pocahaunted

save yourself
save yourself
Here's the first jam from Pocahaunted's new Make It Real LP, the L.A. outfit's first effort since expanding to a five-piece (via adding new members Sun Araw + Diva Dompe). "Save Yourself (It's Nice)" veers from danceable, frenetic jungle groove to ethereal space-dub jam over the course of its relatively structured 8 minutes, courtesy of Cameron Stallones' signature fuzzed-out organ flour
sun ark
sun ark
"THE SUN ARK IS A SICK ARK. LEAN BACK." Sun Ark is the new 7" from cosmic explorer Sun Araw, out now on Not Not Fun. "Live Mind" is the dubby, hazed b-side, which the label calls "a cool new boat trip on an evolved vessel." Not convinced that's a metaphor, as this literally sounds like a leisurely excursion through some dank space jungle on the aforementioned f
platoon
platoon
Cameron Stallones sent over this swampy, psychedelic scuzz-out from his non-Sun Araw/Pocahaunted project, Magic Lantern. The group's aptly-titled new full-length, PLATOON, should be here in a month or so, with Stallones promising "energetic moon-cone wipeouts" and "thigh-quaking sweatfests...
sightings
sightings
Here's a Sunday afternoon downer for you, courtesy of L.A. "lurk-jazz triad" Topaz Rags -- Amanda + Britt from Pocahaunted, with Ash Cunningham on piano -- which Not Not Fun describes as being "lost somewhere between Bohren & Der Club Of Gore and some half-destroyed pre-digital Portishead demo...
best coast 7″
best coast 7″
best coast 7" Fresh off her excellent sold-out cassette on Blackest Rainbow, Bethany Cosentino, aka Best Coast, has announced a new self-titled 7" (pictured) featuring one of our favorite songs of 2009, "Sun Was High (So Was I)," backed with "So Gone" & "That's the Way Boys Are." L...
best coast
best coast
Thanks to Porch of the Mystics for the heads up on this new "lazy haze" beach blanket lo-fi pop from Bethany Cosentino (formerly?) of Pocahaunted. Bethany's calling the group Best Coast, and she says we can expect "songs about summer and the sun and the ocean and being a lazy creep," with "drums, beach boys bass lines, and other amazing things" added by her friend Bob

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