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Black Market Karma and Tess Parks soundtrack the apocalypse

The new single from Black Market Karma and Tess Parks is ‘The Sky Was All Diseased’. It is a collaboration borne of friendship and spontaneity and is a primer for BMK’s eleventh album Friends in Noise. End time harmonies BMK’s main person Stanley Belton said, “Tess and I first met in 2014 when she reached […]

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The Asteroid No. 4 event will be a magical night

The Asteroid No. 4, Magic Shoppe, and Magic Seas come together for a sensational psychedelic session at Chelmsford’s Hot Box on November 7. Please click here to purchase tickets. Psychedelia from the Bay Area to the Bay State to Essex The Asteroid No. 4, (San Francisco, California) and Magic Shoppe (Boston, Massachusetts) fire up a […]

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The Mind-Bending World of Twist

Manchester’s World of Twist should have been huge. Co-founder Gordon King tries to explain why it didn’t happen in his biography When Does the Mind-Bending Start? Simon Dickinson, whose band toured with World of Twist, guest reviews for Even Butterflies Make A Sound.

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New roads (to tour) for Helicon?

The mighty Helicon is back on the road with local heroes Magic Seas as support. Furthermore, both bands will be involved in a workshop to help young adults gain an understanding about how a venue stages shows.

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What’s the ‘Freakquency’, Helicon?

Exciting goings-on at the Fuzz Club label as it releases the new EP by Helicon (Glasgow) and signs The Jesus and Mary Chain.

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The Devil Has All the Best Tunes. So, please meet Thee Lucifer Sams

Thee Lucifer Sams’ frontman, Ivan Thunders, kindly provided his thoughts on Syd Barrett, psychedelia, and spontaneity. The band is currently touring with Pete Bassman supporting.

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The Spaceman Reissue Program – Pure Phase

Pure Phase by Spiritualized is often overlooked by fans and critics. With contributions from band members and other musicians, this article aims to raise its standing.

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Can Skywalker weigh a whale without a scale?

Ok, it’s a rubbish heading, but it brought you here, right? But, please, read on, it gets better… In a remarkable twisterella, two current bandmates have been involved in extracurricular projects. Léanie Kaleido’s third album was produced by Mark Gardener; while Andy Bell has a solo single out. Keen shoegazers will note that both Gardener […]

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For whom the Bell tolls

Andy Bell, snapped by Sharia Bell. To celebrate his fiftieth birthday, Andy Bell recently released his psychedelic summer single ‘Love Comes In Waves’. However, his half-century also led him to contemplate his mortality. Video still for ‘Love Comes In Waves’.  The seven inch is the harbinger of the new album The View From Halfway Down […]