The Sleeping Shaman on Facebook The Sleeping Shaman on Twitter The Sleeping Shaman RSS Feed
Mark Hunt-Bryden

Reviews » Album Reviews » N

Nothing ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’ 2016

17th April 2017 at 1:04 pm

Nothing

Philadelphia’s NOTHING are an intriguing prospect. Signed to Relapse who is usually associated with more abrasive types of music, this is an emotional heavy weight contender rather than an ear battering visceral experience. Walking the line between bright shimmering shoe gaze and darker themes,…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » G

Gorilla / Grifter ‘Gorilla vs Grifter’ LP/CD/DD 2016

11th May 2016 at 7:03 pm

Gorilla / Grifter

This gem of a release from Hevisike Records features two hard hitting power trios from England who exist purely to celebrate their love of good old fashioned rock n roll. Packaged on swanky vinyl (which serves to highlight the unique and stunning artwork by…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » M

Mirrors For Psychic Warfare – S/T – CD/LP/DD 2016

3rd May 2016 at 6:09 pm

Mirrors For Psychic Warfare - S/T

Scott Kelly (he of Neurosis fame) and Sandford Parker (Buried At Sea) have clearly enjoyed working together on the Corrections House albums and found themselves with an over abundance of creativity from these sessions that has left a further itch to scratch. As a…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » S

Spider Kitten ‘Ark Of Octofelis’ CD/LP/DD/CS 2016

28th March 2016 at 2:44 pm

Spider Kitten

Another month and seemingly another release from prolific Newport collective Spider Kitten. Having made critical waves following the release of their 2014 extended EP/mini album Behold Mountain, Hail Sea, Venerate Sky, Bow Before Tree, a three track epic exploration of Doom that provided the…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » M

Mondo Drag ‘The Occultation Of Light’ LP/CD/DD 2016

7th March 2016 at 7:03 pm

Mondo Drag

Settle back on your leopard print bean bag, grab a blotter paper sized tab of lysergic acid, turn on your lava lamp and pry open your third eye as former Iowan (and now Oakland, California) residents Mondo Drag look to drag you out of…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » C

Church Of Misery ‘And Then There Were None…’ CD/LP/DD 2016

29th February 2016 at 6:40 pm

Church Of Misery

For the past two decades Tokyo’s Church Of Misery have melded classic Black Sabbath influenced doom with psychedelic rock under the stern guidance of bassist and founding member Tatsu Mikami. Over this time, the band has produced five full length albums and numerous split…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » H

High Priest Of Saturn ‘Son Of Earth And Sky’ CD/LP/DD 2016

1st February 2016 at 7:24 pm

High Priest Of Saturn

Norway is known more for it’s glaciers, coastal fjords and black metal than it is for a laid back psychedelic 60s/70s vibe, but that is exactly what High Priest Of Saturn are, determined to disprove with their latest outing. Bursting onto the scene with…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » Z

Zombi ‘Shape Shift’ CD/LP/DD 2015

16th January 2016 at 2:52 pm

Zombi

Seminal synth wave outfit Zombi have kept fans waiting for 4 long years for a follow up to 2011’s Escape Velocity, but they’ve now returned to Earth, bringing with them their own unique brand of space rock/extra-terrestrial music to show the competition that they’re…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Articles

Mark Hunt-Bryden And His Top Ten Albums Of 2015

24th December 2015 at 4:06 pm

Mark Hunt-Bryden

This has been a strange year for me as the majority of it has been occupied by moving and renovating a house and the birth of my little boy so for the first time ever, music has very much taken a back seat and…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Reviews » Album Reviews » S

Sonic Medusa ‘The Sunset Soundhouse Tapes’ DD 2015

27th November 2015 at 5:31 pm

Sonic Medusa

Featuring members of Goatsnake, The Obsessed and Hollywood Rose (the band that spawned Guns n Roses dontcha know), Sonic Medusa‘s list of members will already have people running lazily to the words ‘Supergroup’ in order to describe this LA quartet. Formed in 2009 the…
Continue reading →

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Return to Top ▲Return to Top ▲