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Monday, 30 July 2012

LINK: Interesting article on Acid Mothers Temple

Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paradiso U.F.O.: Son of a Bitches Brew

The descriptor "cultish" tends to attach itself to myriad second and third wave psychedelic artists, from the NPR-safe Edward Sharpe to perennial blog favorite Prince Rama to the aptly-titled Brian Jonestown Massacre (Miranda Lee Richards even said as much about the latter). But no artist feels more like a cult, one that possesses the power to bend young minds no less, than Acid Mothers Temple. Many of founding guitarist Kawabata Makoto's followers resemble some sort of Far East version of wizards and sorcerers-- to the point where it's rather unforgivable Acid Mothers Temple has not become a feverish role playing card game yet.

Read on...

Check out their collaboration with Daevid Allen and Gilli Smyth

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