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London-based Sino-Greek Psychedelic Ensemble Elephant House New Album 'Chollima'

Woohooo great news from anti mainstream London music scene, 'Chollima' is the second album from London-based Sino-Greek psychedelic drone ensemble Elephant House. It is due to be released by Adaadat on October 12th.

The record showcases Shenggy Shen's beguiling percussion and Christos Fanaras's esoteric synthesiser sounds. with some punk-based snare drums. Shenggy Shen is the former drummer with China's first all-female punk band Hang on the Box.

She is also a former member of the avant-duo White with Zhang Shou Wang from Carsick Cars. Shenggy also makes a guest appearance on the the upcoming studio album by Einstürzende Neubauten for 2020.

Christos Fanaras follows in the Greek lineage of ambient pioneers, like Vangelis and Iasos only with an emphasis on deep dark brooding soundscapes and space-age melancholia. Christos is currently playing bass guitar in Daniel O'Sullivan's band, having recently released an album on Tim Burgess's imprint O Genesis.

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Ireland Rock Band Arcade Messiah Have Released a New EP 'Hell By Default' on Bandcamp

Some fresh news from Stereohead, After a couple of years away, Arcade Messiah have released a new EP 'Hell By Default' on Bandcamp (free pay what you want) It’s taken from the forthcoming 4th album from KingBathmat mainman John Bassett’s side project.

John says 'After a couple of very difficult years, I've finally managed to get back to making music, the new Arcade Messiah sound is more song focused with vocals, it will be a blend of the sound of KingBathmat combined with Arcade Messiah, so more melody, more hooks, while hopefully maintaining the proggy, instrumental doom laden sound that Arcade Messiah has become associated with.' Arcade Messiah IV will be released at the end of the year.

Please enjoy :

Arcade Messiah - Hell By Default 3 track EP / Bandcamp https://arcademessiah.bandcamp.com/album/hell-by-default

Arcade Messiah - Hell By Default youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q5G0HTOKaU