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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

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Carlton Melton live at The Old Ale House, Salisbury 29th Sept 2015

Some times an inexpensive gig pops up out of the blue at a tiny venue and somehow manages to eclipse far more expensive events to become your favourite show of the year. So it was with Carlton Melton at The … Continue reading

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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

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Raw Power 2015

Ostensibly I went to Raw Power 2015 on the Sunday to see just five bands: Blown Out, Hey Colossus, Kawabata Makoto & KK Null, Black Bombaim and finally The Cosmic Dead. However, due to a nifty bit of scheduling on the part of the … Continue reading

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Gnod – Infinity Machines

Having resolutely resisted the streams while holding out for the vinyl of this album, somehow I still ended up hearing Gnod‘s Infinity Machines in mp3 format, which as it happens was no bad thing. What with a dog wanting a walk and … Continue reading

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Optical Sounds Fanzine

Having just wasted a fiver on the latest edition of SFX magazine I was coming to the conclusion that physical print is almost redundant where that sort of publication is concerned, since the features were thin and the ads were … Continue reading

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Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia 2014

After last year’s excellent – and I mean really excellent – festival, this year’s was eagerly anticipated from the moment when the early bird ticket confirmation arrived in my inbox. A hotel was booked well in advance upon the recommendation … Continue reading

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Haikai No Ku – Ultra High Dimensionality

Completely new to me and a little outside normal listening parameters, the latest offering from Haikai No Ku has managed to hit a spot I didn’t know I had until now. Simply put it consists of a slow apocalyptic drumbeat … Continue reading

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Black Bombaim & La La La Ressonance – S/T

I have no precise recollection of what directed me to this incredible collaboration by Portugese bands Black Bombaim and La La La Ressonance, so I am going to hazard a guess at a little luck and a gentle nudge from Cardinal … Continue reading

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The Flaming Lips, Live at The Roundhouse, Camden 27th May 2013

After last week’s disappointing (but understandable and equally unavoidable) postponement we finally got our Flaming Lips fix last night, when the band returned to the Roundhouse following Wayne Coyne’s recovery from the heavy cold that effectively blew out last week’s … Continue reading

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