Global Psychedelia Year in Review

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Welcome to Global Psychedelia’s year in review.  This is the last show of the year so I thought I’d put together a list of one track from each of the “themes” of the past 19 shows.  I’ll also be out of town, so I prerecorded this one.  It should be very weird.

Each entry will be written as such:  Artist . Album . Song . Show theme (show theme is a hotlink to the original show’s playlist)

Ohkami no Jikan . Psychedelic Atmosphere Beatnik . Koko . Contemporary Japanese Heavy Psychedelia

Necronomicon . Tips zum Selbstmord . Tips zum Selbstmord . German Psychedelia and Kosmische

Lumerians . Transmillinia . Melting Space . Psychedelic Space Music Vol. 2

Morgan Delt . Morgan Delt . Barbarian Kings . U.S. Psychedelia 2014

Ofo & The Black Company . Ofo . Allah Wakbar . African Psychedelia

The Dandelion . The Strange Case of… . I Turned On as You Turned Around . Australian Psychedelia

Gal Costa . Gal . Com medo, com Pedro . Brazilian Psychedelia

Congregación . Viene . Quantos Que no Tienen y Merecen . Chilean Psychedelia

Dear Eloise . I’ll Be Your Mirror 7″ . I’ll Be Your Mirror . Chinese Psychedelia and Noise

Octopus Syng . Beyond the Karmadelic Coldness, There’s the Lovedelic Warmth . It’s So Nice to Be High in the Summertime . Finnish Psychedelia

Mark Fry . Dreaming With Alice . The Witch . U. K. Psychedelic and Acid Folk

Ramases . Space Hymns . Quasar One . Psychedelic Space Music Vol. 1

Funkadelic . Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow . Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow . Funky Psychedelia

Los Yorks . Los Yorks 67 . Abrazame Baby . Peruvian Psychedelia

Aguaturbia . Volumen 2 . Crimson and Clover . Psychedelic Cover Songs

Personal and the Pizzas . Diet, Crime, and Delinquency . Psychedelic Punk

Motes . Feel the Summer’s Heat EP . Glimmer . Shoegaze

The Movements . Like Elephants 2 . Winter’s Calling . Swedish Psychedelia

The Garment District . If You Take Your Magic Slow . Secondhand Sunburn . Something new!

A new track from Jennifer Baron’s new(ish) band!

THE GARMENT DISTRICT is music by multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Baron. Based in Pittsburgh, Jennifer was a founding member of Brooklyn’s The Ladybug Transistor (Merge). In late 2011, Jennifer’s tape MELODY ELDER was released on Night-People (available via Bandcamp, iTunes, Amazon, e-music). The tape features Jennifer’s cousin Lucy Blehar on lead vocals, and Jowe Head, of Swell Maps and Television Personalities, on bass. In 2012/2013, Jennifer was invited to participate in The Andy Warhol’s Museum’snew Silver Studio Sessions, and in acclaimed contemporary artist Doug Aitken’s Station-to-Station film project. Her three-song 7″ (released in 20120 on La Station Radar) features a remix by Sonic Boom (Spacemen 3, Spectrum, E.A.R.).

In early 2015, The Garment District will have a limited-edition release on Kendra Steiner Editions, an independent label and press dedicated to experimental music and contemporary poetry based in San Antonio, TX, and will also be featured on a new vinyl compilation released by the French label, La Station Radar.

In 2013, Jennifer was invited to contribute a new song to Brooklyn-based ESOPUS Magazine‘s 10th anniversary issue (on a CD that also features music by Sam Phillips, Lee Sargent from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Julian Lynch, Jeff Mercel from Mercury Rev, John Wesley Harding, and more). The Garment District has also contributed songs tocompilations on Crash Symbols & Moon Glyph, and has composed and performed original music for short films. The group has opened for Julia Holter, at the VIA Music & New Media Festival, for Jenny Hval at The Andy Warhol Museum’s Sound Series, and for Cold Cave at 6119 Penn.

Jennifer’s video for “Nature-Nurture,” created by Pittsburgh-based filmmaker Keith Tassick, was a 2012 Design, Art and Technology Awards Finalist selected by the Pittsburgh Technology Council. The video features 700-plus still photographs Jennifer took of Western Pennsylvania television news over the course of one year ( a founding member of Brooklyn-based band The Ladybug Transistor (Merge Records), Jennifer released numerous recordings; toured extensively in the US, Europe, Canada, and Scandinavia; collaborated on a cover of “Puis-Je?” with the late legendary Soft Machine co-founder Kevin Ayers; contributed a cover of “I Found A Reason” to the Velvet Underground tribute CD, Rabid Chords; and performed at international festivals, including The Bowlie Weekender–the first All Tomorrow’s Parties–in Camber Sands, England, which was curated by Belle & Sebastian.Jennifer is also co-coordinator of Handmade Arcade, Pittsburgh’s first and largest independent craft fair’ co-editor/contributing photographer for the award-winning book, Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania (Carnegie Mellon Press, 2010); and a contributing essayist to THE FIRST TIME I HEARD THE SMITHS, part of Scott Heim‘s book series, The First Time I Heard.
Doug Aitken’s Station-to-Station

ESOPUS Magazine

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