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Well, it’s been a while hasn’t it?! But finally live music is back in England and what a way to start it off with the line up that Sabotage have put together in Manchester’s Yes Basement venue.  Getting down early, so much so the room is empty save for a sound engineer, it already feels …

Julie’s Haircut are an Italian neo-psychedelic offering who have been around for more years than they would care to admit now, having initially formed back in 1994. Their recent allegiance has been to UK based label Rocket Recordings, who today have released their latest offering, their ninth studio album no less, In The Silence Electric. …

Levitation France is back for its 7th edition and the venue is Théâtre Le Quai, located in a stunning location on the banks of the river Maine, in the heart of Angers. The venue is a public art space and certainly looks the part without the added spectacle of the lightshow. The first band on …

After such an extraordinary day one, it’s hard to imagine that day two can be any better, but if the crowds who are down for the opening of the doors are anything to go by, expectation is high. Opening are Chilean four piece Vuelveteloca, who blend traditional South American rock with some heavy psychedelic influences …

Following the success of last year’s event, the news that a second Fuzz Club Eindhoven festival would take place this year was greeted with great fanfare. As the line-up has trickled out, excitement has built and now the day is finally here expectations are high. Huge queues are outside the Effenaar as the doors open …

Taking place in one of the most dramatic settings, Bluedot Festival open its gates for its annual three day event. Under the Lovell Telescope at the National World Heritage observatory of Jodrell Bank we come together to appropriately celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing with a fuse of incredible live music, scientific displays, …

Astral Festival (FKA Bristol Psych Fest), presented by Stolen Body Records, is back for its 6th year and BSM has made the journey south to check it out. Over the past six years the festival has grown from a 50 capacity room to a daylong event over three Bristol venues; SWX, The Lanes and Rough Trade. …

The Nude Party are a six piece from North Carolina, who have drawn attention due to their fusion of neo-psychedelia, folk and country in a heady mixture that leaves fans dancing, in awe and compelled all at the same time. Tonight they grace Manchester’s Soup Kitchen courtesy of local promoters Strange Days who know a …

At the 2018 edition of Roadburn Festival – a congregation of all things obscure, heavy and experimental in Tilburg, the Netherlands – two generations of Japanese Krautrock genius’ took to the stage for a live collaboration that was just as hypnotic as it was inevitable. Those artists were Tokyo’s Minami Deutsch and the legendary ex-Can lead Damo Suzuki. With Minami …

Déjà Vega are a band much loved here at BSM, and their rising is being closely followed. It was with absolute joy that we saw this show sell out a while ago and one that was well deserved. The trio are rapidly becoming a band who need no introduction thanks to increasing airplay on BBC …