1978: The Happy Dragon-Band - "3-D Free"
by Jonathan Dean on 07-30-2012
By the end of the 1970s, the hangover had worn off and underground psych entered a problematic phase, a second adolescence. If psychedelic rock had ever been a movement, it certainly wasn’t anymore, having undergone fragmentation and dispersal into the comparatively humorless realms of progressive rock and heavy metal.
The San Francisco band issues a second set of odds and ends, demonstrating how it streamlines multiple strains of psychedelic rock. [Nate Patrin]... Read Post
Issued in 1986 — at the twin zeniths of the first psychedelic revival and Australia’s post-punk underground — and just reissued in a deluxe two-CD set, Free Dirt (Aztec Music), by the Sydney band Died Pretty, is a classic debut albu... Read Post