2019 repress; gatefold 2LP version. 2010 release. Recorded in early and late 2009 between Iceland & Berlin with a U.S. tour in between, The Brian Jonestown Massacre moved forward with this full-length album , Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?. Working with musicians Will Carruthers (ex-Spacemen 3 & Spiritualized), Unnur Andrea Einarsdottir and Felix from the Russian band Amazing Electronic Talking Cave and other musicians from France, Germany, and Iceland, this is the band’s most multi-cultural release to date, while obviously keeping the band’s trademark style throughout this album. Thirteen tracks ranging from ambient bhangra beats to rock to shoegazing, to gypsy influences of Eastern European music, and then back again to the subliminal, all twinged with the psychedelia of the band.
Welcome to an atmospheric realm of blurred synth drones, textural shortwave radio, and vivid sine waves. Welcome to the highly individual sonic world of Rick Reed. For more than 30 years now Reed [...]