Psychic Eye Records Announces The Release of “Sacred Spells”; a Various Artist Compilation To Benefit The TGI Foundation

On January 22nd, International Trans Prisoners Solidarity Day,Psychic Eye Records releases ‘Sacred Spells’, a darkwave, dark electronics and experimental compilation that benefits TGI Justice Project, one of the first and only legal advocacy and support organizations created and led by formerly incarcerated trans women of color. While curating Psychic Eye Records’ first compilation, label founder Akiko Sampson (who also performs asYama Uba and plays... Continue Reading →

Interview: Mike VanPortfleet of LYCIA

Long-time fans of Lycia know that by now, the band needs little introduction.  But newly interested listeners need to know two things; this is a band of unquestionable introspection and they have existed for nearly 30 years unintentionally defiant of genre classification.  Main creator, Mike Van Portfleet has been the central creator of Lycia since... Continue Reading →

A Place Both Wonderful And Strange – “The City Smells Like Cat Spit” EP Review (electronic/post-punk)

Elegant and whimsical but dark and uncomfortable at times..."occult electronic" and "doom gaze" are perhaps the terms closest to being appropriate for the Brooklyn duo, A Place Both Wonderful And Strange. After a successful East Coast/Midwest tour, the band releases their new digital-only EP, The City Smells Like Cat Spit on August 24.  The EP features one... Continue Reading →

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