Psyched To Meet You: Ben Chasny

Ben Chasny Interview by Gareth Thompson American guitarist Ben Chasny is a modern psych maestro whose work ranges from pastoral acoustics to a dark electric energy. The mainstay behind Six Organs Of Admittance, he also plays with numerous side projects including Comets On Fire. A true innovator, his music can unleash an ecstatic power, an … Continue reading Psyched To Meet You: Ben Chasny

Q&A with New Bums’ Ben Chasny and Donovan Quinn

Source: New Bums Interview by Gareth Thompson Ben Chasny (Six Organs Of Admittance) and Donovan Quinn (Skygreen Leopards) reunite as New Bums with Last Time I Saw Grace, their second album of acoustic psych blues for Drag City. Like twin brothers wrapped in memory and mystery, the duo offers an eerily soulful set that crackles … Continue reading Q&A with New Bums’ Ben Chasny and Donovan Quinn

Album review: New Bums – Last Time I Saw Grace

Source: album artwork Words by Lady Godiva About half a century after Jack Kerouac and Gary Snyder's shamanic adventures, The Dharma Bums, New Bums surfaced whilst kicking their heels in San Francisco, reinventing bohemian life and releasing their debut in 2014. After a long time on the road interrupted by the pandemic, this year welcomes … Continue reading Album review: New Bums – Last Time I Saw Grace