Joel Biswas takes a look at "Turn Around," the first single from Woods and Dungen's Marfa Myths LP.
Will Schube owns 4% of Pied Piper If at this point, after so many good full-lengths, and equally inspiring non-album singles (a label many bands use to release not-up-to-par work into the world) you don’t listen to Woods, you probably never will. But for fans of the New York neo-psychsters, “Tambourine Light”—their latest non-album single […]
Willie Schube chooses light over dark The consistent excellence of Woods is by nature, both surprising and not. Why wouldn’t a band that turns out great record after great record be capable of doing exactly that again? While law of averages would suggest otherwise, such a law would also suggest that a band capable of […]
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Woods & Glass Leaves January 13, 2014
Willie Schube wrote this via the magic of photosynthesis. It’s hard for a band to get stronger and stronger yet increasingly underrated at the same time. Woods, the Brooklyn-based (freak/psychedelic/any ol’ adjective) folk band released four great records in four consecutive years before taking 2013 off (although they released a single or two)—probably to contemplate […]
The Sun & Squall of Woods August 8, 2012
“You know where it’s going. You know what it is.” So Woods singer Jeremy Earl falsettos on the latest leak from the Brooklyn band’s seventh album. By now, the namesake of the Woodsist imprint have incised a familiar style, one notably averse to the eight-part harmonies with African-tint and other electronic yawps that passes for […]
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The Douglas Martin sabbatical sadly endures, but the bands that his column has championed stay scheming. You might remember Woods from such albums as Echo Lake and Sun & Shade, or front man Jeremy Earl’s work in turning Woodsist into the Loud Records of the late 00s underground psych scene. Sorta. In this scenario, the […]
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