Nick Nicely – Ghostdream

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 21:20 | Category : News, Reviews
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Nick Nicely’s new single ‘Ghostdream’ continues to delve deeper into electronic pyschedelia, mesmerising the senses in a magnetic taster of forthcoming album ‘Sleep Safari’. B’ side ‘The Otherside 2’ keeps up the quality and can also be found on Spotify. More information can be found at: http://www.tapeterecords.de/artists/nick-nicely

Clockwork Flowers – Uncle John

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 12:27 | Category : 1967, News, Reviews
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The Clockwork Flowers latest single ‘Uncle John’ celebrates the 50 year anniversary of The Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’. In a first for the band, this exuberant Beatlesque track is also presented with a lovingly produced 60s psych themed music video. With its marvelous pepperland ingredients a splendid time is guaranteed for all! iTunes Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/uncle-john-single/id1236289685 CD Baby: […]

New Routes – Folk Roots

Sunday, 21 May 2017, 10:48 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Those that know me are aware of the backed up pile of review requests at Strange Brew HQ, but despite this I occasionally highlight artists that are well worth seeking out. There are two folk influenced releases I’d therefore like to mention a gorgeous single from Renée Forrester and; stirring live album from Tom Moriarty […]

The Greek Theatre – Broken Theatre

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 20:38 | Category : Reviews
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Four years ago I was stunned by an unknown Swedish band delivering the album of the year – Lost Out At Sea. An LP chocked full of blissed out Surfs Up Americana I was intrigued where the group would go next. Broken Circle is the answer. It retains all what was best from their predecessor […]

Astralasia – Oceania

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 20:30 | Category : Reviews
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Three years on from Astralasia’s last double album ‘Wind On Water’, the band have topped that long sold out release with ‘Oceania’. Split across double vinyl, the band present 80 minutes of largely chilled out electronica. It’s 11 tracks delve deep into the lost continent it is named after and, as the band describe it: “It’s about […]

Mark and the Clouds – Cumulus

Sunday, 26 February 2017, 14:47 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard ‘Cumulus’ is London based Mark & the Clouds follow-up to debut long player ‘Blue Skies Opening’. Fronted by singer/guitarist and songwriter Marco Magnani, the group’s first release had a 60s psych/90s indie feel and this release does not break a successful formula. Some bands that cite the 60s as their prime influence overpower their recordings […]