In the history of pop culture not many bands have come from The Isles of Scilly…I’m sure there must be someone but it’s not jumping out.

Those remote rocks off the coast of Cornwall though have made the long wait worth it with the mystery psych pop of West Wickhams.

New Band Of The Day :West Wickhams – dealing a mystery strewn polka dot psych garage

The two piece are making waves with a sound that has a twist and flavour of its own and the added spook to their garage rock is at once captivating and addictive.

Now relocated to Richmond the pair embrace an unlikely collection of inflicts that somehow shimmer into their sound including…Whitby Abbey, Pipe Organs, Flowers, Polka Dot Cats, Dark Punk, Gothic Novels and Rock n Roll Autobiographies, Castles, Abstract Painting, Euphoria, Mist, Autumn, Halloween, Optical Illusions, Edgar Allan Poe and Andy Warhol.

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