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Sharron Kraus
Joy's Reflection Is Sorrow

Modern folk connoisseurs Sunstone Records (Kontiki Suite, Moth Effect) present the latest LP from Sharron Kraus. It’s a typically eerie set of songs from Kraus, taking in English and Appalachian traditions as well as influences from magick and Gothic literature. With her a...view item »

Trappist Afterland
Seviien

The psychedelic odd-folk group Trappist Afterland, who are, surprisingly enough, from Australia despite their convincing old-world Europe sound and vibe, present a new full-length, Seviien. I found myself reminded of the creeping ritual vibe of the great lost Leeds band Trumpets Of Death, particularly i...view item »
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Lords of Thyme
Pellets

Presented as ambassadors for the new wave of old English folk music, The Lords of Thyme commit their debut album to wax after making a gentle splash with the CD version last year. Pitching themselves between Nick Drake, Fairport Convention and The Byrds with a rich, full-band ra...view item »

Balduin
Bohemian Garden

Balduin of Switzerland continues to study his favourite two decades at leisure, apparently heedless of all current pop fashions. From the title onwards, his new LP Bohemian Garden is a deceptively clever piece of work. Most of the sense of pa...view item »

Pill Fangs
Pill Fangs

This is the garage rock side project of Dan Haywood who we know better from being the leader and wordsmith of Dan Haywood's New Hawks. This is confrontational and unique garage rock which takes influenced from the early neanderthal and minimalist rock of Velvet Underground. Spitefully recorded in mono for that o...view item »
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Sir Plastic Crimewave
Feathered Serpents

Sir Plastic Crimewave is a veteran of a whole handful of heavy and avant-psych outfits (as well as the magazine Galactic Zoo Dossier), but Feathered Serpents is his very first time stepping out into the limelight for a solo LP! This one has been brewing for some time (15 years!), and is a sweet suite of...view item »
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Laurie Shaw
Felted Fruit

Amalgamating vintage sounds with a contemporary slant, not unlike Cate Le Bon, Laurie Shaw’s music emanates the gentle ebb and flow of soft vocals and warm fuzz. The 30 tracks on this double album are certain to make their impression on you, like crashing waves carve out the rocks of the shaw. One can’t help but feel this album&rsquo...view item »

Moth Effect
Crocodilians

Moth Effect is an enigmatic one-man band. Crocodilians is a bunch of instrumentals that will leave you in a dream-like state. Moth Effect is influenced by ‘60s hard rock bands like MC5 and The Stooges and ‘90s bands such as Stereolab. The el...view item »
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Kontiki Suite
The Greatest Show On Earth

Second album from Kontiki Suite, a gang of countryish dudes making carefully crafted slices of pop-rock. The Greatest Show On Earth is dramatic not so much in the sense that it is sonically wild, but in that it summons up stories in the mind of the listener. Lovely cover art too. The band are self-releasing this one, bu...view item »
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Bronco Bullfrog
Marmalade

Bronco Bullfrog pitch themselves as a ‘Psych-tinged Mod Pop’ band, and actually manage to deliver without sounding like a tired pastiche! Somehow they get the production just right, along with the vocal harmonies and the gentle kitchen-psychedelia of Marmalade’s lyrics. Double A-side 7” single in...view item »
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Balduin
All In a Dream

It's inaugural release day for Sunstone Records, who proudly give 'All In A Dream' to the world. Balduin is a solo project that's been dwelling in a bedroom out in Switzerland for the last twelve odd years, devoted to the classic tricks of pop music as heard through all the colours of the rainbow: psych, jazz and electronic all make cameo appear...view item »
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Trappist Afterland
Afterlander

Trappist Afterland have a great name, suggesting a group of people who’ve drunk so much Trappist beer that they have broken through to some land beyond of other consciousness. Happily, the music could support that notion: Afterlander is full of thoroughly fried folk, a richly weird vein running through its centre....view item »
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Haleiwa
Wall of Blue Sky / Harbour

Daringly limited to 99 copies, this 7” on Sunstone Records contains two tracks from an unfamiliar Swedish band named Haleiwa. They sound upbeat and smooth, with perhaps a hint of lingering melancholy underneath. I guess a Wall Of Blue Sky has an aspect of oblivion to it, as well as the promise of sunny days....view item »

White Candles
Monolith

Fans of Broadcast, the Ghost Box label, Daphne Oram, Maston  and BBC Radiophonic stuff will enjoy this three track 7" of electronic psychedelia. It's full of fizzy synths, hazy vocals and all manner of special effects including a rather odd robotic vocal that appears half way through. Hey, it's the future!...view item »
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Balduin
The Glamour Forest EP

This is ace! When this 7" was handed to me I eyed it with suspicion. A funny-looking guy stands next to some kind of gnome house, proudly clutching a large stick he has found. I know better than to judge a record by its cover these days, though, and if you take it out and put it on your record player you'll find that Swiss one-man band ...view item »
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The Lords of Thyme
Proud Maisre / If I Was a Bird

The Lords of Thyme sounds like the name of Dr Who’s Canterbury folk band doesn’t it? It probably won’t surprise you that these Thyme-Lords have nothing to do with the BBC franchise. This is in fact understated folky business which does indeed sound like it’s straight out of Canterbury, however. I’m picking o...view item »
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Three Dimensional Tanx
I am go / Loose Id Syd

This single opens with a Hammond refrain that sounds an awful lot like 'No More Heroes' by the Stranglers, but then there's some comically overdriven wah-wah guitar and some chatty vocals that remind me a little bit of the first Arctic Monkeys album. I heard these guys's a...view item »

Klaus Johann Grobe
Traumhaft / Nicht Du Stoppen

Klaus Johann Grobe’s debut 10” quite rightly grabbed our coveted Single of the Week trophy when it came out a few months ago so it’s nice to see to see that they’re back with a new 7” this week. The first side opens with a kind of rinky-dink organ sound which made me wonder w...view item »
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