Tag Archives: psychedelic

CYMBELINE – 1965-1971

July 15, 2018

Guerssen 2018 Cul-de-sac of reveries: homespun psychedelia from Sweden on a route from innocence to experience. With a sole ’45 under their belt, released in 1971, this band would hardly deserve a footnote in a Scandinavian rock lore if not … Continue reading

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THE CURATOR – Where The Stars Will Give Way To The Morning

July 12, 2018

Cromerzone 2018 Inside out and beyond the pale, English musician takes his listener on celestial mindtrip towards matutinal rapture. “When everything’s done here, then you can go”: emerging at the end of The Curator’s third record, these words are far … Continue reading

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EMILIO APARICIO MOOG – Expansión Galáctica

June 2, 2018

Salvavidas Roja 1969-1971 / Mental Experience 2017 Guatemalan pioneer of psychedelic progressions puts on a spaced-out carnival. Given the “Moog” appendix to his name, it’s easy to guess what instrument Emilio Aparicio, who passed away in 2012, played. What’s not … Continue reading

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BÄTTRE LYSS – Till Den Sträng Som Brast Än Att Aldrig Spänna En Båge

May 3, 2018

Musiklaget 1975 / Sommor 2017 Heavy psych from Sweden to knock one socks off and to pull ’em up again. With their only album’s title being one of the longest for its time, this group deserved some attention at least … Continue reading

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WHITE HILLS & DER BLUTHARSCH – Desire

April 27, 2018

Ván 2018 Krautrock rendezvous between American purveyors of psych and Austrian industrialists. When two different entities go in search of space, common ground may seem to define potential success, but while these two collectives could agree on stoner approach, they … Continue reading

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