The Bug Jar, in Rochester, is “Your Bar on Earth” as the sign on the door proclaims. But what happens when five purveyors of deep psychedelia visit from Japan and launch it and everyone inside out into the cosmos? Such was the case on May 10, and for one evening, the Bug Jar became the Acid Mothers Temple.
Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O, opened their set in cacophony, a deep unsettling rumble that announced the journey was about to begin. They settled into a Morricone-esque sound, a languid slow-motion trek, samurais navigating a desolate landscape. By journey’s end, the band was engaging in some supremely intense rocking,
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