psych

30 seconds interview: Mass Datura

With a knack for glammed-up psych pop and a penchant for the occult, Mass Datura are five misfits making dreamy technicolor prog. We delved into the brain of frontman Thomas to find out what makes him tick...

Featured artist: Magic Mountain

'We’ve been set free to shred!' says Magic Mountain's Lins Wilson. And with the trio combining elements of their respective bands Grammatics, Menace Beach and Pulled Apart By Horses, who are we to argue?

Interview: Spectres

Bristol based noise-rock outfit Spectres on their gigs with Ride this week and what they've got up their sleeves for the rest of 2017...

30 seconds interview: Weirds

Drawn to the edgier side of psych, Leeds four-piece Weirds temper their primal rock ‘n’ roll instincts with something stranger and darker, like The Melvins wigging out with Hookworms...

30 seconds interview: Matadors

Matadors is the monikor of a solo Mancunian noisenik who’s keen on keeping his profile low and our expectations high. Don't miss his debut glam/psych release for RIP Records...

Interview: Sex Swing

Sex Swing's Jason Stoll and Dan Chandler let us in on the making of their monolithic new LP, which hits a spot somewhere between Suicide, Throbbing Gristle and Cluster...

Interview: The Cosmic Dead

Glasgow’s loopy, gloopy space rockers The Cosmic Dead have spent 2016 stoking the fires of psych with a killer new record and a bonkers world tour. We get under their skin with guitarist James T Mckay...

30 seconds interview: Vodun

Ritualistic doom-metal merchants Vodun blend the mystique of West African indigenous faith with switched-on psych-rock. We spend 30 seconds with the trio to learn more...

Playlist: Baba Yaga’s Hut

Our new playlist has been curated by Ant Chalmers from the out-there London promoters Baba Yaga’s Hut. Tune into the 10 tracks that are getting him hot under the collar this summer...