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Best indie tracks 2014 – fourth part : spacey sounds

Publié le 28 décembre 2014 par No

Now that Austin Psych Festival has revealed the , hopefully with new material) and to continue the Smoke Filled Hazefrom last March with
first names of the 8 playlist Temples, Holy Wave,... by discovering what was new in the indie-psych genre since then, here below are the 10 best new psych tracks of 2014 from pop, rock to even rap ! Directly from pleer here th edition for May 8-10, 2015 (with Tame Impala .

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

1- The psychedelic insideSunbeam Sound Machine, project of Nick Sowersby from Melbourne/ Australia, comes out of dreamy, hazy pop. After 2 Eps last year, his 13 tracks debut album "Wonderer" was out in November with a preview single " Real Life". The scratching guitars at the beginning of "Wandering,I" sound like the debut of " While you Wait for the Others " de Grizzly Bear.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

first 2014 single and on the second one " 2- Comparison with Tame Impala regarding Milwaukee quintet Getting Older" Canopies was obvious on " Miss You Now ", . Now that their debut album "Maximize Your Faith" was out this December, there is more to expect from them. The swirling synths in "The Year Of Jubilee" are gorgeous.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

. As they are quoting on their bandcamp page "Let's not put a label on it..." their music range goes from americana, jazz, rock, blues. All these sub genres clearly perceptible in the " 3- Swirling guitars this time in "Hips" track of Portland/ Oregon three piece, Soma" EP out last July. They also released " Circle The Wagons " EP last November.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

"Miracle" is taken from their sophomore EP "Collecture" available on 4- Hailing from Porto Alegre/Brazil, the 4 guys ofWannabe Jalva are playing "psychedelic groove rock" and always singing in English. For his vintage groove, soundcloud last August.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

According to the Indian spiritual tradition, "Vanaprastha" is the third stage in the life of a person that leads to go to the forest to meditate towards self-realization. The five guys from Silver Lake/Los Angeles have been around for a while in the psychedelic rock scene but their single NYF (Numb Your Feelings) dropped last January with its reverb-warmed guitars, might well be their break out one.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS
6- Also coming from Silver Lake, the now trio band, Lower Heaven made no updates on its Facebook page and its website, despite a third album "Pulse" released last July with a following EP "Home and Away" to a global media inattention!Although Marcos Chloka, the band singer songwriter, is creating impeccable reverb hypnotic rhythms. " Entropy" is one example.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

"Time Is Over One Day Old", for Brooklyn trio 7- Already a fourth album out last AugustBear In Heaven . With metronomic drums and rock anthem chorus, "Time Between" is right into the psychedelic space-rock sphere.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

is the closest band to Tame Impala, since they are sharing 2 members. "Elvis' Flaming Star" is the glam Bowie-esque track ( Modern Love ), taken from 6th album 'Man It Feels Like Space Again' out on Jan 23.

BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

9- Last November, the Leeds/UK psych-punk band returned with a second album "The Hum". "On Leaving" is a classic krautrock track with a slowly growing energy.


BEST INDIE TRACKS 2014 – FOURTH PART : SPACEY SOUNDS

Arian Asllani from Flushing/Queens. Before becoming a hip hop rapper, he was a professional chef and he is still appearing in videos dedicated to food, using his signature phrase: "F---, that's delicious" for Munchies, the website and digital video channel from VICE. By sampling Mazhar Ve Fuat " Adımız Mıskınder Bızım", "Easy Rider" the single of his forthcoming album "Dr.Wonderful" has a good 70's psych groove.Check the video!

More Indie Best Tracks of 2014 to come...


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