Time Machine

The Strange Brew transports itself away from the Sixties and Seventies to present, in this one off special, a selection of British tracks post-1980 that capture the sound or spirit of this earlier age. The Jam – Start! (Sound Affects, Polydor, 1980) nick nicely – Hilly Fields (1892) (Single A-side, EMI, 1982) Robyn Hitchcock – […]

nick nicely rare interview

Friday, 17 August 2012, 17:41 | Category : Interview
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nick nicely is one of the most innovative artists of the post-psych era, with his 1982 EMI single masterpiece “Hilly Fields (1892)” acclaimed by the NME as “the best psychedelic record since the ‘60s”. Despite being admired by contemporaries Robyn Hitchcock and Andy Partridge, his singles brace of psychedelic electronica in the early eighties did […]

nice and lucid

Monday, 4 June 2012, 20:23 | Category : Reviews
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Two rays of psychedelic sunshine hit the streets, or should I say ether, this month from the increasingly prolific, vinyl only record label Fruits de Mer. They’ve drawn my attention to the rising stars of psychedelia, The Lucid Dream, and one of its greatest cult artists, nick nicely. The Lucid Dream – Hits Me Like […]