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Osees release live album ‘The Chapel’

Back in October of 2019, John and the crew recorded a live album at The Chapel in San Francisco. If you’ve caught any of their live sessions you know they deliver. The set list for this one might be my favorite! the band released a buig amount of music lately so check out their bandcamp page for more stuff.

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Osees release live album ‘The Chapel’

Back in October of 2019, John and the crew recorded a live album at The Chapel in San Francisco. If you’ve caught any of their live sessions you know they deliver. The set list for this one might be my favorite! the band released a buig amount of music lately so check out their bandcamp page for more stuff.

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JOHN DWYER, TED BYRNES, BRAD CAULKINS, TOM DOLAS & GREG COATES release new ALBUM ‘ENDLESS GARBAGE’

If we can agree on something it is probably that there can not be too much music from John Dwyer. You know, the guy from Oh Sees and  Bent Arcana and as Damaged Bug and another load of stuff ofcourse. They recently released the album ‘Witch Egg’ and now they return with a slightly different line up for an album called ‘Endless Garbage’. This is an experimental album full of psych, jazz, kraut and other weird stuff. 

https://rockishell.bigcartel.com/

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Dead Meadow Levitation Sessions

The Levitation Sessions are something that keep me going and make me really happy, the psychedelic music fest Levitation has been releasing Live LP’s from very awesome bands. They have presented streaming sessions for Acid Mothers Temple (LP on March 6), Oh Sees (was back in September), Kikagaku Moyo, The Black Angels (LP on March 26) and now we have ourselves one from Dead Deadow wich Premieres at 7PM CT on Saturday, February 20. Tune in to see the first preview.

https://www.facebook.com/DeadMeadowOfficial

https://www.facebook.com/austinpsychfest

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OSees release ‘Improv at Zebulon 2​/​6​/​21’

Osees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, The Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees and others) is led by John Dwyer who does not only release an incredible amount of music with his band Osees but has side projects like the recently released Bent Arcana and his solo project Damaged Bug. Last year we got ‘Protean Thread’ and Metamorphosed and ‘Panther Rotate and ‘Weirdo Hairdo‘ by Osees, his solo project Damaged Bug with the new ‘Bug On Yonkers’ album, his new project Bent Arcana. This year we already got Witch Egg wich is some kind of wild unfermented jazz  and then John Dwyer has released two of the albums with the band Yikes,  another releasas Netman and yet another new release as the death metal band ‘Dig That Body Up, It’s Alive’ another one with Pink & Brown, wich was released in 2013.  Lately we got ‘Live at Henry Miller Library Big Sur‘ and another upcoming jazzy album called ‘Endless Garbage‘.

Hope you are still following because now we are here for the Improv At Zebulon wich is a magical track of 45 minutes. Try to keep it together, let your emotions flow and feel the spirit of the osees. Or whetever, it is pretty cool.

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JOHN DWYER, TED BYRNES, BRAD CAULKINS, TOM DOLAS & GREG COATES SHARE NEW TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM ‘ENDLESS GARBAGE’

If we can agree on something it is probably that there can not be too much music from John Dwyer. You know, the guy from Oh Sees and  Bent Arcana and as Damaged Bug and another load of stuff ofcourse. They recently released the album ‘Witch Egg’ and now they return with a slightly different line up for an album called ‘Endless Garbage’ where theift track is out. Tune in to hear ‘Vertical Infinity’.

https://rockishell.bigcartel.com/

https://www.castlefacerecords.com/

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JOHN DWYER, NICK MURRAY, BRAD CAULKINS, TOM DOLAS RELEASED WITCH EGG

If we can agree on something it is probably that there can not be too much music from John Dwyer. You know, the guy from Oh Sees and  Bent Arcana and as Damaged Bug and another load of stuff ofcourse.

Now he released a new album together with Nick Murray, Brad Caulkins, Tom Dolas and Greg Coates called ‘Witch Egg’ wich is a a quite fun mix of kraut, some fuzz and jazz. Again, as expected, an original and quite refreshing release. 

https://rockishell.bigcartel.com/

https://www.castlefacerecords.com/

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Artwork Part II

I made a post a couple of days ago about artworks, albumart, graphic design and stuff that have some connection to psych and noiserock and I really liked making that post so I decided to make it a serie. So in this new series I will try to post about the artists that made art mostly for bands and musicians that fit with my website. There are an incredible lot of artists to chose from so I just pick the ones that interest me and the stuff I like and I will see where it will lead me.

To start of part II of this series I wanted to share with you the London based artist & musician Kazland. First time I saw his work was through the art of the album by Sly and the Family Drone who makes intense jazz/noiserock (The first blue painting is the one from Fly and the Family Drone) . Most of the stuff Kazland paints and draow are colorful and playful. You can buy his works here. Check out his website and follow him.

Next up is Jola Darkovic, a Greek artist and member of The Slang Network (a creative collective). I saw his work first when I found out about the Greek band Kooba Tercu who made and really good album called ‘Proto Tekno’ on Rocket Recordings. And the album art of that album is made by Jola & Cobra.Nine. Their is a lot of street art, arcylics and other stuff that are really great. Ill post some below, the first one the albumcover of the Kooba Tercu album. Check out his FB too and give him a follow. The second picture featues Onebran.

Andreas Christian Haslauer runs the Austrian label Epileptic Media and I did a post about his art and label already but because I love his work so much I tought I needed to mention him here as well. On his label he releases really weird and special music and I encourage you to check out these experimental tunes that go from folky weird to industrial heavy. But what I wanted to share here is his handiwork, Andreas makes all the artwork for his label and for a lot of bands on the label. His illustrations are often eerie, weird and full of color and fit very much with the music the label releases.

Now this I really love, the art of Kyle Ranson. I came across his work a while ago as he is also artist of many of the covers on the Castle Face Record Label (founded in 2006 by John Dwyer (Oh Sees) , Matt Jones and Brian Lee Hughes). Kyle makes slightly crazy art that explodes from colors. I recently bought the latest LP ‘Panther Rotate’ by the Osees with the cover of the cat on it (as seen below) and now aI have a piece of art from Kyle at my place wich makes me really happy.

Tetsunori Tawaray is a Japanese musician and artist that makes sci-fi/experimental graphic novels, album art, artwork, drawings, murals, toys and stuff like that. You can find an lot on his website and you can follow him on instagram too.You can buy a lot of different clothing in his shop too. I got to know his work through the album by Patricia Kokett. The album is called ‘Bizarr’ and was released on Knekelhuis in 2020 and is not noiserock or psych but one of my favourite electronic releases from the last decade. He also did the cover for ‘Mutilator Defeated At Last’ by Thee Oh Sees.

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Oh sees release ‘Live at Henry Miller Library Big Sur’

Osees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, The Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees and others) is led by John Dwyer who does not only release an incredible amount of music with his band Osees but has side projects like the recently released Bent Arcana and his solo project Damaged Bug. Last year we got ‘Protean Thread’ and Metamorphosed and ‘Panther Rotate and ‘Weirdo Hairdo‘ by Osees, his solo project Damaged Bug with the new ‘Bug On Yonkers’ album, his new project Bent Arcana. Also Witch Egg wich is some kind of wild unfermented jazz and will be released in January. Then John Dwyer has released two of the albums with the band Yikes.Another releasas Netman and yet another new release as the death metal band Dig That Body Up, It’s Aliveanother one with Pink & Brown, wich was released in 2013.

So you get it, they released an incredible amount of music last year and I secretly hoped we would get a lot too this year because lets face it, Oh sees is superb. And here they are already, with a live album called ‘Live at Henry Miller Library Big Sur’ with some awesome stuff on it and some great covers. A great start!

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John Dwyer

Osees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, The Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees and others) is led by John Dwyer who does not only release an incredible amount of music with his band Osees but has side projects like the recently released Bent Arcana and his solo project Damaged Bug. This year we already got ‘Protean Thread’ and Metamorphosed and ‘Panther Rotate and ‘Weirdo Hairdo’ by Osees, his solo project Damaged Bug with the new ‘Bug On Yonkers’ album, his new project Bent Arcana. Also Witch Egg wich is some kind of wild unfermented jazz and will be released in January.

Now at the end of the year John Dwyer has digitally released two of the albums with the band Yikes. ‘Secrets to Superflipping’ was released in 2006 and ‘Whoa Comas or Blood Bomb’ also in 2006.Another release is the selections of songs as Netman wich is ,John Dwyer and Brian Gibson. And yet another new release is as the death metal band Dig That Body Up, It’s Alive. Wich is John Dwyer, Nate Denver and Oran from Child Abuse released also somewhere around 2006. The last one for now I think is with Pink & Brown, wich was released in 2013. Enjoy

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JOHN DWYER, NICK MURRAY, BRAD CAULKINS, TOM DOLAS & GREG COATES SHARE NEW TRACK

Aha, another project with John Dwyer. He has released music this year with Osees, Bent Arcana, and as Damaged Bug.

Now he returns together with Nick Murray, Brad Caulkins, Tom Dolas and Greg Coates with a new album that is going to be released January 22. The firsty track is out and is called ‘Greener Pools’ and now we get the second one wich is called ‘City Maggot’. Tune in for somehypnotic psych, kraut and Jazz.

Tune in and enjoy.

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Osees release an end of the year 12″ called ‘Weirdo Hairdo’

Osees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, The Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees and others) is led by John Dwyer who does not only release an incredible amount of music with his band Osees but has side projects like the recently released Bent Arcana and his solo project Damaged Bug. This year we already got ‘Protean Thread’ and Metamorphosed and ‘Panther Rotate by Osees, his solo project Damaged Bug with the new ‘Bug On Yonkers’ album and this new project Bent Arcana.

And now to end the year Oh Sees have another surprise for us called ‘Weirdo Hairdo’ wich is a 12 inch with a Alice Cooper & The Spiders cover “Don’t Blow Your Mind”.

 

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Osees release ‘Panther Rotate’

Osees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, The Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees and others) is led by John Dwyer who does not only release an incredible amount of music with his band Osees but has side projects like the recently released Bent Arcana and his solo project Damaged Bug.

This year we already got ‘Protean Thread’ and Metamorphosed by Osees, his solo project Damaged Bug with the new ‘Bug On Yonkers’ album and this new project Bent Arcana.

Now we get thealbum ‘Panther Rotate wich was released December 11 on Castle Face Records. This album may be the most experimental and is my favourite of the three this year too. Osees is on my end of the year list!

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JOHN DWYER, NICK MURRAY, BRAD CAULKINS, TOM DOLAS & GREG COATES TO RELEASE ‘WITCH EGG’

Aha, another project with the name John Dwyer. He has released music with Osees, Bent Arcana, and Damaged Bug. 

Now he returns together with Nick Murray, Brad Caulkins, Tom Dolas and Greg Coates with a new album that is going to be released January 22. The firsty track is out and is called ‘Greener Pools’ and is a mix of hypnotic psych, kraut and Jazz and is again a gorgeous piece of work.

Tune in and enjoy.

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Osees release third track ‘Gong Experiment’ from upcoming ‘Panther Rotate’

Osees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, The Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees and others) is led by John Dwyer who does not only release an incredible amount of music with his band Osees but has side projects like the recently released Bent Arcana and his solo project Damaged Bug.

This year we already got ‘Protean Thread’ and Metamorphosed by Osees, his solo project Damaged Bug with the new ‘Bug On Yonkers’ album and this new project Bent Arcana.

Now we get the third track ‘Gong Experiment’ from the upcoming album ‘Panther Rotate wich will be released December 11 on Castle Face Records. A track that is very psychedelic and channels some very strong Osees. 

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Osees share video for new track ‘Scramble Experiment’ from upcoming ‘Panther Rotate’

Osees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, The Oh Sees, OCS, Oh Sees and others) is led by John Dwyer who does not only release an incredible amount of music with his band Osees but has side projects like the recently released Bent Arcana and his solo project Damaged Bug.

This year we already got ‘Protean Thread’ and Metamorphosed by Osees, his solo project Damaged Bug with the new ‘Bug On Yonkers’ album and this new project Bent Arcana.

Now we get the second track ‘Scrample experiment’ from the upcoming album ‘Panther Rotate wich will be released December 11 on Castle Face Records.

 

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BE GAY, DO CRIME! (OSEES, UK GOLD, GEN POP, THE PRIMITIVES, SPECIAL INTEREST AND MORE) ON GIRLSVILLE

Girlville is a really cool label with some very nice fuzzed out garage, psych and punk bands on their label. Now they released a compilation with really cool artists on it like Osees, Uk Gold, Hood Rats, Virvon Varvon and many more. The comp has new and exclusive music from bands like Osees, Gen Pop, Germ House, and UK Gold. Some stuff that had fallen out of print (The Primitives 2016 cover of “Been Hiding” by the The Aislers Set), some stuff never before in print (UV-TV, Hood Rats), and then some songs bands gave us just to be a part of it (Mr. & the Mrs., The Proletariat).

This is a benefit compilation for Prism Health in Portland, Oregon. “Prism Health is committed to offering safe, compassionate, and affirming primary and mental health care to all members of the LGBTQ+ community.”

https://www.facebook.com/GirlsvilleRecords/

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OSEES ZEBULON SESSIONS

Everything that is out by Oh sees, Thee Oh Sees, OCS, OSEES and whatever just gives me the chills. A while ago they shared an incredible rehearsing session for their next album that you really should check out. Now it is the OSEES session Featuring Tomas Dolas & John Dwyer & Joce Soubiran & Dog Buddy.  This is some gorgeous psychedelic music, the synths and the saxophone are a gorgeous combination. Twenty nine munites of very trippy music.

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Dump #18

Another Dump of awesome music because there is too musch good music and not enough time. So here it all is in Dump #18. Enjoy.

Monotrope

Monotrope delivers an instrumental album of great variety. “Immutable Future” is complex, intense and a great listen. Out on new Atlantis Records.

https://www.facebook.com/monotrope/


Easy Tide

The video “When The Pills Don’t Work” from Easy Tide’s latest EP. Tune in and watch some fuzzy rock.

https://www.facebook.com/easytideband/


Modern Technology

After the excellent self titled album from January this year we get a live album called “Exploding Head Sessions”. Tune in now.

https://www.facebook.com/moderntechnologyband/


Daughters

On my end of the year list Daughters was number one with their superb album “You Won’t Get What You Want”. Now we get the video for the track “Guest House”. Enjoy.

https://www.facebook.com/daughtersmusic


Lustrous

In 2018 the band from Ghent, belgium released their Ep “SPIRAL ART” wich was a cool postpunk piece of work. The new singel though, is stronger, heavier and way more what I like. this is the good stuff. Curious to hear more.

https://www.facebook.com/LUSTROUSBE/


Ventilateur

From Bruges comes the jazz/psych/whatever band called Ventilateur. Their latest single has a nice videoclip. Tune in for the track “Djakarta”.

https://www.facebook.com/ventilateurband/


Doops

A good mix of psychedelic rock and alternative heaviness by  the Berkshire based band Doops. Tune in for the new track Rehash Ver. 2.

https://www.facebook.com/doopsband/


Osees

Osees (Oh Sees (Thee Oh Sees)(OCS)…)) ar eknow for their incredible output. this time they changed themselves to Ohsees and released a 12″ of cosmic ambient. tune in to see the latest visuals of the track “Infinite Columns”.


Bronzed

Crazy noisepunk band with members of Cattle and The Physics House Band. Three extremely wild tracks on this new EP.


Dead

I love Dead, these Australians make dirty music. => look i copied this from their bandcamp: “Taken from the DEAD/Barge With An Antenna On It Split 7” single on TYM Records – TYM 44. tym-records.com
Another version of this song appears on the album We Won’t Let You Sleep under the name “Chartreuse Blew.” This song is in tribute to the mighty Vaz”


Hot Snakes

You probably know by now Hot Snakes is back!, they shared their track “Checkmate” a while ago and now we get the video. Enjoy somy groovy rock.

https://www.facebook.com/HotSnakes/

 

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Osees: The 12″ Synth

They are back, and their name has changed again. Long live Osees, who just released a 40 minute 12″ called ” The 12″ Synth Infinite”. Released ofcourse on their own label Castle Face Records. The two sided 12″ has two tracks called “Infinite Columns” and “Regards To The Monolith”.

you should lay down somewhere maybe to check this out. It sounds like wizards on acid. dreamy spacetunes. I think Mr. Dwyer maybe official from another plane.

Enter now.

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