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“Jim Morrison’s not dead! That’s the first thing I thought of when I first heard “Spread Your Heaven Like Love” from Kingdom of the Holy Sun‘s latest release, Pharmacokinetics. And this was no one-off tribute of Mr. Mojo Risin’ for these psychedelic Seattle, Washington rockers. In fact, they’ve put out a total of three full-length records exhibiting such remarkable, and eerily nostalgic, sounds in just the course of this year; first a self-titled (Feb 2012), then Jesus in India (April 2012), and finally, Pharmacokinetics (June 2012)! But, Kingdom of the Holy Sun are not The Doors. They are more of an amalgamation of the “old school psychedelic” and proto-punk of the The Doors combined with the sounds of post-modernist neo-psychedelia in the vein of The Brain Jonestown Massacre, plus some Spacemen 3 influence for good measure (“Sound of Dillusion”). Instead of putting on the skin of The Doors‘ energetic, psychedelic blues jams, Kingdom of the Holy Sun are wholly f”
“Seattle psych rockers Kingdom of the Holy Sun’s new album, Pharmacokinetics, is a 14-track beggars banquet of stoned, snaky jams that run from about three to six minutes: concise enough not to try your patience, long enough to work their beatific-sundown charms on you. ”
“ Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, land of the birch stands and all which accompanies it, are Kingdom of the Holy Sun! Their self-titled album, released on New Year's Eve and the dawn of 2012, is a 14-track trip through the woody & wooly areas of your mind. Highly recommended!”
“ Shoe-hazy sounds from Seattle’s Kingdom of the Holy Sun…If you dig Brian Jonestown Massacre, Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor and the like then grab a seat on the throne and put on the sunscreen. Kingdom of the Holy Sun was a recent valis Pick of the Week for good reason. ”