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The Quietus review
24.11.14

With their debut Nachash, British progressive metal band Krokodil (not to be confused with the now-defunct 60s Swiss prog/krautrock act of the same name) have immediately...

Spotinews recomendation
20.11.14

Hello friends. Anyone in the mood for some psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Rhyton and enjoy! Rhyton – KykeonFiled under: 2014, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
16.11.14

Howdy folks. From a fairly recent Spotify update comes the new album by The Paperhead. Genre: psych-pop. Enjoy! The Paperhead – Africa AvenueFiled under: 2014, Pop

The Quietus review
07.11.14

Pink Floyd have served as a bête noire for generations of bands in opposition to one thing or another, but as even John Lydon (famously once the wearer of a home-made "I hate Pink...

Under The Radar review
yesterday

Have Pink Floyd, never the most beloved band in certain music critic circles, finally beaten the industry and signed off with an unreviewable album? After all, it is the critic's...

Clash review
21.11.14

A terrifically tedious affair of absolutely no consequence…

The Quietus review
23.10.14

The Heads have just reissued their second album, the ferocious frazzle of Everyone Knows We Got Nowhere. Paul Allen left the band a while ago, and at first he spent time building...

The Quietus review
30.09.14

In the five years since Knifeworld's debut album, Buried Alone: Tales Of Crushing Defeat, ex Monsoon Bassoon, Cardiacs and current Guapo and Gong member Kavus Torabi, has...

The Quietus review
29.09.14

Calling any band timeless can betray either wishful thinking or willful ignorance if one isn't careful, but Bristol's own long running contributors to the biker/psych/drone...

Spotinews recomendation
15.09.14

Hey. The new album by the Allah-Las arrived to Spotify today. Genre: pop/rock. Read this review and enjoy! (Note: A US version should be added tomorrow and the album should...

NME review
23.09.14

The LA crate-diggers lack the warmth and excitement of their debut on follow-up effort

NME review
01.09.14

Former Yeasayer and Caribou collaborator refuses to be pigeonholed on boundary-exploring fourth album

Spotinews recomendation
05.09.14

Hi. The new album by Sinkane is a very, very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: soul/pop/rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! (Note: This album is split up in many different...

Spotinews recomendation
02.09.14

Hi. The new album by Sinkane is a very, very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: soul/pop/rock. Read some reviews and enjoy! (Note: This album is split up in many different...

NME review
26.08.14

The self-described 'surf-doom' trio follow their musical forebears down a very dark path

NME review
18.08.14

Brian Jonestown Massacre's tambourine player can't quite match the levels of his day job

The Quietus review
11.09.14

Joel Gion, tambourine player and backing vocalist with the Brian Jonestown Massacre, sometime DJ and known for his buffoonery in the film Dig!, is never going to produce cutting...

Insound review
05.08.14

It´s been a long, hard and winding road for mankind, but in December 2011 the moment we´ve all – yet unknowingly and yet unaware of our coming salvation – been waiting for finally...

NME review
31.07.14

Israelis' third album suffers from an unwillingness to let its songs breathe

Spotinews recomendation
29.07.14

Howdy. Are you in the mood for some psychedelic rock? If yes, please check out the new album by Stardeath and White Dwarfs and enjoy! Stardeath and White Dwarfs – WastoidFiled...

Spotinews recomendation
24.07.14

Hey again. The cozy new album by La Hell Gang is a very recent addition to Spotify. Genre: stoner rock. Enjoy! (US version here.) La Hell Gang – Thru Me AgainFiled under: 2014...

Insound review
29.07.14

Thru Me Again is the secondrelease from Chilean trio La Hell Gang and their first with Mexican Summer. Hailing from Santiago, which plays host to an ever growing psychedelic scene...

NME review
21.07.14

'60s American classics resurrected by Austin psych group

Insound review
14.07.14

Formed just over a year ago by guitarist Ross Dolan, vocalist Laura Dolan, Nick Vogelpohl (bass) and Nate Wagner (drums) Electric Citizen have had a busy year turning heads and...

Insound review
08.07.14

After an impromptu heavy psych jam at SXSW left the crowd stunned and breathless, J Mascis and Earthless were asked to play the main stage of the Roadburn Festival in Holland...

Insound review
17.06.14

Reminiscent of the great Garage Rock bands of the 60's and 70's; MC-5, Stooges, Shadows of the Night, with some great modern punk n roll thrown in.

The Quietus review
12.06.14

Fans of Toy or Metronomy are likely to have seen The Proper Ornaments in action - they've supported both bands on recent tours. A deft stroke of PR airbrush has consigned 2013's...

Under The Radar review
26.09.14

The Proper Ornaments are happy-when-it-rains Londoners. Wooden Head, their sophomore album, plays like history's best jangly, nocturnal guitar bands being reduced to whisper...

NME review
16.06.14

Nostalgic pop that sets up Veronica Falls' man's side project as serious psych-pop contenders

Under The Radar review
10.06.14

Up to this point, just about every new release from The Fresh & Onlys has offered us the singularly bittersweet pleasure of greeting new, unexpected sonic gestures while...

NME review
16.06.14

San Franciscans leave punk past behind in favour of new, soaring pop sounds

Spotinews recomendation
11.06.14

Hi again. I’m always up for a new album by The Fresh & Onlys. Genre: rock. Read some mixed to positive reviews and enjoy! (US version here.) The Fresh & Onlys – House of...

Insound review
10.06.14

Bloody Hammers, the band revolving around the charismatic mastermind Anders Manga, release their third album Under Satan's Sun which follows once more the dark paths populated by...

Spotinews recomendation
27.05.14

Hi again. The dynamic new album by Verma is a very, very recent addition to the Spotify libary. Genre: psychedelic rock. Enjoy! Verma – SunrunnerFiled under: 2014, Rock

Spotinews recomendation
23.05.14

Hello. The sweet debut album by Comet Control was added to Spotify a couple of days ago. Genre: psychedelic rock/shoegaze. Enjoy! Comet Control – Comet ControlFiled under: 2014...

Insound review
02.06.14

Comet Control is the new band from Andrew Moszynski (guitar) and Chad Ross (vox/guitar), formerly of Canadian psych rock champions Quest for Fire. The powerhouse musicians are...

The Quietus review
19.05.14

Psst, wanna buy some records by The Bevis Frond? Or do you wanna buy some records from The Bevis Frond? If it's the former, High In A Flat triggers a major Cherry Red reissue...

The Quietus review
14.05.14

In an age of instant downloads and gratification, phones filming the slightest movement of a band at a gig and uploaded in minutes, and live recordings released as either digital...

Punk News review
16.04.14

Battle Lines aren't essentially a full-fledged rock act. But while they mix a range of genres together, their musical spine has a sweet indie aesthetic to it with nuggets of post...

NME review
14.04.14

The two trios take charge of half a side each on this collaborative LP

The Line of Best Fit review
03.04.14

The latest solo project to arrive from the Animal Collective stable is certainly spooky, but nothing to be scared of.

Under The Radar review
14.04.14

Animal Collective's Dave Portner said his new solo effort, Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks, was inspired by horror films, like the name implies. The bad news is that if he meant Enter...

NME review
14.04.14

The Animal Collective member teams up with Dirty Projectors' Angel Deradoorian and Ponytail's Jeremy Hyman

Spotinews recomendation
08.04.14

Hello again. I have time for one more update today. So if you are in the mood for some experimental psych-pop, check out the new album by Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks and enjoy...

Insound review
08.04.14

A group of three hippies on a road trip through the backwaters of 2013's rural music scene fall prey to a murderous cannibalistic band, including a leather-masked, guitar-wielding...