were not only ban...
By Katy Henriksen on 09.16.14 in Reviews
Lia Ices's new sound appears from the get-go on her third studio release, with layers of tribal hand-drum rhythms, playful chanting, tambourines and hazy synths in opener "Tell Me." Ices marks a drastic departure from th...
By Katy Henriksen on 08.14.14 in News
When art-house sci-fi director Panos Cosmatos was looking for music to accompany the rough edits of his grim dystopian sci-fi film Beyond the Black Rainbow, he turned to Enchanted Persuaded, the first record Jeremy Schmi...