While the song structures are similar to the band's past releases, with long buildups that lead to great psychedelic bursts, it's also much more electronic-based, showcasing enlarged arrangements and a soulful brand of synth wizardry that's as palatable for the EDM generation as it is for psych-rock
The band are playing Reverberation, a new psych-rock
festival at Dublin's Grand Social on August 14 and 15.
Jessie Jones was the vocalist for psych-rock
kids Feeding People.
Guitarist Alex Malliris says:"Dark and brooding psych-rock
seems quite apt to describe our sound, Although our new material seems to be a bit heavier and packs quite a punch at times.
Joining them on the bill are cosmic songwriter Jane Weaver, who bagged Piccadilly Records' number one album of 2014, Kiwi psych-rock
outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dum Girls, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Dutch Uncles, Bad Breeding, Apes, Single Mothers and Slaves.
ANTA, a psych-rock
quartet from Bristol who made an impact with second album Centurionaut at the tail end of last year, will be at Coventry's Tin Music & Arts on Wednesday.
The US was humbling but there's nothing quite like a good Glasgow gig The brilliant Syd Arthur are making major waves with their superb psych-rock
The album sees the band "pushing boundaries at times into more experimental, psych-rock
sounds, while still maintaining some of the folk-rock elements that the band was built on," a press release says.
Yet that is the substantial trick performed by Cardiff psych-rock
overlords Keys, who have scored a triple slot on the soundtrack to music industry comedy Svengali.
But keep with it as it's an album that throws all they've learnt in their career into the pot so there's the psych-rock
of 2013, the Move On Up-style blues of It's Alight, It's OK and the blissed-out noise of Relativity.
Headlining act HOOKWORMS fling themselves headlong into classic 80s/90s psych-rock
like they're trying to break something.
Their ether-scraping psych-rock
is perfect accompaniment as the sun sets over the stadium.