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Wooden Shjips / The Cult Of Dom Keller @ O2 Academy 3, Birmingham 04/06/2014

19th June 2014 at 8:34 am

Wooden Shjips @ O2 Academy 3, Birmingham 04/06/2014

A little over two weeks ago, I bore witness to a small-scale, quasi-religious ceremony graciously hosted by some hairy fellas inside a small venue in the heart of Birmingham. The band was Wooden Shjips, and the ceremony was quite remarkable. I arrived at the…
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Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014 – Day 1 Review By Guido Segers

16th June 2014 at 9:52 am

Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014 - Photo by Paul Verhagen

The first edition of the brand new festival in the ‘City of Light’ is waking up slowly to the opening acts of today. Things start happening at five ‘o clock, local time, so a bit early for some. This gives the early birds plenty…
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WOODEN SHJIPS European Tour Starts Today!

29th May 2014 at 1:29 pm

Wooden Shjips - Photo by Anna Ignatenko

Following the success of last year’s stellar album Back To Land via Thrill Jockey Records, WOODEN SHJIPS are back in Europe from today for a number of headline dates and festival appearances, including UK gigs in London (3rd June) and Birmingham (4th June). The London…
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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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WOODEN SHJIPS Add Birmingham Headline Date To May/June Euro Tour

17th April 2014 at 12:46 pm

Wooden Shjips - Photo by Anna Ignatenko

Following the success of last year’s stellar album Back To Land, WOODEN SHJIPS have added another UK headline date at O2 Academy 3 in Birmingham on 4th June, support for the night comes by the way of The Cult Of Dom Keller which slots in…
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Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014; First Bands Announced & WOODEN SHJIPS To Headline

31st January 2014 at 1:43 pm

Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014

Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia and Eindhoven’s Effenaar music venue are thrilled to announce Eindhoven Psych Lab: a new European festival established to explore and showcase the futuristic sights and sounds of the modern psychedelic condition. Taking place in Eindhoven’s foremost music venue the…
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Ross Horton Takes A Tripped Out Look At The Year 2013

28th December 2013 at 10:41 am

Ross Horton

I loved 2013, here’s why: Welcome to the most complex end-of-year article/essay/mental ejaculation you’ve ever read. 21 Records For 21 Years Disclaimer: The guys at Sleeping Shaman know more about metal than I ever will (although I will fight any metal fan to the…
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Wooden Shjips / Helicon @ SWG3, Glasgow 12/12/2013

20th December 2013 at 11:22 am

Wooden Shjips @ SWG3, Glasgow 12/12/2013 - Photo by Peter Davidson

Even if not much is known about Helicon, those with keen powers of observation can get a good idea in advance. The split with Spain’s Celestial Bums hints at a similar keen appreciation of tight, tripped-out jams; the Ganesh that hangs from their synths…
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Wooden Shjips ‘Back To Land’ CD/LP/DD 2013

3rd December 2013 at 11:08 am

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Back To Land, the fourth album from San Francisco-based psychedelic rock quartet Wooden Shjips is, unfortunately, a frustratingly pedestrian affair. Listening back to their 2007 Holy Mountain debut and Dos, you can hear that the band’s formula hasn’t changed much over the years, but…
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WOODEN SHJIPS: The Guardian Streams New Album ‘Back To Land’; New European Live Dates Added For 2014

4th November 2013 at 3:33 pm

Wooden Shjips - Photo by Anna Ignatenko

With a week before the official release of psyche-modernists WOODEN SHJIPS‘ Back To Land on 11th November via Thrill Jockey Records, The Guardian are currently streaming the whole of the album exclusively a week before its release! Listen to Back To Land in it’s…
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