nick nicely – Space of a Second

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 13:42 | Category : Reviews
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Lo Recordings – Released 6 Oct 2014 Review by Jason Barnard nick nicely is one of a rare breed of artists who see psychedelia as not a retro trip to summer 67. nick takes inspiration from the innovation of the period but feeds it through a modern dance edged palette. One of his early flowerings […]

The Movements – Like Elephants 1 & 2

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 20:30 | Category : Reviews
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Sunrise Ocean Bender Records Limited Edition Double Vinyl LP Also available on CD and download Review by Mark Waters First up I wish I could get hold of a vinyl copy of this record…unfortunately all I have is a MP3 download which does not really give the depth and analogue fell which this music requires. They […]

Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band 1965-1967

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 20:05 | Category : Articles
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By Nick Warburton When Dexys Midnight Runners topped the UK charts in 1981 with their “Geno” tribute, a new generation of fans discovered American soul singer Geno Washington, who had fronted British R&B/soul outfit The Ram Jam Band from 1965-1969 and enjoyed moderate chart success.  Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band, Spring 1965, left […]

Chris Wade – Dodson and Fogg

Monday, 25 August 2014, 13:46 | Category : Podcasts
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Take a musical journey with Chris Wade of Dodson and Fogg, ably assisted by Strange Brew host Jason Barnard. The Kinks – Shangri-La (Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire), Pye, 1969) Dodson and Fogg – Late for the Party (The Call, Wisdom Twin, 2013) The Trees – Fool (On The Shore, […]

Soft Hearted Scientists – The Slow Cyclone

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 12:24 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Through misfortune and the stars not aligning it’s an occasional occurrence that music deserved of a mass audience just doesn’t quite break through. Many would argue that whimsical Welsh psychedelists Soft Hearted Scientists fall into this category. Hopefully their new album, The Slow Cyclone, which continues their run of marvelous records, will right that […]

The Happiness Vending Machine

Saturday, 23 August 2014, 11:39 | Category : News
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One of my favourite rock groups, Chicago’s The Luck of Eden Hall, follow up last year’s excellent Victoria Moon long player with a new single, the superb psych glam stomper ‘Happine$$ Vending Machine’. [tubepress video=n00KFmRbrMo] The band are gearing up for their 25 anniversary with a retrospective article in Shindig! plus Victoria Moon sees a deserved vinyl release […]