Tag: Psychedelic

Oranssi Pazuzu – Värähtelijä Review

When Oranssi Pazuzu‘s debut album, Muukalainen Puhuu, touched down in 2009, it was a shock to hear such a fully formed vision. Despite the fact that plenty of black metal bands had exploded the genre

Aluk Todolo – Voix Review

How do you know what music is about? It seems like a silly question, but the answer often strongly influences how one experiences a given piece of music. The easiest clue is usually lyrical: if

Jex Thoth and the Temple of Doom – Concert Report

Doing this write-up proved to be a harder task than I imagined. Between the personal stuff I had going on and the absolute butt-load of work and volunteering, I’ve had this nagging itch about the Jex

Black Space Riders – Refugeeum Review

Black Space Riders play what most folks call space rock and the band itself refers to as the New Wave of Heavy Psychedelic Space Rock. Setting aside any quibbles about the existence of various Waves

Sacri Monti – Sacri Monti Review

The psychedelic heavy rock revival out of SoCal may have some people sneering with the same kind of skepticism caused by other retro explosions (“occult rock,” the thrash revival, etc.), but hidden in the clubs

Tweak Bird – Any Ol’ Way Review

originally written by Erik Highter Tweak Bird used to fit their name to a T. The Bird brothers would hone in on one sound or style for an entire song, then flit off to an

Salem’s Pot – ….Lurar Ut Dig På Prärien Review

originally written by Craig Hayes Weed, Satan, and loud guitars: the perfect trio. Packing tunes with sticky resin and lacing them with infernal intent has obviously fuelled many a hash high, paranoid low, or bong

Taurus – No/Thing Review

originally written by Kyle Harcott Taurus’ No/Thing , with its menacing, doom-slaked vibe, embodies the infamous quote, “If you’re going to do something, do it well. And leave something witchy.” An auditory hallucination of mental hell