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Hallucinogenic piano pop, jazzy nightmares & funky dreams

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Dr. Mindflip are a masked, mysterious quintet that ooze out catchy jazz-infused jams, kooky rock operas, and the odd interactive movie (no kidding). Their theatrical live shows and chameleonic musical stylings have made them a cult favourite on the festival circuit and beyond.

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Dr. Mindflip are a masked, mysterious quintet that ooze out catchy jazz-infused jams, kooky concept albums, and the odd interactive movie (no kidding). Their theatrical live shows and chameleonic musical stylings have made them a cult favourite on the festival circuit and beyond. They’re a prolific band of misfits, and in the past two years alone have churned out a rock opera based on the worst movie ever, a videogame soundtrack, a short film score, a Gothic choose-your-own-adventure installation, and an educational game show on wheels…

The playful psychedelia of a live Dr. Mindflip show is a truly unique experience. The doctor and his masked musicians are the Lynchian lounge band of your dreams - undulating between jazzy avant-pop ditties and wild outer-space improvisations. The antics of characters such as the aristocratic Owly, the soulful saxophone-wielding Sage, and the gently unnerving Dollhead ensure that no two Dr. Mindflip gigs are the same.

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Dr. Mindflip are a masked, mysterious quintet that ooze out catchy jazz-infused jams, kooky concept albums, and the odd interactive movie (no kidding). Their theatrical live shows and chameleonic musical stylings have made them a cult favourite on the festival circuit and beyond. They’re a prolific band of misfits, and in the past two years alone have churned out a rock opera based on the worst movie ever, a videogame soundtrack, a short film score, a Gothic choose-your-own-adventure installation, and an educational game show on wheels…

The playful psychedelia of a live Dr. Mindflip show is a truly unique experience. The doctor and his masked musicians are the Lynchian lounge band of your dreams - undulating between jazzy avant-pop ditties and wild outer-space improvisations. The antics of characters such as the aristocratic Owly, the soulful saxophone-wielding Sage, and the gently unnerving Dollhead ensure that no two Dr. Mindflip gigs are the same.

Alongside a collection of EPs released on the blocSonic netlabel, an extravagant full-length debut album was funded successfully on Kickstarter - raising 315% of its target. Mastered by a Grammy award-winning engineer, Roominations: An Unofficial Parody is a trip deep into the heart of a cinematic catastrophe – a psychedelic rock opera based on the worst movie ever made - and was released on Valentine's Day 2018.

Their interactive movie The Improbable End of Owly, screened in a creepy custom-built carriage, has been full to capacity at a diverse range of festivals – Electric Picnic, Vantastival, Castlepalooza, Sunflower Fest, and the Kilkenny Fringe. A spiritual sequel, The Ultimate Learning Experience, received funding from Science Foundation Ireland and toured several schools as part of the 2018 Science Week programme. Developed in collaboration with a growing team of artists, writers, and filmmakers, both installations are a surreal blend of Dr. Mindflip’s storytelling and music.

The band are currently mixing the soundtrack to upcoming video game Dark Flame and working on new material in the studio.

Previous festival appearances include: Electric Picnic, Vantastival, Arcadian Field, Castlepalooza, Stendhal, We Bloom, Limerick Fringe, Kilkenny Arts Fringe, Clifden Arts Festival, Masters of Calm, Clifden Arts Festival, Cruthu, Rather Gather, etc.


Reviews

"An intoxicating cocktail...haunting and insidious...without a doubt one of the most bizarre and overwhelming albums I've heard in a while. It's magical - to be able to get the listeners' imagination to run even wilder than the artists who composed it takes something special."

- Remy

“Avant-pop with teeth...a master of reinventing catchiness”

- Synthesis Magazine

"A well-known and well-talked about act on the scene...Dr. Mindflip are truly unique, enthralling their audience both visually and aurally"

- Displace Studios 

“Dr. Mindflip is one of those artists for which the word creativity seems to have been created. Sometimes melancholic, sometimes agitated, but always intriguing, his musical world will get you to colourful and hypnotic places”

- Jamendo

"A rock opera based on The Room? Could it be good? No...it isn't. IT IS SPOT ON BRILLIANT. For all fans of The Room this is like sex for your ears...a mindfuck of an album that takes you through the human mind and what we experience"

- 2G1 Reviews

"This record is definitely the weirdest album I’ve listened to in the last year...it’s cheesy, trippy, jazzy and I love it. Sweet piano melodies and bitter vocals follow with additions of a trippy organ and saxophones. At times haunting and at times spectacular. This album is just one that a person has to experience for themselves!"

- Reyt Good Music

“Here is an artist that has a clear vision. Nick Cave, Ben Folds, and Wilco rolled into a style touched with psychedelia and melancholy with lyrical gymnastics. His lyrical style is direct and slightly mind-bending at times – one of the best qualities of Tori Amos. He isn’t Justin Beiber or Drake, and that’s a good thing. We need more artists that have a future, that aren’t a flash in the pan. Dr. Mindflip is one of my choices for artists with a bright, long career ahead of him”

- The Cerebral Rift

“Dr. Mindflip’s music features the perfect compromise between his enormously inventive arrangements and conventional music structures. In a garden of fools is a superb and successful attempt at combining unique and artistic songwriting with joyful listenability”

- Jamsphere

“Intriguing lyrics followed by perfect accompaniment…[In a garden of fools] is one album you do not want to miss”

- Pure M Magazine

“A large degree of contemporary elements at work...an approach that is all about the expression”

- Unsigned & Independent


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Discography