Yannick K. Author

Fait le grand écart entre kung fu old school et le rock sous toutes ses formes. Pense que Dieu serait tellement plus crédible (et badass) si c'était Iggy en disciple shaolin maniant aussi bien le nunchaku que la six cordes. En attendant il prêche pour THC.

Will you survive the wild trip of THE COSMIC DEAD’s “Infinite Peaks”?

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2024 will be a psychedelic year or won’t be, with every month bringing its share of fantastic astral explorations laden with space kraut and other psychotropic fuels. 2024...

PYRAMID elevates us with the fine psychedelia of “Beyond Borders of Time”.

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A trio, three summits for a band called Pyramid. The foundations of this musical triangle were laid in 2019 with the release of their debut album “Mind Maze”. This was...

A conversation from outer space with CARLTON MELTON.

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That’s what festivals are about: getting out of your comfort zone and discovering new bands. Over and over again. Those who make bodies, souls and crowds move. I came across...

QILIN invites us into a tormented psychedelic reverie with “Parasomnia”.

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Qilin. Here’s a mythological creature you’re likely to come across… not in your umpteenth hallucination though, but in the French Stoner Rock Scene. Two years...

DOZER: “We just play our songs very loud and kill everyone.”

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When you think of Sweden, you’d instantly think of huge stores full of cheap furniture with unpronounceable names. The more initiated know just how to fill these Kallax...

Desertfest Antwerp 2023: full review

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October 2023. The world is running amok. Wars and terrorist attacks are still a huge part of the news, so a 3-day sonic escape remains a tried and tested remedy for the ambient...

GRAVEYARD goes dark and emotional with “6”.

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Suddenly, things felt different. We’re used to it by now although I don’t think we’re quite out of the woods yet, but when the pandemic hit many bands, their...

Heavy rock supercombo KIND returns strong with “Close Encounters”.

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“Close Encounters” (of) the third KIND… Is the title of this third album a reference to the 1977 Spielberg movie? Yet there’s nothing alien about KIND’s...

UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS “Slaughter On First Avenue”

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In the occult rock scene, some are driven solely by the pompous (Ghost, just to name one), while others take a completely different approach and delve so uncompromisingly into...

Psych-jazz supernova KANAAN strikes again with “Downpour”.

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Ask Vatn Strøm (guitars), Ingvald André Vassbø (drums) and Eskild Myrvoll (bass, keyboards) are always hard at work. Whether they produce albums, jam sessions, wild...

DOZER return as true stoner masters with “Drifting in the Endless Void”.

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What do you do after having contributed to shaping European stoner rock in five essential albums? You go back to school, of course! In the literal sense for singer and guitarist...

You said doom’n’roll? HÅNDGEMENG set the world ablaze with “Ultraritual”.

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No need for an elaborate blurb to introduce you to Håndgemeng, this new quartet hailing from Nørway. Just behold the artwork of their “Motorcycle Death Cult” EP...

A thunderous taste of live: DUEL, THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX, ECSTATIC VISION.

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We’re presenting the new series of live releases from Gabriele Fiori’s prolific label Heavy Psych Sounds, which are meant to satisfy the most insatiable enthusiasts of...

BRUIT ≤ “Apologie du Temps Perdu (Vol.1)” (Pelagic Records)

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Who has never abandoned oneself for a few moments, lying in a meadow, suspended in the slow movement of the clouds, listening to the grass in the fields? Such pause and inner...

ELDER reach new heights of beauty with “Innate Passage”.

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Elder is a band you can always rely on. Whatever happens, they are there, whether it’s in your headphones, your living room, or on the top right corner of your favorite...