ReviewsMusic Mirror Eye
 

Mirror Eye

 
Mirror Eye
User rating
 
0.0 (0)

Music Info

ArtistPsychic Ills
LabelThe Social Registry
Release DateJanuary 2009
GenreElectronica

Issue Info

Printed in IssueFeb/Mar 09
Review AuthorMichael Levine
Buy from Amazon






Distorted and groovy, Mirror Eye brings psychedelic up to date.

Following up their debut album, Dins, N.Y.C.’s Psychic Ills returns with psychedelic fuzz fest Mirror Eye. The 10-minute “Mantis” starts this fab collection of electronic ditties with dreamy vocals riding over modulated sonic waves, anchored by a slow tribal beat. “Meta” picks up the pace, containing trance-like singing and Indian-influenced guitar echoes. “Sub Synth” is a laser-like mini instrumental, and then it’s off into orbit for the spacey, free-form “Eyes Closed.” “I Take You As My Wife Again” is one of the best “out there” guitar/synth/percussion jams these old, acid-encoded ears have ever heard—it’s right up there with Syd Barrett–era Pink Floyd and the Orb. As a psychedelic aficionado, I must say Psychic Ills is the real deal—they don’t just make noise but truly deliver the distorted, groovy goods. Mirror Eye stands as a testament to the genre, proving it’s not a dated ’60s relic.

User reviews

There are no user reviews for this listing.

To write a review please register or login.

 
 
Powered by jReviews