Tag: Neo Psychedelia
Vibrasonic – The Unloved Insane (Target Records)
The Vibrasonic were just two English musicians, Victor K. Fitch and Simon Paul Jones although the strangely named Dr Daryl Bowers played organ on ’The Unloved Insane’…. This is psychedelia of the highest order.
A Splash Of Colour: Various Artists (WEA K58415) 1982
Neo Psychedelic album reviewed in Sounds, January 1982 “ENTER NOW minstrels and play . . . “ The transatlantic enunciation of The Doctor is a familiar reverbed-ed-ed cadence to those who have grooved to his record collection during the last few months in the capitol’s psychedelic niteries. Regally dressed regulars will unashamedly clutch to their…
The Green Telescope: Edinburgh psychedelic punk band 1985-87
The Green Telescope ‘Two By Two’ EP – The Wump Records single by The Green Telescope was neo primal American 60s garage mayhem but this four song EP released in 1985 catches the future Cawdor lairds wearing their Dutch beat influences on their sleeves
The High Tide – Baby Dancing (Sunday Morning Records)
“Baby Dancing” was re-recorded for the psych compilation ‘A Splash Of Colour’ then renamed “Dancing In My Mind.” This earlier version is a lot less polished and contains some synth which I didn’t detect on the WEA release.
Mood Six: Sounds – 23rd February, 1985
The grey portals of ’85 swing back, and it’s still the same: true Brit followers of psychedelic pop continue to carry on inferiority complex about the lack of something sweet ‘n’ swirly in their own backyard
The Barracudas – Inside Mind (Flicknife)
The Barracudas have been firm favourites of mine since the early eighties and I remember being genuinely upset when I read in Sounds that they had broken up. This must have been around 1984, but I don’t know for sure
The High Tide – Dancing In My Mind (WEA)
“Dancing In My Mind” / “Electric Blue” on the WEA label was probably released in conjunction with their compilation ‘A Splash Of Colour’ – both relics were released during January 1982.