Today sees the release of Tårn, the new album from South African psychedelic stoner sludge trio Ruff Majik. Already making a name for themselves after the release of Seasons in early 2018, the band have their red eyes set for the hazy horizon with this release.
Recorded, produced and mixed by long-time collaborator Evert Snyman from Backline Studios in Johannesburg and mastered in the US by Brad Boatright from AudioSiege in Portland (Skeletonwitch, High on Fire, Mantar).
Johni Holiday from Ruff Majik comments on the new album
“We’re super excited to finally release Tårn and start our partnership with Lay Bare Recordings! We poured our blood, sweat and soul into this one, and mixed it all together in our trusty majik cauldron.”
Tårn has already received glowing reviews from international media
“Without mucking about, the album opens with fire and putrid brimstone, announcing to all and sundry that the gloves are off and the fight has moved to the grimy street corner.” PureGrainAudio
“Tårn perfectly captures Ruff Majik undeniable reckless spirit and that is what makes the album so damn good”. Outlaws of the Sun
“There’s some cool shit happening here”. The Obelisk
“Ruff Majik are a classic kinda power-trio, and in true power trio style, they all know their lines, and kick the tune right in the guts at just the right time whilst pushing the drive hard.” Desert Highways
Ruff Majik are one of my favourite South African bands. If you’re a fan of rock ‘n roll and you haven’t heard them yet, you should really explore their music. You will mostly be blown away by it. If you don’t believe me, just crank up their song “Schizophrenic” below…
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