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The Gluts


Italians The Gluts last month released their latest LP, Bang!, and its taken me that long to find the words to do credit to such an amazing offering, which even by their high standards, is impeccable. Released on Fuzz Club Records, it follows 2021’s Ungrateful Heart LP, a punk masterpiece that left them with big …

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When London based independent label Fuzz Club announced they were once again hosting a two day festival in Eindhoven, fans of psychedelia worldwide gave out a collective cheer. Flights, hotels and tickets were booked in haste, with no-one waiting to find out who would be on the bill – it goes without saying it was going to …

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A celebration of all things fuzz, reverb and drone, Fuzz Club will once again host a festival in the legendary Effenaar venue in Eindhoven over May 3-4 2024 and BSM will be there to soak it all in. Full details here Due to the clever use of two stages, there are no clashes so I will be watching at least some …

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A celebration of all things fuzz, reverb and drone, Fuzz Club 2024 will once again take place at the legendary Effenaar venue in Eindhoven over May 3-4 2024. Headlining the festival will be Spiritualized, helmed by sonic explorer J. Spaceman (Jason Pierce) who has long been a linchpin of contemporary psychedelia since his prior band Spacemen 3 formed and subsequently changed the game …

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London’s Other Side Promotions are one of the newcomers to the psych promoting game and they have already made quite a stir. Today’s all dayer came about from the ashes of cancelled gigs at the end of last year, and even with line up changes since it was announced, they have put together something really …

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In a moment a folly, I (not me and my editorial team, or my writers, or indeed anyone) decided to make a playlist of the year. Not one of those in order ones, just a playlist of good records, written by the esteemed writers here at Backseat Mafia. I don’t know what possessed me to …

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Out now on Fuzz Club Records, Ungrateful Heart is the fourth album from Milan-based group The Gluts. Whilst their previous releases traded in an explosive psychedelic noise-rock, Ungrateful Heart sees the Italian four-piece hone in a more post-punk-indebted sound. Although no less abrasive and confrontational in its utilising of ear-piercing feedback and hard-hitting riffs, the …

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Milan’s The Gluts recently shared ‘Mashilla’, the second track to be lifted from their forthcoming Ungrateful Heart LP that’s due out 8 October via Fuzz Club Records. Whilst their previous releases traded in explosive psychedelic noise, Ungrateful Heart sees the Italian four-piece honme in on a sound rooted more in classic 70s punk and 80s …

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‘Eat Acid See God’ is the new single from Italy’s finest psychedelic punks The Gluts. It is an early taste of the Milan-based band’s fourth album which they have recently finished recording with producer Bob De Wit (A Place To Bury Strangers, White Hills, The Sonics, Gnod). Not yet announced but pencilled in for release …

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I’ve been involved in the world of psychedelia for years now, in many capacities, and certain things start to stick and draw you ever deeper; like Alice and the infamous rabbit hole. One of the things I’ve noticed and indeed gone down said hole with, is the insane quality of psychedelia emerging from Italy, in …

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