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THE MYSTERIOUS, cloaked and visored figure you see is Harkness; as with Bob Log III, we know not who sits behind the guise. Best then to turn to what we do know; that he comes from Canada (or indeed, beyond), bearing a very special brand of baroque psychedelia, shifting through the moods and time signatures …

YOU CAN so hear it their sound, if you ask me: the sun. The West Coast gleams through those burnished guitars, those dusky vocals, fair glows from the song as a whole in the way the first Avi Buffalo album does; early House of Love does. Languor, sleepy eyes, coastal bliss. Formerly trading as DIAZ, …

E.R. JURKEN is a singer-songwriter with a deeply moving, beautiful and fragile take on psych-pop with a 1968 Anglophile twist and a Neutral Milk Hotel twirl to his aesthetic, for whom Drag City have initiated a whole new boutique imprint, Country Thyme; you just know they know when they’re on to a good thing. E.R. …

FORMERLY bassist with Oslo’s premiere psychedelic explorers Sereena-Maneesh, Hilma Nikolaisen has unveiled a carefree, summery tune, “All In (Into The Outset)”, as a teaser for her third solo album, Heritage, out February 12th on Fysisk Format.  She’s certainly spreading her wings away from the cultish, shoegazey-psych roots of her former home with this one: it’s bright …