[Music] JOHN 3:16 – Sinner’s Prayer

  Wave after wave of beautifully crunchy, hypnotic drone is what makes JOHN 3:16’s new release (a reissue from 2011, apparently), a 30-minute affair, so appealing. The guitar playing is so heavily textured that you feel like a sonic blanket has wrapped you up, making you forget, albeit temporarily, the vagaries of the world.  Drone […]

[Music] Bango – Hell the World (Inferno No Mundo)

This came as a nice surprise while checking out some fuzz-laden garage tracks on Reddit today. As it turns out, Bango also have this available via Bandcamp. https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=1971554440/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/package=1962573065/transparent=true/

[Article] Gong founder Daevid Allen has six months to live

Very sad news to report, though it’s surely made its way throughout the progressive and pyschedelic rock communities. Daevid Allen, the beloved founder of Gong and member of Soft Machine, is suffering from neck cancer. He has decided to forego any more treatment, and has six months to live. A strange factoid to pass on: […]

[Sample] Verckys et l´Orchestre Vévé – Congolese Funk, Afrobeat & Psychedelic Rumba 1969​-​1978

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/album=1448801674/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/transparent=true/ The Internet is a treasure trove which never ceases to amaze. Thanks to the enterprising souls over at Analog Africa, a brilliant reissue label from Germany, we get to here these long-forgotten wonders from the country formerly known as Zaïre, now the Democratic Republic of The Congo.