Tag: Cardinal Fuzz

  • Album Review: The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol – ‘Masters Of The Mole Hill’

    Album Review: The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol – ‘Masters Of The Mole Hill’

    ‘Masters of the Mole Hill‘ is the 9th LP by TBWNIAS – The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol, perhaps Cana-duh’s best kept secret. Last year’s ‘Pathfinder’ opus, introduced to the baying UK pack by Cardinal Fuzz, rightly left the uninitiated salivating for more – ‘Masters of the Mole Hill’ consummates that fevered tryst. ‘Masters…

  • Album Review: Quicksails – ‘Fleurs de la Lune’

    Album Review: Quicksails – ‘Fleurs de la Lune’

    A crash course in all that is Quicksails with a few words from the man himself; “Quicksails is the moniker of Ben Billington’s densely layered solo electronic music. Influenced by the Kosmische school of krautrock and the organ works of minimalists Terry Riley and J.D. Emmanuel, Billington conjures abstract synth-scapes, hypnotic loops and textured atmospheres punctuated…

  • Happening: Cardinal Fuzz – Sonic Attack at Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, Saturday 26th September

    Happening: Cardinal Fuzz – Sonic Attack at Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, Saturday 26th September

    This weekend sees Cardinal Fuzz in full flight with their Sonic Attack at Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia on Saturday 26th of September. 4 parts of the enviable Cardinal Fuzz roster, in the shape of elemental forces of nature – The Heads, Cult Of Dom Keller, Kandodo 3 and Dead Sea Apes will grace the…

  • LP Review: Dead Sea Apes – ‘Spectral Domain’

    LP Review: Dead Sea Apes – ‘Spectral Domain’

    Time flies when you’re having fun… It seems like only yesterday that I was reviewing the Dead Sea Apes‘ majestic 2014 offering, ‘High Evolutionary’. Suffice to say that with ‘Spectral Domain’ they have surpassed themselves yet again, literally transcending beyond, revelling in their self-styled incorporeal dominion. These fabled Dead Sea dwellers, allegedly transformed into Apes…

  • Evening Fires – ‘Where I’ve Been Is Places and What I’ve Seen Is Things’

    Evening Fires – ‘Where I’ve Been Is Places and What I’ve Seen Is Things’

    ‘Where I’ve Been Is Places and What I’ve Seen Is Things’ is, “the newest album in Evening Fires ongoing story. Once again recorded in the their ‘secret Appalachian den,’ “WIBIPAWISIT” was mastered by Kramer and is Evening Fires at their finest. Described as peddlers of that old-time rural acid rock and purveyors of Appalachian space…

  • Chef Menteur – ‘III’

    Chef Menteur – ‘III’

    I consider myself blessed to have made the acquaintance of the Sunrise Ocean Bender Record Label last year, their website describes them as, “an independent label based in Richmond, Virginia, specializing in limited edition vinyl releases as well as digital formats. From psych rock to psych pop, prog to space rock, electronic to the kosmische…

  • Lumerians – ‘Transmissions From Telos Vol. III’

    Lumerians – ‘Transmissions From Telos Vol. III’

    ‘Transmissions From Telos Vol. III’ is the latest Long Player offering from Lumerians. It is available for pre-order on Cardinal Fuzz, on electric blue and black vinyl or hand made compact disc, on Friday 24th October and will ship around 12th November. The album comes with the striking cover image of Andean cloud forest dweller…

  • Dead Sea Apes – ‘High Evolutionary’

    Dead Sea Apes – ‘High Evolutionary’

    “Hello. We are Dead Sea Apes. We make music.” With that matter of fact, mission statement of intent, issued in May of 2010, along with the digital release of “Soy Dios”, the musical landscape was forever stretched and warped beyond the confines of it’s meaningless boundaries. Subsequent releases, in 2012 of “Astral House” again in…

  • Chromaticism’s Liverpool Psych Fest Video Diary

    Chromaticism’s Liverpool Psych Fest Video Diary

    My personal odyssey, initially posted to my Chromaticism Facebook page… (each bold text is a link to the band or to a video by the band)… The Seraphim bestrode the Elysium Fields of Liverpool International Festival Of Psychedelia last weekend, which sensationally kicked off with Purple Heart Parade… http://youtu.be/vFj4Q01XsQ4. Formes were new to me, absolutely loved their unique, doom tinged set… http://youtu.be/cSeLjCTz3iU. Pete Bassman…

  • White Manna – ‘Live Frequencies’

    White Manna – ‘Live Frequencies’

    “Space Ritual”, “Live At Leeds”, “Kick Out The Jams”, “Metallic K.O.” – undoubtedly, “Live Frequencies” is entirely and comfortably at home in this exalted company, in time it will be regarded as much as a defining moment in the psych genre as it’s esteemed forebears were in theirs. Recorded in Stengrad, Copenhagen and Le Kalif,…