Swedish Psychedelic Music Part 2

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We seldom highlight music from our home country but in this episode we turn the spotlight on some Swedish underground and psychedelic bands. In the episode we listen to some of the most obscure bands of the Swedish underground, like Paul Edoh’s Class Breakers, which only release was a test pressing with just a few copies made, but we also play well established acts, such as Nature and Mecki Mark Men. To add some confusion, we also throw in a Finnish band, Cirius, and the reason for the inclusion is that they do a little-known but great version of Bosses Låt (originally recorded by the Swedish band Fläsket Brinner). On top of this, we also listen to some contemporary Swedish progressive music with Pocket-Size and the track Clairvoyant from their new album Immortality (released in December 2018).

Raunchy (Scam records, 1975)
-Flygmaskinen
Nature-Earthmover (Sonet, 1974)   
-Mystery Brew
Paul Edoh’s Class Breakers (No label/test pressing, 1970)   
-It’s Raining
Mecki Mark Men (Philips, 1967)   
-Midnight Land   
Cirius-Cirius II (Blue Master Special, 1974)   
-Bossen Laulu (Bosses Låt)   
Älgarnas Trädgård-Framtiden är ett svävande skepp, förankrat i forntiden (Silence, 1972)
-Saturnus Ringar

You find more info on Pocket-Size and upcoming shows on their homepage and Facebook. For more on Swedish psychedelia, check out this previous episode. Thanks to Stefan Kéry from Subliminal Sounds for providing with information for this episode.

Late Night Vibes

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In this episode we go into a late-night mood with some nocturnal psychedelic and private press records. For many of the artists featured in this episode the information is scarce and most of them are still flying under-the-radar, so we hope to shed some light on these great records and hopefully you’ll find something new and interesting that you have not heard before.

Jazz Bend Me Blues Band (Algar, 1967/68)
-Lady Weaver
Moonlyte – Better Late Than Never… (Astro Records, 1974)
-Magic Stencils
Jimmy Thompson (Dek Records, 1969)
-In My Dreams
Last of the Unknowns (Thundermen, ?)
-1, 2 Many X´s
Ben Bogaardt – s/t (Can-Aussie Distributors, 1971)
-U.F.O.
Tim Callander – Future (IJCM, 1979)   
-Headin’ To Redwood

Thanks to Aaron Dunn for help with background info on the Brothers Bogaardt.

Not Your Average Joe

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We have put together an eclectic mix of unique artistic expressions in this show. The tracks doesn’t follow a specific genre but all are from the parallel universe of privately pressed music. For the episode we’ve also been in contact with Garrett Schroeder who helped us to fill in some gaps regarding his debut album “Lack of Sleep”. We end this episode with Thunder Tillman and the great track Condor Sunflower from their long-awaited new EP.

David S Mull (Alpine Records, 197?)
-Far From Home
Garrett Schroeder – Lack of Sleep (Earth Records, 1979)
-Maze of Dreams
Del Buckingham-No Gimmicks (Genera, 1974)
-Wrong Is Right
Ingegärd Nordell – Känsla (Retone, 1973)
-Vart Steg Du Tar
Warhorse – Seduction (No label, 1979)
-She Looks So Good
Michael Kamper – s/t (No label, 1986)  
-The White Haired Lady
Steve Akin (Ash Records, 1970)
-I’m Trippin’ Alone

Thanks to Jonathan Kirby of Numero Group and Garrett Schroeder for helping us with background info for the episode.