Beatlesque Beatleisms

Friday, 28 February 2014, 21:22 | Category : Beatles
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To celebrate the release Thomas Edisun’s Electric Light Bulb Band’s ‘The Red Day Album’ and Orgone Box’s ‘Centaur’, records that wear the Beatles influence on their sleeve but emerge special in their own right, The Strange Brew presents its favourite Beatlesque Beatleisms. The Knickerbockers – Lies (Single A-side, Challenge (US), 1965) Apostrophe  ‎– Sad And […]

Orgone Box – Centaur

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 19:47 | Category : News
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By Markus Holler The legendary ORGONEBOX album, has been released, under the title “Centaur” by Sugarbush Records on vinyl. This great album (see screen shot of back and front of cover) was recorded for- and briefly released by – TDK Records Japan. TDK went under and so did the album’s release until by a strange […]

Fruits de Mer Listen To The Sky

Cherished vinyl only label Fruits de Mer launch five excellent new releases from artists who all uniquely reinterpret 60s and 70s tracks making them all vibrant and sparkling for 2014.  Crystal Jacqueline and The Honey Pot present six UK and US psych favourites (plus a fitting Icarus Peel original) into a double 7” concept package. […]

Thomas Edisun’s Electric Light Bulb Band – The Red Day Album

Sunday, 16 February 2014, 14:22 | Category : Reviews
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Gear Fab Records By Jason Barnard The long lost American Sgt Pepper unearthed?  The recordings for Thomas Edisun’s Electric Light Bulb Band ‘The Red Day Album’ were recorded over one weekend just after the release of The Beatles masterpiece in June 67.  From Louisiana and led by star teen songwriter Richard Orange, Thomas Edisun’s Electric […]

Joey Molland – From Liverpool to Memphis

Monday, 10 February 2014, 19:14 | Category : Articles
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As he releases his new album ‘Return To Memphis’, Jason Barnard speaks to Badfinger legend Joey Molland about his incredible career. In a new extensive feature read about Joey’s early years in Liverpool, the huge highs and lows of Badfinger, historic sessions with George Harrison and John Lennon, to his solo rebirth: http://thestrangebrew.co.uk/articles/joey-molland-from-liverpool-to-memphis

Red Sands – Red Sands

Saturday, 8 February 2014, 16:30 | Category : Reviews
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Out now on Electone By Jason Barnard Glasgow’s Red Sands are a fine new band that take their cue from the late 60s, early 70s but this ain’t no nostalgia trip. Their self titled debut long player envelops the listener with its slow burning acid indie psych sounding bang up-to-date. Released on Electone Records every […]