Adopted Brits

A select band of artists from outside the British Isles came over to England to record in the late Sixties. The Strange Brew presents their greatest songs. Featuring  Tom Hartman, lead singer of The Aerovons, exclusively introducing the classic “World of You” as well as his brilliant new track “Stopped!” you will be amazed by […]

The Green Manalishi

Sunday, 17 April 2011, 18:37 | Category : Reviews
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Fruits de Mer deliver another ambitious cover with Earthling Society’s searing take of Fleetwood Mac’s “The Green Manalishi”. Peter Green’s tale of the devilish dangers of greed and financial excess is more relevant than ever. Fred Laird and the band propel the listener into a blistering six minutes of gothic feedback threatening to evoke the […]

Virgin Sleep

Saturday, 16 April 2011, 17:07 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton Virgin Sleep were a great psychedelic band from the Hanworth/Feltham area of West London that evolved out of an earlier beat group known as Themselves during the summer of 1967. The band was responsible for recording two brilliant singles for the Deram label in 1967/1968. According to Vernon Joynson’s excellent book Tapestry of […]

Barney J Barnes & The Intro

Monday, 11 April 2011, 19:48 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton Barney J Barnes & The Intro came from the Hounslow area of West London and produced a great northern soul/mod single for Decca in September 1967 entitled “It Must Be Love” c/w “Can’t Stand The Pain”. [tubepress video=”NG5zBNtM8cs”] Barney J Barnes sadly died in December 1999 but the whereabouts of his former […]

Aleppo Pine

Tuesday, 5 April 2011, 19:59 | Category : Reviews
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Aleppo Pine – Holy Picnic (Alone Records) Aleppo Pine are a Barcelona quartet formed about three years ago who wear their influences clearly on their sleeve. A melting pot of the Incredible String Band, Donovan, Fairport and the Beatles jamming in Rishikesh – nothing wrong with that! Released on Alone Records their new album “Holy […]