There are only a little under half a million chord combinations in Western music, and over the past decade, NYC psych-rock tripsters Psychic Ills seem to have tested every one, holding it for as long as it takes to achieve full hypnosis. Of course, it helps that their instruments of choice are murky guitars, '60s hippie-dippie organ, a few drum beats here and there, and some authentically listless vocals. With like-minded turned-on, tuned-in dropouts like White Hills, Prince Rupert Drops, and DJ Mike Newman of Beyond Is Beyond Is Beyond.
Thu., Feb. 7, 9 p.m., 2013
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