Chatham Rise w/Jeff Levitz
Barcelona-based Psych Rock quintet LP "The Mean Solar Times" featuring guitar by Andy Bell of RIDE and Oasis on three tracks. Produced by Owen Morris (The Verve "A Northern Soul" and Oasis "Definitely Maybe". Order the LP today and receive instant downloads of tracks "Pinkman", "Smiling Faces" and "All in Your Eyes".
Negative Lovers are an Indonesian noise-rock outfit that harbors dense feedback, explosive sonic layers and sheets of sky along with a voice that calls out to you from the urban shadows. This "Faster Lover" 12" EP features the single, 2 remixes from Jagz Kooner (remixed Primal Scream, Manic Street Preachers, Oasis), and a 3-track B-side.
"Gypsy Friends of The Sun" - From Cleveland, Ohio, The Volta Sound is a collection of friends and family getting together and making music with their fingertips and faces. Happy and simple with songs about science, love, and being alive, the band has no set format other than revolving around the belief that music is mystical as all get out. Gypsy Friends of the Sun is a "lost" LP, originally recorded in 2002...much more from The Volta Sound in coming months.
The Volta Sound
This Transatlantic Split LP "We Are The Sun" between Chatham Rise and London's Thelightshines provides 8 tracks of pure summer bliss. Order includes instant digital download.
Chatham Rise/Thelightshines Split LP
Much like children suspended in space, defying the laws of gravity, Portland's Daydream Machine bring you their debut LP, "Twin Idols". Haunting pop turns its attention to dreamy mysticism on a pilgrimage lined with the silver of space-rock pioneers. The compositions underscore interests in how life and love and faith's contours meld seamlessly in sound. Vinyl LP and CD out now.
Daydream Machine - "Twin Idols"
New Candys are a Psych/Surf/Rock Band from Venice, Italy. Their blistering sophomore LP ‘New Candys As Medicine’ comprises 10 exceptional tracks including the single releases, ‘Dark Love’ and ‘Song For The Mutant’. The album was mixed by Loop’s original drummer/producer John Wills. Pre-Order a limited Ochre copy while they last.
New Candys "New Candys As Medicine"
First Communion Afterparty
Minneapolis psych rockers First Communion Afterparty resurface with long awaited 2xLP, "Earth Heat Sound"...the band members have been busy in their respective new bands and have come back together to play some shows and release their final voyage on classic black vinyl...pick one up while they last.
STAY - "The Mean Solar Times"
While out west playing Desert Stars Festival and a show at The Echoplex with friends The Stratford 4 and Tender Age, Chatham Rise recorded 4 tracks for KXLU Part Time Punks Session at The Cave Studio in Los Angeles... Jeff Levitz joins Chatham Rise for the session on sitar/drones...
Various Artists - "Volumes"
Picture In My Ear's most ambitious release to date features songs from from friends The Tunnels (Austin TX), New Candys (Venice, IT), Grimble Grumble (Chicago IL), Thelightshines (London UK), Daydream Machine (Portland OR), Purple Heart Parade (Manchester UK), Stay (Barcelona ES) and Chatham Rise (MInneapolis MN.) Order today!!
Daydream Machine - "The Show Must Not Go On"
Daydream Machine’s second LP, “The Show Must Not Go On” releases March 7, 2017 on Picture in My Ear Records. The album was tracked at Gregg Williams’ studio The Trench (Blitzen Trapper, Dandy Warhols’ 13 Tales From Urban Bohemia). After tracking the songs, Jsun wrote the lyrics while on a trip through the heart of Jamaica. Inside the context of current world events, “The Show Must Not Go On” unveils prickly commentary within its wry vocals, happy-sad grooves and baritone sax solos. Guest appearances include: Dandy Warhols’ Peter Holmstrom, Federale’s Colin Sheridan, The Upsidedown’s Matt Moore, and M. Ward / Rick Bain keyboardist Nathan Junior. The album was mixed by Jonathan Allen.