Review: Hibushibire – Turn On, Tune In, Freak Out!

Hailing from Japan’s Kansai district Hibushibire are at the forefront of the new wave of Japanese psychedelic rock bands. Their Freakout Orgasm! album from early 2017 reset my expectations on what psych rock is all about as effectively as Mainliner and Musica Transonic did back in the mid 90’s. Yes, they are that good and…

Interview with Lower Slaughter

Lower Slaughter are in Bristol for a gig following the release of their bloody superb new album Some Things Take Work. I found out a few weeks ago that Barney who plays bass with them is (like me) a big fan the improbably named 90’s lo-fi unit Thinking Fellers Union Local 282. It’s clear from…