Tag Archives: Holy Mountain

Freakender Day 2, 16/9/17

Kicking off a day sure to be filled with riotous revelry for Freakender day two are local act Kaputt, playing their first ever show, and at six bands in to the weekend we’re seeing a little sax revival as 50% of the acts on offer have contained saxophone thus far, not that we’re complaining. The five … Continue Reading ››

Earthless, Holy Mountain, Sloth Metropolis at Audio, 25/5/15

Prog lives! A soiree of rock and roll recess - bank holiday, innit - which, whilst admittedly featuring two bands nestling more towards straight up, banging psychedelic rock, definitely features an average song length well surpassing a pithy ten minutes; plus some noodling; plus some trippy reverb (minus the requisite acid-flavoured visuals unfortunately) - that makes … Continue Reading ››

Holy Mountain, Halfrican, Young Philadelphia at Stereo, 18/10/14

Young Philadelphia are 100 riff a minute noise-mathematicians, stitching together all kinds of mismatched tempos, time signatures and dynamic shifts, yet they still know how to lock into a good groove, as songs like ‘LQDBRKFST’ show. Halfrican combine the catchiest 60s garage psych and surf licks with an impressive amount of manic punk intensity, sort of … Continue Reading ››

Holy Mountain – Ancient Astronauts [Chemikal Underground]

Holy Mountain come pre-soaked in Mesoamerican mystery - with the reference to Alejandro Jodorowsky’s metaphysical mountain of the mind, the pre-historic landing pads of the Nazca lines and the stepped pyramid’s extraterrestrial architecture on their album cover, the ‘setting’ is staged for a particular peculiar trip. It’s a familiar yet personal take on the classic “space, … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Croc Madame Vs. Croc Monsieur at the Art School 4/3/11

Wandering into the Art School just before 9pm, everything seems to be simply buzzing about tonight’s event, it could easily be the best line up of Glasgow acts you will see this year. A superbly mouth-watering event put on Croc Vs Croc … Continue Reading ››