Category Archives: psychedelia

Love Maker –  Abe (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Looking forward to see where you are going is all very well and good, sometimes though it is fun to look back and remind yourself where you have come from. If you can do that without necessarily revisiting the exact … Continue reading

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The Joy Formidable premiere psychedelic video for new single

Earlier this summer, The Joy Formidable announced that they would be returning with yet another huge step forward, in the shape of new album “AAARTH”. Propelled by their restlessness and curiosity, the band continue to sit at the forefront of … Continue reading

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Orions Belte share new single ‘Joe Frazier’

Orions Belte have released a final preview ahead of their debut album ‘Mint’ which is out via Jansen on August 17th. The single Joe Frazier’ begins bluesy but fuses dreamy-indie vocals to soundtrack the surreal video, created by Steph Hope. Louder (Team Rock) described … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Alarmed  –  Olivia Awbrey (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The real charm of Olivia Awbrey’s music is the multi-tasking that goes on. It is enough that she deftly hops genres – alt-rock, psychedelia and punked up folk all going into the mix as well is shouty gang vocals, pop … Continue reading

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Static Bloom – Hot Knives (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

If the scope and style of music were expressed as a Venn Diagram, then at a point where funk, punk and psychedelia meet, you might not find many bands filling that intersection but it is definitely where The Hot Knives … Continue reading

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Wide Eyes –  Desert Mountain Tribe (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Desert Mountain Tribe landed in the public consciousness with a splash a couple of years ago as their debut album Either That or The Moon received critical plaudits and public acclaim from all who came into contact with its psych-rock … Continue reading

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Yehan Jehan releases new single Future Ringtone

Written, recorded and produced himself, Yehan Jehan’s new single ‘Future Ringtone’ is the work of an assured craftsman with a preferred set of sonic parameters. Born in London to Bosnian parents, the 24 year old’s handsomely scuffed vocals and inventive melodies are met with a … Continue reading

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The Altered Hours release new EP and start European tour today

Irish band The Altered Hours release their new EP ‘On My Tongue’ today on Art For Blind/Penske Recordings. Clocking in at just 15 minutes, ‘On My Tongue EP’ is a window into the rock and roll heart of the group. Underneath … Continue reading

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In Trouble –  Joel Sarakula (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Whilst other artists try to create the future, attempt to build new genres, force musical styles together in an attempt to stay ahead of the curve, Joel Sarakula knows that there is a better way. He carefully sifts through the … Continue reading

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Chicken Wire –  Ash Gray (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

It might seem incongruous to a Brit like me that a musician would give up Austin, Texas and relocate to Sheffield, England, even if they did do it via New York. Swapping the home of cosmic country and outsider musicality … Continue reading

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