Post Tagged with: "Psychedelic Rock"

One Track Mind: Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger, “Long Gone” (2014)

One Track Mind: Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger, “Long Gone” (2014)

Charlotte Kemp Muhl and Sean Lennon’s Ghost of A Saber Tooth Tiger offered a revealing cover tune during a stop at a New York City radio station.

‘It was about personal experience': Roger Waters says Pink Floyd never played space rock

‘It was about personal experience': Roger Waters says Pink Floyd never played space rock

For too long, founder Roger Waters says, Pink Floyd has been saddled with a genre designation that he finds laughably inappropriate: Space rock. He says the band was always anything but

Coke Weed – Back To Soft (2013)

It’s 6 o’clock in the morning and I’m standing in a foot of snow. It’s dark, cold, and windy, and while I try to fight my way through the blowing snow with an oversized barn shovel, I remember that I stood in this exact same spot a few short months ago…

Forgotten series: The Strange Flowers – Aeroplanes In The Backyard (2008)

Forgotten series: The Strange Flowers – Aeroplanes In The Backyard (2008)

Imagine an amalgam of a psychedelic R.E.M. and the Grapes of Wrath, and you’ve got the Strange Flowers from Italy.

The Bee Gees, Easybeats, others – Down Under Nuggets: Original Australian Artyfacts (1965-67)

Originally released in 1973, Nuggets: Original Aryfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 only offered a keen look at select one-hit and no hit wonders

The Grateful Dead – Sunshine Daydream (2013)

Listening to a live set by the Grateful Dead, there’s always that awkward moment where you start thinking: “This song again? Did I put it on repeat? — only to find out it’s in fact still the same song

Forgotten series: The Astral Projection – The Astral Scene (1968)

Forgotten series: The Astral Projection – The Astral Scene (1968)

Composed of studio musicians, most notably the late great guitarist Hugh McCracken, who played with everybody from the Monkees to Simon to Garfunkel to Van Morrison to Steely Dan to John Lennon

One Track Mind: McGough and McGear, “So Much In Love” (1968)

With all of the buzz surrounding Paul McCartney today, it seemed like an opportune time for a return to this radically remarkable track from Roger McGough and Mike McGear’s self-titled 1968 collaboration.

One Track Mind: The Beefeaters, “Don’t Hurt Me / Change My Mind” (1966)

Not to be confused with the Beefeaters who released a solitary single (“Please Let Me Love You/Don’t Be Long”) for the Elektra label in 1964 before switching their name to the Byrds and winging to the top of the charts

Forgotten series: You Ain’t Gonna Bring Me Down To My Knees: Strafford/Right Records Story (1965-1969)

Forgotten series: You Ain’t Gonna Bring Me Down To My Knees: Strafford/Right Records Story (1965-1969)

What we have here is a neat little 1996 overview of New England based bands whose efforts were handled by two local labels, Strafford and Right, during the greatest period of rock and roll.