Desert Ghosts LP released!

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Out now! Desert Ghosts!

“Like Moon Duo hopped up on pure wormwood extract, the Toronto-based improv space-rock outfit known as Moonwood have plucked another full-length jewel from the ether. Drawing on a cornucopia of worldly throwback psychedelic influences from the Middle East, Asia and Germany, Desert Ghosts is a relentless assault on your psyche, bound to blow your consciousness out the back of your skull and into a kaleidoscope of interdimensional possibilities. …. The first half of Desert Ghosts is noted as ‘Earthbound desert rock,’ a voyage through the deserts of the American West with fuzz rock and cosmic surf grounded by motorik rhythms, and the second half is a Trans Arrakis Express suite, signifying the arrival on the fictional desert planet from Frank Herbert’s famed 1965 sci-fi novel Dune. The change in sound is audible; the first half propelled by frontman Jakob Rehlinger’s incendiary guitar and Luca Capone’s impertinent drums, while the second half is more meditative and mystical, featuring more of bassist Matt Fava’s violin. Both sides are united by filtered synth drones and Jacqueline Noire’s mesmerizing vocals.” ~ Exclaim!

Released November 5th 2015 in partnership with Pleasence Records.

Transparent purple vinyl, first 150 copies come with limited edition 12×16 risographed print.

LP: $17.99 CAD (plus regional shipping rates) | Digital: $7.99

Listen and purchase HERE or in the player below.

SET CONTROLS FOR THE DARK SIDE OF THE NILE

Two live versions of an improvised jam we call “SET CONTROLS FOR THE DARK SIDE OF THE NILE”. Compare and contrast.

Live at Ratio Dec 12, 2014.

Live at Long Winter Jan 9, 2015.

Both versions recorded by the fab Joe Strutt.

REVOLUTION! (Live 14.06.28)

Off-the-cuff, improvised face-melter of a song. Jacqueline’s call to arms. Recorded live at the Smiling Buddha Bar in Toronto on June 28, 2014 by Joe Strutt just a little too late to make it onto Hexperience.

LP PREVIEW: Trans Mojave Express

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Preview track, “Trans Mojave Express”  from our upcoming LP Desert Ghosts.

 

Live from Crosswires

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Part of our set at the April 14th edition of the Crosswires concert series has been captured and posted by Mechanical Forest Sound. Go HERE to listen.

VIDEO: Trans Martian Disko

We’ve just released a new video for the track “Trans Martian Disko” from the album Trans Martian Express (on Pleasence Records). We’ve put it up on YouTube and Vimeo. Feel free to compare and contrast video compression. Or play them both at the same time for maximum eyeball bleedage.

 

SHOW: MOONWOOD + BLACK WALLS + LORDE AWESOME 13-01-26

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ARACHNIDISCS RECORDINGS presents AN EVENING OF PSYCHEDELIC SPACES at the new home of PLACEBO SPACE (2877 Lake Shore Blvd W. Toronto)!

MOONWOOD
Cosmic pagan psychedelic rock
http://moonwood.bandcamp.com/

BLACK WALLS
Sweet doom balladeer
http://blackwalls.bandcamp.com/

LORDE AWESOME
Toronto’s long-running and under-appreciated krautful dead
http://lordeawesome.bandcamp.com/

End of night Cthulhu kraut jam? Oh yes!

Doors 8pm. $5.00

#KOSMISCHE #PSYCH #IMPROV #DOOM #KRAUTROCK
#PAGAN #FOLK #JAMBAND #SPACEROCK

//Go west, downtown peoples, go west. 501 streetcar drops you off right in front of the venue//

Hex Mass Evil (live rehearsal recording)

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Recorded X-mass Eve, 2012. Prepping for the Dec. 28th gig in Montreal. http://www.facebook.com/events/490658580955962/

Montreal Krautmas December 28th and Split Tape Release

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At the behest of the fabulous Jeunesse Cosmique kids, we’re coming back to Montreal to play at their Merry Kraut Christmas and a Very Bad Psyché New Year IV event on December 28th. It’s at  Casa del Popolo (4873 Boulevard Saint-Laurent) and is PWYC.

The show’s also going to be the release party for our Jeunesse Cosmique split tape with TÉLÉPHONE MAISON.

The poster says “Fuzzed Out” above our name so I guess this is going to be one of our “rock sets”. Kraut on!

Trans Lunar Express (digital EP)

With Trans Lunar Express, psychedelic exotica/freak-folksters Moonwood take a cosmic detour to bring you three kosmische jams of motorik krautrock for driving across the lunar landscape. This 3-track digital-only EP is a stellar deal at the cosmically low price of $1.99 earth credits!