Helicon are a mythical force in the UK underground, the Glasgow band's heavyweight live shows becoming the stuff of legend.
Psych with a real crunch, the sheer force of the group's delivery is enough to punch the air out of your lungs.
Helicon's long-awaited debut album is incoming, Eastern-tinged drone rock laid down at Mogwai’s Castle Of Doom Studio.
Out on December 8th via Fuzz Club (pre-order LINK), the record promises to expand minds and shatter imaginations.
Clash is able to premiere new cut 'Seraph', and it fuses ideas of politics and religion with Helicon's barrier-breaking sound.
On the track, vocalist John-Paul Hughes explains: “’A 'Seraph' is a sort of celestial being or guardian angel so I wanted the new version to feel more like that - warmer, gentler and more dreamy than the original. It's now 'sitar' led on the main hook with a tanpura, vintage philicorda organ, harmonium, tron flutes and harmonized guitars complimenting the sitar on the melody while Seb's found a lovely groove on the drums.”
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