Tag Archives: folk rock

Rock ETC For January 2015

Crayon – Brick Factory – HHBTM The reprint of the 1994 album (and the only album) by Crayon brings this obscure twee-punk gem back to the forefront of music.  At the height of the DIY-lo fi explosion in the 90s, … Continue reading

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New Rock for November 2014 part one

Georgio “the Dove’ Valentino – “Mille Plataux” – Self Released – 2×12” LP Outrageously impressive artwork graces the covers and sleeves of this double vinyl. The music is astoundingly brilliant.  It comprises of a mixture of post punk, psyche, folk … Continue reading

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New Rock For Mid March 2014 Part Three

Vintage Cucumber – Tee Sessions – Self-released Charting somewhere in a soothing mixture of ambient, kosmische and psyche, Vintage Cucumber delivers this lovely EP, riding on the heels of the album “Yoki Style.” Each track creates a brilliant atmosphere, stirring … Continue reading

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Madeline’s “Slow Bang” LP Reissue!

Artist: Madeline Title: Slow Bang (reissue) Released: 2012 Label: This Will Be Our Summer Records Format: LP / CD Genre: Folk, folk rock Madeline gracefully reissues her release, “Slow Bang” on This Will Be Our Summer Records, alongside a sweet … Continue reading

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This Will Be Our Summer Showcase, pt 1

Here, we’ll be taking a look at the Athens, GA label, This Will Be Our Summer Records.  We’ll scope out a few of their new releases and explore the label itself a bit.  Here’s part one!  Enjoy! Artist: Madeline Title: … Continue reading

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7″ of Love, ep. 9 – Aaron Roche

Artist: Aaron Roche (w/ R Stevie Moore and Shahzad Ismaily) Title: Cyclocardoray / Synthessiah Released: 2012 Label: La Station Radar Format: 7” vinyl, edition of 300 Genre: psyche, folk, indie Here’s something interesting.  The legendary R Stevie Moore and the … Continue reading

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Midnight Salvage Co

Artist: Midnight Salvage Co Title: What You Hope For Released: April 2012 Label: Self released via CD Baby and iTunes Format: Digital. CD Genre: rock, alt rock, folk rock Produced by legendary guru Conrad Uno (Presidents of the USA, Mudhoney, … Continue reading

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Animated Fun with Dreamend

Artist: Dreamend Title: So I Ate Myself, Bite by Bite Released: 2010 Label: Graveface Records Format: 12” LP animated picture disc Genre: indie rock, alt rock, shoegazer, lo-fi, folk rock I ordered a large box of stuff from Graveface in … Continue reading

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Helplessness Blues

Artist: Fleet Foxes Title: Helplessness Blues Released: 2011 Label: Sub Pop Genre: Folk/folk rock, indie, Americana I stumbled across Fleet Foxes a few years ago while sniffing around the Sub Pop’s webpage.  An EP and one album later, and I’m … Continue reading

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Tuning In: About Tuning Into The Obscure + Contact info and Submissions

Hi! We’re moving! Our contact info is changing! We’ve had a lot of delays here at Tuning Into The Obscure and searching for a new place to call home was a major factor. This move goes into effect November 1st, … Continue reading

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