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Bandcamp Recommendations 11/24/2011

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone out there today for everyone who celebrates. For those who don’t, I hope your day is just as enjoyable. Lots of good stuff available today. All free of course but you should support the band whenever possible.

Gravel Guts have been featured here before. This past spring they released their latest album, Volume 3. Here it is some fine straight up rock and roll for your enjoyment.



Introducing… Hypatia Lake

Everyone needs to check these guys out. They play heavy psych/stoner/showgaze/psychedelic rock. They’ve shared the stage with bands such as Radio moscow

“At the Dawn of the Universe, at the Edge of the Old Man’s Eye. At the Point of Creation, at the Birth of the Very First Light”

On the fourth album by Seattle’s Hypatia Lake entitled “Ouroboros”,we are invited to take a cosmic journey. A journey in which the entire fate of the Multiverse, rests on the shoulders of one human being, a character in the town of Hypatia Lake, whose name is Rose Marie. The album guides the listener through fantastic battles between beings like “The Keepers of the Great White Lodge” and their dark counterparts in the “Black Lodge”, conversations with Archangels and an Omnipotent Nine Eyed Rose, and the Harbinger of Doom- the dreaded Star Eater. On the previous album, “Angels and Demons, Space and Time”, Rose Marie made her first appearance, in the song “Her Tears are the Footsteps of Angels”, in which she is wisked away by a light from the sea as her husband pleads on the shore for her return. The story continues to develop in the song “The Patterns of Orion” in which the scene of a great cosmic battle is outlined. Following in a similar vien of storyline detailing as in the relationships of their previous albums “Your Universe, Your Mind” and “…we shall call him Joseph”, Rose Marie’s descent from her true nature, that of limitless light as an (more…)