The Move and Shazam Remastered and Expanded

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 13:20 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Esoteric Recordings have released two deluxe boxsets of The Move’s first two albums, The Move and Shazam. Taken together both sets provide the definitive picture of the Carl Wayne years. April 1968’s self-titled debut took an 18 month span to record, and there are many magic moments although it’s mix of styles occasionally clash. Roy […]

Cat Stevens and Zeus Podcast

By late 1967, teen sensation Cat Stevens had become seriously disheartened by the state of his pop career. Turning his hand to record production he hired Birmingham psych exponents The Yellow Rainbow. Based on Nick Warburton’s excellent feature you can listen to this little known chapter of his career and the band that fell under […]

Summer of Love – 1967

Monday, 26 July 2010, 20:09 | Category : 1967
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Calling all flower children! Listen to the soundtrack of the English Summer of Love. Reminisce about Swinging London, I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet and Granny Takes a Trip. Dig out your military gear, doughboy jackets and officers’ capes! This month all tracks are classic British rock/pop single A-sides released in the UK in May, June […]