Category Archives: Psych pop

SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Thick Skin

One of the highlights to last years gig diary was catching The Mystery Lights in the UK.  To make it even better,  I got to seem them in a perfectly modest-sized venue, intimate enough to get close and personal to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Accü – Did You Count Your Eyes?

A heady fusion of psych and electronica defines the sound of the half Dutch, half Welsh artist, Accü’s debut single.  Did You Count Your Eyes? released last Friday and is to be the first track from her forthcoming album which is due … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brian Jonestown Massacre – My Poor Heart

It didn’t take much persuasion to feature another Brian Jonestown Massacre song as soon as I realised their latest album, Something Else, was available to stream on their Soundcloud page ahead of its June 1st release date. 2018 looks set to be … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Kaleidopope

Any song that opens with the lyrics “Must be brave to ride the tarantula’s tide” is going to grab my attention; but that’s a given when it comes to me and The Buttertones…hell, they’ve even made me want to dig … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Gravedigging

The Buttertones are a LA band consisting of Richard Araiza (guitarist/singer) Dakota Böttcher (guitarist/singer) Sean Redman (bassist ((also a former member of Cherry Glazerr)) and Modesto ‘Cobi’ Cobiån (drummer/polyinstrumentalist). Arriving in the winter of 2012 in a haze of psychedelic fuzzed-out … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo OHs – Black Like Your Heart

Take your finger off the pulse for five minutes and what happens?…you miss the release of an album you’ve been waiting for that’s what happens!! Auckland’s 3-piece, The Echo Ohs came to my attention three years ago and since then … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Babe Rainbow (AUS) – Johny Says Stay Cool

Describing their 60’s-inspired sound as “God picking sunflowers,” The Babe Rainbow are a colourful and dashing trio hailing from Byron Bay.  Colourful by name, this retro trio are most definitely colourful by nature and create a cosmic sound that falls somewhere … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY We The People – In the Past

If you were to ask what kind of music I like the best it would be virtually impossible for me to answer as so many different genres appeal and my search for new sounds never ceases, but the psychedelic sounds … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY We The People – My Brother The Man

If I had a better memory, tonight’s song wouldn’t have been such a revelation and I would have pieced together the string of We The People’s songs that I already like, (You Burn Me Up And Down,  In The Past and Mirror … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Roller Skates

In a couple of weeks, the New York psychedelic soul revivalist Nick Hakim will release his full-length debut Green Twins, which I anticipate will be well worth checking out. What first struck me about Nick Hakim was just how refreshingly original … Continue reading

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