As you MAY have noticed, I haven't posted for a while now....for a lot of reasons which I don't find necessary to mention. Anyway I decided to put Stoned Sun Vibrations on hiatus and concentrate my efforts to Downtuned Magazine ('n' Radio). Many of you probably know that Downtuned Mag is dedicated to the Greek heavy rock scene but since I've started Downtuned Radio too, I'm thinking of including posts about releases from all over the world. Apparently I'm going to keep a ratio but we'll see how it'll evolve.
From now on, you can find me on Downtuned Mag. And for any bands interested in reviewing/including them in radio's rotation etc., you can come in touch with me through the contact form over there. As I wrote above. I'll try to keep a ratio and at least in the beginning I'll try to "promote" mostly "smaller", more independent bands that deserve your attention.
So I want to thank each and everyone of you out there who supported, read, promoted and helped this blog. Also a big fat thanks to all the bands which helped SSV in their own way.
That's all for now folks! Thanks again! Maybe SSV will be back someday. Or maybe Downtuned will become better than SSV.... Who knows.
Be well and stay heavy!
PS: Rock Trips Mixtapes will be back soon.... They'll be the only thing posted from now on. Perhaps some other personal comps too.


GNOD - Chaudelande Volume I (2011)

GNOD are back with their second release for this year. After "Ingnodwetrust" they're hitting us again with Chaudelande Volume I which features three tracks of 35min total playing time. Monolithic, fuzz, space rock at its best. "Tron" and "Visions Of Load" (LP's A-side tracks) are two of Gnod's universe finest psych moments.... "The Vertical Dead" ,a 17min track, is moving more to drone folk paths full of echoes, delays and dubby bass lines. My judgement cannot be balanced when it comes to Gnod because is one of my favorite acts. But all you psych-weirdos out there give it a listen and you'll be rewarded. One of Gnod's finest moments. Highly recommended!

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