Brits Abroad

Saturday, 26 March 2011, 15:03 | Category : Brits Abroad
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Many British born artists recorded and released records outside the UK in the Sixties and Seventies…. From million sellers such as The Bee Gees, CSNY and ACDC to more cult acts who released great material away from the British Isles. Enjoy a bumper podcast featuring some of the best material from the greatest rock and […]

New Reviews Section

Saturday, 19 March 2011, 17:09 | Category : Reviews
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From time to time, new material or reissues will grab our attention, meriting wider awareness. Over the coming months The Strange Brew will review some of our favourite releases. Beau – The Way It Was To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the release of “Creation”, folk star Beau aka Trevor Midgley’s last studio album for […]


Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 18:37 | Category : Interview
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For a brief moment during 1967 and 1968, Influence was one of the most exciting outfits to emerge on the Toronto rock scene. No other Canadian band at the time could boast such an international flavour, and no other Canadian group, with the exception of The Band, could arguably embody such an eclectic mix of […]

Alan Avon and The Toyshop

Monday, 7 March 2011, 19:47 | Category : Interview
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Alan Avon, holder of the finest voices in late sixties and early seventies rock, shone brightly with his band The Toyshop. They are fondly remembered and are best known for two tracks in particular, “Send My Love To Lucy” and “Night To Remember”. They feature on the essential compilations of UK Psych – Chocolate Soup, […]