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Psychedelic rock


New Music: The Raft, Orion (EP)

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Not Forgotten: Wild Butter – Wild Butter

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You know John Dwyer, right? Him from the Osees/Oh Sees/OCS etc.? If so, you know he’s famously prolific, and even though his main gig have taken a year off from releasing anything under their various aliases, Dwyer’s put out albums as part of Bent Arcana and Witch Egg this year alone. Never one to miss …

Though its core members are based in Seattle – that’s Guy Keltner and Ian Cunningham – Acid Tongue are no strangers to international collaboration or putting in work when it comes to their band. Last year, they released their second album Bullies right before the world shut down due to the unfolding pandemic. Yes, it …

If what you’re looking for in your Thursday evening is a multi-movement prog-psych odyssey – and accompanying visuals that are equally as fascinating – and you’ve got nine minutes to take in said multi-movement prog-psych odyssey, then do we have a treat for you; in the form of the new video for Austin, TX-based Nolan …

Featuring a blend of Belfast and Bristol musical genes – primarily from four multi-instrumentalist’s – the first full statement from Otherish splices Pink Floyd, Radiohead, and folk elements to nourish their fermenting threads of philosophy, humanity, and fallibility. The band carry deliver these themes with deserving musical diversity and grandiosity; along with their rippling drums …

With the rise of studies into psychedelic and also their profound effects on mental health, Australians Babe Rainbow themselves might be a sonic microdose into the exploration of transformative consciousness. The Byron Bay outfit have almost quietly gone about their business in recent years as one of the finest bands on the planet, with a …

London based Saint Agnes are renowned for their visceral (and reckless) live shows, abandoning all concern for their personal safety and clambering around, all in the name of having a great time. Seeing as live shows are on hiatus for the moment, the band found a new way to shock during lockdown and have this …

The tricky thing about this Psychedelic Porn Crumpets album, particularly when stacked up against the likes of High Visceral {Part 1}, is that it feels like it has to be constantly in motion. When you hear a song early, it’s fresh. When you hear the same concept rehashed even two songs later, it feels stale. …

Melbourne’s Children Collide are a solid piece of the furniture in the house of indie rock in Australia, producing some of the most enjoyable indie rock/pop over the last ten or so years. They have just announced the welcome news of a new album, the return to the live circuit and the release of a …

Tommy Guerrero’s ‘Sunshine Radio’ is the latest release in his pretty consistent turnover of albums, with the skateboarding legend turned musician averaging at least an LP every three years since 1997’s ‘Loose Groove And Bastard Blues’, as well as slotting in other projects (check out last year’s ace Los Days).   On a similar path to …

The latest offering from their upcoming fourth album, the Porn Crumpets’ concoct a barnstorming, guitar-heavy implosion with new single Pukebox. At just over 3 minutes, Pukebox has a similarly relentless momentum to their recent single Tally Ho, though featuring an altogether more off-kilter, affecting fret wizardry. The track’s succinct but elevated Porn Crumpets’ psych-serenade marks …