Over the next two weeks we'll be highlighting the incredible live sessions featured on Simon Raymonde's Amazing Radio show. Former Cocteau Twin, head of indie label Bella Union and Amazing Radio presenter, Simon has invited some of the best new artists to his studio to play live. Amongst them are the hazy psychedelia of Pinkunoizu, grandiose songstress Jesca Hoop and today's feature Here We Go Magic.
Here We Go Magic are something of a difficult band to pin down. What typically starts off as a roughly folk sounding jam usually evolves into an all-encompassing hypnotic, almost psychadelic romp.
From the chugging and insistent How Do I Know, to the almost Radiohead sounding A Different Ship, the band start with an idea and take it off in myriad directions. 'Groovy' is a word that springs to mind, and one we don't get to use too often these days. (Well, not since Pond earlier this year.) With both How Do I Know and Make Up Your Mind, the band lock into a 70's sounding groove, tinged with folk influences.
Off the back of their third album, A Different Ship, released in May of this year, the band are soon to embark on a full US and hit Europe in October and November. Check out more from the band at their amazingtunes.com profile.