Category Archives: Psych rock

SONG OF THE DAY El Opio – Pusher

With a band name that was inspired by a man they saw smoking opium in a store one day, El Opio (Opium) were a Peruvian psych-rock band that formed in the early 1970’s. Active for only a couple of years, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY US69 – 2069: A Spaced Oddity

Playing this earlier, I did receive some light ribbing for listening to a song with lyrics that are made up of so many La la la la la la la la La la la la la la la la’s, but … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kikagaku Moyo/幾何学模様 – Cardboard Pile

“The fifth studio album & last euphoric mind-trip to Kikagaku Moyo’s imagined island. Best-suited for counting stars, looking at the ocean, and dancing in one’s daydream…” Early next month, Japan’s Kikagaku Moyo are to release their fifth studio album, Kumoyo … Continue reading

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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 Hansson & Karlsson – Pick-Up

In the two short years they were active, Swedish Jazz rockers, Hansson & Karlsson released three albums and a couple of singles. Despite Janne Carlsson spelling his last name with C, the duo ended up spelling their name ‘Hansson & … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Traffic Sound – Meshkalina

Having heard today’s stomper a good while back, I could’ve sworn I’d already featured this but just as well I checked, it would appear that the wonders of Meshkalina has never made it onto the LP blog…until now! Traffic Sound … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Daily Flash – Jack of Diamonds

Specialising in electric rearrangements of contemporary folk songs (including Dylan and Dave Van Ronk), the Daily Flash were a US folk rock and psychedelic band who, formed in 1965, were active until 1968 and reformed in 2002. The band started out in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bohemian Vendetta – (She Always Gives Me) Pleasure

Bohemian Vendetta were a US garage rock band active between 1966-1968.  Though they only cut one album and a handful of 45’s, their material is still highly regarded by many and their thick fuzz, acid-psych sound still stands strong.  After … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Evil – From A Curbstone

Evil – not “The Evil” – were a Florida garage-psych four-piece that were active in the early to mid-1960’s. Sharing the bill with the likes of The Strawberry Alarm Clock, this rockin’ quartet soon gained a large reginal following and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Erkin Koray – Cemalim

Considered the father of Turkish rock music, Erkin Koray has been labelled as a musical legend! Possessing a great voice, he is also a unique and accomplished guitarist, an inventor, a leader, a true intellectual and somewhat of a rebel. … Continue reading

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