So it’s Halloween and you feel like letting loose. Embrace the horror as it worms its way up your spine, flooding your mind with the sounds of terrors unseen. A witches' brew of odd and eerie tunes—this is your All Hallows Eve soundtrack.
Stoner doom band Witch has managed to turn quite a few heads. Their Sabbath styled sludge is top shelf and served up thick as molasses. Featuring members of psyche band Feathers and legendary Dinosaur Jr. guitarist J. Mascis behind the traps. Their star-studded pedigree only enhances the 70s riffing that marks their self-titled debut.
Lara Bennett of Petal Motel, a blog dedicated to cosmic American music, has created a most serene psychedelic experience starting with an ambient entrance into soothing sounds, followed by an ascent of rollicking peaks, before touching down gently. Featuring local discoveries and old favourites, our guest trip master is here to guide you.
In 1976 London, Don Letts changed the course of music history by single-handedly merging punk rock and reggae. Discover how these strange bedfellows came to be and why we gratefully never looked back.
Andy French, founder of the music website Raven Sings the Blues, has made it his life’s mission to mine rare musical gems. He’s especially roused by indie, psych, garage and experimental music. As a writer and promoter, he’s steeped in music from sunup to sundown, and knows just how to attain the perfect state of mind for concentrated listening.