Category Archives: Psych rock

SONG OF THE DAY Don Curtis – Man of Dakota

I’ve just caught this song on a radio show, but there was no track listing so I’ve been trying to work out what is was by the lyrics..I’m not even going to tell you how I translated the line ‘Man of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Country Joe & The Fish – Death Sound Blues

With its slick guitar howls, fated lyrics and rattling percussion, Death Sound Blues is a song all about the foreboding demise of love.  Anguished vocals flood in after a lengthy sleek intro, opening with the line, “I hear that death sound, baby, Oh, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shocking Blue – Love Buzz

Years ago when I first heard Love Buzz I’d always assumed that it was a Nirvana original (it was released as their debut single in 1988).  It would be a few years later that I would discover otherwise and stumbling upon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shagrat The Vagrant- Beautiful Deceiver (Demo Version 1)

Steve Peregrin Took was the original Pink Fairy who left T-Rex in 1969 so that he could start working on his own songs, either as a solo musician or fronting bands such as Shagrat. Last month Shagrat’s LP, Pink Jackets Required was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Oh Sees – Sentient Oona

I’ve read mixed reviews about Thee Oh Sees (or now just the Oh Sees) latest record, Smote Reverser,  so when a very good friend sent me a link to the new album last night, I’ve made a point of working my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Old Smile – Jar of Something

New Jerseyan artist, Tom Herman, aka Old Smile, is a familiar name to the Listening Post Blog and one artist who has left his musical imprint on the LP Blog’s heart (tap Old Smile into my search bar and you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Surf Hell

Little Barrie have a special place in my heart and although it took me a while to discover them, I more than made up for the late start! Emerging from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Edgar Broughton Band – Love in the Rain

Founded in Warwick, UK and still releasing until 2010, The Edgar Broughton Band and their pure blend of psychedelic acid rock have been kicking about since 1968! With gruff vocals compared to that of Howlin’ Wolf and Captain Beefheart, Edgar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kyanos – Thunder In Japan

So impressed with the homegrown (and very local to me) sounds of Suffolk’s Kyanos, I just had to feature one of their songs today.  At a local gig last weekend this 4-piece jazzy-psych band were recommended to me and, with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – Strychnine

Some would say that The Sonics were one of the first proper punk/garage bands to emerge out of the 60’s and that their aggressive sound, brash presence and unconventional style was both a defining and pioneering feature. Over the years … Continue reading

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