Momentary Floyd Fruits de Mer

Saturday, 2 May 2015, 20:06 | Category : Pink Floyd, Reviews
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Originally released as part of last year’s members only Pink Floyd/Syd Barrett collection, Fruits de Mer are pressing two 7″ singles with the highlights of that fantastic compilation. However, with only 300 copies with pre-sale starting at the Fruits de Mer/Mega Dodo event at the Half Moon Putney on 24 May they’re certain to be instant collectors items. […]

Phill Brown – Still Rolling – Part 1

In the first of a two part interview with Jason Barnard, legendary engineer Phill Brown looks back on his incredible career. Part 1 takes us from Phill’s experiences as a young tape operator on sessions for Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Small Faces, and Traffic at Olympic Sound Studios; to engineering for Mott the Hoople, Led […]

Jack Ellister In Session

Psych wizard Jack Ellister joins host Jason Barnard in the studio to present the second Strange Brew Session with exclusive material and tracks that shaped his career. 1. Jack Ellister – Awake (Strange Brew Exclusive, 2014) 2. Tomorrow – My White Bicycle (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1967) 3. The Hollies – Bus Stop (Single A-side, Parlophone, 1966) 4. Jimi […]

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 […]

Comfortably Pink Floyd

Sunday, 23 September 2012, 15:19 | Category : Reviews
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As The Strange Brew Podcast’s Pink Floyd Show showed, Floyd covers can produce fantastic results. A great new example is by Blackburner, a US industrial metal band, who have just produced an excellent version of “Comfortably Numb”: [soundcloud url=”http://soundcloud.com/cleopatra-recs/12-blackburner-comfortably” params=”show_comments=false&auto_play=false&show_playcount=false&show_artwork=true&color=cc6633″ width=”100%” height=”85″ ] Also featuring Billy Sherwood plus Chris Squire of Yes, it successfully blends the darkness of Roger […]

Songs of Summer

Let the songs of summer jangle with a selection of amazing British summer songs from the sixties and seventies. The Marmalade – Summer In The City (There’s A Lot Of It About, CBS, 1968) Jimi Hendrix – Long Hot Summer Night (Electric Ladyland, Track, 1968) Marianne Faithfull – Summer Nights (Single A-side, Decca, 1965) The […]