While much of modern psych seems to be stalled in a bygone era, Minneapolis-based Leisure Birds look squarely at the wide-open future. Their synth-driven grooves may evoke hazy memories of Krautrock and 1970s experimentation, but their aesthetic shies from the predictable shuffle that consumes current Psychedelic music:

There’s no minimal blues here. No Shoegaze. Leisure Birds strip away the trappings that have made an old genre tired.