Category Archives: surf psych

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 The Echo Oh’s – Up The River

An email alert came through last night to tell me that psych-surf rockers, The Echo Oh’s, had released a new song and I was rather eager to give it a listen! It’s not often a band comes along where you … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – City Club

Continuing on from last nights Growlers theme, I’ve been checking out some new tracks from their forthcoming album today.  I’m definitely enjoying what I’ve heard so far but, dare I say it, I am torn. Torn between the rough, swamp-blues, psych-rock … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Barnacle Beat

This song really kicks tush! I love it! I was driving home late last night with this on the stereo and I was lost in a psychedelic haze of sonic guitars, hypnotic vocals and the ever-so-Doors’y sounding keyboard breaks.  Dynamic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holy Bouncer – Hippie Girl Lover

Instantly likeable, psych-tastically authentic and a sure-fire way to blow your socks right off, that was my initial reaction to this song when I heard it for the first time today. Holy Bouncer are a Barcelona based five-piece with a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Parrots – Let’s Do It Again

Today’s fantastically colossal sound comes straight out of the mighty Parrots, a three-piece from Madrid! Recently signed to Heavenly , the band have released a brand new single titled ‘Let’s Do It Again’ which has the scream-factor of Lulu’s ‘Shout’ and a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – Have Love Will Travel

Today’s song is an interesting one because although it’s a cover, this is the version that has been the template for later renditions to follow. Richard Berry first wrote and recorded ‘Have Love Will Travel’ in 1959, six years later garage-rock … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Bitter Boogie

Fuelled by a myriad of cosmic sounds and space rock, Australian seven-piece King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard entered our cosmos in 2010 with a psychedelic bang. Eight albums later and the band are now entering into new experimental dimensions, expanding … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jefferson Airplane – The Ballad of You & Me & Pooneil

I spent the latter part of my teens discovering all things psychedelic, ‘Light My Fire’ came into my world one day, opened my ears to a new realm of sound and that was it!  This era has become one of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – No Cops

“Night Beats play pure psychedelic R&B music that spikes the punch and drowns your third eye in sonic waves of colour. Theirs is a bastard blues, contorted and distorted into new shapes for 21st century wastoids — once tasted never … Continue reading

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