If you played in a band in the late '80s, then you know that your scene wasn't anything without a regional compilation album to document the breadth and eclecticism present in your town/county/state's musical population. While many of these records were immediately relegated to the dusty shelves of the "local" section of your favorite music emporium, there were those that deserved better. Badger A-Go-Go is a surprisingly strong record, with enough recognized and "unsigned" artists -- and beyond that, actual good songs -- to keep a college radio listener entertained. Who knew the diversity present in the state of Wisconsin: Paul Cebar the Milwaukeeans' laid-back, almost whimsical take on "Can't Sit Down," the Husker Du-influenced Liquid Pink, the guitar pop of Squares, and the more established individual sounds of EIEIO and Die Kreuzen. Fear n
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Not to be confused with the new Japanese band this Birmingham collective recorded their only album in 1970, which displays a lot of influences. West Coast US acid rock, early progressive music and folk all rub shoulders on this polished album, originals of which are now highly sought after by collectors.
Great Airplane like male/female vocals..
1. When You’re Dead (4:25) 2. Hearts And Flowers (2:54) 3. In Heaven (3:21) 4. Time Is My Enemy (4:06) ... Read more »
Tracks: 1 I Would Be The One 2 Speaking Of Dreams 3 Colour Her Sunshine 4 Phoebe 5 Aunt Violet's Knee 6 Coming Home Soon 7 Presenting Myself Lightly 8 Looking Glass 9 Beatrice 10 Girl Is Young
Kensington Market were one of the most well-respected groups on the
scene in late-1960s Canada; yes, this album came out on a big label
(Warner Brothers); and yes, it was produced by a major figure, Felix
Pappalardi, then hot with Cream. This doesn't mean, though, that this
is anything more than a very ordinary late-1960s rock LP, leaning
towards the gentle pop/rock side without being too mainstream. In
keeping with the times, a lot of attention was paid to varying the
styles and arrangements, from airy-fairy pop-psychedelia ("Looking
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