Black Mountain cooks up a heady brew of swirly psychedelia, Sabbath stomp, Curtis Mayfield groove, Velvet Underground innovation, and Pink Floyd’s proggier side, yet possesses a signature sound all its own. Scale the mountaintops with stoner rock’s Stephen McBean as he shares what it’s like making music with friends, why BC bud’s reputation is well-deserved and how his worldview reverberates in his song writing.
Writer, arranger and producer Dan Horne is one of the most prolific musicians on today’s hazy, cosmic, indie rock scene. A member of Grateful Dead/Chris Robinson Brotherhood-affiliated Circles Around the Sun, Horne recently released his long-anticipated solo debut—the country-fried, krautrock-inspired The Motorcycle Song EP. Heads Lifestyle’s roving reporter, Nick Mitchell Maiato caught up with him to explore his breakneck work ethic and amateur cannabis cultivation hobby.