• Bandcamp of the Day: Nostalgia by Skinshape

    Skinshape is the project of London-based multi-instrumentalist Will Dorey, originally from Swanage, England. I hadn’t heard of this dude’s jams until stumbling upon him on Bandcamp recently and his recent album, Nostalgia. It’s a good one with many relaxing instrumental tracks reminiscent of ‘90s trip-hop. Dorey is also the co-founder of the reggae label Horus […]

  • Top Psych Rock Bands from Finland: From Death Hawks to Onségen Ensemble

    We are gathered here today to go over 10 bands that have made psychedelic music and are based in the country of Finland. While these aren’t all of the bands from that area that are immersed in the genre, they are the ones that I think are worthy of including here. So, without further ado, […]

  • Bandcamp of the Day: Proper Milling by Kamel Toast

    If you like Fu Manchu and the fuzzier side of Stoner Rock, you’ll love Kamel Toast. Unfortunately, there’s very little info on the interwebs about this four-piece band from Finland, but I recently stumbled upon their new record, Proper Milling, and I’ve been loving it. So, call this segment “Bandcamp of the Day.” According to […]

  • Album Review: Origin by Indus Valley Kings

    According to their website, the Long Island-based Indus Valley Kings “are a heavy stoner-metal trio born from the earliest days of the planet’s existence to bring forth their down-tuned music to a yearning, modern civilization.” ​The band was formed in 2018 by guitarist/vocalist Billy Fridrich and drummer Danny Lofaro and was joined by bassist/vocalist Jonathan […]

  • Top Psych Rock Bands from Sweden: From Baby Grandmothers to My Brother the Wind

    When most people think of Swedish music, they think of pop. It’s been said that Sweden is one of the world’s most popular exporters of pop music on a per capita basis. Besides giving the world ABBA, huge international pop acts have collaborated with Swedish songwriters and producers, such as Taylor Swift, Madonna, Coldplay, Ed […]

  • Album Review: Colors Through the Void by The Tyromancers

    We’re headed to Île de France today, which is a region in North Central France and surrounds the Paris area. The reason for our visit is to check out The Tyromancers and their new album, Colors Through the Void, which will be released on November 25th, 2022. About Colors Through the Void The Tyromancers pull […]

  • Album Review: The Homing Bird’s Trace by River Flows Reverse

    River Flows Reverse comes to us from Hungary, but they’re not actually a band. And The Homing Bird’s Trace, the music they created during the early days of the pandemic, is a hauntingly beautiful, somewhat-improvisational jam session recorded when said musicians were bored and unable to play shows. The members of River Flows Reverse come […]

  • Album Review: Festival by Future Wizards and the Zap Archive

    Future Wizards have teamed up with The Zap Archive to bring us a 2-track album called Festival, which saw its release on November 3rd. You may remember The Zap Archive from my review of the Whitebeard album about a month ago, where the drums and bass were taken from this “shadowy group.” The band members […]

  • Album Review: Realms by Onségen Ensemble

    Onségen Ensemble hail from Northern Finland and are composers of music as varied as the array of instruments the group employs to create it. They use everything from ocarina to didgeridoo, from jazzy horns to mellotron, alongside the traditional rock instruments of guitars, drums, and bass. Across their new album, called Realms, you will hear […]

  • Top Psychedelic Doom Bands: From Ufomammut to Clouds Taste Satanic

    There are many genres of music out there, and each serve as an umbrella for a multitude of sub-genres. Of those, we all have our favorites, for instance, I’m a long-time fan of metal, and my preferred sub-genres are thrash, doom, and psychedelic, but countless others I find highly enjoyable. Today we will cover a […]