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Baby Grandmothers


Psychedelic/Space Rock

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4 stars Very attractive low-fi sound chandeliers they could show on their eponymous (and simultaneously their one and only) compilation album.

Their approach and movement are also very surprising - that can remind me not only 60s psychedelic scene such as CREAM, but also The Grateful Dead, the representative of "psychedelic stage" around 1970. Their masterpiece "Live Dead" - this material was just contemporary with BABY GRANDMOTHERS' sole single - with Gerry Garcia's drone guitar (I call him "Guitar Trailer" :-P) and Pigpen, Mickey and Bill's wet and lyrical drums and percussion, should twitter to me with the same message I always feel. Of course dunno if each band could much influence on the other one, but I'm sure the mainstream of psychedelic rock music (whether progressive or not) around 1970 should be such as their styles. That is, on the stickily persistent bass-line and percussion rhythm, they might play drone and eccentrically amplified sounds with the audience and...some medication?

Hailing this wonderful psychedelia, let me emphasize all of their songs be terrific, especially the third track Bergakungen as a reminder of Dead's trailing and rumbling guitar initiative in St. Stephan. First listening to this did let me assume that this song should be recorded as a live or studio-live one (and that's absolutely right!), and they might not play so lively without any audience otherwise I imagine? This song should be one of the most informative ones of all I consider. Also indeed fantastic are the first and second tracks Somebody Keeps Calling My Name and Being Is More Than Life in their only single, but sadly their sounds off the stage were collected smaller I feel - they should be an 'outside' outfit and should be a textbook of psychedelic progressive rock scene like The Grateful Dead.

Thanks Grandma.

DamoXt7942 | 4/5 |


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