23 Oct 2017
Echoes and Dust reviews Goat's Fuzzed in Europe
On October 27th Rocket Recordings will be releasing a limited edition vinyl and digital recording of six live tracks recorded by Goat during their 2016 tour, promoting their third album Requiem. (This being Rocket Recordings the physical album comes in very tempting coloured vinyl options, so hurry!) The six tracks included have been chosen by the band as they are markedly different from the studio recordings and show the band at the full extent of their powers.
I was lucky enough to catch them live earlier this year, and for me, it’s where the band really make sense, their performance turning me from mildly appreciative into a proper fan of the band. Goat’s heady live mix of psych rock, world music, theatre and ceremony; the masks, the robes, and the dervish-like lead singers all combined to give me the chills in a similar fashion as to when I used to see Jane’s Addiction during their heyday. It’s more than rock a show, cult-ish but inclusive, a celebration of otherness and the mysteries of the universe...
Read the full review here: E&D