Category Archives: Psychedelic rock

SONG OF THE DAY Mermaidens – Satsuma

The Mermaidens are a psych/post-punk trio from New Zealand who have recently been signed to Flying Nun Records. Receiving high praise for their 2014 debut EP and last year’s Undergrowth LP, the band fell under the Flying Nun’s radar and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Unloved – Guilty of Love

If you were to merge the sounds of The Shangri-La’s, Ennio Morricone, Jack Nitzsche, Nino Rota with the electronic music of Raymond Scott, you would get a good idea of what David Holmes’ recent project, the Unloved sounds like! Collaborating … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Palm Honey – Hot Simian Weather

Hot Simian Weather by Palm Honey has just qualified for the LP’s ‘I like this song in 3 seconds’ title of the day!  Yes, I can often tell whether I’m going to like a song in the first few moments and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growing Concern – Edge of Time

Today’s little psych-tastic song was performed by Chicago garage band, The Growing Concern and appeared on their 1969 self-title album which was released via the American record producer/label owner Bob Shad (who also produced the first album by Big Brother and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard (or King Gizzard and the Wizard Lizard as I mistakenly used to call them) released this gem of a song on their 2015 album, Quarters! Although the album only consists of four songs (I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Love or Love

Ever since the London-based trio Little Barrie emerged from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique blend of surf-rock, blues and good old-fashioned psych-infused garage and feeding it to hungry psych fans such as myself!! Their latest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Craig – I Must Be Mad

The Craig were a garage-rock, mod-style band from Birmingham who came together in the mid 60’s. The group developed from R&B line-up, The King Bees (formerly The Castaways) and consisted of members Carl Palmer on drums ( who later became a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cobra Lamps – The Indicator

I have a very soft spot for the superb garage surf-rock sounds of Nottingham-born Little Barrie, (see my pages here and here) so naturally I was rather ecstatic when I discovered that the bands front man, Barrie Codagon had launched his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Quicksilver Messenger Service – Year of the Outrage

Contrary to what some of you may suspect, I don’t always have an endless supply of music to hand when it come to picking a new song each day and, because I’m often driven by the thrill of a new … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ify Jerry Krusade – Everybody Likes Something Good

I have just treated myself to an 18-track album called, Wake Up You! Vol 1: The Rise & Fall Of Nigerian Rock 1972-1977 and I can’t wait for this to brighten my letterbox!  After Monday’s trip into the world of 70’s Nigerian … Continue reading

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