Jeff Christie

Saturday, 27 December 2014, 15:13 | Category : Podcasts
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To coincide with the forthcoming release of Jeff Christie’s excellent new single For All Mankind due out on on 21 January 2015; Jeff, one of the best British songwriters of his generation, joins Strange Brew host Jason Barnard to talk about his career in The Outer Limits and Christie. Elton John – Yellow River (Chartbusters Go Pop! […]

Mark Nevin: Love = Love = Love

Sunday, 7 December 2014, 15:27 | Category : Articles, Interview
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By Jason Barnard When I last spoke to Mark Nevin, he reflected on his music career; from the huge success of Fairground Attraction, songwriting partnership with Morrissey and others. At the time he’d found his voice with the acclaimed solo album ‘Stand Beside Me in the Sun’ so I was especially intrigued what he’d do next. However […]

Ray Thomas – The Moody Blues Interview

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 20:29 | Category : Interview
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By Jason Barnard As a founding member of The Moody Blues, flutist, singer and songwriter Ray Thomas chartered a path with the group from their early r’n’b days, psychedelia into symphonic prog rock.   Now that Cherry Red/Esoteric releases a definitive 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition of  The Magnificent Moodies album; Ray looks back on his whole career with Jason Barnard, including […]

The Mirrors – Spectral Sunshine Parade

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 20:10 | Category : News
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Hailing from Norfolk Virginia, The Mirrors create an anglophile sound that at times is reminiscent of some of the best sounds flowing over the channel in the late 60s/early 70s. They have just recorded an excellent new album Spectral Sunshine Parade; however they need your help to get the album pressed and released on gold […]

Hot Knives

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 16:47 | Category : Reviews
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By Jason Barnard Got Kinda Lost Records, the new reissue imprint of Guerssen, digs our rare and/or privately pressed rock and reissue them for a wider audience; Hot Knives are one such group enjoying a release on the label. Hailing from San Francisco they were fronted by brother-sister combo Michael and Debra Houpt plus two ex-Flamin’ Groovies (guitarist Tim […]