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Up to this point, producer/musician Seth Haley has worked in specific narratives within his project Com Truise. A loose concept about a space traveler named Com Truise, a self-described “synthetic astronaut”, has been the ground floor of his big beats, walls of synths, and shimmering 80s ethos. VHS tapes, woozy sci fi, and latchkey afternoons …

Detroit’s Voyag3r have steadily been building a reputation as one of the best progressive/heavy synth bands making music today. The trio, over the course of 6 years, have released a steady flow of sci-fi and horror-inspired albums that act as soundtracks to some lost B-movie from the late-70s or early-80s. Their blending of analog synth, …

Papir are one of the premier three-piece rock bands working today. The trio of Nicklas Sørensen, Christoffer Brøchmann Christensen, and Christian Becher Clausen have been working their sound into a tight, ethereal crunch for close to ten years now. Part fuzzed-out blasts of psych and post-rock, while other moments glimmer and shine with daydream bliss, …

Montreal’s Automelodi is the brain child of singer/producer Xavier Paradis, a master of sound design, melody-driven song structure, and an enthusiast of hardware-driven song building. Having a rich musical history that started back in his teens and building a strong following with his ability to create dark and passionate electronic music dating back to the …

The debut album by quartet Rev Magnetic buzzes with light-headed glee. Versus Universe follows in the grand tradition of symphonic psych pop bands like Mercury Rev, Polyphonic Spree, the Flaming Lips, and to some degree Spiritualized. There’s a mixture of modern electronics with the hallucinogenic sweetness of acid-burnt pop. Rev Magnetic is the brainchild of …

Singer/songwriter Jack Ellister is readying the release of his new album Telegraph Hill, and in preparation for that he’s dropped a new video for the psych pop track “Mind Maneuvers”. A mix of 60s technicolor psych, Pink Floyd atmosphere, and early 70s mind expansion, the new album will excite anybody that loves the lilt of …

Bear Paw carry with them an immediate uplift in their sound. A honky tonkier version of Dr. Dog, or a janglier and weirder Bright Eyes. More than affecting their sound with country dew and Ozarks humidity, the band takes a very natural approach to the bluegrass-meets-indie rock vibe of their sound. Nothing feels forced with …

Swedish pop group Canary Islands are premiering the video to their track “GLÖM BABY GLÖM (Radikal Rat Remix)” today. It’s off their newly released EP Wild Sas. Check out the video below, and give the album a listen over on Spotify. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOvy8TRdh3g&w=560&h=315]

Phogg are based out of Stockholm and seem to pull influence from all parts of the psych pop world, while retaining a very distinct and original vibe all their own. Listening to their new album you can hear influences ranging from chillwave vets Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti and Neon Indian to Captured Tracks alum Craft …

Swedish synth pop band Maj Monet have unleashed a brand new track called “Run Maj Monet!” and it’s a slickly-produced slice of synth pop heaven. In the vein of Electric Youth, Pawws, and anything bright, shiny, and from the 80s comes this exhilarating shot of a neon jam. For me, Maj Monet captures summer drives, …