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Something Else! Interview: Al Hotchkiss, indie psych folk rocker

Something Else! Interview: Al Hotchkiss, indie psych folk rocker

Haunting and compelling, his music is perhaps best suited for night time.

On Second Thought: The June – Magic Circles (2009)

On Second Thought: The June – Magic Circles (2009)

The surprise is a cover of a lesser-known gem from Badfinger’s Pete Ham.

On Second Thought: The Above – The Above (2010)

On Second Thought: The Above – The Above (2010)

This Brooklyn five-piece races down Carnaby Street, circa 1966.

Forgotten series: RPM Records Sampler: How’s About That Then? (2005)

Forgotten series: RPM Records Sampler: How’s About That Then? (2005)

Check this out!: Leo Sayer gets downright funky. Yes, Leo Sayer.

One Track Mind: Greg ‘Stackhouse’ Prevost, “Mr. Charlie/Rolling Stone Blues” (2012)

One Track Mind: Greg ‘Stackhouse’ Prevost, “Mr. Charlie/Rolling Stone Blues” (2012)

Prevost is in a stripped-to-the-bone solo acoustic traditional blues mode.

Plasticland – Plasticland (1984; 2014 reissue)

No one recreated psychedelia as authentically as Plasticland did in the 1980s.

Forgotten series: McFadden’s Parachute – Flashback To My Hometown (2012)

Forgotten series: McFadden’s Parachute – Flashback To My Hometown (2012)

Hard to believe that the 2012 release by McFadden’s Parachute was this Rochester, New York-based outfit’s 27th album since 1991. That rivals Guided By Voices’ output for sheer volume.

Forgotten series: The A’dam Sykles – Out of the Circle Game (2009)

Forgotten series: The A’dam Sykles – Out of the Circle Game (2009)

There’s a definite Byrds and Love influence happening with Rome, Italy’s A’dam Sykles and Out of the Circle Game. They have their influences down pat, yet boast a contemporary approach.

Forgotten series: Hammond Street 4: A Funky Selection of Organ Grooves (2009)

Forgotten series: Hammond Street 4: A Funky Selection of Organ Grooves (2009)

This fourth volume in a unique series from Acid Jazz Records does not disappoint, collecting contemporary, mostly British groups performing instrumentals on Hammond organ with a Leslie Speaker.

Temples – Sun Structures (2014)

We have a definite contender here with Temples’ outstanding debut Sun Structures for 2014’s album of the year. England’s Temples, as with the Netherlands’ Jacco Gardner in 2013, are not mere psychedelic rock revivalists. They are breathing new life into the genre with a distinctive and fresh approach — even while remaining faithful to their influences. The chiming 12-string soundRead More