Stream Herbcraft's Hallucinatory New Album 'The Astral Body Electric'

The Matt Lajoie-led outfit's third LP in full, one week before its release on Woodsist

Herbcraft
Herbcraft
WRITTEN BY
Colin Joyce

After a dazzling three-year run of smoky, Technicolor releases on a variety of labels (including Hello Sunshine), Portland, Maine psych outfit Herbcraft will release The Astral Body Electric, their first effort for lo-fi standard bearers, Woodsist. Their strongest outing yet, it's a six-song, 40-minute meander through varying modes of vagabond psychedelia, the Matt Lajoie-led band managing to conjure a thick haze of flutes, rumbling percussion, and pedal indulgences, aided in part by friends in MMOSS, Woods, and MV&EE. It all falls under a title that recalls both Walt Whitman and Ray Bradbury, but, given the cosmic inclinations of Lajoie's constructions, we'd bet that his fascinations lie more with the latter.

  • Herbcraft — Mother's Gate (Shambhala)
  • Herbcraft — A Knock At The Door In Your Mind
  • Herbcraft — Impermanence
  • Herbcraft — No Land
  • Herbcraft — The Body Electric
  • Herbcraft — Full Circle (Eternally)

 

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Tuatara — Snakecharmer " 02:56
  • 2 Sleep — The Clarity " 09:51
  • 3 The Weeknd — King Of The Fall " 05:02
  • 4 Unicorns — Rocketship " 02:50
  • 5 Valentino Khan — Make Some Noise " 03:43
  • 6 Christopher Denny — Watch Me Shine " 04:28
  • 7 The Range — Rayman " 03:34

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA