“The Hawks abide,” as LA’s critically hailed cosmic rockers affirm in amusing liner notes for this collection of 17 tunes that deserve wider recognition. Previously issued fan faves like their politically irreverent, psychedelic eco-enviro anthem “Humboldt,” “Byrd From West Virginia” and “Raised By Hippies” are paired with five new tracks, including “Mystery of Life,” recorded in concert at Pasadena’s Neighborhood Church. Both a primer and celebration of a band often cited as one of LA’s best. At McCabe’s in Santa Monica Sunday. iseehawks.com.
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