Tag Archives: UNDERGROUND

THE OCULAR AUDIO EXPERIMENT: ‘Laughing Dreams.’

Almost four years ago, I picked up on a band from the Boston area (Somerville, MA, to be precise) who were producing a hypnotic and doom-laden brand of psych music. I say ‘band’ but at that time THE OCULAR AUDIO … Continue reading

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MELT BANANA – new album!

Tokyo legends MELT BANANA have just released their latest album, ‘Fetch,’ on their own A-Zap Records. This is how good it is!

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WHAT I’VE BEEN BUYING ……….

Not that I have any copies to sell, and not that anyone is likely to be interested in what I’ve been shelling out for, but here’s the latest additions to my own personal vinyl collection. Firstly, from Dunedin, New Zealand … Continue reading

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ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE & THE MELTING PARAISO U.F.O.

Japan’s heavy psych, experimental, improv, noise merchants, ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE are back in the UK and will be appearing at the following venues as far as I can make out: 6th October   : Brighton, Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar 7th … Continue reading

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PATRICK DAWES: ‘Raising Stone.’

Sticking to my principle of not reading the Press Release until after I listen to the music, I looked at the CD cover image and thought that this one could go either of two ways. It could be some rather … Continue reading

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BO NINGEN @ Stereo, Glasgow – 22nd October 2012

Read a review of the ‘best gig of the year’ here!

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KIMIO MIZUTANI: ‘A Path Through Haze.’

I bought a vinyl copy of this totally on ‘spec’ yesterday. I’m glad I did! Here’s what I found out about KIMIO MIZUTANI and the album from erstwhile Teardrop Explodes frontman and musicologist, Julian Cope, through his ‘Japrocksampler’ site. Although … Continue reading

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