Pitchfork (Website) - "TORCH OF THE MYSTICS finds a point at which chaos and order meet to become a third path-one that, in this thrilling and still-vital incarnation, only Sun City Girls could discover."
Originally released on Majora Records. Includes liner notes by Charles Gocher.
Personnel: Alan Bishop (vocals, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, maracas, percussion, bells); Charlie Gocher Jr (vocals, horns, drum set, maracas, shaker, steel drum, timbales, triangle, gong, anklung, idiophones); Rick Bishop (chant, guitar, electric guitar, lute, melodica, oboe, harpsichord, rainsticks).
Audio Remasterer: Mark Gergis.
Recording information: Cloaven Studios, Tempe Arizona (07/1988).
Widely considered the experimental Arizona trio's career high point, mixing guitar explorations and world influences.