The Frank Flight Band

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 21:05 | Category : Reviews
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By Jason Barnard Based in North West England, The Frank Flight band have been on the scene for the past two decades with mixed fortunes. However with a refreshed line-up they’ve gone into battle once more releasing their third long player – Remains. Pitched as a prog-psych mix its seven tracks are long form but […]

One Mile An Hour

Monday, 29 July 2013, 20:36 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Now this is a record. Not showy, no gimmicks nor falsely overwrought vocals. Over ten tracks that are largely acoustic you hear just bloody good songwriting, superbly played and sung by One Mile An Hour. However this would be to do this London based three piece a disservice. This is an […]

Donovan

The Strange Brew takes an alternative look at the Sunshine Superman – Donovan! Paul Revere and the Raiders – Catch the Wind (Just Like Us!, Columbia (US),1966) Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll And The Trinity – Season of the Witch (Open, Marmalade, 1967) Keith Shields – Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness) (Single A-side, Decca, 1967) Dana […]

Permanent Clear Light – Beyond These Things

Monday, 22 July 2013, 21:39 | Category : Reviews
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Out on Havasupai Records: havap0001 “All the way from Finland,” The postie said as he handed me the jiffy bag which contained Permanent clear Light’s first Album “Beyond These Things” just over a month ago. What a lovely record it is too. The eight tracks are masterpieces in their own right and are as follows 1. […]

Fruits of the Sea

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 15:02 | Category : Reviews
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Reviews by Jason Barnard There’s a wash of releases related to Fruits de Mer building up to their Summer All Dayer at the Borderline, London on 10 August. Hailing from Barcelona, Stay kick off their seven incher with the self-penned baggy psych of “Mersey Dream”. With infectious organ, riffs and percussion it takes its inspiration […]

The Sassenachs

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 12:38 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton This south London group was formed in early 1962 by rhythm guitarist Denny Shiret and bass player Chris Maskell as Danny & The Tornadoes. However, when the more famous Tornados reached number one with “Telstar” later that year, the band changed name to Danny & The Torinos after a gig at Chislehurst […]