[Music] Expo ’70 – Awakening

There are so many good neo-krautrock and neo-psychedelic bands that it’s almost impossible to keep up with them. It seems a new one comes out every day, and the quality is consistently great. Take Expo ’70, a band out of Kansas. They tie together Krautrock with a minimalist aesthetic that balances out very well.

[Music] Various Artists – Mind inflamed, Soul adrift Vol. I

Mind inflamed, Soul adrift are a record label out of Austria who have released a free compilation which is actually rather good all the way through. There are 16 tracks on the release, and genres covered include electronic music, drone, noise and psychedelic rock. There doesn’t seem to be any focus to the label, but […]

[Music] Bi Kyo Ran – Parallax

Thanks to Guy Segers for publishing this classic of Japanese progressive rock. Bi Kyo Ran were rather unfairly tagged as a Japanese King Crimson clone.  By this album, that image was finally shed. They are apparently still active doing soundtracks for TV shows in Japan, but I can’t imagine any of the new material having […]

[Music] The Vryll Society – Andrei Rublev

Originally posted on The Fat Angel Sings:
Liverpool psych-pop five-piece The Vryll Society have released a new single, “Andrei Rublev.” The band are currently working on their debut album, and have released a series of singles and an EP titled Pangea through famed Liverpool indie label Deltasonic Records (The Coral, The Zutons, White Room). The band recently…

[Music] Sonido Gallo Negro – Mambo Cósmico

Amazing things keep showing up in Mexico.  Sonido Gallo Negro are a band out of Mexico City, and mix a wild cumbia sound with psychedelic music. The results are thoroghly in keeping with the best of radical Mexican alternative music.