‘Unconstrained magic’ … a ‘masterpiece’

“One of the best albums of 1967 was a prep school souvenir known only to a few hundred people in New England at the time…Unfettered by any commercial constraints or musical ambitions extending beyond the remaining months of the school year, the group created, with a complete lack of self-consciousness, a perfect distillation of their collective musical vision.” [From a June 2018 article in Ugly Things magazine about the Sundazed reissue of Calm Before by The Rising Storm. To read full article, click here: ugly things article.]