Post Tagged with: "Psychedelic Rock"

Noel Redding’s Fat Mattress – Fat Mattress (1969): Forgotten Series

Noel Redding’s Fat Mattress – Fat Mattress (1969): Forgotten Series

Itching to do his own thing, Jimi Hendrix bassist Noel Redding formed Fat Mattress, which fused whimsical psychedelic pop with sunshine-spangled folk rock.

Drywater – Backbone of the Nation (2017)

Drywater – Backbone of the Nation (2017)

Sounding like nothing on the airwaves, or even in underground music circles, Drywater was either several years behind or a few years ahead of its time.

The Dream, featuring Terje Rypdal – Get Dreamy (1967, 2017 reissue)

The Dream, featuring Terje Rypdal – Get Dreamy (1967, 2017 reissue)

‘Get Dreamy’ is a little more than a curiosity for the Terje Rypdal freaks, fans of original psych-rock who hadn’t already discovered this obscure relic of its time will find much to trip over.

Maundy Quintet, Fewdle Lords, Cosmic Camel + others, Psychedelic States: Florida in the ’60s Vol. 4 (2015)

Maundy Quintet, Fewdle Lords, Cosmic Camel + others, Psychedelic States: Florida in the ’60s Vol. 4 (2015)

‘Psychedelic States: Florida in the ’60s Vol. 4’ focuses on teen garage rock sounds rather than the acid-drenched dementia its title suggests.

Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (2015)

Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia (2015)

Jacco Gardner’s fine new second album ‘Hypnophobia’ channels the spirit of Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett circa 1967.

Calling From a Star: The Merrell Fankhauser Story, by Merrell Fankhauser (2015): Books

Calling From a Star: The Merrell Fankhauser Story, by Merrell Fankhauser (2015): Books

Merrell Fankhauser’s contributions to the music scene are priceless, and I’m thrilled to say his memoir is just as worthy.

One Track Mind: Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, “Long Gone” (2014)

One Track Mind: Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, “Long Gone” (2014)

Charlotte Kemp Muhl and Sean Lennon’s Ghost of A Saber Tooth Tiger offered a revealing cover tune during a stop at a New York City radio station.

‘It was about personal experience’: Roger Waters says Pink Floyd never played space rock

‘It was about personal experience’: Roger Waters says Pink Floyd never played space rock

For too long, founder Roger Waters says, Pink Floyd has been saddled with a genre designation that he finds laughably inappropriate: Space rock. He says the band was always anything but

Coke Weed – Back To Soft (2013)

It’s 6 o’clock in the morning and I’m standing in a foot of snow. It’s dark, cold, and windy, and while I try to fight my way through the blowing snow with an oversized barn shovel, I remember that I stood in this exact same spot a few short months ago…

Forgotten series: The Strange Flowers – Aeroplanes In The Backyard (2008)

Forgotten series: The Strange Flowers – Aeroplanes In The Backyard (2008)

Imagine an amalgam of a psychedelic R.E.M. and the Grapes of Wrath, and you’ve got the Strange Flowers from Italy.

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