Elkhorn – The Acoustic Sessions Interview

Last winter, Elkhorn, which is comprised of childhood friends, Jesse Sheppard and Drew Gardner, were supposed to turn up for a gig with fellow guitarist, Turner Williams Jr. (Ramble Tamble, Guardian Alien). The night of, a blizzard struck and the concert was cancelled. So the group retreated to Gardner’s home studio, grabbed some acoustics andContinue reading “Elkhorn – The Acoustic Sessions Interview”

Pinball – S/T

Pinball’s evocative debut is both a lively and emotional entry into the world of post-rock that you won’t likely forget any time soon. Consisting of Australian and French musicians that jam around Paris, Pinball play a rather unique blend of atmospheric prog rock that occasionally flirts with spacey psychedelia. Sauntering rhythms, odd time signatures andContinue reading “Pinball – S/T”

Waterless Hills – “Waverley Cross”/”The Empty House Of The Son Of The Vali Of Pusht-I-Kuh”

Waterless Hills’ mesmerizing 8” lathe cut features elements of Eastern-European and Middle-Eastern folk music melted into the coldly stark foundations of droning post-rock. The group, which consists of Andrew Cheetham on drums and percussion, Gavin Clarke on bass, C Joynes on guitar and DBH on violin, improvises across the record’s two haunting tracks as ifContinue reading “Waterless Hills – “Waverley Cross”/”The Empty House Of The Son Of The Vali Of Pusht-I-Kuh””

Qarafa – Tape 1

Qarafa‘s Tape 1 is a smoldering, moody landscape of hazy, hallucinatory sounds that envelops around you like voracious quicksand. A total bedrock of atmospheric post-rock blended with the shadowy ghost of spiritual jazz.  The band is a supergroup of Toronto’s experimental music scene, as the members have previously been in Ischemic, RETIRED and Horse Lung.Continue reading “Qarafa – Tape 1”

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O – Electric Dream Ecstasy [Acid Rock/Space Rock/Experimental Rock]

For over 20 years, Acid Mothers Temple, through a multitude of different line-ups, side projects and collaborations, helped pioneer the current revival of psychedelic rock. The most recent addition to the group’s intimidatingly dense discography is the totally game-changing Electric Dream Ecstasy. The Brazilian label Essence Music, released EDE on limited CD, limited black vinyl andContinue reading “Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O – Electric Dream Ecstasy [Acid Rock/Space Rock/Experimental Rock]”