Back in ye olde early aughts, “freak folk” ruled the land. Championed and perhaps encouraged by photogenic weirdo Devendra Banhart, artists influenced by elegiac or subliminally psychedelic folk acts from the 60s and 70s—Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Incredible String Band, Michael Hurley—started coming out of the woodwork. For a hot strange minute, indie record bins were […]
The old weird America is gone, but on Waterdrawn the Horse’s Ha shows that hippies are just as scary.
Even if you haven’t seen her play, you’ve probably noticed her around town, with her long dark tresses, psychedelic tattoos, and gypsy adornments.
James Jackson Toth, aka Wooden Wand, plays it straight.
New records from Vietnam, MV & EE, and Piebald to pull you out of the industry’s holiday hibernation.