Predominantly Liverpool-based, the identity of the Bonnacons Of Doom remains a mystery. What even is a Bonnacon, let alone one of doom?
“Acid house is where we’ve come from” explains the enigmatic Rob on the release notes for the self-titled LP out in May. And there is that shamanistic, ritualistic element present here, albeit wreathed in neo-gothic psychedelia. Rob continues; “We’re almost all from Lancashire and Yorkshire, and the landscape and mythology of the north is part of who we are. It’s darkness and beauty, the weirdness of its folk traditions, the independence of mind of its culture and the melancholy of its post-industrial grain.”
Utterly astonishing music played by one of the more interesting outfits you’re going to encounter.
words by @johnnydobbo