Category: 2005

Kollektiv – Live 1973 (2005)

“Our music has a structure which is simpler than it’s used to be in jazz, instead we pay more attention to tones and moods. It’s predominantly improvised music what we’re doing. Even most of the themes and determined parts are originally based on improvisation. We broaden the common range of tone colours by using sometimes a rather strong electronic alienation of guitar, flute or saxophone. According to our experience our music is well appreciated by both jazz and rock fans since each of them can find sufficient elements of their preferred style respectively.”

Electric Magma – Snail The Wah (2005)

“Electric Magma formed in 2000 in the tiny hamlet known as Toronto, Canada. Emerging from the ashes of previous musical endeavors, the thunderous trio comprised of Tryg Smith , Tim Reesor and Mario Lunardo forged ahead with their vision of sonic eruption. Halfway up the fuzzed-out sludge ladder, somewhere in between the metal boogie rock of Clutch and the surfed-up stoner rock of Fu Manchu, lies the sound of burning liquid rock. Electrified Magma… While the lack of a singer can be a crippling obstacle for many a lesser band, it has only added fuel to their collective fire and driven their fuzzed-out riff rock into another dimension.”


Acid Mothers Temple & The Cosmic Inferno – Anthem of the Space (2005)

“Acid Mothers Temple & The Cosmic Inferno is one of many offshoots/permutations of Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.. Acid Mothers Temple & the Cosmic Inferno differs from the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. not only in line-up but also in style of music. The Cosmic Inferno generally plays much heavier, hard-rock inspired psychedelia, and experiments more with effects pedals.”


The Heads – Dead in the Water (2005)

“In the early 90’s, in a back street garage somewhere in Bristol, Simon, Hugo, Wayne and founding member Dave Spencer would jam for hours and then retire to Simons house for tea and a ‘chat’ until we could barely communicate. These were happy days and we really didn’t give a fuck about anything other than getting in that garage, away from the scum outside, and turning those amps up to 11.”


SubArachnoid Space – The Red Veil (2005)

“Their music, always instrumental and often improvised, features long slow pieces of strange and obscure soundscapes in the vein of HAWKWIND’s Space Ritual, but more down-tempo and evolving, with tortured spacey guitars. Their sound is very obscure and noisy, quite modern and unique, transporting you to lost and unknown galaxies to explore… An unique experience! Icy and tormented, rather dark and experimental than light and relaxing, SUBARACHNOID SPACE is highly recommended to frightening, space and psychedelic rock explorers! NB: In anatomy, the subarachnoid space is the interval in the brain between the arachnoid mater and pia mater.”


Green Milk From the Planet Orange – City Calls Revolution (2005)

“Jam sessions musically oriented at playing progressive rock with the emphasis on psychedelic and space… GREEN MILK FROM THE PLANET ORANGE offers excellent space and heavy psychedelic rock and can be rated on the same level as other Japanese acts like ‘Acid Mothers Temple’ and ‘Flower Travelin’ Band’.”


Tivol – Early Teeth (2005)

“While the “free folk” music boom from Finland has recently grabbed the ears of many of this planet’s less ape-eared, Holy Mountain is more than pleased to extend a hand to the darker— not to mention-more rocking— side of this contemporaneous scene. Tivol plays a throbbing, violent and aggressive strain of acid rock that has nothing to do with subtlety. Their already hypnotic material is further enhanced by screamed vocals that do not seem to emanate from this earth.”

Secret Saucer – Element 115 (2005)

“SECRET SAUCER is an idea to bring like minded musicians together to play improvised space rock in a studio setting. The band is build up by members of several US psych/space groups like QUARKSPACE, STAR NATION and SUN MACHINE. Steve Taylor and Steve Hayes had already toured with Nik Turner and Daevid Allen… Even though it sounds like well thought-out song compositions the music is purely improvised coupled with some slight krautrock leanings. SECRET SAUCER surely appeals to fans who prefer the psychedelic phase of Porcupine Tree or like to listen to bands with hypnotic moves like Hawkwind, Gong, Man, Oresund Space Collective and Ozric Tentacles.”