psych

30 seconds interview: Pure Joy

Wirral psych-rockers Pure Joy claim their music is ‘like riding a dolphin through a hurricane made of rainbows’. We tune in to see if their lysergic pop lives up to these bold claims...

Featured artist: Pure Joy

Not to be mistaken with the late-eighties Seattle college-rock band of the same name, Merseyside trio Pure Joy are purveyors of blissed out indie-pop and mellow psychedelia. Don't miss.

Interview: Tomaga

'Melody speaks to the mind, whereas rhythm hypnotises and makes people dance' - Tomaga on their loose-limbed psychedelic sound

In session: Tomaga

London duo Tomaga have been expanding eardrums with their sonic ambiguity and rhythmic ritualism since 2013. Watch them live in action at our M showcase for Independent Venue Week...

Playlist: Tangerines

Tangerines are a Peckham-based quartet who count Hookworms’ MJ and Hooton Tennis Club among their pals and peers. They've taken over our weekly playlist slot, bringing all manner of mayhem with them...

30 seconds interview: Tangerines

Tangerines are a ballsy South London quartet mixing up seventies’ chugging guitars with the sound of Pittsburgh circa 1968. Tune in and get down...

In session: TOY

Psych-rock quintet TOY are quintessentially a classy pop outfit filtered through a hippy-trippy sonic time warp. With two albums under their belts (and a third in gestation), they've become a formidable live turn. Watch them in action...

TOY to headline Club Attitude 2015

Brighton psych-rock quintet TOY will headline Club Attitude, an annual event highlighting the need to improve access to venues for deaf and disabled fans.

30 seconds interview: Half Loon

London quintet Half Loon swaggered onto the burgeoning British psych scene late last September with their spinning debut single Swearword – a heady paean to Californian freakbeat and all-out guitary weirdness. Follow-up Reverie, which is due 2 February through RIP Records, promises another off-kilter experience and is sure to set the agenda for a trippy 2014...