The Sunchymes

Friday, 28 June 2013, 14:53 | Category : Sunchymes
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Aaron from The Sunchymes joins Strange Brew host Jason Barnard in the studio to play tracks from his latest album plus British pop-psych favourites. The Beatles – Paperback Writer (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1966) Pink Floyd – See Emily Play (Single A-side, Columbia, 1967) The Bee Gees – In My Own Time (Bee Gees’ 1st, Polydor, 1967) […]

Wainwright’s Gentlemen

Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 20:32 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton West London band Wainwright’s Gentlemen are most notable for containing a number of musicians who went on to fame and fortune in the late 1960s and early 1970s – Ian Gillan (Deep Purple) and Brian Connolly and Mick Tucker (The Sweet). Wainwright’s Gentlemen circa November 1967- from left to right Tony Hall, Mick […]

Butterfly Revolutions by The Luck of Eden Hall

Monday, 24 June 2013, 20:48 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Chicago psych veterans The Luck of Eden Hall go into battle again with their sumptuous double LP set on heavyweight coloured vinyl. Their album Butterfly Revolutions presents hook laden guitar rocking psychedelia with deeper undertones. Already a favourite from their 2011 EP, “Chrysalide” shows Gregory Curvey, Mark Lofgren and Carlos Mendoza […]

The Tribe

Saturday, 22 June 2013, 18:18 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton John Neighbour – lead vocals/harp Frank Torpey – lead guitar Martin Slavenic – Hammond organ Dennis Cowan – bass Malcolm Wolffe – drums The Tribe was a West London band that formed around January 1965 and is notable for featuring future Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band bass player Dennis Cowan and Frank […]

The Greek Theatre – Lost Out At Sea

Sunday, 9 June 2013, 15:40 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Few records effortlessly ooze a natural embodiment of their influences like the new album from The Greek Theatre. Sounding like an undiscovered early seventies West Coast classic the group envelop Americana bleached with LA psych and Surfs Up Beach Boys.  Incredibly The Greek Theatre are a pair of Swedes, Sven Froberg […]