Trent Masterson

Regardless of my own beliefs and my own doubts, which are unimportant in this connection, it is my opinion that art lost its basic creative drive the moment it was separated from worship.

Trent Masterson's Posts

NFL Week 11 Predictions

Back over .500, our Swami refuses to ignore the almighty spread.

NFL Week 10 predictions

After a rough week, our expert goes back to Tebowing it.

NFL Week 9 predictions

Put your money where his mouth is.

NFL Week 6 predictions

I am shattering all previous Impose records of NFL pick ‘em!

NFL Week 5 predictions

And breaking down the first quarter of the season.

Post Tension's top albums of 2011 so far

Weirdlings from January to July.

Diamond Catalog, Magnified Palette

A bass and drum record for the mutants.

A History of Space #6: Henry Flynt, You Are My Everlovin’/Celestial Power

A force of nature. A fucking force of nature, even.

Natural Snow Buildings, Waves Of The Random Sea

The first great psych-drone drop of 2011.

The top experimental and rarities of 2010

Sifting through the fine print.

A History of Space #5: Technical Space Composer’s Crew

Canaxis 5 (1969, Music Factory), a seminal release. (95 to go!)

Hiiragi Fukuda, My Turntable Is Slow (2010. Sloow Tapes)

A Serge Gainsbourg channeling-psych project that missed my best of list.

A History Of Space #4: Les Rallizes Denudes ? Live ’77 (Rivista Inc, 1991)

This is the ultimate cult band.

Stunned Records: Dire Wolves & Warm Climate

Here are some slam fucking dunks.

A History of Space #3: Pelt, Ayahuasca (VHF, 2001)

A very serious nod to the spiritual and religious psychotropic aspects of the plant.

Kemialliset Ystavat, Ullakkopalo

Exploring Scandinavia's psychedelic experimentation scene.

A History of Space #2: International Harvester, Sov Gott-Rose Marie (Love, 1969)

Hear the most refined LP of the Parson Sound legacy.

Dead Luke's Cosmic Meltdown c45

Yes, tropical psychedelia is pretty terrible, and yes neo-psych is becoming the new indie.

A History of Space #1: Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes, Paix (Phillips, 1974)

Kickstarting a new ride on the way back machine.