1978: The Happy Dragon-Band - "3-D Free"
by Jonathan Dean on 07-30-2012
By the end of the 1970s, the hangover had worn off and underground psych entered a problematic phase, a second adolescence. If psychedelic rock had ever been a movement, it certainly wasn’t anymore, having undergone fragmentation and dispersal into the comparatively humorless realms of progressive rock and heavy metal.
We cornered Canadian rock band Suuns at this year’s Austin Psych Fest. They were one of a handful of psychedelic bands from Montreal represented at the festival this year. Keyboardist/ bassist Max Henry and guitarist/ bassist Joseph... Read Post
Issued in 1986 — at the twin zeniths of the first psychedelic revival and Australia’s post-punk underground — and just reissued in a deluxe two-CD set, Free Dirt (Aztec Music), by the Sydney band Died Pretty, is a classic debut albu... Read Post
What do you get when you mix a founding member of chart-topping women's choral group Mediaeval Baebes with a founding member of chart-topping psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker? It's amazing, and you can hear the results on When the ... Read Post