What happens when you throw The Doors, The Brian Jonestown Massacre and some paisley in a blender? You get the ’60s serenade of The Grand Rapids.
The psych rock minstrels are set to turn musical tides with their debut album Great Shakes this October, when they’ll drown the east coast in retro fuzz, intoxicating reverb, grappling drum hits and downright catchy melodies. Stretch out your neck and leg muscles, cause there’ll be a lot of tapping, and a lot more bopping. Feeble sing-along attempts will be forgiven. Speaking of Rapid, you should probably get a wriggle on and secure tickets to their show at Brighton Up Bar on Friday 8 October.