April 29, 2016

Storming out of a small studio in the back of a garden in Cambridge, UK, the four-piece unit Psychic Lemon have released certainly one of the most kick-ass amazing psychedelic records I’ve so far heard this year. It’s all the more remarkable being that the self-titled album is the band’s debut.

Band members Andrew Briston (guitar, vocals, keyboards, acoustic guitar), Andrew Hibberd (bass), George Horler (guitar, vocals, slide guitar), and Martin Law (drums, percussion) play with breathtaking energy and top-notch chops, but never let it get too overly slick sounding, maintaining the raw energy of live music. And while citing influences such as Syd Barrett, The Heads, Goat, and Amon Duul II, they really have created...

April 28, 2016

Welcome friends to my new blog, Psychedelic Waves. The idea here is to create a blog about psychedelic music and related styles that is more than just a review blog. To be sure, there will be reviews of new albums, but also, hopefully, some fresh insight on some older albums, plus news, interviews, opinion articles, and the thing that I hope will make my blog a little different: I plan on sharing little anecdotes from my musical life. I love telling stories, and I have a lot of them to tell.

 

I encourage you to join me on this musical journey, to not just learn about the latest grooves in psychedelic rock, but to experience what writer Tom Knox called ‘psychic music’. This is more the music of life’s less tangible...

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Jeff Fitzgerald

is a writer, musician and broadcaster. He formerly hosted the radio shows

Electronic Realizations on CKMS-FM and Prog World and  River Gibbs FM. He wrote for 15 years for the webzine Aural Innovations. He is also one half of the space prog duo The Star Diaries, one half of the electronic music duo Systems of Wonder, and is part of the Arcturus Strange collective.

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