Tag Archives: psychedelic

LUCIFER WAS – Underground And Beyond

December 4, 2019

Record Heaven 1997 / Sommor 2019 Stalwarts of Norwegian heavy stage get resurrected and bring evil from the past. While it was in the late ’90s that Scandinavia became infamous for its metal scene, the genre’s local roots run much … Continue reading

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ONE OF HOURS – When You Hear The Music, It’s Yours

May 2, 2019

Out-Sider 2019 Pun-loving Kentucky collective dust off their unreleased album to share it with the masses. Lexington was an unlikely locale for a garage-psych group, yet that’s where ONE OF HOURS started to shake and move from 1966 onward – … Continue reading

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HASTING’S STREET OPERA – Slippery When Wet

April 8, 2019

Wynwood 1969 / Out-Sider 2019 Fifty years on, Montclair, NJ ensemble regain their teenage poise in the field of psych improv. There’s a fragile balance between all things precarious and pretentious, bordering on hilarious, on this LP whose creators hid … Continue reading

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THE CHOCOLATE WATCHBAND – This Is My Voice

April 1, 2019

Dirty Water 2019 Long-overdue return to form from original psych-punks who refuse to go out without a bang. Veterans ensembles like this are in unenviable position having to live up to their meager legacy and mere legend attached to their … Continue reading

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GARY WILSON – The King Of Endicott

March 8, 2019

Cleopatra 2019 With little symphonies reined in to reign, NY’s sneaky experimentalist rains on his birthplace’s parade. Ever since his return this side of the millennium line, Gary Wilson has been creating an alternative panorama of his hometown, this magical … Continue reading

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