Tag Archive for psychedelic

Ghost. Marquis Theater. 01.27.12

“Lu-ci-feeeeeer!”  The ceremony started at 10:30pm on a bone chilling night at Denver’s Marquis Theater.  The 8th of 13 ‘dates of doom’ for Sweden’s enigmatic retro-metallers brought with it all the elements that are now expected from this young, hyped group of nameless ghouls.  Fronted by Papa Emeritus, a skeletal figure in red and black bishop’s robes, Ghost rely on… Read more →

Grimes’ Visions on 4AD: 02.21.12

Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) first sparked my interest with 2010’s Halfaxa, became one of my favorite new artists with her daytime performance at FFF6 and left me wanting more with this year’s Darkbloom.  According to GvB the wait will not be long for the next full length LP, Visions.  What was originally slated for a January 31st release on Arbutus… Read more →

‘how do you sleep next to me’

The Morning Clouds – Wasted Youth Blues (Lefse, 2011) Wasted Youth Blues is the debut EP from Colorado’s own Josh Wambeke (of Phineas Gage and Fell).   His latest solo project, The Morning Clouds, is a dreamy, druggy affair that blends as well with the crispness of these autumn evenings as it does with the misty morning air.  This collection of songs… Read more →

Yeasayer debut new material during fragmented set

As Yeasayer took the stage for their encore at the Ogden Theatre last night, I was hoping for redemption. What I got  instead was another unrecognizable composition; an electronic tribal jam from the future about faith and patience, two things I had given up on a half hour earlier.  Having abandoned my post up front (among the underage revelers with… Read more →