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Cardinal Fuzz


Dead Sea Apes are a favourite band of mine who have released a series of ever developing albums on the Cardinal Fuzz label, the latest of which ‘Spectral Domain’ has apparently been flying out of the Cardinal’s lair. The opening track ‘Universal Interrogator’ has, in my view, already become a cornerstone of their live set, and …

Small independent record labels are hugely important to the development of so much of what is good about the music scene these days. They enable bands to get their product out to people who they would not be able to reach on their own. Conversely they help those of us who want to hear great …

Time flies when you’re having fun… It seems like only yesterday that I was reviewing the Dead Sea Apes‘ majestic 2014 offering, ‘High Evolutionary’. Suffice to say that with ‘Spectral Domain’ they have surpassed themselves yet again, literally transcending beyond, revelling in their self-styled incorporeal dominion. These fabled Dead Sea dwellers, allegedly transformed into Apes for …

The Myrrors will always be a special band for me. Thanks to my good friend Darren in Japan, I first heard “Burning Circles In The Sky” back in November of 2013.The Myrrors were my red pill of admittance, tumbling me down the “Psych” rabbit-hole. As a long term devotee of the classics, I was sadly …

Ding! The bell at the beginning of this album seems to tell us that we are entering some sort of sacred space, and certainly the processive drone of the first track, Pharmakon, sounds to me like it could be set in a Buddhist monastery. Although the title of the track would suggest otherwise, it is, …