Celebrate The Summer of 66

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 21:49 | Category : News
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In July 1966 the first ever rock festival in Britain was being held. The sixth National Jazz and Blues Festival at Windsor marked a big change and was the precursor of the Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, Monterey and Woodstock. Its line up in that year moved from being blues and jazz to bands like The Who, the […]

The Hummingbirds

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 21:00 | Category : News, Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Following in the rich vein of the Liverpool forefathers, The Hummingbirds are gently kicking up a storm with their Mersey enthused Americana. With new single ‘Knocking On My Door’ being pushed by Q Magazine everything bodes well for the forthcoming album ‘Pieces of You’. Bristling with pop hooks, ‘Knocking On My Door’ rattles […]

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 Podcasts and Interview Coming Soon

Monday, 21 December 2015, 21:48 | Category : News
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Al Stewart is one of Britain’s great songwriters. Hailing from the UK folk scene he conquered the US in the mid-late 70s with great hits such as ‘Year of the Cat’, ‘Time Passages’ and ‘On the Border’ plus cult classics such as ‘Roads to Moscow’. Still producing great music and touring, Al will be joining […]

Jet Wintzer Sounds Good

Monday, 14 December 2015, 22:44 | Category : News
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The Strange Brew proudly hosts Mark Waters’ latest Sounds Good show featuring Jet Wintzer of Schizo Fun Addict. Sounds Good set list 13th December 2015 John Delafose and the Eunice Playboys – Poor Man Two Step Caddy -Something About Carina Schizo Fun Addict – Theme One interview with Jet Wintzer part 1 Schizo Fun Addict […]

When Slade Rocked The World 1971-1975

Sunday, 11 October 2015, 12:01 | Category : News, Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard It’s easy to forget how big Slade were in the first half of the 70s. In Britain alone Noddy Holder, Jim Lea, Don Powell and Dave Hill gave us six number ones, four years worth of singles counted in top 40 and three album top spots. But so what? What truly matters is the superb body of […]