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Bandcamp Recommendations – 5/3/2012

The Heavy Eyes are back with a 2 track demo from their winter recording sessions. It’s only 2 songs (thus the “2”) but they already shows signs of a refined sound. Excellent music as always!


Vinyl Review – Caustic Casanova – Someday You Will Be Proven Correct

Welcome to a new feature that will run from time to time. I call it “Vinyl Review” It’s basically a review for a submitted album but instead of Cd or Mp3 listening, this is all done with the vinyl that was received. The first review belongs to a band called Caustic Casanova. The album is their latest release and what appears to be first on vinyl (I could be wrong).

Band Bio:

Caustic Casanova is the best closer in the game today. Referred to as “Riff Emperors” by The Pinhook (Durham, North Carolina), Caustic Casanova is a heavy rock power trio from Washington, DC. They are the best! (more…)

Introducing… Prisma Circus

Official Bio:

“Prisma Circus first came to be in late 2010 as the creation of Alex Carmona Blanco (drums) and Joaquin Escudero Arce (bass/vocals) in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Although the acid rock band had an incomplete line up, they decided to continue working and recording an opening EP. With the help of friends (Jordi Rodriguez Gallego, Aureli Rubio Panades and Oscar Garcia Albizu) guitar tracks were added to the EP to complete the sound. Oscar Garcia Albizu (guitar) later joined as a permanent addition to the band.
Prisma Circus, inspired by the 60’s and 70’s psychedelic rock era, uses the lyrics as tales to introduce the instrumental music. Heavy riffs, loud drums, blues-filled bass lines, and fuzzy-wah guitar solos all insure to set the psychedelic mood in every track.
Currently Barcelona’s trio is planning to work on the road and record a full length album later this year.”


Introducing… The Kamals

Official bio:

The Kamals are a 5-piece rock n’ soul band hailing from Oklahoma City, OK. They are comprised of a group of close friends all with strong musical backgrounds. The idea of the group actually coming together wasn’t realized until some casual jamming between recording sessions at Old Dog Records around August of 2011. Seeing as how all members were highly experienced playings shows and writing music in other outfits (not to mention they have been jamming together for over 5 years), they decided to pool their resources together and try something new. With everyone having nearly the same base influences and a collective idea of what they wanted to do, it wasn’t hard for the group to come up with a diversified set they could play live, playing with the likes of The Trading Co., The Black Jack Gypsys, Jonathon Tyler and the Northern Lights, and Bright Light Social Hour. River Myers, Trey Allen, Zak Kaczka, Loren Williams, and Brad Nance are still recording and writing their own material, with a debut E.P. released in (more…)

The Soda Shop Podcast This Saturday!

Tun in this Saturday, April 14th, 2012 at 3-5 pm EST to Grip of Delusion Radio for this weeks Podcast. This week, Godfathers of Green. There are many genres of music under the “stoner rock” umbrella. A lot of those bands have had many of the same influences. This week we pay homage to those influences. There have been a lot of great bands that have influenced musicians today and this Podcast does a pretty good job of covering a small portion of those bands.


01 Grand Funk Railrodad – “Inside Looking Out” from Grand Funk Railroad (1969)
02 The Who – “Baba O’Riley” from Whos’ Next (1971)
03 Leafhound – “Freelance Fiend” from Roadburn 2006 (2006)
04 Sir Lord Baltimore – “Kingdom Come” from Kingdon Come (1971)
05 Black Sabbath – “Sweet Leaf” from Master of Reality (1971) (more…)

Daily Bandcamp Album – Bad Liquor Pond – Blue Smoke Orange Sky

Bad Liquor Pond is a psychedelic rock group based in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 2006, the group has released 2 albums “The Year of the Clam” (2007) & Radiant Transmission (2008) followed by a 7″ single “Let The River Come b/w Electric Splash” (2009).

Jan. 12, 2012 will mark the release of their 3rd full length “Blue Smoke Orange Sky” with shows following in support. Stay Tuned…

Bandcamp Recommendations 4/5/2012

Grip of Delusion Radio has been the home for The Soda Shop Podcast since this past October. April 1st was the first birthday of the station and to celebrate, a free comp album was released. The album is massive. 100+ bands submitted tracks to be included. Well over 11 hours.