ROPE TRICK is the term given by physicist John Malik to the curious lines and spikes which emanate from the fireball of certain nuclear explosions just after detonation.
—Wikipedia

Bio

The new Philadephia-based psych rock duo is comprised of Indrayudh Shome (guitar, vocals) and Nathanael Totushek (drums), members of Queen Elephantine who are described by Rolling Stone India as “mind-expanding” and by Terrorizer Magazine as “incredible,” as well as the international group Ayahuasca Dark Trip.

For fans of Fela Kuti, Colour Haze, Soundgarden, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, Lightning Bolt, Queens of the Stone Age.

Press

“The duo have managed to create a sound which most quartets are incapable of producing… Hypnotizing and alluring… draws you in, sees you sink 11 minutes of your time in to a single track, and yet still want more… One album of their sludgy psych rock simply is not enough.” —The Moshville Times (Read More)

“Epic journeys to the center of the mind. If Jandek fronted Cream but kind of forgot where he was it might sound something like this. This album is all you ever wanted, and more.”  —The Noise Boston (Read More)

“Marked by low-end groove and swells of volume and thrust… Gradually developing but not moving slowly by any means… jazzy, loose-swinging, but never without a sense of direction behind it.”  The Obelisk (Read more)

Tour

Fall 2017 ▼ Northeast

10/21 – New Paltz NY, Snug Harbor
10/30 – Philadelphia PA, Kung Fu Necktie
10/31 – Providence RI, AS220

Spring 2017 ▼ West Coast

4/14 – Seattle WA, Blue Moon Cafe
4/15 – Portland OR, High Water Mark
4/16 – Eugene OR, Black Forest
4/18 – Sacramento CA, Starlite Lounge
4/19 – San Francisco CA, El Rio
4/21 – Los Angeles CA, Cafe NELA
4/23 – Anaheim, CA, Doll Hut

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