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The Rockometer: Circles by Moon Duo

Moon Duo Circles Sacred Bones Even the most ardent supporters of Moon Duo, and guitarist Ripley Johnson’s other band, Wooden Shjips, for that matter, have to admit the songs all start to sound the same after a while. Granted, that’s the point. Johnson’s compositions, steeped in the San Francisco psychedelic tradition, rely heavily on repetition [...]

Play Me: “Valedictorian” by Dan Friel

Despite the fact that Dan Friel the solo act is now the primary act, not much has changed, if we’re to go by “Valedictorian,” the first track he’s released released since the dissolution of Brooklyn noise-makers, Parts and Labor. Many of his former band’s trademarks have remained intact — There are the swirling bursts of [...]

Ghost Wave

We have an Indian summer happening out here in Utah. It’s a wonderful thing. The leaves are changing, the mountain ranges are colorful, and it’s still in the 80′s. With Autumn on the doorstep, Ghost Wave is the perfect band to help h…