Samara Lubelski, ‘The Gilded Raid’

February 15, 2017

Samara Lubelski, ‘The Gilded Raid’ Drawing Room Records, 6.10.16 For all the rich sensations and complex realities that loud, distorted, oddball psychedelia has produced in recent years, sometimes it’s the quieter, ruminative side of the genre that is most compelling. Samara Lubelski’s The Gilded Raid hails from that quarter,... 

Rod Hamilton and Tiffany Seal, ‘Versatile Ambience’

February 3, 2017

Rod Hamilton and Tiffany Seal, ‘Versatile Ambience’ Ehse Records, 9.2.16 Baltimore’s freak scene has gotten a lot freakier in the decade-and-change since Dan Deacon started parading around his glowing green skull and getting his awkward sweat on, electronically. Perhaps even deeper and weirder than Deacon and his Wham City gang is the perpetually...