Nov 092011
 

Just last week, we posted King Khan’s new quasi-solo Jay Reatard cover. We noted that this followed the dissolution of his beloved psych-garage outfit The King Khan and BBQ Show. Well, it also preceded the official reunion. Khan and Mark Sultan have returned following their acrimonious split with a new 7”. The A-Side is new song “We Are the Ocean” and the flip holds a post-Pink Floyd Syd Barrett cover.

The duo tackle Barrett’s “Terrapin,” which has also seen covers by Phish and Syd’s Floyd replacement David Gimour. Their version is a Nuggets-style psychedelic haze, tambourine and theremin soundtracking their return. Stream it below, then buy the 7” at Midheaven Mailorder.

The King Khan and BBQ Show – Terrapin (Syd Barrett cover)

Buy the “We Are the Ocean/Teremin” 7” at Midheaven Mailorder.

Nov 042011
 

Monkeying around is hardly a new concept for the endlessly wild King Khan, but the term takes on a more literal meaning than ever in his new video. It’s a cover of Jay Reatard’s debut solo single “Hammer I Miss You” that features a whole mess of monkey-mask madness. Continue reading »