Kids nationwide may be enamored of the recent wave of new psych bands–the spacious drone of Sunn 0))), the noodling, mathy sounds of Battles, and the ethereal pop of Grizzly Bear–but Anthology Recordings, a digital reissue label consistently offering praiseworthy releases, is here to ensure a refreshing dose of psych-ancestry will also reach the ears of the youth. Here are a few forthcoming gems from the label’s digital-reissue vault.Read more »
San Francisco-based photographer Beryl Fine examines street life in her photo collection entitled Stone Soup. Images here reflect her foot travels in and around the world's biggest little city, where she meets bike messengers, smokers, vandalized cars, dead animals, and a hospital patient who fell from a five-story building.Read more »
Out of Everything But the Girl’s shadow, songstress Tracey Thorn has risen to craft an electro-pop gem, with music vet Ewan Pearson at the production helm. We ain’t lyin'. Like EBTG records, Out of the Woods mirrors the downtempo pop that Thorn and husband/producer Ben Watt became infamous for, but Pearson’s minimalist production makes this solo debut a long-player that works just as well on the dancefloor as it does on adult contemporary radio (in a good way).
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