These surreal photos by Elena Kulikova are sure to tug at your curiosity. Their double exposure, cross-eyed nature places at least two images together to create a larger meaning. Much like the phantom sensations Oscar Wilde wrote about experiencing while drinking absinth, these photos capture that same mysterious spirit that is only reached while hallucinating. Bathed […]
I was introduced to the musician Dimitri Grimm by drummer Julian Sartorius. Both Dimlite and myself perform live with Sartorius as the only other musician on stage. I was knocked out by his music, and he is now one of the electronic musicians I most admire. He delivered a brilliant re-interpretation of The Hunting Owl, […]
Karl Blau’s music may sometimes feel off the cuff, but that cuff is the cuff of a genius. Absolutely genuine, unselfconscious, and nothing if not inventive, he weaves psychedelically across a breathtaking stylistic breadth.
A few months ago, Dan Davey tapped me on the shoulder and politely asked me for a moment of my time. We had a brief — and, of course, polite — conversation about Sydney’s psychedelic ‘scene’. Not wanting to take up more of my time, he politely said, ‘nice to meet you’, and went on […]
From the dusty depths of Western Australia comes the making of another great Aussie band. Tame Impala have just released their self-titled EP and it’s already seducing ears across the airwaves. With a psychedelic sound akin to the rollicking groove of Led Zeppelin mixed up and delicately caressed with the sound of modern day hope […]