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Meet: Lola Colt – A Psyched up interview

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Lola Colt have taken a slight diversion from the high paths and deep valleys of the psychedelic desert we are used to, and found themselves holed up in sugar sweet 60’s dancehall for latest release ‘Moonlight Mixing’. Roll back the carpet , and hit the floor… For those of you thirsting for more of a psyched …

Following a string a live dates, including a storming set at this years Cosmosis festival – where they simply owned the main stage – Lola Colt are set for a headline tour of the UK next month in support of their second album, ‘Twist Through The Fire’. Highly intoxicating vocals, signature Morriconesque sonic beats and …

We’ve had the appetiser – today we get the first slice of the pie. Taken from their soon to be released sophomore album, ‘Twist Through The Fire’, Lola Colt release the single/video ‘Gold’, which see’s Gunn doing the best visual impression of Jill Masterson in like , ever… Gold is released digitally on 13 May, …

With a stage presence that many would trade their souls for, Lola Colt have gained a well deserved reputation as one of the most impressive live bands around. A perfectly balanced sextet, the band appear to have an inherent built in knowing for where each and everyone of them is going. Their sound is massive, totally absorbing, with the ability to sweep …

Myself and the Shoegaze Brigade touched down in Manchester early, ditched the vehicle for safe keeping and headed out of town. Our mission -which we had already chosen to accept – lead us to the Victoria Warehouse and a rendezvous with our newly accredited Cosmic Cadets. Our task, to get them through twelve and half hours …

Day 1 of Fuzz Club Festival had set the bar impossibly high. There had been 6 outstanding performances on Friday, the promise of 8 more on Saturday was a dizzying prospect. The dizziness is quickly reigned in, with the inevitable news that Wall Of Death, understandably, would no longer be joining us. The sickening reality of the slaughter in …

Lola Colt provide such a rich deep vein of sound and vision to tap into that it’s almost too tempting to overdose the adjectives and comparisons. It’s Psych-edged, carefully honed and sculpted from a widely-sourced spectrum, before being transmuted into seductive new forms. So while you’ll find evidence that their inspirations are pulled from a diverse repertoire: …

This year I have teamed up with Adam Harmsworth of Psychedelic Drone Rock to bring you twenty albums that have really inspired us in 2014. After last year’s glut of fantastic new albums we really wondered whether 2014 could deliver more great music. We need not have worried because, if anything, this year has seen an even …

Lola Colt need no introduction on the pages of Backseat Mafia. We’ve been unashamed fans of theirs since we first heard them. Latest single ‘Vacant Hearts’ was featured only just over a week ago, along with news of the bands debut album. To promote the single further, the band have just released the video to accompany …

One of the endearing memories I have of my Grandmother was that she liked Cowboys and Indians. It seemed sort of bizarre that this old lady, who had spent her life as a farmers wife before moving to an unremarkable estate just outside Leicester (obvious wild west joke avoided here) well into her 80’s would …