On Human Freakout Mountain is receiving early critical praise from Earmilk who proclaim, “Zuli achieves a smooth blend of psych rock and pop, with the pop element comprised of both modern and romantic oldies-inspired melodies” and The Wild Honey Pie, who furthers, “It’s an ebullient release into an adrenaline-soaked, psychedelic dreamscape and an unexpected build into another realm.”
Recorded in Copake, NY and at Refuge Recording in Brooklyn, NY, the album’s 10 songs—on which Zuli played most of the instruments—unite colorful, psychedelic textures with hooks and guitar-driven pop. It expands on 2015’s EP Supernatural Voodoo but “goes deeper on every level,” says Zuli. “The composition on On Human Freakout Mountain is more intricate, the harmonies more lush.”
You can’t fully appreciate the long history of recorded music without taking the time to look at the breakups. Whether it’s for good or for the season, Okey Dokey is the product of that natural reformation that occurs when musicians part ways. Fronted by visual artist Aaron Martin and The Weeks’ guitarist Johny Fisher, these two former band mates made the rare decision to revisit creating music together in Fisher’s small cabin about 20 miles outside of Nashville, TN. What they created was a well blended mix of everything they loved about classic Motown combined with a dash of their psychedelic storytelling roots. With the record and touring band including a revolving group of musicians from bands such as The Weeks, Rayland Baxter Band, Desert Noises, Morning Teleportation, Ron Gallo, Kansas Bible Company, Houndmouth and more, their upcoming debut album ‘Love You, Mean It’ has a little bit of treasure for every type of listener.