Bad Liquor Pond – Blue Smoke Orange Sky [Independent]

Hailing from the coastal city of Baltimore, Big Liquor Pond have been making a splash in their native Maryland since their 2007 debut, The Year of the Clam, bought them a slew of local followers. Blue Smoke Orange Sky retains its predecessor’s themes of time and space; rarely straying from wide-eyed wonderment and cross-legged abandonment, the band’s hippyish mantra culminates in dreampop jangles, sitar slides and faraway vocals.