The Electric Stars – The Only Lover Left Alive / Loaded With Regrets

Monday, 25 January 2016, 19:39 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard The Electric Stars have been successfully ploughing a soul/psych rock vein since their superb debut album ‘Sonic Candy Soul’ a few years ago. Fresh from their hit single ‘Belfast Boy’ the Manchester lads are back with an limited two track CD single. ‘The Only Lover Left Alive’ is a storming indie Stones/Faces […]

The Electric Stars – Sonic Candy Soul

Sunday, 14 October 2012, 10:11 | Category : Interview
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The Electric Stars have an excellent new album out, “Sonic Candy Soul” that retains a classic songwriting sensibility tied to the best elements of rock and roll. The Strange Brew’s Jason Barnard speaks to the group’s lead singer Jason Edge to delve deeper into one of the best groups on the current music scene:

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 Electric Stars

Friday, 20 January 2012, 20:08 | Category : Reviews
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New Manchester band The Electric Stars came to my attention after hearing their new double A-side single “I Want You” and “Stoned Again” out next month on Detour Records. Their influences will be familiar to Strange Brew fans – The Stones, Faces, Bowie, and Beatles and much more. The music scene at the moment badly […]