Not only does Johnny mumble, but when it comes to weed he’s often at a loss for words—or at least an adequate vocabulary to express the more nuanced details of his grown-up pot practice. In this month’s column, Johnny Mumbles comes to terms with the terms of the legal cannabis space.
Rose City Band’s third release, Earth Trip, is an ode to the fundamental need for human connection and undeniable interdependence with the natural world. In his signature country cosmic jam style, frontman Ripley Johnson took all the love, pain, fear and joy of the last year and poured it into a cathartic reckoning.
Described as “holy music for an unholy time,” Sounds From The Bardo, Vol. II recorded live at Judson Memorial Church in NYC features the trio of guitarist Scott Metzger, percussionist Tony Leone and bassist Jeff Hill. Psychedelic Sangha, a collection of misfit seekers and creative searchers, commissioned the combo to perform at one of their recent sound baths.