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This Wednesday something a little bit different comes to Manchester’s Band on the Wall, BSM will be there to capture the experience and you should be too! Gnod are a psychedelic noise rock collective from Salford who since forming in 2006, have had an ever-shifting lineup of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists, but some of the group’s …

Rating: 8/10 White Hills have re-evaluated their approach to creating music to incorporate the dismal reality of the current climate. Garnering a reputation for an ever evolving sound, Dave W. and Ego Sensation have unabashedly produced an industrially-charged record that pulsates unlike anything they have released before. Stop Mute Defeat is to be released on …

White Hills were formed in 2005 in New York and have since become one of the psych scenes most prolific names, offering up some 40 separate releases including 7 studio albums. The duo have just announced that their 8th album Stop Mute Defeat will be released on Thrill Jockey Records on 19th May, so backseatmafia …

This week’s Psych Insight play list is packed full of massive chunks of heaviness, with a few more chilled out moments along the way. There aren’t a lot of new releases in August so I’ve throw in a few favourites of mine too. Enjoy!   The Nightfeeders by Nudity Utterly brilliant track from a few …

If you’re reading this it is more likely than not that you will be aware of what is broadly known as the ‘psych’ scene. This is a broad and ultimately undefinable musical niche which is both global and, despite its ineffability, is strangely distinct. Problematic as this is it is a useful hook on which …

Ever since I had first clapped ears on The Gluts‘ debut LP ‘Warsaw’, I had been longing for the opportunity to see them play live. There was the small matter of their being based in Milan, which is only 1475km from Belfast as the crow flies… No matter, when the opportunity for The Gluts to open for White …

If you’re a fan of New York City’s White Hills, then you know they’re not a band to rest on their laurels. With each album they seem to take their fuzzed-out space rock to another, much higher plateau. Whether it be creating ambient drone tracks to sit in-between their gothic Sabbath crunch rockers, or taking a …

I can remember it rather clearly.  I was perusing my favorite blogs back in March -when we were all still aglow from My Bloody Valentine’s triumphant return after two decades of knob turning and hand wringing- when I came across an article on 1537 about a band called White Hills.  Mr. 1537 couldn’t have been …