Video: Sugar Candy Mountain – "Soak Up The City"

Sugar Candy Mountain just released a video for "Soak Up The City" off their forthcoming Saudade Love LP. The track was written by frontman Will Halsey and local favorite Ash Reiter, and features Matt Adams of The Blank Tapes on guitar. The song initially seems like a classic surf song and the video initially seems like a classic surf-movie, but both add elements that make it fresh, such as a guitar that sounds like a kazoo and footage of Kurt Russell jumping from a surfboard to a convertible. Saudade Love is slated for a July 30 release, and "Soak Up [...]

Sugar Candy Mountain – "Some Body" / "Hey, Look at Me"

Sugar Candy Mountain, a side project of Ash Reiter, has been sharing tracks from their upcoming LP Saudade Love on Bandcamp, and it's music any fan of indie pop and/or psych rock should check out immediately. Drummer Will Halsey, who splits lead vocal duties with Reiter, tells me Saudade Love is a collection of songs he wrote while touring with The Blank Tapes in Brazil and a few "psychadelic tunes" he's been working on with the rest of the band back in the Bay Area. While Reiter's music under her own name is mostly sunny pop, Sugar Candy Mountain drifts [...]

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