Tag: Sunrise Ocean Bender

  • JuJu – ‘JuJu’

    JuJu is Gioele Valenti, Lay Llamas collaborator and musical alter ego behind Herself. JuJu is his current vehicle, highlighting a chapter in the, “on-going exodus from Africa that more often than not ends in ignored tragedies at sea”. Through the medium of music, JuJu the artist achieves his stated goal, “to turn that defeat into a…

  • Sons Of The Void – ‘Sons Of The Void’

    “Sons of the Void is the latest project from David Max, former bassist/songwriter with Hoboken/NYC psych rockers Tadpoles. Following his tenure with Tadpoles, David emigrated to Switzerland and began a 5-year stint as guitarist/songwriter in Genesis P-Orridge’s psych-futurist collective Psychic TV. David has also worked alongside many pioneers of drone, dream and psych over the years,…

  • LP Review: E Gone – ‘Advice To Hill Walkers’

    LP Review: E Gone – ‘Advice To Hill Walkers’

    Daniel Westerlund aka The Goner aka E Gone, recently beseeched that we, “stick it to the powers that be”, with the announcement of E Gone’s follow up to last years landmark, (in every sense of the word), ‘All The Suns Of The Earth‘ LP. “Being the second part of a loosely knit trilogy – ‘Advice…

  • LP Review: United Bible Studies – ‘So As To Preserve The Mystery’

    LP Review: United Bible Studies – ‘So As To Preserve The Mystery’

    In an effort to maintain a balanced sense of perspective, it is necessary to flambé ones objective juices, to periodically take a trip outside of what is often mistakenly referred to as your, “comfort zone”. United Bible Studies‘ latest release, ‘So As To Preserve The Mystery’, could be construed as one such foray. I have…

  • 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…

  • JIBÓIA – ‘Badlav’

    JIBÓIA – ‘Badlav’

    One of the very few things I was hugely disappointed with at Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, was the three stage set-up which pretty much guaranteed that you would miss a dozen or so bands over the two days. Sadly for me, Jibóia became one of those casualties as I had already decided I wanted…

  • The Movements – ‘Like Elephants 1 + 2’

    The Movements – ‘Like Elephants 1 + 2’

    “…I guess I am one, of all the lost, I am one of those, who lost all direction, I am one of those…” – “All The Lost” – Like Elephants 1. This listener is one, of all those lost in the rapture of these latest songs from The Movements. Like Elephants 1 + 2 are…

  • E GONE – ‘All The Suns Of The Earth’

    E GONE – ‘All The Suns Of The Earth’

    “All The Suns Of The Earth” is the latest long player solo offering from Daniel Westerlund, in his current guise as E Gone. Released and available through Sunrise Ocean Bender Records worldwide, and via their link-up with Cardinal Fuzz in the UK. Westerlund, formerly incarnated as The Goner for his 2010 release, “Behold A New Traveler”…