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Album Review: GNOD – La Mort Du Sens

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Album review: TEKE::TEKE – ‘Shirushi’: a deliciously wonky, delectably trippy psych debut

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See: Zombi – No Damage

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Hazy psychedelia received a further rejuvenation last year with the release of the myriad, uber-melodic, luscious, harmony-laden self-titled La Luz album. The band’s fourth studio album received vast amounts of praise from both fans and critics alike; hot on it’s heels, La Luz have released ‘Endless Afternoon’, which will be released physically later in the …

Gunman & The Holy Ghost are back with a brand new video and single, ‘Stockholm City’ and BSM is honoured to bring you the premiere. Gunman & The Holy Ghost, is the project of Icelandic musician Hákon Aðalsteinsson. Hákon, who is now based in Berlin has formerly played in the Icelandic band Singapore Sling, and …

I had the pleasure of witnessing Psychedelic Porn Crumpets turn a sold-out Factory Theatre to pure liquid chaos the night before this album was released. Playing songs old and new, it was celebratory for the occasion. ‘Night Gnomes’ came out fittingly at midnight, lurking in the quiet darkness, waiting for the prime listeners to play …

Released in 1971 on French label BYG Actuel, Gong’s second album resurfaced on Virgin Records in 1974 at the special price of 59p, by which time the teapot was in full flight with the Radio Gnome trilogy. Even back then, Daevid Allen’s mythology was close to fully formed. The photo on the back sleeve shows …

The three band members of TRAAMS

TRAAMS have announced their new album personal best which is set for release on 22 July via Fat Cat Records. To accompany this news the band have also released new single “The Light At Night” which features Protomartyr frontman Joe Casey on guest vocals, and is accompanied by a stunning new video directed by IDLES …

NYC’s London Plane have exclusively unveiled to Backseat Mafia the scaling, anthemic title track to their forthcoming album ‘Bight Black’, out through Declared Goods on 17 June 2022. The track, available on Wednesday, 20 April 2022, is an exciting post-punk, new wave influenced slice of gothic-tinged pie, replete with scything, mountainous guitars and a thunderous, …

Marty K & the Electric Hurricanes have an unique ability to take a sonic snapshot of the seventies with a prog rock genetic code and deliver something cathartic and satisfying for our times. Last time we met them, they released the psychedelic blast of ‘Rattle Snakes and Bones’ (read my review here). The follow up, …

If you’re inclined toward weird and wonderful psychedelic explorations, you will undoubtedly be familiar with Gong. Since their proto-formation in 1967 with members of Soft Machine, they have been at the avant-garde of all things free-flowing, progressive and other-worldly.  As the decade shifted, they released their seminal album – Magick Brother. However, it was the …

It’s been a while since we last heard from one of Italy’s most exciting bands coming out of the burgeoning psych/shoegaze scene in Italy over the last five years. Stella Diana have made a triumphant return with the shimmering and atmospheric single ‘Sleepless Girl’. Stella Diana excel in creating a chilling sonic architecture to their …