The Chemistry Set – The Endless More And More

Saturday, 28 November 2015, 18:54 | Category : Reviews, Spacerock
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Review by Jason Barnard Expanding the template that English psychedelists The Chemistry Set successfully laid out in their recent releases, new long player ‘The Endless More and More’ is another essential record. With a stunning gatefold sleeve and gold vinyl the contents live up to the presentation. Opener ‘The Splendour Of The Universe’ shows the best […]

The Chemistry Set

Monday, 27 October 2014, 19:25 | Category : Podcasts
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Take a psychedelic musical trip with Dave McLean of The Chemistry Set steered by Strange Brew host Jason Barnard. The Chemistry Set – Love or Confusion (Elapsed Memories EP, Fruits de Mer, 2014) Traffic – Dear Mr Fantasy (Mr. Fantasy, Island, 1967) The Hush – Grey (Single B-side to Elephant Rider, Fontana, 1968) The Factory – […]

Rock Is Dead – Long Live Rock!

Tuesday, 18 September 2012, 20:13 | Category : Reviews
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A quartet of vinyl releases found their way to the Strange Brew this month that reassured me that the music scene’s heart is still beating firmly.                                     Fruits de Mer Vinyl Montage!   Firstly out on Sugarbush Records […]

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 – […]

The Chemistry Set Live

Friday, 10 June 2011, 19:15 | Category : Reviews
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Legendary psych-rock band and John Peel and Tony Wilson favourites The Chemistry Set are shortly playing their first London gig in years. The band headline an unmissable Saturday night extravaganza at London’s The Garage on June 18th. Support comes from international progsters ATOMIC WORKERS and fellow Fruits de Mer artistes (and Strange Brew favourites) EARTHLING SOCIETY. There […]

Impossible Not To Love!

Saturday, 12 February 2011, 12:27 | Category : Reviews
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We heard cult indie pysch pop band The Chemistry Set on The Strange Brew last year with their amazing cover of “Silver Birch” – in fact their influences draw on many of the same nuggets from the late Sixties. However, while they tap into the well of departed lost souls Syd Barrett and Arthur Lee […]