31 Jul 2015

Rocket probes – July playlist

"The Corridor", Standish Lawder. (1970) from Michael Schnedler on Vimeo.

Max Turner – Untitled
(Gareth from Anthroprophh/Big Naturals/Lillydamwhite collaborates with the very talented Agathe Max to create some beautiful psyched out drones!)
Max Turner 

AHRKH WAGNER – Untitled
(Great collaboration between Alex Macarte (Gnod/AHRKH) & Mark Wagner (H.U.M/**K/S&M)
AHRKH WAGNER

Low - Ones and sixes
(Another stunning and speaker shaking, sub bass full album by the mighty Low)
Low 

Yoko Ono - Why
(Off her ''Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Bad' album if you don't know it, buy it!! Another track off the album 'Greenfield Morning I Pushed an Empty Baby Carriage All Over the City" is a 'Nothing is...' fave!!!)
Yoko Ono  

Baobab de Dakar - Sibou Odia 
(Nice jammed out afro psych fuzz...nice discovery by Anthrroprophh's Paul Allen)
Baobab de Dakar

Raw Meat – Stand by girl 
(Grooved out proto metal from 1969)
Raw Meat

Bruno Spoerri - The Race
(Amazing 'proto-techno' synth grooves from Can collaborator...on the ever great Finders Keepers)
Bruno Spoerri 

Siouxsie and the Banshees - Juju
(Loving Siouxsie's albums at the moment and this is another great album of repetitive, tribal, psyched, post punk)
Siouxsie and the Banshees

Luminous Bodies - Luminous Bodies
(Fun, heavy psych album from members of Terminal Cheecake, Gum Takes Tooth etc)
Luminous Bodies 

Melanie De Biaso - No Deal
(Beautiful haunting vocals over stripped down Jazz mantras that sounds timeless)
Melanie De Biaso

Lantern - Evil Eye
(First track off their Cardinal Fuzz album...loadsa great fuzzed out wah and horns collide, maybe our fave CF release?)
Lantern

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Hey Colossus play Ramsgate Music Hall tomorrow



That is right, Hey Colossus who are on fire at the moment are playing the great Ramsgate Music Hall tomorrow night

Information and ticket available from here: Ramsgate Music Hall

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30 Jul 2015

Exclusive Goat track to appear in God Unknown Singles Club Vol 2


The great God Unknown records can't get enough of Rocket bands!! After Anthroprophh, Gnod, Teeth of the Sea and Oneida and White Hills appearing in Volume 1 of their Singles Club, Volume 2 is to feature an exclusive track by Goat!!

Also, Henry Blacker, the offshoot from Hey Colossus also feature...so don't miss out!!

Order from here: God Unknown

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28 Jul 2015

Hey Colossus to play Electrowerkz


After two jaw dropping sets this weekend Baba Yaga Hut has booked the mighty Hey Colossus in for a new show...this time at the Electrowerkz on 9th October. Full details are:

Baba Yaga's Hut presents: 

Hey Colossus
+
Kogumaza 
Lower Slaughter

Electrowerkz
London
Fri, 09/10/2015 
8:00 PM

Tickets from here: Baba Yaga's Hut

This is going to be a bit of 'special night', more to be revealed why in a few weeks, so watch this space!!!

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27 Jul 2015

Wild Animals Records releases Hey Colossus / Hotel City Wreckers split EP


Fresh from their Rocket album that came out in February the band now have a split EP out on the Australian label Wild Animals.

The track is a brand new 10min track called Heaven Blows, and the split is backed with the band Hotel City Wreckers and you can listen and buy on LP (ltd to 216 copies) and download from here: Hey Colossus

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Short film from Milhões De Festa featuring Hey Colossus



Watch this great short montage of day 2 of Milhões De Festa 2015 which is soundtracked by and features footage of the mighty Hey Colossus.

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26 Jul 2015

Gnod live at the Temple of Boom Festival



It has been a big weekend for Rocket bands!!

Gnod and Hey Colossus played stunning sets at the Corsica on Friday. Hey Colossus then went on to join Anthroprophh at Milhoes De Fiesta, where by all accounts blew people away with great performances. While Gnod followed their Corsica show with a set at the Temple of Boom and Tramlines Festivals.

Above is some footage of their set at Temple of Boom.

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