Category Archives: Garage Rock

SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – Cinderella

As a unique and limited run, pressed purely for this year’s Record Store day, Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic have recorded their very own take of the ferociously divine Sonics 1966 album, Boom.  Responsible for some of the finest, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Murlocs – Control Freak

“Five skinny kids with roots firmly placed in their own blown-out, distorted brand of soulful RnB” When they are not playing in the mighty King Gizzard, lead vocalist Lead vocalist Ambrose Kenny-Smith and guitarist Cook Craig also play in the Australian garage-rock outfit, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Fuzz – What’s in my Head?

As the vocalist and drummer in his band Fuzz, Ty Segall keeps himself busy working between solo and band material.  Released in 2013 on indie label In the Red Records, Fuzz’s self-title debut album is a gorgeous, heady blend of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Golden Phones

Eleven years ago Thee Oh Sees released Thee Hounds of Foggy Notion, a record that remains to be one of their most distinguished offerings to date.  Better known for his high-energy psych-fuelled sounds, John Dwyer created this album with a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mystery Lights – I’m so Tired (Of Living in the City)

Ever had that grass is greener feeling, only to discover how much you really miss that something when you leave and how all the things that drove you away are actually what kept you there in the first place? This … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eyesore and the Jinx – On an Island

“Sweet and tender ballad dedicated to the cultural residue of post-Brexit Britain. Where endorsers of teeth whitener, protein shakes and 2 for 1 cocktails are as influential as the reptiles in Westminster”. Discordant, skittish, highly charged and rather tasty; this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Rat King

When the Night Beats announced their new album earlier this year, I couldn’t wait to hear it, especially since it boasted a recording session at Nashville’s Easy Eye Sound Studio with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach and a line-up of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The UFO Club – Bo Diddley Was The 7th Son

Sometime in 2011 a rather divine meeting of minds took place and out of this union The UFO Club were born!  The project, hatched by Christian Bland (The Black Angels) and Lee Blackwell (Night Beats), was fuelled by a garage-rock … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kid Kapichi – Puppet Strings

I’ve been doing a little bit of delving today because all too often I discover new sounds but don’t always give myself chance to listen to more from that artist/band. You may recall at the end of January I covered … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Someone Else is in Control

It fills me with great joy and excitement to share this new track from Brooklyn’s finest psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights! Announcing their new album earlier this month, Too Much Tension is to be the bands second offering and is to … Continue reading

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