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 […]

Beautify Junkyards – The Beast Shouted Love

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 20:40 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard MegaDodo Records Portugal’s Beautify Junkyards have focused on covers for a few years now, shining pastoral psychedelia typified by Vashti Bunyan’s ‘Rose Hip November’ and their reivinvention of Kraftwerk’s ‘Radioactivity’. However their new long player ‘The Beast Shouted Love’ demonstrates they can tie the acid folk gorgeousness that they embody with original songwriting. To […]

Beautify Junkyards – Rose Hip November

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 22:19 | Category : News
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To follow up the summer release of their excellent psych folk album Beautify Junkyards have just released their new video of one the LP’s highlights “Rose Hip November”; their lovely interpretation of the Vashti original. [tubepress video=Ft-YNGGzg1E] If you like your folk with a hint of pastoral psychedelia, this and their album (which has eight […]

Beautify Junkyards

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 20:25 | Category : Articles
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After releasing their dazzling interpretation of Nick Drake’s “From The Morning” on Fruits de Mer last year, folk-psych talents Beautify Junkyards are building on positive reviews from the likes of BBC6 Music and Classic Rock by releasing their excellent début album. During this period they participated on a documentary for Brazilian TV entitled “Beyond Ipanema” alongside with musicians like […]

Beautify Junkyards

Sunday, 18 March 2012, 13:25 | Category : Reviews
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It’s a Sunday afternoon and spring has arrived so what better way than to ease yourself into the working week than listen to some acid folk. I don’t know too much about Portuguese band Beautify Junkyards but they sing and play beautifully. They have exceedingly good taste and word is gently spreading on the forthcoming selections from their […]