psychedelic rock

Interviews

If You Haven’t Been Listening to Unknown Mortal Orchestra This Summer, You’ve Been Fuckin’ Up

'Sex & Love' is one of the year's best psychedelic records, so we talked to Ruban Nielson about what's coming next.
Eric Sundermann
7.27.18
Premieres

Dungen & Woods Made a Psychedelic Desert-Jazz Odyssey

Stream 'Myths 003,' a visual album centered around Marfa, Texas.
Phil Witmer
3.6.18
Essays

Frank Ocean’s “Seigfried” Builds on the Beatles’ Production Legacy

On the one-year anniversary of 'Blonde,' we look at the album's most experimental song and its ties to '60s psychedelia.
Phil Witmer
8.18.17
Premieres

Kaleidoscope Horse Invent Their Own Words and Psychedelic World With Their "Idious Carrie" Video

The greatest rock 'n' roll neologism since Steve Miller sang "pompatus of love."
Daniel G. Wilson
4.21.17
New music

The Shins Get Silly and Trippy on New Song "Painting a Hole"

James Mercer goes 'Sgt. Pepper' on us.
Phil Witmer
3.3.17
Premieres

Future States Pull Psychedelic Rock into the Unknown with New Album 'Casual Listener'

The Ottawa/Montreal band talks about their unusual recording process, Euchre, and collecting orange peels.
Phil Witmer
10.27.16
Premieres

Montreal Band Wizaard Have Pioneered the Genre of Pineapple Rock on Their New Album 'Starfish Buffet'

As funky as Bruno Mars and more trippy than the ending of 'Altered States.'
Phil Witmer
10.26.16
Premieres

Watch the Pretty Intimate Video for Jaunt's Psychedelic Rework of Usher, "Gentle Reminder"

This may remind u of a certain R&B king... on LSD.
Phil Witmer
5.10.16
cmw 2016

Mothers Took Us to Noise Nirvana For Their Toronto Show

The Georgia four-piece dropped the equivalent of proggy-math mic drop for their CMW set.
Matt Williams
5.5.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Uubbuurruu Travels to the Fuzzy Side on 'Swamp Ritual' EP

Stream the new EP in full and read the band's cryptic message!
Phil Witmer
9.14.15
Culture

‘Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten’ Documents the Cambodian Rock Scene, Pre-Khmer Rouge

We met the film's director and two key players from the vibrant rock scene that flourished in Cambodia before the Khmer Rouge took power.
Lauren Oyler
6.2.15
VICE Premiere

VICE Exclusive: Listen to France Camp's All-American Garage Rock

France Camp follows in the footsteps of Black Lips and Thee Oh Sees—they know they don't need to reinvent the garage rock wheel, and instead play with established genre tropes in clever ways.
Charlie Ambler
5.4.15
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