Articles by: Beverly Paterson

Rock ’n’ Roll Monkey and the Robots – Spooky Kooky Attic Static (2012)

Stationed in Detroit, Michigan, this peculiarly named band simply defies classification!

One Track Mind: The Squires of the Subterrain, "Idling in the Sun" (2012)

For the past two decades, the Squires of the Subterrain has been putting out some of the coolest sounds one could hope to experience.

One Track Mind: The Eddies, "Jungle Beat/ Don’t Know Where To Start" (2012)

I tell you, they just don’t make singles like this anymore!

Forgotten series: Food – Forever Is A Dream (1969)

Chicago, Illinois was the address of this enigmatic band that cut one album before dissolving into the depths of even further obscurity. Initially distributed by the Capitol label in 1969, Forever Is A Dream bleeds with ambition and adventure

Bryan Adams – Cuts Like a Knife (1983; 2012 Audio Fidelity remaster)

By the time Cuts Like a Knife was released in January of 1983, Bryan Adams had spent several years refining his craft.

The Surfin’ Criminals – Greetings From The North-East Motorspeedway (2012)

“As the shadows of darkness creep upon us, the Surfin’ Criminal on his 350 Scrambler, rides the north-east motor speedway in search of his revenge,” states this Italy-based band in the inner sleeve of their most recent effort.

Forgotten series: The Candy Skins – Space I’m In (1991)

Founded in 1989, the Candy Skins specialized in a stirring stripe of psychedelic salted pop rock that was actually a few years ahead of the times.

One Track Mind: Cheap Perfume, "Boys" (2012)

No matter how tolerant we think we are, there’s still a degree of sexism in the weird, wonderful and wild world of rock and roll. Although it’s hardly shocking to see women playing the music now, the industry continues to be dominated by males.

Forgotten series: Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders – The Best Of (1994)

Even those with minimal knowledge of rock and roll probably don’t have to be told the British beat boom of the early 60s still holds center stage as the genre’s most important and inspiring movement.

Forgotten series: Episode Six – The Roots Of Deep Purple: The Complete Episode Six (1994)

Formed in the summer of 1964, Episode Six quickly developed a star-studded reputation as a hotshot live band.