July – Tom Newman and Peter Cook

Friday, 27 May 2016, 20:18 | Category : July, Podcasts
Tags : , , , ,

Tom Newman and Peter Cook of psych legends July take a trip through the last 50 years to tie in with their new Fruits de Mer single ‘Can I Go Back Again’ and The Tomcats RPM retrospective ‘Running At Shadows’ set. July – My Clown (July, Major Minor, 1968) Los Tomcats – A Tu Vera […]

Mike McGear McCartney Interview

Sunday, 15 May 2016, 14:32 | Category : Articles, Beatles
Tags :

Liverpudlian Mike ‘McGear’ McCartney is a chart topping singer, songwriter and photographer. As well as being one third of comedy-poets The Scaffold he was co-founder of super-group GRIMMS and successful solo artist. However it’s the reissue of the legendary McGough and McGear album that draws us here. Recorded in 1967 and assisted in production by his brother Paul, musicians on the […]

Strange Brew Sounds for mid-2016

Reviews by Jason Barnard There’s a dizzying array of new music being released so here’s the best from a range of Strange Brew genres. Psych Octopus Syng venture further into psychedelia with their marvellous album ‘Hollow Ghost/Rochelle Salt’. Arguably a little more experimental and Floydian in places than some of their earlier releases, it’s all the better […]

The Krew – Part 1

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 21:08 | Category : Articles
Tags :

By Nick Warburton The Krew: Beryl Marsden – lead vocals Steve Aldo – lead vocals Tommy Murray – lead guitar Howie Casey – tenor saxophone Alan Reeves – organ Archie Legget – bass Eddie Sparrow – drums The Krew, clockwise from top left: Tommy Murray, Beryl Marsden, Steve Aldo, Archie Legget, Eddie Sparrow and Howie […]

Rod Argent of The Zombies

Sunday, 1 May 2016, 17:00 | Category : Podcasts
Tags : , , ,

To mark The Zombies‘ upcoming summer shows, including Cornbury Music Festival, Rod Argent talks about key tracks from his career. The Zombies – Maybe Tomorrow (Still Got That Hunger, Cherry Red /The End, 2015) The Zombies – I Want You Back Again (Single B-side to Remember When I Loved Her, Parrot (US) 1965) Santana – She’s Not There […]

Tir na nOg – Live At The Half Moon

Sunday, 1 May 2016, 16:18 | Category : Reviews, Tír na nÓg
Tags :

By Jason Barnard Tír na nÓg, the Irish songwriting duo of Leo O’Kelly and Sonny Condell, wrote and recorded some of the finest music to come out of the early 70s folk scene. After releasing three fine albums they separated to embark on new projects before recapturing their muse in recent years. Last year they […]