Category Archives: Psychedelic

SONG OF THE DAY Blood Wine or Honey – The Forest Is Expecting You

At just over seven minutes long today’s song utilises every minute perfectly, enticing you in right from the start with a curious fusion of gripping sounds and heavy rhythms.  The intro alone lasts over two minutes and gradually builds upon … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hunger – Open Your Eyes (Lost Album Version)

With an intro like this, it’s hard not to give this song your 100% full attention right from the onset! It’s big, bold and dramatic with heavy thumping drums and howling guitars..and this is only the introduction! Originally recorded in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Orchestra Of Spheres – Isness

I’m currently working my way through Nonagonic Now, an album by New Zealand’s vibrant Orchestra Of Spheres. I don’t know much about the band but intend to discover lots more in the near future.  Emerging from Wellington, New Zealand in 2010, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cyril Cyril – Colosse de Rhodes

I’m writing this as I’m listening to this track for the very first time and as it unfolds, I can feel my smile getting wider!  This is one of those songs that swallows you up and transports you into another … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Phobophobes – Free The Naked Rambler

Here’s another new one for me, but perhaps not a revelation for you if you are already familiar with London’s Phobophobes? I knew straight away I was going to like this band when I first heard Where Is My Owner … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chayns – You

Earlier this month Chicago’s Numero label released Live On The Moon, an album of 60’s Texas rock’n’roll which has been unearthed by Numero Group’s, From the Stacks, imprint.  Consisting of 9 tracks from The Chayns early material, this album also includes their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Khan & The Shrines – Torture

I’ve now come to expect that anything with King Khan in the title means fun, frolics and frenzied rock’n’soul! I’ve dabbled in some of King Khan’s music, but have yet to own a single record…I will remedy this one day! … 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 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 Damas Swing Orchestra – Odylife

One thing I love about labels that dedicate their time and energy to unearthing obscure and rare music is that they discover so much more than I ever could and it’s thanks to them that I now have the chance … Continue reading

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