In Dool’s songs, many layered guitars and repetitions often create a semi-psychedelic, trance-like feeling of mental travel and dreaming. It’s a bit 70s, but it’s also a bit timeless and hard to really pin down. The debut album is called “Now here, there then”, and this is a good example for what I mean:
“Haunting” and “mesmerizing” are some of the adjectives people throw around for this minimalist band. A great fit for this blog. Make up your own mind:
And if you prefer something a bit less electronic, try In Drowning by the same artist.
You wouldn’t believe that this Turko-German duo is a duo. No bass, just one guitar, one set of drums and an excellent, pained voice. It’s a sort of death-n-roll meets black metal punk with some doom sprinkled on top. From Hamburg, Germany. Listen to and buy their albums on Bandcamp:
Contact make a dreamlike, floating sort of electronic music with 70s progressive rock and soul elements. They mix synths and real instruments like drums or electric guitars. There is a bit of 80s horror/sci-fi movie soundtrack atmosphere as well.
ZAYK are five ladies from Zürich who make psychedelic rock. Check them out on Bandcamp.
A few decades ago this author visited Morocco and came back with two tapes of a band that should become one of his favored ever since: Nass El Ghiwane (linking the french page – it contains the most info).
Established in 1970 and playing in ever changing formations they still seem to be going strong.
Lovely psychedelic rock. Thanks, El V., for the hint:
100% synthetic song with sound samples:
Read the upload comments for that song on youtube for some additional pleasure while listening to the song.
A new discovery in the retrosynth scene, Unitra: