Category Archives: Psych punk

SONG OF THE DAY Question Mark & The Mysterians – Up Side

I would imagine that today’s little baby had no problem’s turning heads in its day (or any day for that matter), it’s just hyper-cool all the way through! Up Side was one of twelve tracks to make it onto the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Avanço 5 – Não sou de ferro 

I’m really loving the intro of today’s lively little psychedelic nugget! It’s great when a song just wallops you in the face with a big wall of sound, it makes it hard not to sit up and take notice!!..and never … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Petalouda – What You Can Do In Your Life

Today’s chance find is random psych-funk sparkler from the early 70’s. Released by Greek outfit, Petalouda (translating as Butterfly), What You Can Do In Your Life b/w I Wanted to Shout, was the only 45 they ever released, and this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – If I Had My Way

Each year for the last three years, John Dwyer’s garage rock project, Oh Sees, has released a new album:  Orc in 2017, Smote Reverser in 2018, and last year’s Face Stabber.  Arriving slightly behind schedule (as with everything this year), new album Protean Threat is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Dreary Nonsense

For the last three years in a row, John Dwyer’s garage rock project, Oh Sees, has released a new album:  Orc in 2017, Smote Reverser in 2018, and last year’s Face Stabber.  Arriving slightly behind schedule (as with everything this year), new album Protean … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Werps – Love’s A Fire

There was also a ‘hornless’ version of today’s song recorded at the time of its release in 1967, but this doesn’t even come close to what you can feast your ears on if you press play above! The Werps recorded … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Squid – Sludge

“Brighton and London’s most insatiable underwater boy band” Formed in Brighton, Squid is the brainchild of Ollie Judge (Drums & Lead Vocals), Louis Borlase (Guitars & Vocals), Arthur Leadbetter (Keyboards, Strings, Percussion), Laurie Nankivell (Bass & Brass) and Anton Pearson … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Beach Party – Can’t Surf

What’s this? A band from LA that claim they can’t surf! In the summer of 2014 this is is exactly what Californian four-piece Beach Party wrote a song about! Can’t Surf highlights their plight and with reasons such as “Oh … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – War Games

Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic have created some of the finest, heavy doses of mind-bending hazy, crazy garage-nostalgia this side of the 60’s! I use the term ‘have’ instead of ‘continue’ as their latest offering was (I regret to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Baston – Primates

Emerging from France in 2015 in a haze of retro garage-psych came Brest-based trio, Baston.  In these early days when the band first appeared on the scene the their sound nestled somewhere between jangle-pop and indie-psych, but their latest single … Continue reading

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