Monthly Archives: April 2015

o d davey

Slightly disorientating in the way it keeps shifting focus this one, avoiding any notion of song structure and seemingly terra forming sonically as it goes. Anyhow this is a track taken from the latest O D Davey set for tomlab … Continue reading

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the star department

The fact that Australia’s Hidden Shoal imprint still remains largely unheralded is a detail that vexes us. Time and time again their knack of tripping over the finest dream dipped, neo classicist and pristine pop offerings that sneak from out … Continue reading

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Games for May

May bank holiday weekend, Sunday 24th May to be precise, the location – the Half Moon in Putney, there will be a gathering of the psych / prog clans as both Fruits de Mer and Mega Dodo records join forces … Continue reading

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alberteen

We’ve always prided ourselves at being able to spot a nugget in the offing 10 seconds in from the start and so it was that we here were already in the throes of being suited n’ booted in our finest … Continue reading

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tarwater / solyst

As promised back with bureau b for the second of those essential RSD15 specials this time finding Solyst sharing groove space with Tarwater, again all the featured tracks are previously unreleased – numbering six in total. The two Solyst cuts … Continue reading

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elvis

We here are still a tad weepy at missing the Elvis RSD release – a double I believe on red vinyl no less – and something we are doing our damnedest to nab for future mentions. Tears and recriminations aside … Continue reading

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unknown mortal orchestra

Much like the Doomsquad, you’d rightly expect all manner of n’er do well musical horrors and sonic trepanning from a band calling themselves unknown mortal orchestra – but happily not so for I must admit we’ve had to bolt our … Continue reading

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doomsquad

Imminent via Bella Union soon (and set to tie in with their visit to these shores wherein they will be sharing select stages with fucked up) will be the ‘pageantry suite’ EP from Toronto kaleidoscope dance dudes Doomsquad from which … Continue reading

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sundays and cybele

I think we’ve been neglecting matters on the wigged out freak pop axis of late so it’s just as well that we managed to trip over this little nugget, a slab of sterling progressive psych funk wooziness which indeed aside … Continue reading

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the cush

I had an inkling we’d featured these dudes in passing. Thought this deserved a bit of a mention not least for the fact that a planned vinyl release of their album ‘transcendental heatwave’ nearly hit the buffers when disagreements / … Continue reading

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