Return Of ’70s Psych-Folk Singer Linda Perhacs


The Linda Perhacs revival has been going on since the end of the ’90s, with Devendra Banhart, Thurston Moore and even Daft Punk helping things along. Actually revival isn’t accurate. When Perhacs debut album, Parallelograms, was released in 1970, no one paid any attention and it was gone gone gone. Thankfully the album was rescued from oblivion and is currently available.

Listen to all of Parallelograms here:

Perhacs has been working on a second album, and according to her website, The Soul of All Natural Things is “coming soon.” Thanks to Brooklyn Vegan for turning me on to this cool video, a live version of the title track of the album:

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