Over the last few years, Al Lover has gained much notoriety for his melding of contemporary and past garage and psychedelic rock into harsh yet spacey abrasive beats. Influenced as much by The 13th Floor Elevators as DJ Shadow, Al combines crunchy drums, shaky percussion, chopped samples and layers of textured effects to create an unexplored path for psychedelic music.

Ahead of a European tour in October, Al has teamed up with London-label Fuzz Club to release a special 10” in tribute to Neu! and Suicide.

Neuicide! is an obvious tip of the hat to two ground-breaking bands that are revered by today’s nostalgia-drenched underground music scene, German Kraut pioneers Neu! and New York proto-punks Suicide.

Taking the influence to an absurdist display of gratitude, Al Lover channels, through his distorted lens, the locked groove and ethereal synth swaths of Neu! and the bruiting discord of Suicide. Combining them in varying degrees on each song, the result is two freaked out, atonal sides of the same repetitive coin.

Not quite remix, not quite cover version. The outcome of the project lies somewhere between the two as a snarky allegory for today’s copy-cat “throw back” music culture. What better way to comment on repetition then with repetition. Let the new man kill himself by worshiping the old god.

“”Lover has carved himself a unique take on a range of musical genres all passed through his reverberating production technique of sampling, looping and editing.” The” Quietus

““A heady and spacey mix of chopped samples and hypnotic and propulsive psych trails.””Noisey

Upcoming Tour Dates:

20/10 Madrid, ES – 4 Latas #

21/10 Madrid, ES – Madklyn

22/10 Lisbon, PT – Musicbox

25/10 San Sebastian, ES – Daba Daba

27/10 Geneva, CH – Espace Labo

28/10 London, UK – Blackout

29/10 London, UK – Lock Tavern #

30/10 London, UK – Moth Club

31/10 London, UK – Shacklewell Arms

04/11 Glasgow, UK – Nice ‘Sleazy #

05/11 Prague, CZ – TBA

06/11 Bologna,IT – Artetalive

09/11 Florence, IT – Blob

10/11 Copenhagen, DK – Drone

11/11 Stockholm, SE – Obaren

12/11 Oslo, NO – Oslo Psych Fest

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