Ken Scott – Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 12:29 | Category : Beatles, David Bowie, Interview
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Ken Scott’s work as a recording engineer and producer spans much of the greatest rock music ever recorded. From The Beatles ‘White Album’, David Bowie’s ‘Ziggy Stardust’, George Harrison’s ‘All Things Must Pass’ to Lou Reed’s ‘Transformer’. He has an excellent book recalling his time working with these artists and much more – ‘Abbey Road to Ziggy […]

Ken Scott – Abbey Road to Ziggy Stardust

In a landmark podcast, Ken Scott, legendary recording engineer and producer, talks about some of his favourite recordings. The Beatles – I Am the Walrus (Single B-side to Hello Goodbye, Parlophone, 1967) Jeff Beck Group – Ol’ Man River (Truth, EMI Columbia, 1968) The Beatles – Hey Jude (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1968) The Beatles – Glass […]

Mike McGear McCartney Interview

Sunday, 15 May 2016, 14:32 | Category : Articles, Beatles
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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 […]

Geoff Emerick – The Beatles

Saturday, 30 April 2016, 12:21 | Category : Beatles, Podcasts
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Geoff Emerick talks about recording the Fab Four and new show The Sessions, a live re-staging of The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios. The Beatles – Tomorrow Never Knows (Revolver, Parlophone, 1966) The Beatles – Love Me Do (Anthology 1, Apple, 1995 rec 6 June 1962) The Beatles – She Loves You (Single A-side, Parlophone, […]

George Harrison – Soul Man

Sunday, 20 March 2016, 15:50 | Category : Beatles, Podcasts
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Listen to author John Blaney and Strange Brew host Jason Barnard celebrate George Harrison, uncovering his musical journey from 1968 to 1979. George Harrison – The Inner Light (Alternative Take) (The Apple years 1968 – 75, Apple 2014, rec 1968) Jackie Lomax – Sour Milk Sea (Single A-side, Apple, 1968) Cream – Badge (Single A-side, […]

Beatlesque Beatleisms

Friday, 28 February 2014, 21:22 | Category : Beatles
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To celebrate the release Thomas Edisun’s Electric Light Bulb Band’s ‘The Red Day Album’ and Orgone Box’s ‘Centaur’, records that wear the Beatles influence on their sleeve but emerge special in their own right, The Strange Brew presents its favourite Beatlesque Beatleisms. The Knickerbockers – Lies (Single A-side, Challenge (US), 1965) Apostrophe  ‎– Sad And […]