If you check the credits of The Rolling Stones- Goats Head Soup LP from 1973 you-ll find a certain @Pascal@ listed on the percussion section. That is none other than Los Angeles based artist Nicolas Pascal Raicevik *1933/1994(, aka 107/34/8933, aka Head, aka Nik Pascal, aka Nik Raicevic. Besides his hitting the bongoes on the Stones album, Nik was a great artist on his own, both as a painter and as a musician. As a musician, he was a pioneer in the use of synthesizers, preceeding the Berlin school by some years when his Head LP was released on on Buddah in 1970. Buddah probably saw in Head the opportunity to cash in s... + INFO
9.30 Fly formed in Cheltenham, UK, in 1971 with Michael Wainwright *vocals(, Barbara Wainwright *vocals, piano(, Lyn Oakey *guitar(, Gary Charman *bass( and Mike Clark *Drums(. They soon gathered local popularity, even opening for The Velvet Underground at Malver Winter Gardens in 1972. That same year they released their eponymous LP on Ember, offering in it a fantastic selection of original tunes in the finest UK prog rock style, mixing in some folkie melodies and keeping a psychedelic air all through the grooves.Their original Ember LP has since become a rare collectors- piece that gets now it-s first legit vinyl re... + INFO
More of that West Yorkshire ambient-drone-and-more goodness from A/Sun Amissa on Gizeh! Ceremony In The Stillness is the project's perfectly named fourth full/length, and as well as those deep dark smooth atmospheres, it also features both thick riffs and actual drums in a few places, bringing another angle into the Amissa world. A very atmospheric record.
Original members Kawabata Makoto (guitar, speed guru) and Higashi Hiroshi (synthesizer, noodle god) are here joined by Jyonson Tsu (vocal, midnight whistler), Satoshima Nani (drums, another dimension) and Wolf (bass, space and time) and as anyone that has seen the new line up live will testify, things have gone even more cosmic. 'Reverse Of Rebirth In Universe' sees the band return to their old label Riot Season for the first time since 2012's 'IAO Chant From The Melting Paraiso Underground Freak Out'. Both label and band have gone on some wonderful journeys during that time apart but both felt the stars were finally ... + INFO
Noise-freaks ACTION BEAT serve up another helping of inspired rock improv madness. LP-only release pressed on 180-gram clear vinyl with download. Edition of 475 copies.