"Straight-up sonic sorcery!"
A disc influenced by the DEA, aliens, implants, gun/drug trafficking, death threats, psychic/electric disturbances, and the dream police
Stream their underground surf film soundtrack and read the partly cloudy stories behind its psych-rock songs
It started with a freaky Doug Aitken film
"'Scarface'. 'All Dogs Go to Heaven'. Friendship/revenge/murder/heavy drinking/escaping fate/torture/singing dogs."
"I compared it to escaping a burning house, alarms ringing, smoke filling the air, feeling the heat of the flames"
"The more I thought about posse cuts, the more homoerotic they seemed to me, so I thought I'd play that up"
"It was quite liberating to make music where I didn't have to worry about the best way to arrange it for the dancefloor"
A Bay Area supergroup featuring former members of Blasted Canyons, Mayyors, and The Mall
RIYL: Nils Frahm, Eno's ambient records, Ryuichi Sakamoto's film scores
So THAT's why it references everything from 'Mortal Kombat' to Kenny G
"People would not believe how many songs I've written while watching UFC fights. Dozens."
"Guess who the song was written for? Yep—same girl. I may as well tell you her name; it was my first wife Jet."
"Old dirty new wave" meets a dusty memory bank and hollow dub hooks