British 60s Soul

Jason Barnard selects his favourite British Sixties soul cuts from legendary to cult. Carl Douglas And The Big Stampede – Crazy Feeling (Single A-side, Go, 1966) Terry Reid With Peter Jay’s Jaywalkers – This Time (Single B-side to The Hand Don’t Fit The Glove, Columbia, 1967) Van Morrison – Beside You (New York Sessions ’67, […]

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 […]

Immediate Records

Immediate records was a microcosm of the sixties music scene. Set up by ex-Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham and Tony Calder, Immediate played host to the British folk and blues scene and US imports before blossoming into psychedelia, early prog and post-psych. Nico – I’m Not Sayin’ (Single A-side, Immediate, IM-003,1965) Mick Softley – I’m […]

Freakbeat

More than beat but not quite psych The Strange Brew presents a guitar crunching, hook laden hour of British rock. From beat legends, cult mod acts and pre-fame stars they all pushed the boundaries to create Freakbeat! The Eyes – When the Night Falls (Single A-side, Mercury, 1965) Miller – Baby I’ve Got News For […]