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The Love Machine - Electric Music To Blow Your Mind By. A Pot Full of Psychedelic Pop by The Love Machine (1968)


Paired now as a single disc by Gear Fab Records, these albums were initially pressed on the Design label in 1968 and 1967 respectively.Containing all instrumentals, the Love Machine’s Electronic Music To Blow Your Mind By!!! and Flower Power Sitar’s Rajput and the Sepoy Mutiny offer not a lick of information about the artists behind the mayhem and psychosis. And the reason why is because they were exploitation endeavors, which were quite common at the time. Producers would enlist a group of studio musicians, slap a name on them, and put together records peddling whatever sonic fashion was hot at the moment. We’re only in it for the money, to quote Frank Zappa …

As their neon-lit handles imply, the Love Machine and Flower Power Sitar hitched themselves to the psychedelic bandwagon, and did so with goofy grins and gleams in their glassy eyes.

Streaked to the bone with weirdo sound effects, resembling a mishmash of gunshots, slamming doors, high winds, jet planes in flight, and rushing waters, Electronic Music To Blow Your Mind By!!! dials in on cutting edge frequencies by the pound.

Bearing brain-altering titles like “Zenquake,” “Inner Ear Freakout,” “Bells For Eternal Zoom,” and “The Shadows Of Vibrate,” the album twists, turns, tumbles and topples with warped and wiggy jams. Visualize the Ventures, the Deep and Pink Floyd exchanging ideas and riffs, and that pretty much sums up the mood and direction of the album. (source)

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Hu boy.... goovey, far out, like wow man! Can't wait to hear the rest. thx!

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