British 60s Soul

Jason Barnard selects his favourite British Sixties soul cuts from legendary to cult. Carl Douglas And The Big Stampede – Crazy Feeling (Single A-side, Go, 1966) Terry Reid With Peter Jay’s Jaywalkers – This Time (Single B-side to The Hand Don’t Fit The Glove, Columbia, 1967) Van Morrison – Beside You (New York Sessions ’67, […]

The Chemistry Set – The Endless More And More

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 18:54 | Category : Reviews, Spacerock
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Review by Jason Barnard Expanding the template that English psychedelists The Chemistry Set successfully laid out in their recent releases, new long player ‘The Endless More and More’ is another essential record. With a stunning gatefold sleeve and gold vinyl the contents live up to the presentation. Opener ‘The Splendour Of The Universe’ shows the best […]

nick nicely – London South

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 18:32 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard “the greatest popstar that never was…” nick nicely continues to beguile with his third single release, London South, from last year’s unparalleled album Space of a Second.  London South’s lyrical bite still grabs your attention however the remixes gave the listener the chance to hear two alternative boroughs. nicely’s labelmates Grasscut flip […]

The Krewkats 1962-1964

Sunday, 8 November 2015, 21:21 | Category : Welcome
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By Nick Warburton Not to be confused with Big Jim Sullivan and Brian Bennett’s Krewkats, the European-based, Birmingham rock ‘n’ roll outfit of the same name took on the mantle in 1963 having received Sullivan’s blessing earlier in London during the summer of 1962. At the end of 1962, the musicians became French singer Dick Rivers’s […]

LoveyDove

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 13:19 | Category : Interview
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Los Angeles couple Dan West and Azalia Snail of LoveyDove are hugely respected artists in their own right, from Dan’s mod-psych band Sidewalk Society to Azaila’s prolific lo-fi psych career. Together they’ve joined forces as LoveyDove, have a great new album out, and are currently on a tour across Europe. Before last night’s show at Wharf […]