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Shooting Guns


Well we’re nearly halfway through 2016 and I thought it would be a good point to stop and reflected on some of the great albums that have already come out this year. Once again it has been a fabulous year for my sort of music so here are the fifteen albums (ok one’s a box …

This weeks Psych Insight playlist is an all-Canada special! Ten tracks from ten great bands all producing great music over the last half century, with a definite nod to the current scene which appears to be in fine health. The music speaks for itself, but I thought I’d add a bit of atmosphere with a …

There is so much amazing new music out there at the moment that this playlist is exclusively showcasing some choice releases from the last month. Enjoy!   I Sing in Silence by Goat Goat announces new 7″: I Sing In Silence, they are here again with a more tempered and drawn out sound. This is …

Here’s my second playlist of the year, which is shaping up to be yet another brilliant one musically with some great new releases and long overdue re-issues.   Flemish Weave by Mugstar “Rarely after listening to an album do I just want to sit in silence for a moment to think about what I have …

The collaboration between Captcha Records and Cardinal Fuzz seems to be going from strength to strength this year with the simultaneous announcement of no less than five new albums, all of which have been reviewed here on Backseat Mafia/ Psych Insight (click the album titles for links). Three of the new releases are re-pressings of …

Every so often I hear a record which just stops me in my tracks, the sort of record that even though I’m hearing for the the first time I just have to say to myself “fuck me that’s good!”. Spectral Laundromat by Shooting Guns is one such record. Were that not enough, this album is …

If ever there was an album overdue for a re-issue it’s ‘Born To Deal In Magic: 1952-1976’ (BTDIM), the debut from Shooting Guns, originally released in 2011, is it. In fact Captcha Records/ Cardinal Fuzz are doing just that in a fantastic double whammy for fans of the band with this and a new album …