The Birdmen Of Alkatraz (Italy) - 1989 - From The Birdcage
Italian 80's neo psychedelia. They create a very full sound with vibrant
guitar buzzing, stinging and generally pervading every inch of precious
vinyl. This record could easily be mistaken for the out-pourings of
some time-shrouded acid crazed combo of the late 60's although some
songs like "Sea of Shadows" betray their 80's roots...
Tracks : A1 Puzzle of a Downfall Child A2 Beggar Girl A3 Codine A4 April Dancer A5 Lord of Flies B1 Harshness Day B2 Jack O’Diamonds B3 Birdcage B4 Anxious Color B5 Sea of Shadows B6 A Musical Tribute
Group Members : Stefano Magni - g Daniele Caputo - voc, dr, perc (Standarte, London Underground)... Read more »
Because of their masterpiece track that called "Optical Sound", I choose my user name. Of course included it in this album (CD), as all their fantastic singles that issued in decate of 60's (4 singles in total). All Humans Expression's singles (a & b sides) are great garage/psychedelic tunes !! However, in 1994 the Collectables records, released an CD ''Love At Psychedelic Velocity'', which compiles all the band's singles, plus demos and four post-Human Expression solo tracks cut by Jim Quarles. The CD also includes
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45s: 1 Mazy/Your Servant, Steven (Polydor BM 56196) 1967 2 Esprit De Corps/Mino In A Mix-Up (Polydor BM 52226) 1968
This obscure London-based four-piece group is best remembered for Mazy, a dreamy, rather haunting slice of flower power. Apparently, their 45s were jointly produced by Peter Meadon, who'd helped mould The Who in their early days as The High Numbers, and Norman Jopling, who worked at 'Record Mirror'. Your Servent, Steven was also recorded by The Blues&nbs
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Super rare 1966 Dutch R'n'B garage vinyl-album that sounds like classic '60's US garage punk with really great fuzz guitar and keyboard work. Driving powerful songs with a very cool attitude. Also, there a some particularly groovy instrumentals. In addition there are some r'n'b tunes with the moody psychedelic flavour. ... Read more »
Tir Na Nog, whose name translates from the Gaelic as "Land of Eternal Youth," hit a Zeitgeist with their first album. The pairing of Sonny Condell and Leo O'Kelly caught the same softness as, say, Nick Drake, but more open and engaging, with just enough lilting Celtic influence to offer plenty of charm (although, it must be said, very little of the Irish tradition is evident in their music). The acoustic duo could be sweetly romantic, as on "Time Is Like a Promise" and "Our Love Will Not Decay," but they could also offer a crowd-pleaser like the singalong "Aberdeen Angus." "Picadilly" is especially poignant, a touching tale. Condell b
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McCully Workshop Inc. - Same - 1969 (South African Garage/Psych)
Excellent debut album (the first of four by this South African Group) and a real rarity from 1969. A great album with a Pretty Things meets The Beatles vibe; psych blended with R 'n' B and garage punk tunes. Excellent songs with lovely vocals strong harmonies and super distorted guitar work.
The Psychedelic-Music.com Website describes McCully Workshop's first album like this: "Of all the albums we've heard from South Africa this one is topscore. What a beautiful masterpiece. Pepper-influenced Underground music with great songs, lovely vocals, strong harmonies, great distorted guitarwork."