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Bristol experimental jazz collective Ishmael Ensemble debut their expansive new album Visions of Light. The follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2019 debut A State of Flow, garnered the band much deserve praise from the likes of  The Guardian, Mojo, The Wire and select presenters across BBC 6Music. Their sophomore record is a clear shift in direction with a focus on expanding what the …

THE EVER-prolific Matt Berry has shared another track from his upcoming album, The Blue Elephant. Berry’s latest is not only, as ever, an elaborate and seemingly seamless stretching of his artistic development but also a significant milestone in his Acid Jazz Records career: the record marks his tenth year with the label, and promises to …

WHILST, in other, less trippy lives, being a perfectly tessellated and readymade rhythm section for acts including Sinead O’Brien, Geowulf, Nick Waterhouse et al, bassist David Bardon and drummer Oscar Robertson have also began dreaming up a more hallucinatory life as Sunglasses for Jaws, under which disguise they’ve been quietly active on the London psych scene …

Brooklyn based psych rock septet Evolfo have shared their new single ‘Give Me Time’ taken from their sophomore full-length, Site Out Of Mind, to be released 18 June via Royal Potato Family. Expanding on the usual psych rock cocktail of phasers, fuzz, and echo, Evolfo blends in an array of less typical tones and textures such as …

TORONTO PSYCH-space explorers Possum are gearing up for their second album in July for Ideé Fixe, and if you’re at all down with the du-jour King Gizzardy multicoloured six-string swirl, you’d do well by booking a place on their particular magic carpet ride. Here’s a first single from that high-summer long-player, “Gala At The Universe …

MASTERFUL psychedelic imprint Rocket Recordings has added another string to its bow with the signing of the hallucinatory collective The Holy Family, with an album due in July. The band is the feverishly brainchild of David J. Smith, otherwise of Guapo and Miasma & the Carousel of Headless Horses, and thus a name well appreciated …

Iconic musician, poet and visual artist Alan Vega was an uncompromising visionary. His work proved informative in the invention of industrial, synth/post punk and his rousing lyrics were always a mirror of the times over the course of his six active decades. ‘Fist’ is taken from his forthcoming lost album Mutator, out 23 April via Sacred Bones Records. It …

BROOKLYN’S garage-psych septet Evolfo are shapin’ up good to double the size of their long-playing discography with a June album, Site Out Of Mind, continuing their breathless excursions into the mushroomy and the cosmic that they began four years back on Last Of The Acid Cowboys with glittering nuggets like “Bloody Bloody Knife” and “Luv …

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, …

BROTHERS and sisters: the time hath come to make a little more room in your psychedelic pop heart for a Canadian songsmith sure to seduce your Carnaby Street-lovin’ synapses; please, if you would, put your hands together for ROY. ROY is how Toronto psych scenester Patrick Lefler likes to get dressed for a night on …