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psychedelic pop


Not Forgotten: Super Furry Animals – Rings Around the World

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See: Unknown Mortal Orchestra Share “First World Problem” Video

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“We work really hard , we try and make it better .  We lose ourselves ,  we give up , we go mad and then you find the gold at the end of the rainbow. Just when you think everything’s lost, and you’ve lost your own mind, that’s when you know you’ve then come to the end of the road.  “ Ross …

Matt Berry has celebrated a decade being signed with groundbreaking, eclectic record label Acid Jazz, as well as marking his subsequent album, via his new single ‘Abroad’. The ever-prolific musician/actor released his highly acclaimed ‘Phantom Birds’ album just last year – arguably his greatest yet – and the follow-up will be released later this year. …

LEEDS psychedelic pop outfit Van Houten will release their new EP, Home Alone, via Clue Records this Friday, November 13th. Also out this Friday alongside the EP is beautifully personal single, “Not Me”, with the lyrics reflecting a sense of the reinvention within the band and marking an important and difficult process of separating yourself from your …

A personal selection from Backseat Mafia contributors Richard Farnell and Briandroid TO CHOOSE just ten tracks from Cardiacs’ impressive body of work is a near-impossible task. You might think they didn’t do that many albums compared to some, but they often crammed an album’s worth of ideas into just one song. Had circumstances been different …

Manchester’s Whyte Horses exude psychedelic pop at its finest, and no more so than in their latest track ‘Empty Words’ which received its First Play on Lauren Laverne’s 6 Music show. ‘Empty Words’ is from the band’s forthcoming second LP of the same name out on CRC Records on the 9th March. Pre-order: https://kontraband.store/crcmusic/ [youtube …

Dream Giant aka London based musician and producer Harry Dean, is about to release his debut album, A Different Light on 17th November via Paisley Parade Records. It’s a psychedelic tinged take on classic pop songs a la Beck and The Flaming Lips, written and produced between his colourful, tumbling down, bedroom in London and …

Promo image of Jenny Hval for The Great Undressing

Jenny Hval kicks off 2017 in style with the mesmerising video for her captivating new single ‘The Great Undressing’. Jenny Hval’s critically acclaimed 2016 album ‘Blood Bitch’ was rightly featured on many of the big year-end lists and her live performances received similarly high praise. She has now announced more tour dates as well as …

Rings Around the World was released to no little fanfare and received widespread acclaim back in 2001. Fifteen years after its release, it remains one of the key releases in the Super Furry Animals discography. Having signed to Sony / Epic following the collapse of Creation Records, SFA took full advantage of much-increased production and …

It seems Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Ruban Nielson has gotten a fresh kick of inspiration in the form of new song “First World Problem”. The track debuted back at the end of May and seemed as if Nielson was using 2015s Multi-Love and that record’s groovy R&B-inflected vibe as the launching point for this new song. …

It’s been a good week for Tame Impala having won 5 awards at the ARIA Awards, including album of the year and best group, adding another date at Alexandra Palace in London as part of their spring tour, and now releasing a new video for ‘The Less I know the better’, taken from their album …