Category Archives: Psychedelic

SONG OF THE DAY Skinny Pelembe – Should You Go

As often is the case with lots of my posts, they are the product of lengthy random musical tangents and chance finds. I like that. In a world I often try control, these musical explorations brings about a sense of … Continue reading

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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 St.John Green – Canyon Woman

“For maximum effect, play in absolute darkness…..” I always feel so chuffed when I stumble upon something by accident and it turns out to be something rather interesting!! You have a little delve and then realise there’s more where this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gladboy – Karloff

One of the many reasons I wanted to set my blog up many moons ago was to document my ever-evolving musical findings – that and to provide a platform (albeit modest) to promote new and upcoming bands. Today I am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sessa – Canção da Cura

Singing his sensual lyrics in Portuguese, Sergio Sayeg, a.k.a Sessa, is a Brazilian artist who makes minimalist sounds with maximum effect. Compared to the likes of Leonard Cohen for his musical bareness, his creations are shaped around melodic flourishes and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yīn Yīn – The Grey Chamber Of Hinachō Otome

le=”color: #cccccc; text-decoration: none;”>The Grey Chamber of Hinachō Otome</a> “Where to place YĪN YĪN on the map ? Maybe somewhere between Netherlands and South-East Asia, on an imaginary tropical island….” It’s crazy to think of all the times this band … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wax Machine – Extralude (Wyndham Earl’s More Than​-​An​-​Interlude Remix)

Brighton-based Wax Machine have been gaining attention for their melodic jazzy psych-rock offerings ever since they emerged in 2015. Self-releasing their mystical, psychedelic DIY creations in the early days, they have so far issued one album and few EP’s; with … 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 Sidney Owens & North South Connection – Sputnik

Don’t you just love how the b-side to most songs of any genre invariably ends up being the preferred track! Such is the case with today’s song! Issued in the mid-1970’s on a label called ‘Moving Up’ (I believe), this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Project Gemini – Scorpio’s Waltz

“’Scorpio’s Waltz’ is a smoky breakbeat psych-funk gem. Evoking images of a 70s psychedelic-rock band jamming late into the hazy night. This slightly sinister instrumental is full blown funky rock with a classic hip-hop breaks’ vibe….” (Mr Bongo) Drawing from a … Continue reading

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