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Clash review
26.02.17

Nashville upstarts come of age amidst a frenzied cloud of ideas...

The Quietus review
10.03.17

These are parlous days and the time for sitting on the fence is well and truly over. Not least because the longer you’re perched there, the greater the chance of slipping and...

Spotinews recomendation
24.02.17

Hello. Entrance is the handle used by Guy Blakeslee. He is now back with his first solo album in a long time. Genre: folk/rock. Enjoy! Entrance – Book of ChangesFiled under: 2017...

Under The Radar review
24.02.17

Psychedelic indie rock outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have already released eight records since their 2012 debut. Last year's Nonagon Infinity was an introduction for...

Spotinews recomendation
24.02.17

Hi again. The wild new album by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard just arrived. Genre: psychedelic rock. Enjoy! (US version here) King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Flying...

Spotinews recomendation
21.02.17

Hello. From a recent Spotify update: the new album by The Paperhead. Genre: psychedelic pop/rock. Enjoy! The Paperhead – ChewFiled under: 2017, Pop, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
12.02.17

Hello again. Are you in need of some fresh psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Meatbodies and enjoy! Meatbodies – AliceFiled under: 2017, Rock

The Quietus review
08.02.17

“We dig repetition / We dig repetition / We dig repetition in the music / And we're never going to lose it / All you daughters and sons / Who are sick of fancy music / We dig...

Spotinews recomendation
22.01.17

Morning. The new album by The Proper Ornaments is another very recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: pop. Read some reviews and enjoy! (US version here) The Proper...

Spotinews recomendation
15.11.16

Hi. Are you in the mood for some high level psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Wolf People and enjoy! Wolf People – RuinsFiled under: 2016, Rock

Clash review
09.11.16

A warm, expansive return...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Truth be told, it was difficult to care when a prolific SXSW put Sunflower Bean on the tongue of seemingly every critic in existence. If there's an underground music niche that...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Let's pause first for a moment to admire that cover! It looks like something right out of your dad's box of water-damaged classic rock vinyl, pulled from between AC/DC's Dirty...

Clash review
09.11.16

Japanese psych outlaws deliver an engrossing new record...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

The liner notes refer to The Soft Bounce as "a trip album in the wildest sense." With that in mind, expect this string of tunes from electronic duo Erol Alkan and Richard Norris...

Clash review
09.11.16

Much-anticipated debut album matches the hype...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

The shamanistic devilry that Taman Shud exude in their feverish psych rock has grown in stature over the last couple of years, the mystic motifs becoming more prevalent, the lines...

Under The Radar review
06.11.15

Remember that band that you were going to start? You guys were going to get together to make party music and just have a great time playing raging guitar solos at backyard BBQs...

Clash review
05.11.15

Gleefully psychedelic...

Under The Radar review
13.11.15

One of the most interesting aspects of Melbourne, Australia's King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard is how a seven-piece ensemble manages to produce such winning sounds by...

The Quietus review
25.09.15

It's now been eleven years since Dungen set the internet ablaze with Ta Det Lungt, their third, breakthrough album that left listeners and critics at a loss for categorising this...

Under The Radar review
06.11.15

At some point between Tio Bitar and 4, Gustav Ejstes and Dungen shifted the ratio of their psych-prog potion to decidedly prog. That's cool, I guess, but 2010's Skit i allt...

Clash review
28.09.15

Charming and endearing...

The Quietus review
15.09.15

As you can't have failed to notice, we're currently living through an age of plenty when it comes to psych/kraut/cosmic rock. Problem is, the majority of it is just an exercise in...

Under The Radar review
11.09.15

Dom Mariani has played the role of Australian power pop god for many years. For Datura4, Mariani pairs with Greg Hitchcock for a completely different kind of power, '70s blues...

The Quietus review
03.09.15

As the internet scrubs clean our memories of what the past was really like (even as it theoretically makes more of it available than ever), it's sometimes difficult to recall how...

Punk News review
24.08.15

I’ll be the first to admit that when I heard Ghost for the first time, I reacted like a lot of people do when I introduce them to the ghoulish sextet: What the fuck am I hearing...

Clash review
16.07.15

A nigh on perfect release...

The Quietus review
27.07.15

In another world, it was this way all along. Bands who loved the 60s understood that the reason to love the 60s is not simply the music, but what animated the people who made the...

Under The Radar review
16.07.15

Currents opens with "Let It Happen," which instantly launches itself into the Tame Impala pantheon. Well, maybe not instantly—it takes close to eight minutes.  More

The Quietus review
15.07.15

'Peaking Duck' is the perfect introduction to Californian rock monsters Carlton Melton's fifth album, Out To Sea, for a number of reasons. The plodding drone, the vast cosmic...

The Quietus review
08.07.15

Blood Moon, the debut full length from Brooklyn-based artist Ancient Ocean (aka John Bohannon), is a rich and mesmerising work that flirts with New York's avant-garde heritage...

The Quietus review
10.06.15

There seems to be nothing that can stop Australian psychedelic garage rumbling on through the wilderness, passing the fresh corpses of surf-revival and afropop as it mindlessly...

The Quietus review
31.03.15

Over the course of their previous releases, Chile's Föllakzoid have been boiling down the bones of Krautrock, stripping away all extraneous flesh to distil the very essence of the...

Under The Radar review
18.03.15

The first thing that needs to be said about Moon Duo: if you can't bear repetition, they're probably not for you.  More

The Quietus review
26.02.15

To acclimatise themselves for recording their latest album, Eternal Tapestry decided to treat themselves to a week away in a secluded Oregon cabin under the shadow of Mount Hood...