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Desert Daze 2018 Was An Oasis Among American Festivals

For years now, Desert Daze has arrived in October like a mirage in the landscape to which it owes its name. It's a sudden oasis,…
Ryan Leas | October 15, 2018 - 2:49 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Wooden Shjips V.

A little while ago, I interviewed Roc Marciano, a rapper and producer whose music I really like. It didn’t go well. Much of the short…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2018 - 12:16 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Wooden Shjips Back To Land

For a band of cloudy-eyed cosmonaut warlocks, Wooden Shjips sure do sound friendly, and they're only getting friendlier with time. The band started out as…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2013 - 12:25 pm

More Wooden Shjips stories

Artist Portraits From Desert Daze 2018

Last weekend, the seventh installment of Desert Daze took over Lake Perris in Southern California. For months, the festival had been updating an already impressive…
Ryan Leas | October 17, 2018 - 4:31 pm

Wooden Shjips – “Already Gone” Video

Tomorrow, zoned-out space-rock wizards Wooden Shjips will release V., their first new album in five years. It's a gorgeous, inviting, blissed-out record, way more relaxed…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2018 - 10:50 am

Wooden Shjips – “Red Line”

Five years ago, the great Bay Area space-rock quartet Wooden Shjips released Back To Land, their last album. They've been quiet lately, and guitarist Ripley…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2018 - 9:51 am

Wooden Shjips – “Staring At The Sun”

We named Wooden Shjips' last LP, Back To Land, Album Of The Week when it debuted in 2013. Today, the psychedelic band presents us with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 23, 2018 - 3:57 pm

Wooden Shjips – “Everybody Knows” Video

Last month, we gave Album Of The Week to Back To Land, the surprisingly relaxed and friendly new album from the Portland-via-San Francisco psych-rock warlocks…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2013 - 9:15 am

Stream Wooden Shjips Back To Land

The awesomely wizardly San Francisco psych spacemen Wooden Shjips have gone through some changes since they released their last album, 2011's West. They've moved from…
Tom Breihan | November 5, 2013 - 3:26 pm

Wooden Shjips – “Back To Land”

Bay Area space-rock warlocks Wooden Shjips will soon follow up their great 2011 album West with a new album called Back To Land. According to…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2013 - 11:18 am

Moon Duo – “Sleepwalker”

The zoned-out San Francisco psych-rock two-piece and Wooden Shjips side project Moon Duo will release their sophomore album Circles this fall. They recorded most of…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2012 - 11:42 am

Wooden Shjips – “Crossing (Andrew Weatherall Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

In a couple of weeks, Thrill Jockey will issue a limited edition set of Wooden Shjip remixes on vinyl featuring the likes of Andrew Weatherall,…
Corban Goble | February 10, 2012 - 9:30 am

Wooden Shjips – “Lazy Bones” Video (Directed By Black Dice)

Brooklyn art-music crew Black Dice have directed the newest video for San Fransisco space-rock stompers Wooden Shjips. Black Dice's clip for "Lazy Bones" is a…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2011 - 5:54 pm

End Of The Road Festival 2011 In Photos

Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom,…
Corban Goble | September 7, 2011 - 10:39 am

Wooden Shjips – “Lazy Bones” (Stereogum Premiere)

San Francisco psych-cosmonauts Wooden Shjips are set to release the Phil Manley-produced West, their first collection recorded in a proper studio. (After Manley did his…
Brandon Stosuy | July 5, 2011 - 4:04 pm