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Syd Arthur are devotees of a sound - sons and heirs of those Canterbury psychedelic and progressive rockers whose improvisational approach made the avant-garde accessible.

Winners of the Canterbury Best Local Band competition they eventually adopted the fitting name Syd Arthur — the "Syd" bit because of Barrett and "Arthur" with its intimations of the Kinks' album Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British…

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  • enjoying their amorphous androgynous remixes much more than their stand alone albums.
  • Lots of Soft Machine vibes, I love it!
  • Great stuff!
  • Only known about this band for a couple of months and they're already among my favourite ever.
  • Absolutely amazing.
  • So, i've managed to get On An On playing in regular rotation in an indie coffee shop here. GENTLEMEN, THE NEXT ALBUM HAS TO BE NAMED AFTER ME AND I REQUEST KISSES
  • I fucking LOVE this band :)
  • Very good band. I absolutely love the sound -- especially now in the summer!
  • Seen this band couple of years back at shambala, great live and love the newer stuff
  • great!

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