11 Apr 2020
The Return of The Active Listener Sampler
Hi folks. I hope everyone is doing OK in these crazy, uncertain times. It's been a few years since you've all heard from me, bu...
11 Sept 2018
So long, and thanks for all the fish
Hi All. I just wanted to make official what you've all probably suspected for months now. The Active Listener has closed up shop and...
22 May 2018
Thin White Rope - Exploring the Axis / Moonhead
Tempus fugit. It seems scarcely credible to me that I first listened to Exploring The Axis by Davis, California guitar heroes Thin White...
Bong Wish EP
Before the end of 2017, Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records released Bong Wish’s self-titled EP on a limited-edition cassette. It’s now in it...
15 Apr 2018
Retep Folo - Galactic Sounds
Ah 2018 begins to really swing into action with a new release on the ever dependable Clay Pipe Music. 'Galactic Sounds' by Retep ...
4 Apr 2018
Trappist Afterland - Se(VII)en
Trappist Afterland, the vehicle for the sound and visions of Melbourne based Adam Geoffrey Cole and his fellow travellers, have subtly an...
27 Mar 2018
Premiere - Our Solar System - Monte Verita
Here's something to get excited about: a new album (the fifth, to be exact) from Swedish psych - jazz - prog collective Our Solar ...
22 Mar 2018
Pansies - Cascade of Colors
Many records purport to be psychedelic. Many record label people and record dealers bandy the word psychedelic around like confetti, spri...
19 Mar 2018
Dead Sea Apes - Recondite
If you’re reading this here, Dead Sea Apes is likely a household name to you by now. Since 2009, the Manchester instrumental three-piece ...
13 Mar 2018
Mt. Mountain - Dust / Stephen Bailey - Silo
Here's a couple of things I've just caught up with over the last few weeks which came out during our extended hiatus but are very...
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