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Spin Cycle’s Best New Albums of 2013

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It’s December, which means it’s that time again.  Listed alphabetically, because there’s no way to decide, Spin Cycle’s favorite albums of the year. (So far….) Tim Bowness + Peter Chilvers – California Norfolk (label profile coming soon) Beautify Junkyards – Beautiful …

Us and Them … and You

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Truly psychedelic acid folk comes in a variety of shades and colors, although very, very few can match Swedish duo Us and Them in terms of taking the ideals for which we loved that blend in the first place, and …

Barcelona’s Stay are in it for the Long Haul

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Barcelona’s Stay were among the earliest acts to appear on Fruits de Mer, with a three track single just the third release in the catalog.  A second release, the Mersey Dream EP followed on Regal Crabomophone.  Goldmine sits down with …

Just Believe… in Schizo Fun Addict!

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The most fun you can have with your ears on!  Schizo Fun Addict were the first band ever to appear on the Fruits de Mer label, with that still astonishing (sonically and conceptually) coupling of “Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake” and …

Me and My Kites – Flying Higher Than High

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Sweden’s Me and My Kites are one of the most exhilarating bands around right now, a combo that grew out of the earlier Lost In Rick’s Wardrobe – who themselves earned a mighty reputation as one of the psych era’s …

Lots of Luck to Eden Hall

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One of the most fascinating of all the bands inhabiting the Fruits de Mer fishpond, the Luck of Eden Hall have been bagged into any number of musical styles, with psych and acid-folk paramount only until you listen to their …

Beautifying Junkyards with (who else?) Beautiful Junkyards

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Purveyors of one of the year’s most spellbinding debut albums, Portugal’s Beautify Junkyards were responsible, also, for one of the most haunting singles in the Fruits de Mer discography, coupling Nick Drake’s “From The Morning” with Os Mutantes’ “Fuga No.2” …