The Copenhagen quintet Mythic Sunship has released their album ‘Wildfire’ April 2 and it is gorgeous. ‘Wildfire’ is non stop brilliant space and psychedelic rock. I am hooked at first listen to this, the first track ‘Maelstrom’ is 10 minutes long and is fast paced cosmic rock with magnificent saxophone, the complete track is energetic and wild and normally longtracks start to bore me fast but this is really impressive, and that is just the beginning of the album, there is a lot more of these wild solos and psychedelic stuff ready to trip too. Tune in fro ‘Wildfire’ now and buy the album.
First time hearing of this band and I am instantly blown of my socks and I was barefoot. This band is from Jaen, wich is also the first time I heard of it. So everything is pretty new for me but one thing is for sure, this band rules. Their latest album is named ‘Comedia Yoica’ andwas released February 2. Expect loud riffs, noiserock, hardcore and punk. This is wild.
Can there be enough Osees? the answer is simple, NO! there can never be enough Osees or Oh Sees or Thee Oh Sees or OCS because they rule and every release of the band is gift from the cosmos. Osees has been releasing so much music and lately ‘Protean Threat’, ‘Panther Rotate’, ‘Metamorphosed’ and their first levitation and their second levitation session and their 7inches and other projects and all that i am forgetting right now.O, and all the stuff from John Dwyer himself and way more stuff.
Manchester noiserockers Chihuahua released their new album ‘Violent Architecture’ on May 1 and it is a very good album. Lots of experimental tunes, riffs and noiserock to make this a very varied and fun listen. This debut is heavy and dark but with enough energy to keep it interesting. Buy the digital on their bandcamp now.
Favourite track: Drawbridge
Two tracks that are 15 minutes of cosmic psychedelic music. Sprouted from the mind of Newcastle upon Tyne based multi-instrumentalist Daniel Foggin.
I learned of this LA band through the split with Acid Mothers Temple and was instantly hooked to their weird, experimental sound. Is it noiserock? is it hardcore? is it metal? I don’t know but it is pretty damn cool. The new album is called ‘Perfect Specimen’. listen and then buy it on Vinyl.
Earlier this year I shared the single from this album and until yesterday, I had played that single at least 100 times. AT LONG LAST we have the full length album and front to back it’s the complete package. The chemistry the band members have to consistently put out jams is something I will be looking forward to for a long time. Enjoy!
On Spartan Records comes the new album by Virginia noiserockers Demons. Their new album ‘Privation’ is out and it is an excellent piece of work, it feels like a mutated punk album full of heavy riffs and fast paced agression. With Punk, Hardcore, Noiserock and non stop energy ‘Privation’ will make your bones rattle. Tune in now.
Favourite track: Full Stop
Gnod is one of my favourite bands ever and is actually one of the reasons why I started this website. Gnod is one of the very few bands that incorporate all off the things I love in music, the band makes the most hypnotic psychedelic music possible but can make the most destructive noiserock ever (Donovon’s Daughters is extremely good) and all the while this band keeps experimenting with sounds, genres and atmospheres. The band and members of the band have a lot of side project and all of them are really in interesting in one way or the other. Check out the one with White Hills wivh absolute gorgeous drone/psych. But they have a crapload of experimental and collaborations releases too. I think you get the picture. Now more important is the release of ‘Easy To Build, Hard To Destroy’ which is tricky-to-find, obscure and unreleased material from the heady early days of the band. All hail Gnod!
Pressed has succeeded in making a gorgeous noiserock album, about everything on this album is good, the brutal and big fat fucking riffs, basslines that makes you bowels move, neurotic drumming and all this is topped with some raw vocals. Some tracks are just brutal, fast paced nobullshit noiserock tracks and others (like ‘Pity Teeth’) are just a bit different which make the whole album more varied and interesting to listen too. It is out on Te Ghost Is Clear Records and there is still Limited green vinyl!
Favourite track: ‘Pity Teeth’
Black Midi are going to release a new album called ‘Cavalcade’ on May 28 through Rough Trade. The two tracks called ‘John L’ and ‘Slow’ are already out and now comes the new track ‘Chondromalacia Patella’. Aagain very mathy and experimental stufff. Check it out.
I am going to make a ridiculous amount of lists with noise and psych from all different countries, regions, continents and stuff like that. Already got a list for Greece, France, Japan, Belgium, Canada, Peru and Africa. Now it is time for destructive music from Russia. I found it quite difficult to make this list, It seems I don’t know the Russian scene very well so I asked some help to find hardcore punk and noiserock and still did not have a big list, so I could use your help too, let me know what needs to be on this list.
Jars – ДЖРС III
This is why I started the list. Because Moscow trio Jars rules.
СОЛНЦЕ И СТАЛЬ
Russian hardcore punk, because hell yeah.
Oriental noiserock from Moscow.
Petlya is on the estranged communications label, wich you need to check out too.
awesome chaotic noiserock from Moscow.
one of the more famous? from Moscou.
Agressive and intense.
Ölükörpü / ДУМА
A split of some Russian drone and experimental noise
Lofi noisepunk from Chelyabinsk.
Dirty crustpunk from Saint Petersburg.
Sludgy and noisy with a black metal twist.
The Australian heavy psych band Pseudo Mind Hive are back. Ther previous debut album “Off Seers and Sirens” was a gorgeous heavy psych alvum and on their new album “Volume III” their sound is really good produced and his this occult heavy psych sound, solos flying everywhere, distorted vocals and most off all, , catchy riffs. You can find Pseudo Mind Hive on “The Australian List”
Dwyer is at it again. He released some new albums this year in the more experimental trippy an jazzy atmospheres. ‘Witch Egg‘ and ‘Endless Garbage’ are already out and now he returns with the same crew as the ‘Bent Arcana’ Records from 2020. So Ryan Sawyer, Peter Kerlin, Tom Dolas, Brad Caulkins, Kyp Malone, Marcos Rodriguez, Ben Boye, Joce Soubiran, Laena Myers-Ionita, Andres Renteria and Dwyer will release ‘Moon Drenched’ May 28 and for now we get the first two tracks.
Spleen is a German band and that is about as much as I know of them, if you find out more about them let me know ok. They make filthy fastpaced noisepunk on their new self titled EP. pretty damn great ok
A new Part Chimp is going to make this year better, vaccin and stuff are all great but what we need is this new Part Chimp. On June 4 they will release the new album ‘Drool’ on Wrong Speed Records. The band already released the track ‘Back From The Dead’ and it is magnificent and now they shared the vid for the second track with the same name as the album. Quite sure this is going to be frikkin amazing. Be cool and pre-order the vinyl.
Psychedelic source records is a pretty damn cool label filled with psychedelic, blues, folk, acid and the likes. Now theyr released the Mo’some Session wich features Pilot Voyager, Lemurian Folk Songs, Slight Layers, Predictions, High Bay and Satorinaut. All of them have a really great track on this. Tune in and trip out. Out since March 21.
The German space rockers Shem released their second album ‘II’ and it is quite the feast. The tracks are a mix of space rock, kraut and some noise elements, that together you get a highly hypnotic atmosphere that is absolutely awesome. This is an album you need to take your time for because it grows on you and does not let you go. Tune in now.
kansas city noiserock/hardcore/metal label The Ghost is Clear is an absolutely great place to lose all your money. the stuff they release is always awesome and high quality. This is one you need to follow. Tune in to hear all the incredible stuff on their sampler.
The solo project of multi-instrumentalist Charles Prest of the cosmic carnival and live juggeranturs that is Flamingods, Noon Garden has dropped another fun-laden banger with Decca Divine.
The tropical rollercoaster odyssey that is Decca Divine by Noon Garden is a motley of sounds mixed to create a frenetic floor-filled delving between psychedelia, funk and disco. Fans of Flamingods as well as the likes of The Mauskovic Dance Band, Yin Yin, Los Bitchos, L’Eclair and all that good stuff of new outfits drawing influences from all across the world will be right at home here.
On the single itself, Noon Garden explains:
“Sonically this is the most I’ve ever drawn on my African heritage and love for African music. I was obsessed with Charly Kingson’s track ‘Nimele Bolo’ for a time which has such an infectious, repetitive bass line and groove that I wanted to explore something similar myself. Musicians like Nigerian funk master William Onyeabor influenced all the bright synth work and I even named the song after a popular recording studio in Lagos called Decca Studios where a lot of my favourite African artists like the Lijadu Sisters, Obenezer Obey and King Sunny Ade recorded albums. Lyrically it’s a celebration of ambition and determination and a call to exorcise one’s self-doubt”
Noon Garden has also announced details of a solo album set for release later in the year as well as announcing a show set for May 18 (which looks to already be sold out).