Dust on the Nettles

Monday, 29 June 2015, 20:27 | Category : Podcasts
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Take a journey through the British underground folk scene 1967-1972 with David Wells, compiler of  a new 3 CD box set ‘Dust On The Nettles’. Speaking to Strange Brew host Jason Barnard, David plays highlights of this new collection, balancing the familiar with the obscure.  The Pentangle – Let No Man Steal Your Thyme (The Pentangle, Transatlantic, […]

Fuchsia – Melancholy Road

Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 19:36 | Category : Fuchsia, News
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One of those most successful artistic comebacks of recent years has been Fuchsia, reactivated after a forty year gap. This groundbreaking orchestral progressive folk hybrid released what must be one of most most long awaited album follow-ups in ‘From Psychedelia To A Distant Place’, retaining the essence of what made them such a special group […]

Tony Durant and Fuchsia

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 20:00 | Category : Articles
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By Jason Barnard Formed by Tony Durant at Exeter University in 1970, Fuchsia played a ground breaking mix of orchestral progressive folk influences, releasing just one fantastic self-titled LP before going their separate ways. Tony went onto to new projects thinking Fuchsia were long forgotten and even become a star in his newly adopted homeland of Australia. […]

Tony Durant of Fuchsia

Saturday, 31 August 2013, 16:49 | Category : Fuchsia
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Listen to a magical podcast with Tony Durant of the pioneering prog-orchestral-folk legends Fuchsia. Fuchsia – Me and My Kite (Fuchsia, Pegasus, 1971) Johnny Duncan and the Blue Grass Boys – Last Train to San Fernando (Single A-side, Columbia, 1957) The Everly Brothers – I’m Not Angry (Single B-side to Crying In The Rain, Warner […]