If you ever wanted to know what Black Sabbath would sound like as a Latino-influenced metal band, now’s your chance. Brownout do a great job re-interpreting the masters.
I’m not much of a fan of later Pink Floyd, but the Syd Barrett-era is very, very hard to beat.
There’s an awful lot of good neo-psychedelic rock music floating about online these days. Today’s discovery is Dead Meadow, a band who have roots in Washington, D.C.
While working at Aron’s Records during the 1990s, I came across this disc by Ejwuusl Wessahqqan (a name you have to say stoned, I guess) and did a bit of research by asking some of my clients about the band. They considered it a true Krautrock gem, and I couldn’t agree more.
Never, ever allow anyone to tell you that there is no good music being made today. Ever! Twilight Fields is a band out of Northern Canada, but you wouldn’t know it judging by the influences they’ve sponged up into their body of work. One can easily hear touches of Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd, the acid …
I can find no information on Groupe Naissance except for the fact that they were a Christian psychedelic folk group out of France. Charming stuff. Thanks to my dear friend Betül Etik, who is responsible for finding this piece.
From jangly, ’80s-style college rock to moody synthpop and traditional French chanson, La Souterraine doubles down on everything that makes French pop unique. via The La Souterraine Label Keeps French Pop Freaky — Bandcamp Daily
The Calvert Journal has a great blog post full of photos from the 80s and 90s underground rock scene in what was then Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia.
Companyia Elèctrica Dharma were a Spanish band based in Barcelona who fused prog, jazz, blues and symphonic rock together rather wonderfully.
Kikagaku Moyo by 幾何学模様/Kikagaku Moyo Thanks to a visit with my friend Joe, whose music taste is impeccable for things like drone, old prog and Killing Joke, I figured I’d spend my evening looking for good, psych-y, droney things to listen to. Kikagaku Moyo caught my attention by sounding like a slightly more updated version …