For fans of:Apollo Sunshine, Woods, The Fruit Bats, The Walkmen, Vetiver
Yellowbirds is the moniker for the musical exploits of Sam Cohen, guitarist/songwriter/singer of the psychedelic collective Apollo Sunshine. With timeless inspirations like Roy Orbison and The Velvet Underground in mind,  Cohen created “The Color” by Yellowbirds, his "solo" debut (George Lewis Jr. of Twin Shadow guests.) Double-speed auto-harp glissandos, glowing backwards pedal-steel, bubbling echo and fuzz guitars coalesce into a warm wall of sound. As existential lyrical themes emerge, delivered nonchalantly over psyched-out aural landscapes, the picture emerges of a dust-blown, 4th dimensional Future West. This is Cohen's quixotic world where "only the purist tones can be heard".