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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…
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Dead Feathers – S/T – 10”/DD 2016

28th February 2016 at 11:49 am

Dead Feathers – S/T

From the late 60s, to its resurgence in the 90’s and its steadfast hold in the rock ‘n’ roll underground these days, heavy rock ‘n’ roll has always had a fascination with the dark side. Moodiness and macabre song subjects are just as present…
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KIND ‘Rocket Science’ CD/LP/DD 2015

21st February 2016 at 1:43 pm

KIND

What do you get when you put four top-rate, yet distinct and well-differentiated musicians from across the desert rock spectrum into a freezing cold, damp basement together and let them go at it hard with all their collective ideas, skills and personas? Some would…
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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…
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Jess And The Ancient Ones ‘Second Psychedelic Coming: The Aquarius Tapes’ CD/LP/DD 2015

19th November 2015 at 8:44 pm

Jess And The Ancient Ones

The ‘occult rock’ tag has been thrown around a fair few times over the last five years; in 2015 the term, perhaps thankfully, has not been quite so popular. With bands like Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats, Witchcraft and Ghost B.C enjoying mass popularity,…
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Monster Magnet ‘Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux)’ CD/LP/DD 2015

9th November 2015 at 5:08 pm

Monster Magnet

Cobras And Fire. If ever a title was a microcosm of a band then the latest album moniker from Dave Wyndorf’s New Jersey based Psychedelic/Stoner behemoths Monster Magnet is a perfect summation of their aesthetic. Over the years they have evolved from 25 minute…
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Space Fisters ‘Vol. 1’ LP/DD 2015

15th October 2015 at 8:02 pm

Space Fisters

From the outer reaches of the great beyond, from the whirling chaos over the event horizon, come Space Fisters. In their debut album Vol. 1, this French three-piece (Clément Baltassat on bass and vocals, Robin Pruchon on guitars and Léo Mo on drums) have…
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Terminal Cheesecake ‘Cheese Brain Fondue: Live In Marseille’ LP/DD 2015

14th October 2015 at 7:02 pm

Terminal Cheesecake

The recently reanimated Terminal Cheesecake, now replete with newest recruits Neil ‘The Fish’ Francis (Gnod, 2 Koi Karp) and Dave Cochrane (God, Head Of David) are well and truly back on the scene. This latest release captures their live assault at the L’Embobineuse, Marseille,…
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Evil Blizzard ‘Everyone Come To Church’ CD/LP/DD 2015

6th October 2015 at 7:01 pm

Evil Blizzard

When a band gets lauded by a staple of the mainstream meeja such as the Guardian or BBC Radio 2 and rock press such as Kerrang! it can be a double edged sword. No doubt the exposure is appreciated but it throws up questions…
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Golden Void ‘Berkana’ CD/LP/DD 2015

12th September 2015 at 10:50 am

Golden Void

Way way back in the deepest darkest depths of 2012, Oakland, California’s Golden Void released their Self-Titled debut album. It was an album of sophisticated beauty, timeless grace, intricate rhythms, musical finesse and possessed a cutting edge that was both fresh to the scene…
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