A history of the west with Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips
Recently moved to Portland, Johnson speaks on his new home and the legacy of Lou Reed.
Wooden Shjips, “Back to Land”
Cosmic acoustics meet bluesy riffs on Wooden Shjips' latest.
Wooden Shjips, “These Shadows (Acoustic Version)”
A slowmoving burnout that uses an acoustic to bring up an electric.
Wooden Shjips announce new album, share classic album teaser video
Their first record to be recorded outside of San Fran gets a trippy promo vid.
Mike Polizze of Purling Hiss
The psych-rock guitarist talks gear, Hendrix adoration, and Philly's distinctive personality.
Wooden Shjips and Amen Dunes at Knitting Factory
Spending Sunday night with Amen Dunes and Wooden Shjips.
Austin Psych Fest 2012: Day 3: The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Thee Oh Sees and more
The lesser-knowns out-psych the big bread winners.
Wooden Shjips' Nash Whalen
Nash talks about the record West, Moon Duo, and the benefits of the studio.
The best music of September 2011
September's Best Releases show you what they know.
The Band In Heaven and assorted nu drug musics
Jesus (and Mary Chain) finally goes to Heaven.
Wooden Shjips debut “Lazy Bones”
Reveal album plans, God-mandated West Coast tour.
Disappears and that beautiful Chicago sound
Their debut record is about to come out on Kranky, and I'm saying we bump to the top of the "best of Chicago" list for two reasons.