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Cool Ghouls, a band fledged in San Francisco on house shows, minimum wage jobs, BBQ’s in Golden Gate Park and the romance of a city’s psychedelic history turns 10 this year. What better a decennial celebration than the release of their fourth album, At George’s Zoo. The journey so far: the teenage friendship of complimentary …

Psychedelic rock legends The Asteroid No.4 will release their new album Northern Songs this Friday through a partnership with UK-based Cardinal Fuzz Records and Portland’s Little Cloud Records. Stalwarts of the modern ‘psych’ genre, they are known for their prolific discography of reverb-drenched recordings and liquid-projected live performances. With a sound all their own and neo-psychedelic / shoegaze leanings, they are often compared to acts …

San Franciscan producer Giraffage, aka Charlie Yin follows his recent track ‘Workout’ with a new track based on his love for Basketball – taking that as his title. On the topic of “Basketball”, Giraffage explains, “Basketballs and sounds associated with basketball have such a distinct timbre in my mind and so I knew that I needed …

Were delighted to premiere the new track from San Franciscan indie pop duo New Spell. Of the track, the bands Leanne Kelly told us “Scrolling through the digital world, it can be easy for me to get stuck in self-doubt. I wanted to write an honest, celebratory, jubilant song as a reminder to myself, and anyone …

San Francisco’s Tycho have just released a new single ‘Easy’ on Mom + Pop X Ninja Tune, and comes ahead of a new album, due out later in the year. With a CV that boasts over 1.3 million sales and a Grammy Nomination, Tycho – essentially the project of Scott Hansen, knows what he’s doing,  …

The Castle is undoubtedly one of the best underground venues in Manchester and with tonight’s line up it is certain to be packed to capacity. Opening we have The Goa Express, five young lads from Burnley who have been causing a stir on the Manchester scene for some time now, with ripples finally exuding further …

It’s been a while in the making, but Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are always worth the wait. This week has seen the revealing of their new single ‘Little Thing Gone Wild’ from upcoming album Wrong Creatures which will be released early 2018. The trio hailing from San Francisco, California have been carrying the torch for …

Equators are essentially the project of Trevor H, and they make rather lovely psychedelic pop out of San Francisco, CA. Describing their output as being an attempt to “break away from a (sometimes) forced or narrow structure within pop/rock music to conjure sounds/textures/melodies based on off-the-cuff exercises creating something charged with immediacy…little by little the …

Oh. My. Fucking. God. When a bunch of guys from bands who have been partially responsibly for some of my favourite releases of the year get together to do a live album I’m going to take notice. But this? THE SCUZZ! MY MIND? THE SCUZZ! BLOWN! Feral Ohms are Ethan Miller (Heron Oblivion), Chris Johnson (Andy Human …

San Francisco’s The New Up have just revealed a new track – Future is Now, taken from their as yet untitled (at least as far as we know) album, which is out in November. The band have a real DIY spirit, building their own studio to record in and recording everything between there and a …