A collection of psych reviews in haiku form.

The combination of Boris' Pink, and the Japanese trio's recent collaboration with guitar god Michio Kurihara, Rainbow, unlocked a spectrum of sounds and hues previously unimaginable to Off the Record, some of which are encapsulated in haiku form below, along with a few notable psych releases.

Boris is scheduled to hit the Scoot Inn on October 19, while Kurihara's band Ghost is scheduled to appear at the Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans Halloween weekend. Breathe in, breathe out, and jump.

White Heaven
Out (PSF)
Sights and sounds unreal
The living end emerges
In another realm

The Stars
Today (P.S.F.)
Dust cloud, nebula
Elliptical groove thickens
Slowly melts away

Michio Kurihara
Sunset Notes (20|20|20)
The wind's twelve quarters
Soundscapes, footprints in the sand
Another chapter ends

High Rise
Disallow (Squealer Revisted)
Acid electric
Shimmering psychedelics
Burn too quickly for the mind

Jakob Olausson
Moonlight Farm (De Stijl)
Subliminal sounds
Of silhouettes at midnight
Crawling in the dark

Cambodian Psych-out feat. Srei Sothear and Sin Sisamouth
(El Suprimo)
Organ meets guitar
Near land mines buried in time
Another girl shrieks

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