Guillermo Sexo give psych-rock new dimensions

From left: Reuben Bettsak, Noell Dorsey, Ryan Connelly, and Elliott Anderson.
From left: Reuben Bettsak, Noell Dorsey, Ryan Connelly, and Elliott Anderson.

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The Boston Fuzzstival in August was an all-day show celebrating Boston’s psychedelic and fuzz rock scene. Thirteen bands spread out in two rooms of the Middle East, including standouts like Ghost Box Orchestra, CreaturoS, and New Highway Hymnal. But the set of the night belonged to Guillermo Sexo.

Bathed in the swirling textures of psychedelic light projections, the Boston five piece jumped back and forth between fuzzed-out noise and the liquid beauty of songs like “Bring Down Your Arms” and “Echo Out My Call.” Both tracks appear on the band’s 5th release “Dark Spring,” out next week on Midriff Records.

“It was a great community-minded event,” guitarist Reuben Bettsak explained a few weeks later, on the road to Baltimore in the middle of a tour with Ghost Box Orchestra.

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