Strange Roads – The Action’s Rolled Gold

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 20:28 | Category : 1967, Podcasts
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As the world marvels at the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper, it’s time to shine a light on George Martin’s other protégés, The Action. Their legendary ‘Rolled Gold’ demo material recorded in late 1967 and early 1968 has been lovingly dusted off and remoulded for 2017 by US group Sidewalk Society on ‘Strange Roads: The […]


Saturday, 7 November 2015, 13:19 | Category : Interview
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Los Angeles couple Dan West and Azalia Snail of LoveyDove are hugely respected artists in their own right, from Dan’s mod-psych band Sidewalk Society to Azaila’s prolific lo-fi psych career. Together they’ve joined forces as LoveyDove, have a great new album out, and are currently on a tour across Europe. Before last night’s show at Wharf […]

Sidewalk Society

Friday, 29 June 2012, 18:23 | Category : Sidewalk Society
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The Strange Brew goes to the US to speak to Long Beach, California’s Sidewalk Society who choose their favourite tracks from the Strange Brew era, sprinkled with a few American nuggets. Sidewalk Society The band also debuts tracks from their great new album inspired by this brilliant material – blending the best in mod, psych and […]

The Bee Gees

The Strange Brew Podcast salutes one of the best British acts of all time and focus on Bee Gees material from their classic psych period of 1966-73. The Bee Gees 1968 (left to right – Robin Gibb, Vince Melouney, Barry Gibb, Colin Peterson and Maurice Gibb) The Bee Gees – First of May (Odessa Deluxe […]

Apple Core

There’s a great new cd out featuring the best of Apple Records. However, the label features so much more. The Strange Brew Podcast delves deep into the Apple Core. From publishing demo’s, out-takes, rarities, Beatle classics to the world premiere of Sidewalk Society’s brilliant cover of rare Apple gem “In The First Place”! Badfinger – Apple of My […]

Sidewalk Society sprinkle fairy dust on Brit-psych classics

Saturday, 13 November 2010, 15:39 | Category : Interview
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Long Beach California’s finest talk about their exciting new EP! Rising from LA’s soul, garage and mod scene come Sidewalk Society. However, their sound will sound surprisingly familiar for fans of The Strange Brew Era. They’ve just recorded a sensational new record breathing new life into Brit-psych cult classics such as “Lazy Old Sun” (The Kinks) and “Dandelion” […]