Category Archives: Records

The Brian Jonestown Massacre – live at Engine Rooms, Southampton 19 June 2016

The last time that I saw Brian Jonestown Massacre they were somewhat tetchy to say the least, grumbling about the poor quality of the pharmaceuticals and tour buses on offer in the UK. However, on this occasion they had a reasonably … Continue reading

Posted in Gigs, Music, Records | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Night Beats live at The 1865, Southampton, 18th May 2016

Having loved Night Beats’ Liverpool Psyche Fest performance back in 2013 I was both surprised and thrilled to discover that they were playing The 1865 club in Southampton, just 20 or so miles along the coast from where I live. … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Photographs, Records | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

All Tomorrow’s Parties 2.0 – Curated By Stewart Lee

ATP 2.0 finally came and went, when many must have been wondering if it would happen at all, or if it would be worthy of the association with the legendary events of lore (oh how I yearned to attend at … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals, Gigs, Music, Records | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Gothic Chicken ‘Lift The Cobweb Veil’ Album Launch

A friend recently invited me to join him at a Gothic Chicken gig in Weymouth. Initially I had no idea who they were, despite a niggling recollection that the name meant something to me, one which a quick listen on … Continue reading

Posted in Gigs, Records | Leave a comment

Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia 2015

Damn, I am so lazy, I can’t believe I allowed almost six months passed before I wrote the first sentence for this draft! Oh well, the upside I guess is that this will be mercifully brief given the state of my … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals, Gigs, Music, Photographs, Records | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fruits De Mer – Side Effects

Such is my ignorance I was blissfully unaware of half of the classic tracks on Fruits De Mer‘s latest project, Side Effects, and likewise some of the bands covering them were new to me too. However, I’m certainly not averse to new songs … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Records | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Blown Out – Drifting Away Between Suns

It’s sometimes interesting to back up a little and ponder how you came to hear about a new band. In this case a chap called Brett Savage (he of Optical Sounds and Dead Sea Apes) posted that a band called … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Records | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Sundays And Cybele – Gypsy House

01 – Mystic Ocean 02 – Waiting For You 03 – Saint Song 04 – Angel 05 – Into The Broken Seas Again 06 – Diaspora It occurs to me that I have been somewhat remiss in my musical posts … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Records, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Anthroprophh / Acid Mothers Temple ‎– Singles Club Volume 1, Disc 2

Anthroprophh‘s Apophenian relays an unsettling tale which appears to have come straight out of the early 70s, and plays out like some black and white episode of Tales Of The Unexpected in your mind. It begins with a ominous drum beat … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Records | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Gnod / Eternal Tapestry ‎– Singles Club Volume 1

The much anticipated first release from Jason Stöll’s God Unknown Records split singles club features no less than Gnod and Eternal Tapestry, with many more similarly stellar pairings queued up for the remaining nine releases. Pressed on chunky vinyl and … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Records | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment