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Pop Crimes – Debuts

Originally released last October Debuts gets a re-release on cassette (and digital of course) on Howlin’ Banana Records. The band, who are a supergroup of sorts as they comprise members of En Attendant Ana, Blondi’s Salvation and Young Like Old Men take inspiration from the likes of The Pastels, Sarah Records and Pavement. Don’t let … Continue reading

Five Card Shuffle

A round up of sorts! Jetstream Pony have recently released a new track in the shape of Yellow Pills. Not sure the of the history of this one aside that it was recorded last Autumn but it’s a fine fuzzy pop song none the less. Crank it up. London label Damnably are releasing a compilation … Continue reading

Dummy – Angel’s Gear

Dummy hail from Los Angeles and Angel’s Gear is their first track. And it’s not a bad one to start with as it blends 1960’s psychedelia and pop. The vintage moog sound that runs throughout the song also gives it a Krautrock “feel” making not only one to nod your head too but also one … Continue reading

Records I Like Mix January 2020

Happy new year one and all. If the best of 2019 mixes (part one – part two) were not enough for you then get stuck into the first mix of 2020 featuring tracks released in the past month or so. As ever, enjoy! And goodbye to Brunch Club. Thanks for the tunes. Full Tracklisting: Sugar … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three Psychedelia

This weeks pack of three features three psychedelic inspired releases. Les Big Byrd – Snö​-​Golem The forthcoming single from Stockholm’s Les Big Byrd mixes drone, krautrock and of course a dusting of psychedelia. It’s a heavy pounding track dominated by the droning guitars and percussion. It’s backed by Karlstadögon and will be released by PNKSLM … Continue reading

Special Friend – Low Tide

Low Tide is taken from the forthcoming self titled EP from Special Friend. It’s a mix of garage and indie rock which already makes it mark just as the psych influenced guitars start to make some noise. There is another track, Before, also available for streaming which merges garage and 1960’s influenced indiepop together for … Continue reading

Blue Tomorrows – Sound Of Moving

Blue Tomorrows is the project of Sarah Nienaber also of Candace and Web of Sunsets. Sound Of Moving is a dreamy, soothing track that also dabbles in psychedelia in the style of Spaceman 3. Lovely stuff.

Holy Drone – Northern Fire

Formerly known as Danxia, Warrington’s Holy Drone make lovely psychedelic influenced shoegaze which is clearly evidenced on Northern Fire. The listener can easily drift off via the kaleidoscopic effect of the guitars and the appealing vocals of singer/guitarist Emma Bate-Nilsson. Dreamy, folky and entrancing. Facebook

Something For The Weekend? Three Psychedelic Tinged Shoegazers

This weeks pack of three features three bands that mix psychedelia with shoegaze. Star Glows – Spiderland Spiderland is taken from the band’s forthcoming album Stargaze Rock ‘n’ Roll. It’s dreamy, spacey and is one hell of a head nodding tune. The aforementioned album is out later this month in vinyl and digital formats. Pre-order … Continue reading

eGGs – eGGs

eGGs are a Parisian indiepop four piece and this is their second release, with the same name, also on Howlin Banana Records! There are two tracks. The first A Certain Smile has more hooks than a fishing competition, mixing indie pop with psychedelia and then some. The chorus, as with the vocals throughout, is/are addictive … Continue reading

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