Matt Kessler reviews 1967 psychedelic pop album 'You're A Very Lovely Woman' by The Merry-Go-Round (featuring a pre-'The American Dream' Emitt Rhodes on guitar/lead vocals)
Wermod members Rhys Jones and Maddie Towell research a few late sixties and early seventies 45s that went no further than promotional stage, but are nevertheless lovely listens (and relatively cheap too!)
50 years on from the Summer of Love, Heidi Cavanaugh writes about Haight Ashbury & The Love Generation
A look at LSD Underground 12, a little-known avant-garde psychedelic album released in 1966, and the earliest known album featuring musicians recording while under the effect of LSD
At a time where a lot of bands were going for otherworldly psychedelic 'mind-crashers', Marmalade went another direction. They had a very commercial sounding aura about them, and after four failed singles, they finally made the top 10 of the U.K. Charts. Fortunately for them, unlike massive bands like the Small Faces and The Move, … Continue reading Classic album review: Marmalade – There’s A Lot Of It About (1968)
WELCOME TO TOYTOWN... Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step into a magical land of Victoriana, mythical animals, and fairgrounds & circuses with this magnificent mix, full of British popsike gems...Featuring artists such as, The Kinks, The Move, and Pink Floyd, to Geranium Pond, Kaleidoscope, Boeing Duveen & The Beautiful Soup , The World of Oz, The … Continue reading TOYTOWN MIX
In a musical universe where musicians and labels churn out albums that are trite and commonplace, music goers can be sometimes left disillusioned. However, when geniuses such as Kevin Ayers come along...
In this second column, connoisseur of psychedelic curiosities, Jack Hopkin, runs through some key recommendations - from Skip Bifferty and Mort Garson, to Jethro 'Toe' and John Fahey.
A column dedicated to recommendations from the peak of the psychedelic era, undiscovered in plain sight, and often fabled much like Atlantis. Make yourself at home and look among the wares on display...