Emanating sonically (and physically) from Thessaloniki, Greece, the band has been crafting its unique blend of '60s-flavored, hypnotic, space-psych trippiness since 2013, releasing their debut LP "Alienation" in 2018 (on the always great Sound Effect Records) - this follow up 'Beat Of The Earth' is a shimmering wash of the most lysergic, cosmic and melodic music to have reached out ears so far in 2020.
Their mutant psych / space hybrid is deeply rooted in sixties garage, and while still paying tribute to their influences,(((Loop))), Spacemen 3, The 13th Floor Elevators and The Stooges, ‘Beat Of The Earth’ has a Teutonic beauty that brings to mind Harmonia.
Opening tracks ‘Sound Of No Future’ and ‘Fairy Meadows’ are both super- kosmische space rock epics where Alien Mustangs create an alluring, thick miasma that practically invites you to lose your bearings in their incandescent, the hallucinogenic cosmic glory.
On the flip over and we get Alien Mustangs in a fuzzed up Stooges pounding strung out guitar grind, where tidal waves of guitar drones detonate in your mind, Hawkwind inspired freak flag wildness flies with an added dose of motoric krautadelia. ‘Beat Of The Earth touches down gently with he lilting ‘Waiting The Dawn’ – a track that shimmers and glides with serene beauty as you melt blissfully into the ether of its serene beauty.