Posted April 2, 2019 by Mike Mineo in Psychedelic Folk

La Palma – “Plum”

The duo of Chris Walker and Tim Gibbon comprise the act La Palma, whose self-titled debut album recently released. Working between Washington, DC and Philly, the collaborators self-produced and self-released the album, a showcase in very melodic psychedelia that would sound apt on a sunny beach, with its shimmering production and jumpy guitar lines. The experimental aspects of “Plum” — and especially the layered conclusion — remind of acts as varied as Animal Collective and Sun City Girls. Both atmosphere and sun-shining melody are valued components. Efforts like “Plum” and “One Foot In” sound timeless in feel — blending together ’60s psych-pop sentiments with a modern psych-friendly indie-pop sound.

Stream this captivating self-titled debut album below:

“Plum” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of April 2019’ Spotify playlist.

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I'm the founder/editor of Obscure Sound. I used to write for PopMatters and Stylus Magazine. Send your music to [email protected].