"In these troubling times we can all do with a little more cheer, especially with Christmas just around the corner, and Zebras Don't Smoke certainly provide that."
Never widely available even at the time of its earlier releases, copies of ‘One Track Mind’ have long been sought after by fans of Rod Clements’s own music, Lindisfarne rarities and classic blues.
"...the perfect addition to a festive/party blow-out and on the latest reckoning we might have four or five family days to enjoy it before going back to kitchen streaming."
Dubbed ‘raga rock’ on first release in 2003, 'Shiva Shakti' was the eponymous release of former Quintessence vocalist, Phil ‘Shiva’ Jones and Swiss musician Ralph 'Rudra' Beauvert on keyboards, with guests on guitars, synths, drums and backing vocals.
1978, and his cheerful, good-time rock band Bearded Lady no more, Johnny Warman taped this confident, upbeat post-punk New Wave solo debut at Ringo Starr’s Startling Studios at Johnn Lennon's former country house Tittenhurst Park, Berkshire, England...
Big thanks to Tony Burke at the Morning Star for the 4* review of our reissue of Maggie Bell's Midnight Flyer release...
The title of Savoy Brown’s 1968 release ‘A Step Further’ resonates when it comes to defining band bassist Tony Stevens’ solo album, some 20 years later.
“Pierre’s Plastic Dream” represents an untold chapter in the story of British pop music of the 1960s. The factor common to the Jeeps, The Silence, Our Plastic Dream and The Owl is Pierre Tubbs. Furthermore, the first three of these are actually the same band under different names, writes Kieron Tyler
“Pierre’s Plastic Dream – The Garage Tapes” is a young man’s first foray into pop and psych taped between 1966 and 1968 in his folks' garage.
Originally named Elmo's Fire and fronted by future solo star Johnny Warman, this early 70’s London-based act harnessed pub rock to glam with proto punk and metal moments thrown in for memorably theatrical effect.