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“…density and frenzy…”

03/29/2017     / / / /

There are few bands around now that insist upon long-form songs; still, there are fewer that absolutely require just shy…

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“ … a countdown to oblivion, a countdown to infinity … ”

03/20/2017     / / / / / /

What’s better than a band with a great album? A band with another one, obviously, as well as one that…

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“ … extremely rich in heavy psychedelia … ”

03/20/2017     / / / / /

Lamagaia are somewhat a psychedelic mystery. The band from Gothenburg, Sweden has a lot of material to explore, yet there…

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“ … in the inevitable end of year lists … ”

03/20/2017     / / / / / /

Last year I reviewed an album by a, then, little known Swedish band who had produced an outstanding album, comprised…

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Pale Anxieties/SOB 3.16.17

03/17/2017     / / / /

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A Dream In Yellow/SOB 3.9.17

03/10/2017     / / / /

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I Went Out To See The World/SOB 3.2.17

03/03/2017     / / / /

Grandaddy-He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s the Pilot-The Sophtware Slump-2000-UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) Dan Misha Goldman-Champion of the Afterworld-Champion of the…

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Now Cover Your Body With Black Light/SOB 2.23.17

02/24/2017     / / / /

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No One To Blame When They’re In Their Prime/SOB 2.16.17

02/17/2017     / / / /

E Gone-Habit Hides You-The Third Is A Mountain Which Holds A Dagger-E GONE-2017 Elkhorn-Seven Arrows-Live at Rhizome-Elkhorn-2016 Sagas-Nimbus Silhouettes-Red In…

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“Straight out of the top drawer … ”

02/10/2017     / / / / /

More Swedes, then, and psychedelic ones at that. And where there are psychedelic Swedes there usually lurks, not too distantly,…

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