Ma Cave presents- Carlton Melton to play with Fungal Abyss and Josephine Chopper 4/19/19 Lo-Fi Seattle WA

Ma Cave presents- Carlton Melton with Fungal Abyss and Josephine Chopper 4/19/19 Lo-Fi Seattle WA-

poster- Darwin Rodriquez

Details- https://www.facebook.com/events/1018522011664371/permalink/1031418967041342/

Carlton Melton (band page)
https://www.carltonmeltonmusic.com/

Fungal Abyss
Fungal Abyss is a sound collective from Seattle that creates free-flowing psychedelic improvisations under the influence of the sacred Teonanactl mushroom

The Josephine Chopper

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Psych Insight Music - psych lovers top twenty albums of 2018

Psych Insight Music - Psych Lovers Top Twenty Albums of 2018

3. Carlton Melton  – Mind Minerals (Agitated Records)

In terms of pace the overall feel of the album is that of a venerable old wooden roller coaster with steady climbs that reveal breath-taking views before turning into long thrilling descents through sound and space. The changing pace and variety of textures are indeed a tonic for the mind; a meditation of gently picked guitar, pounding tribal drums, spacey synth, hypnotic drone and scorching fuzz.

Written by Sean Gibbons

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complex distractions-presents-jhubners favorite albums of 2018 part two

complex distractions-presents-jhubners favorite albums of 2018 part two-

28. Carlton Melton : Mind Minerals

Carlton Melton have never shied away from longform exploratory records. Even the shorter LPs had one or two epic mind melters to soundtrack some serious contemplation. Their last full-length LP was 2015s Out To Sea, a double LP filled with both gas-guzzling muscle car rock ‘n rollers as well as zone-out psych ambient that is built for hazy basement ponderings in bean bag chairs and oversized Koss headphones perched on your noggin. With Mind Minerals, these Cali fuzz kings go full throttle into the expanse of space. “Electrified Sky” feels like Spacemen 3 trying their hand of AOR riff rock, while “Basket Full Of Trumpets” has the feel of some deep forest ritual under the blood moon. You wanna get lost in a cloud of smoke and haze? Hit play on the epic and ethereal “Atmospheric River”. This song encompasses the best of the 60s, 70s, and deep space rock with that dense and dank beauty only Carlton Melton have the recipe for.

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December 15, 2018 [List] McG’s Backroom Favorites of 2018

December 15, 2018 [List] McG’s Backroom Favorites of 2018

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CJMP Podcast-The Unending Subtleties of River Power [December 7, 2018]

CMJP podcast - The Unending Subtleties of River Power [December 7, 2018]

In the glide path for 2018, catching up with awesome tracks needing additional airplay, plus plenty of tracks that got overlooked during a busy year. Shoutout to Nabob on the Dhidalah track! 

Playlist: 

Dhidalah: Moon People |
Carlton Melton: Electrified Sky |
Parades Against Parades: Wasting All My Time |
Alien Mustangs: Sleep |
Chicos De Nazca: Get It On |
The Dunes: Making Friends With Codeine |
The Spiral Electric: No Bridge Left Unburned |
Mythic Sunship: Elevation |
Mt. Mountain: Golden Rise |
Tinniens: Malfeitor |
Spiritualized: On The Sunshine |
Khana Bierbood: Starshine

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Carlton Melton plays this Sat October 13th at the Knockout in San Francisco with Buffalo Tooth and Chaki

Carlton Melton plays this Sat October 13th at the Knockout in San Francisco with Buffalo Tooth and Chaki… early show 4-8pm !!!VVVVVVVVV

Buffalo Tooth - …From raved up psychedelic trips, to jangling East Coast melodies and thrashing punk rippers and everywhere in between Buffalo Tooth not only walk the walk, they talk the talk and seem to understand a few fundamental things about music most musicians are missing out on.  Not bound to any flagship style or sound, Buffalo Tooth is free to continue creating their own music with out the expectations or interference from the world around them, and that’s the way it should be… ( psychedelic baby magazine )..

Chaki - .. Chaki is a funky alien wizard from Outer Space hailing from the planet Chaka 12. With his unique take on electro punk bass thump, he has brought his weird ass stage show to festivals like Noise Pop and has opened up for like minded weirdos Peelander Z, Bob Log III, Metalachi, Captured By Robots and The Oingo Boingo Dance Party. Rolling Stone said he is like Prince except not sexy and much fatter.. https://chaki.bandcamp.com/

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Norman Records - reviews // carlton melton ‘hidden lights’…

Norman Records - reviews // carlton melton ‘hidden lights’…

…The council of psychedelia known as Carlton Melton unleash another slab of wax and have the audacity to call it an EP. It’s twenty five minutes long, that I’ll grant you, but over three tracks. Psych rock is a different world, of course, and Carlton Melton have always needed a lot of time to stretch out. They’re excused because opener “Memory” is maybe the most beautiful thing they’ve ever put out, a meditation made against but also in conjunction with all their inhibitions -- the same basic band plays this spacey, hypnotic guitar tune, but they do so in a whisper of unison, brushing drums against gorgeously hushed guitar work that could easily exist in the first half of an Explosions In The Sky song…

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THE QUIETUS - CARLTON MELTON ‘MIND MINERALS’ REVIEW -

THE QUIETUS - CARLTON MELTON ‘MIND MINERALS’ REVIEW -

Since they emerged from the overpopulated coterie of Northern California psych-rock acts, Carlton Melton have been on a journey of simplification and distillation. It is an illuminating exercise to revisit their debut, 2009’s Pass It On, and note just how musical it is, how colourful, compared to this, their sixth album proper. Mind Minerals is a double album of magnificent monotony, defiantly uncompromising improvisation and breathtakingly dense instrumental noise…- barnaby smith..

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Carlton Melton – Mind Minerals Review

MORE FUZZ - CARLTON MELTON ‘MIND MINERALS’ REVIEW BY MR OMEN

Billowing like fog out of the lush ancient forests, and rhythmic shorelines of Northern California, Carlton Melton unearth their latest full-length album: Mind Minerals. Once again this trio orchestrates a futurescape ambient-psychedelic-post rock soundtrack poem. Plugging into their instruments, and manifesting space travel, Mind Minerals floats powerful searing music into the cavity of our mind’s marrow. ….

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psych insight music - Album Review: Mind Minerals by Carlton Melton

psych insight music - Album Review: Mind Minerals by Carlton Melton

It’s an album that announces itself with a bang, and leaves with a flourish; yet in between there’s plenty there to sit and just be… to zone out and refuel. It is very much an album that has to be played in full to be properly appreciated, and for me that’s very welcome in a culture that wants its gratifications far too quickly. Here Carlton Melton release the musical pheromones slowly and allow you time to react accordingly. …

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Live Review: Carlton Melton, Manchester, UK, Feb. 23, 2018

Live Review: Carlton Melton, Manchester, UK, Feb. 23, 2018

And thus the show pendulum swings from the cutting-edge to the primordial, from head-feeding to head-banging. So are the men of Carlton Melton highly advanced aliens slumming it through a primitive form of rock or are they cavemen soundtracking the ballet of celestial bodies? … eric bensel

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soundblab reviews carlton melton 'mind minerals'

soundblab reviews carlton melton ‘mind minerals’ !!!!

https://soundblab.com/reviews/albums/19754-carlton-melton-mind-minerals

…The 10 minute Snow Moon takes its time to develop with Manley's low, squelchy, Juno synth snaking around an Ambient drone. The feeling that you have with Carlton Melton is that they have all the time in the world, nothing is forced into creation but rather evolves in its own time. There are also glimpses of a deconstructed Tangerine Dream here. The intriguingly titled A Basketful Of Trumpets is next. Needless to say neither basket nor trumpet appears but instead a tentative Psychedelic guitar line weaves around Duvall and Clint Golden's quiet drums and bass.

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