The Ealing Club

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 22:02 | Category : Blues
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2012 – 50 Years – Calling On All Legends of the Ealing Blues Scene In March 2012, it will be 50 years since Alexis Korner and Cyril Davies opened the doors of the Ealing Blues Club. In 1962, the Ealing Club would bring together the Rolling Stones as a band. Young musicians such as Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart and Pete Townshend […]

Tom Hartman of The Aerovons – World of You

Saturday, 25 June 2011, 12:22 | Category : Articles
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Jason Barnard speaks to Tom Hartman of The Aerovons The Aerovons, often know as “the American Beatles”, bucked the trend of the British invasion and sought inspiration from England, then the creative hub of the music industry. Their leader and singer Tom Hartman wrote, and subsequently produced and recorded an album’s worth of material at […]

Denny Alexander – The Clayton Squares and The Penny Peeps

Sunday, 19 June 2011, 14:53 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton Singer Denny Alexander first came to prominence with Liverpool soul/mod specialists The Clayton Squares, who produced two great singles for Decca in 1965-1966. After a brief spell with The Thoughts, he joined the London-based Motivation, whose guitarist was none other than future Jethro Tull axe man Martin Barre. When the band changed […]

Podcast Archive

Saturday, 18 June 2011, 16:49 | Category : Update
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As the Strange Brew Podcast has expanded to include interviews, features and reviews it seemed useful to add a page where you can easily find all of our previous shows from the past two years. So here it is! Here’s to more years of cult, classic, rare but brilliant Sixties and Seventies British rock […]

The Chemistry Set Live

Friday, 10 June 2011, 19:15 | Category : Reviews
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Legendary psych-rock band and John Peel and Tony Wilson favourites The Chemistry Set are shortly playing their first London gig in years. The band headline an unmissable Saturday night extravaganza at London’s The Garage on June 18th. Support comes from international progsters ATOMIC WORKERS and fellow Fruits de Mer artistes (and Strange Brew favourites) EARTHLING SOCIETY. There […]