Tag Archives: Psychedelic

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 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 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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SONG OF THE DAY Kikagaku Moyo/幾何学模様 – Cardboard Pile

“The fifth studio album & last euphoric mind-trip to Kikagaku Moyo’s imagined island. Best-suited for counting stars, looking at the ocean, and dancing in one’s daydream…” Early next month, Japan’s Kikagaku Moyo are to release their fifth studio album, Kumoyo … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman and the Latin Love-In – Hippy Heaven

Curious lyrics and a song that’s caught my attention twice now, so I thought I’d share. Earl Coleman was a jazz singer born in Port Huron, Michigan in 1925. When he was 14 years old he moved to Indianapolis and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Zilla Rocca & Chong Wizard – Lucky Break

Today’s song was brought to my attention a while back and reappeared in a playlist had on the other day; needless to say, I enjoyed a bit of this! I’m not too familiar with anything else Zilla Rocca or DJ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hansson & Karlsson – Pick-Up

In the two short years they were active, Swedish Jazz rockers, Hansson & Karlsson released three albums and a couple of singles. Despite Janne Carlsson spelling his last name with C, the duo ended up spelling their name ‘Hansson & … Continue reading

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