Okay. Just to clarify the Asian female keyboardist playing live for St. Vincent isn’t the same woman as the keyboardist for The Pains of Being Pure at Heart who isn’t the same woman as the keyboardist for both LCD Soundsystem and The Juan MacLean who isn’t the same woman as the keyboardist for Xiu Xiu. Alright? Move along now.
So I give you Wand from Los Angeles. These guys really know how to bang out high quality psychedelic rock and roll. This whole album ‘Ganglion Reef’ is super enjoyable and I highly recommend you have a listen. If you like this track then I guarantee you’ll like the rest.
Akira Asagumo is a boy who battles evil as Big X, transforming with the help of a secret weapon originally developed by the Nazis for their own nefarious purposes. The weapon was given as an injection in Osamu Tezuka’s original manga but was changed to a pendant in the anime series due to concerns regarding possible allusions to drug abuse.