MC


REDEEM DOWNLOAD CODE

If you received a download code in a vinyl you purchased, you can redeem it for your download here.


LOGIN

Login with your existing account.

Forgot Password

CREATE ACCOUNT

Create an account to purchase items.

cover

Dire Wolves

Oceans Of Green

Feeding Tube

"From the timbers of Fennario, which are located on some low ground near the Presidio, come DIRE WOLVES. The two members of this Bay Area sextet with whom I'm most familiar are guitarist, etceteraist, JEFFREY ALEXANDER, a tireless exponent of sub-underground psychedelia when he was based in Providence. Mr. Alexander was previously involved with such protean volk-psych ensembles at the IDITAROD and BLACK FOREST/BLACK SEA and was an early proponent of the deep Finnish underground, releasing several Avarus albums on his Secret Eye label, and touring with the band in the States. The other familiar name is LAU NAU, a Finnish vocalist/composer whose discography is as long as it is weird. Dire Wolves' sound is a wailing alloy merging a sort of Neu American psych-folk formalism with Finnish-style free-form space and an open process improv pulse that feels utterly original. Small flurries of notes might resemble several models (not least of whom is the '68 Constanten-era Dead). And certainly, the floatational vocals of Lau Nau provide a deeply forested continuum, but the rest of the band seem more interested in connecting with a slowly-evolving vibe that actually makes me think more of the high desert and its vistas. The music on Ocean Of Green is full of pointillistic stonerist movement, but the individual elements hold together well enough that anyone who enjoys a single moment will soon find themselves pulled into the music's midst. There are no sharp edges here. The Dire Wolves' sound is as welcoming as any band that has ever been heard. But it will slide through your portals like honey through a warm coil. Breathe deep. Breathe often. Soak this one in before your brain even knows it's under attack. Nice..."—Byron Coley, 2017

Related Items

cover

Dire Wolves

The Bernal Codex
Pome Pome Tones
cover

Doozer, The

Figurines
Feeding Tube
cover

Weisman, Chris

Chaos Isn't Single
Feeding Tube
cover

Gary War

Gaz Forth
Feeding Tube
cover

Fair, David

Ballets (dance Like This)
Feeding Tube
cover

Reidy, Julia

All Is Ablaze
Feeding Tube
cover

Futurians

Distorted Living
Feeding Tube
cover

Meadow House

This Should Not Be Happening
Feeding Tube
cover

Viewer

True Friend Record
Feeding Tube
cover

Lords Of Thyme

The Future Of Things Past
Feeding Tube
cover

Men & Volts

A Giraffe Is Listening To The Radio: Men & Volts Play Captain Beefheart
Feeding Tube
cover

Sex Tide

Possession Sessions
Feeding Tube