Tag: Psychedelic Rock
Taken from the forthcoming Cherry Red anthology, Pictures In My Mind: Anthology 1984-1994
This three-disc set is dedicated to exploring the era of Clouds Taste Metallic, the band’s response to their unexpected hit record, “She Don’t Use Jelly,” and finds them refining their weirdness into palpable, accessible numbers. It’s a transitional record in the face of where they would go next, but twenty years on, none of its charm has been lost.
And now…the exciting conclusion to “Rainy Day, Dream Away!”
Eyeballs and amphibians and polka dotted toilets, oh my!
The sound of a new band handing over one of its songs to one of their inspirations for a remix. The results? Wonderful
Two recent reissues capture the glory of Chicago-based garage rock band’s. Second album A Scratch In The Sky is a psychedelic pop classic.
I first heard Vanilla Fudge some time in the mid 1980s, when I’d happened upon a copy of their debut album at Goodwill. I’d heard the name before, and had been told they were really trippy and psychedelic. When I put the record on the stereo, I wasn’t really prepared for what I heard. To… Read More ›
“Incense and Peppermints” by the California-based Strawberry Alarm Clock will forever be associated with 1967 and The Summer of Love. It’s easy to understand why; it’s exotic, with a hypnotizing keyboard melody over a crunchy garage-rock melody and some great vocal harmonizing. Released at the beginning of 1967, it signaled that something different was coming…. Read More ›