Tag Archives: Psychedelic rock

SONG OF THE DAY Fuzz – What’s in my Head?

As the vocalist and drummer in his band Fuzz, Ty Segall keeps himself busy working between solo and band material.  Released in 2013 on indie label In the Red Records, Fuzz’s self-title debut album is a gorgeous, heady blend of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Skinshape – Old Days

When I describe a song as homely I use this description with great warmth, for songs such as these possess welcoming and familiar qualities, thus making the music much more instantly likeable.  True to its title, Old Days is pondering and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Janis Joplin – Ball & Chain

If ever there was a cover that did justice to Big Mama Thornton’s original, this is most well and truly it!  Janis Joplin’s massively powerful rendition of Ball And Chain rips out your heart, beats and batters it beyond repair before returning it in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Thee Ludds – Gog and Magog

Thundering drums brings with it clouds of lush darkness and ominous foreboding, make sure you are prepared for a storm when you press play on this one!  I hasten to add, however, this is the kind of storm that will … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Messiah

The best way to get low-down grimy and scuzzy this side of midnight!!? Any side of midnight to be fair, this song is just ravishingly sexy-dark and I love it! Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic create some of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Doors – Take It As It Comes

Jim Morrison would have been 75 today, so I couldn’t let his birthday pass without marking this day with a Doors track. Take It As It Comes was written by Jim Morrison after he attended a meditation lecture (something he … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cool Ghouls – Gord’s Horse

Perhaps a far more sedate and laid-back affair to what I generally post, but Gord’s Horse struck a chord in me today and perhaps was the serene escape I really needed but just hadn’t realised!? San Franciscan 4-piece Cool Ghouls consists of members, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY White Bleaches – Mirror Machine

Arriving on a wave of authentic garage rock and forming (or is that foaming!) in the coastal surf town of Torquay, Australia, the White Bleaches are four-piece psych band who came together in 2015. Since then their psychedelic voyage has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Hold That Thought

The Brian Jonestown Massacre are to release a new album early next month and have today shared new single, Hold That Thought.  This year is set to be a bumper year, however, as the psychedelic outfit have announced they are to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Oh’s – Rubber Glue

When it comes to the reinvention and revival of garage rock, you’ll go a long way to beat The Echo Oh’s, for they are Auckland’s finest purveyors of primitive rock’n’roll and swamp-pop! Emerging in 2013, this retro 3-piece has been … Continue reading

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