Jeff Beck Exclusive – Tiger In Your Tank recorded with The Tridents

Sunday, 31 January 2016, 12:50 | Category : Blues, Interview, News
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Nick Warburton’s full history of the Jeff Beck’s pre-Yardbirds group The Tridents has been updated to exclusively include the track ‘Tiger in your Tank’. It was performed and recorded by the BBC at Eel Pie Island in 1964. The Tridents line up at the time was Jeff Beck lead guitar, Paul Lucas vocals and bass guitar, John Lucas […]

Al Stewart Podcast Part 2

Monday, 25 January 2016, 20:39 | Category : Podcasts
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In the second part of a career spanning podcast Al Stewart talks to Jason Barnard to mark the re-release of three of his classic albums on Esoteric. Al Stewart – Lord Grenville (Year Of The Cat, RCA, 1976) Al Stewart – Life In Dark Water (Time Passages, RCA, 1978) Taxi Mauve – Merlin’s Time (Far Off Fields, Keltia […]

Soft Hearted Scientists – Uncanny Tales From The Everyday Undergrowth

Monday, 25 January 2016, 20:29 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard A band as marvellous as The Soft Hearted Scientists should be indie superstars. Their low-fi lysergic acoustic approach came first to fruition with their superb début ‘Uncanny Tales From The Everyday Undergrowth’, now re-released after its 10 year anniversary. That album, a collection of EPs, gained universal praise on its release. Receiving a […]

The Electric Stars – The Only Lover Left Alive / Loaded With Regrets

Monday, 25 January 2016, 19:39 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard The Electric Stars have been successfully ploughing a soul/psych rock vein since their superb debut album ‘Sonic Candy Soul’ a few years ago. Fresh from their hit single ‘Belfast Boy’ the Manchester lads are back with an limited two track CD single. ‘The Only Lover Left Alive’ is a storming indie Stones/Faces […]

The Tridents

Sunday, 17 January 2016, 18:23 | Category : Articles, Blues
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Chiswick band The Tridents were formed in 1961 and are best known for containing Jeff Beck in their ranks from late August 1964-early March 1965. The original formation was put together as an instrumental outfit, and played regularly at the Cavendish School Youth Club in Chiswick alongside The Detours with Roger Daltry on lead guitar […]

David Bowie – A Podcast Tribute

Recorded before his passing, The Strange Brew pays tribute to David Bowie, one of the most influential and legendary artists of all time. RIP David x David Bowie – Let Me Sleep Beside You (Bowie at the Beeb, EMI, 2000 rec 1969) Junior’s Eyes – Circus Days (Single B-side to Woman Love, Regal Zonophone, 1969) […]