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Mugstar ‘Magnetic Seasons’ CD/LP/DD 2016

20th March 2016 at 11:01 am

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Instrumental rock is a dangerous territory in a digital era of increasingly short attention spans unwilling to give an album more than one or two spins before ejecting it to the recycle bin – Krautrock jams (think 120 Days, Neu!, or Amon Düül) have…
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Roadburn Festival 2015 Audio Streams – Acid Witch, Bongripper, Mugstar, SubRosa, Thou & More

5th July 2015 at 1:03 pm

Roadburn 2015 - Artwork by Arik Roper

Walter & Co pride themselves on the attention to detail at Roadburn – from the bands they pick, to the artists that exhibit, the curators that they invite and everything in between. This attention to detail extends to the audio recordings that they make…
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Roadburn Festival 2015 – Day 3 Review By Pete Green

22nd April 2015 at 6:58 pm

Roadburn Festival 2015

Once again, before all the musical madness begins at the 013 there’s some more chitty chatty business to take care of. The basement of the V39 is packed out today for a seminar discussing the Evolution Of Norwegian Black Metal. Harald Fossberg, author of…
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Roadburn Festival 2015 – Day 1 Review By Pete Green

20th April 2015 at 7:13 pm

Roadburn 2015

As I head on down the highway from the deepest darkest depths of the Midlands to Stansted Airport at some ungodly hour of the day, there’s a heavy mist in the air. With a large coffee in my lap and some rousing tunes on…
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Mugstar To Put Glistening And Outerworldly Sonic Glory On Display At Roadburn 2015

10th September 2014 at 10:46 am

Roadburn 2015 - Mugstar

Heavily influenced by psychedelia, Krautrock and even Post Rock, Liverpool UK’s beloved Mugstar are in the vanguard of modern psych rock, just in case you were unfamiliar with them. Infusing their brooding moodiness, minimal psych rock mesmerism and propulsive, hypnokraut grooves with seriously psychedelic…
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God Unknown Records Announced New Singles Club; 1st Release To Feature ETERNAL TAPESTRY & GNOD

8th July 2014 at 7:07 pm

God Unknown Records

Jason Stoll, better known as the bass player in Liverpool psyche warriors MUGSTAR, has started a new label called God Unknown Records. The first set of releases will be in the form of a Singles Club that will unleash ten beautifully designed split 7″…
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Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014 – Day 2 Review By Guido Segers

18th June 2014 at 8:38 am

Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014 - Sonic Jesus - Photo by Paul Verhagen

The second day offers a totally new experience. The Friday lineup seems rather close to the core of the sound that Psych Lab offers. Saturday offered many surprisingly strong acts, different sounds and an atmosphere that has progressed from the careful explorations to a…
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Mugstar / Black Bombaim / Three Dimensional Tanx @ The Roadhouse, Manchester 01/06/2014

9th June 2014 at 11:39 am

Mugstar @ The Roadhouse, Manchester 01/06/2014

As I entered the black basement club, the propellant rhythm of Three Dimensional Tanx,they’re from Lancaster, which strikes me as unusual because I don’t think I’ve heard of a band from Lancaster before (I can’t believe you forgot about infamous eighties hardcore shock-act Dr…
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Eindhoven Psych Lab: Guido Segers Previews Two Days Of Freak Out Psychedelia

14th May 2014 at 11:55 am

Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014

To call Eindhoven Psych Lab a sort of a Roadburn Light would be unfair. The new festival shares a similar idea as the legendary gathering that takes place a few miles away; love of a specific type of music. Psych Lab takes place in…
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Mugstar ‘…Sun, Broken…’ LP Reissue 2014

3rd April 2014 at 10:14 am

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The mighty Mugstar, who have been frying neurons for quite a while now, have a genuine claim to be the most noteworthy and highest quality psychedelic outfit in Europe today, if not the world. Yes potheads, the big green world. That’s some claim isn’t…
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