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Cult of Dom Keller have long been at the forefront of the contemporary British psych scene but their notorious reputation extends much further afield. They’ve done several tours around the UK, Europe and US, appeared at festivals like Levitation, The Great Escape and Raw Power and likely featured on the bill of just about any international psych fest you can …

Cult of Dom Keller have today announced their fifth album They Carried The Dead In A U.F.O. and shared the first single, ‘Last King of Hell’. Since 2007 the UK group have been leaving a trail of sonic fever dreams, dark psychedelia and experimentalism that beats with a heavy industrial heart. Talking about the track, …

The album Let it Melt, out on September 13h via Paula Santo Records, marks a welcome, at least to the spotlight of lean, ragamuffin rock and roll outfit Diesel Park West. From it we’re delighted to premiere the new single taken from the record, Pictures in the Hall. The band spoke to us a little …

Growing up as a bored teenager, I was always slightly disappointed that (from the little I knew) only Shawaddywaddy came from the city of my birth, Leicester. Oh, and Englebert Humperdink, who my Mum claimed she once saw in a cafe. That was until I was watching the Chart Show, and suddenly these leather-trousered, Rickenbacker-toting …

Last month, Handmade Festival announced the first wave of bands for the 2018 music programme, and now they are thrilled to announce the new line-up additions with the second wave of bands. The full line-up so far is as follows: CIRCA WAVES / DRENGE / THE BIG MOON / IDLES / LITTLE COMETS / DINOSAUR …

Looking back on the musical history of the fair city of Leicester, its littered with nearlys and almosts and perhaps’ (Crazyhead, Diesel Park West, Delicatessen anyone?), excluding Kasabian (of course), Englebert Humperdink and Showaddywaddy. Being from (near) the city myself, we like to have something to hang our hats on. So I listened with a …