Time Machine

The Strange Brew transports itself away from the Sixties and Seventies to present, in this one off special, a selection of British tracks post-1980 that capture the sound or spirit of this earlier age. The Jam – Start! (Sound Affects, Polydor, 1980) nick nicely – Hilly Fields (1892) (Single A-side, EMI, 1982) Robyn Hitchcock – […]

King Mob – I Was There

Monday, 20 August 2012, 17:38 | Category : Chris Spedding
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The Strange Brew’s favourite new band, King Mob, a super group featuring Chris Spedding, are releasing their next single “I Was There”. From one of the best albums of 2011 (kick started by a glowing review here), it was a highlight of a special Chris Spedding Strange Brew podcast. Following the Strange Brew spin, it’s been […]

nick nicely rare interview

Friday, 17 August 2012, 17:41 | Category : Interview
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nick nicely is one of the most innovative artists of the post-psych era, with his 1982 EMI single masterpiece “Hilly Fields (1892)” acclaimed by the NME as “the best psychedelic record since the ‘60s”. Despite being admired by contemporaries Robyn Hitchcock and Andy Partridge, his singles brace of psychedelic electronica in the early eighties did […]

All Night Workers Live

Sunday, 5 August 2012, 20:25 | Category : Live
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Many of you will have seen Nick Warburton’s epic history of West London cult soul and blues band The All Night Workers. The group have recently reformed so there’s a rare opportunity to hear a credible sixties act in action. Want to read more too? Catch their story here:  http://thestrangebrew.co.uk/articles/the-all-night-workers-part-1