Posts tagged "psychedelia"

Album artwork of 'Revolver' by The Beatles

Revolver The Beatles

One of the most enjoyable pop albums of all time, an iconic work that will forever be used as an example for songwriting expertise.

Album artwork of 'Sexwitch' by Sexwitch

Sexwitch Sexwitch

Impressive vocal performances and a hugely gratifying tribal rhythm section ensure *Sexwitch* makes for an enjoyable — if limited — experience.

Album artwork of 'Electric Ladyland' by The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Electric Ladyland The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Instinctive, messy, and rambling, with shimmers of the divine. Electric Ladyland speaks in a kind of rock and roll tongues, with Jimi Hendrix front and centre.

Album artwork of 'Gish' by The Smashing Pumpkins

Gish The Smashing Pumpkins

The record is a rich and gloriously grubby collage of sounds. It stands somewhere between Pixies and Nirvana, with an added injection of psychedelic rock.

Album artwork of 'Surrealistic Pillow' by Jefferson Airplane

Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane

A staple of the psychedelic folk-rock genre, feeling as fresh and vibrant now as it did in 1967. It sounds like a wonderful montage of the ’60s.

Album artwork of '"Awaken, My Love!"' by Childish Gambino

"Awaken, My Love!" Childish Gambino

The album boasts a lush, colourful sound, drawing from elements of funk and soul to create an impressively modern vibe. It's just a shame it's so cartoonish.

Paul Marchesani working in his music studio

Paul Marchesani: I always knew my music was connected in some way.

Paul G. Marchesani is a freelance producer and radio host from Philadelphia who's building a shared musical universe one album at a time.

By Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Shades of Deep Purple' by Deep Purple

Shades of Deep Purple Deep Purple

The sonic scenery is colourful and smoky, and the band sound like they’re having the time of their lives. It's loose, but it's endearing too.

Album artwork of 'Smote Reverser' by Oh Sees

Smote Reverser Oh Sees

From its ludicrous track names to its filter-free kitchen sink instrumentation, *Smote Reverser* is an hour-long marathon of pretentiousness and tedium.

Album artwork of 'Bottle It In' by Kurt Vile

Bottle It In Kurt Vile

The whole record has an easiness of manner, content to be the sonic backdrop for a wanderer with no particular destination in mind.