The trajectory Psychic Ills has taken is an interesting one. Forming in 2003 around Tres Warren and Tom Gluibizzi, the duo recorded some razor sharp post-Jesus and Mary Chain scuzz-rock augmented by primitive drum machines. Soon after the duo’s debut release bassist Elizabeth Hart and drummer Brian Tamborello joined and Psychic Ills became a full-on live band, engaged with New York City’s art-rock scene. Over the course of a couple EPs and three full-lengths the quartet has shed its riff-rock skin to become a sprawling psych-rock outfit capable of creating some seriously hypnotic motorik-noise-drone.
On forming in 2003 Warren and Gluibizzi self-released the Killers 7” that year and the Mental Violence I EP in 2004. Following... Read More