KITCHEN WITCH ‘Earth And Ether’ LP Review.

Words El Jefe.

Born and bred in South Australia back in ‘13, Kitchen Witch are a solid, dirty little stoner-blues quartet, fronted by vocalist Georgie Cosson.

Together they lay down fat and trippy riffrock grooves, and some ripping, fuzz-drenched guitars unleashed by Conor Kinsella. Simon Elliott and John Russo (bass and drums respectively) provide a rock solid backing for these seriously hefty stoner doom tunes.

The songs on Earth And Ether have a deeply eclectic Aussie tone to them as well.

‘Cave Of Mischief’ could provide an excellent soundtrack for when the band is cruising into the Jerramungup Roadhouse for a gig whilst the amazing ‘Sunrise’, with it’s lumbering, behemoth riffs could steam roll the earth with it’s creeping momentous peak. Continue reading

1000mods, Filthy Lucre, Kitchen Witch. Crown And Anchor, Adelaide. 11-04-2019.

Words Will Oakeshott.
Photos David Rubinich.

From every perspective of the people involved with this show, there was a strong element of the “unexpected” which had transpired. However, the rare and astonishing characteristic of these surprises were that they all fell under a “positive” outlook. 1000mods managed to tour our fine nation for the first time and that would have probably felt like an impossibility over their career; furthermore, multiple shows sold out at very respectable venues including Adelaide where there was tough competition also playing at other locations on this night. It would seem that the famous Cuban writer José Martí is still very accurate with this quote, even after over 120 years since his unfortunate passing: “Charm is a product of the unexpected”. Continue reading