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Not Forgotten: Hawkwind – Space Ritual

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So here’s the real sound of the psychedelic underground filtering through once more. Beyond retro, pastiche or nostalgia, forward thinking, lifeblood music that connects the pathways of cosmic rock, kosmische, trance and improv, part of the essential root system that feeds so many derivatives. Experimental guitarists Aidan Baker and Eric Quach have been injecting their …

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Martin Kennedy has been nothing if not prolific in recent times. From All India Radio to collaborations with Gareth Koch and Steve Kilbey, Kennedy has brought us some of the finest moments across many variations incorporated in the rock genre. His band, Observers, continues this fine tradition he has built. It is the somewhat harder …

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New York-based trio King Buffalo will release their fifth full-length album and the 3rd of their ‘pandemic trilogy’, Regenerator on the 2nd September, 2022. Following on from the two releases in 2021, Acheron and The Burden of Restlessness, the intervening period has seen the band release three pre-release singles, and will have, by the time …

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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 …

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Hailing from Guadalajara, Mexico, Par Ásito merge space rock and noise exploration. Usually driven as a power trio, although this may vary depending on where the show takes place, Par Ásito’s music is aimed to provoke changes in the micro cosmos of the guts. This week they release their fourth LP Singularity on Dirty Filthy …

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There are some acts that have survived only to prove that drugs really do not work. Hawkwind are perhaps the most enduring of all the drug casualty groups, causing a world shortage of acid since the late 60s, a bewildering output of dozens of official and unofficial albums, and an even more bewildering array of …

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‘Where I’ve Been Is Places and What I’ve Seen Is Things’ is, “the newest album in Evening Fires ongoing story. Once again recorded in the their ‘secret Appalachian den,’ “WIBIPAWISIT” was mastered by Kramer and is Evening Fires at their finest. Described as peddlers of that old-time rural acid rock and purveyors of Appalachian space rock, Evening …

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