Eric Stewart Part 2

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 13:07 | Category : Podcasts
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To tie in with the release of Eric Stewart’s autobiography ‘The Things I Do For Love’ and the Eric Stewart Anthology, Eric talks to Jason Barnard in the final part of two podcasts covering his remarkable career. Eric Stewart – The Ritual (Parts 1 – 3) (Frooty Rooties, Mercury, 1982) 10cc – I’m Mandy Fly Me […]

Georgie Fame – The Complete 1967 Recordings

Sunday, 17 September 2017, 11:42 | Category : Reviews
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Out now on RPM Cherry Red, this new double cd set captures the complete 1967 recordings of Georgie Fame at the apex of his popular success. As a new signing for the CBS, the label was determined to embed his solo stardom, leading to pressure to keep the hits coming which, at times, rubbed against […]

The Chemistry Set – Lovely Cuppa Tea

Saturday, 16 September 2017, 20:15 | Category : Articles, Interview
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The Chemistry Set are one of the best British psychedelic bands of the modern era. Taking the 60s sound as a starting point, this duo’s range of influences ensures that their feet are firmly planted in the now.  As they release another superb vinyl offering, Jason Barnard talks to the band – Dave McLean and […]

The Dials Interview – That Was The Future

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 12:30 | Category : Articles
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By Jason Barnard There’s much to delight fans of anglophile psych and early prog in The Dials new album ‘That was the Future’. Strong hooks, Hammond and Vox organs, modular synths and swirling guitar abound, however their inventiveness clearly show they are not retro revivalists.  The Dials – photo by Pat Pope If you’re not familiar with […]