Tag Archives: Psychedelic Rock

Album review: GLITTER MACHINE – Hanging Out For Fame

GLITTER MACHINE - Hanging Out For Fame

Pete Feenstra chatted to Glitter Machine’s John McKeown on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio with tracks from the new album (Sunday 19 May, 20:00 GMT) Two Nine Records [Release date 15.03.19] Glitter Machine is an art rock band that embraces … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts, INTERVIEWS, Radio interview | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: ULYSSES – On Safari

ULYSSES – On Safari

[Release date 21.06.19] Ulysses released their first album in 2002 and since then they have been building up a loyal and growing following, along with some positive reviews in the music press. Ulysses consist of Luke Smyth (vocals, guitars), Jimmy … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quick plays: MADISON VIOLET, STEVE RAVENSFIELD, BLACK ANGELS

MADISON VIOLET The Knight Sessions

MADISON VIOLET The Knight Sessions (Big Lake Music) With their last album Year Of The Horse (2014), Madison Violet (two piece Canadian female harmony duo Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac) shifted from their country/ folk roots to a bolder, dare … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts, Quick Plays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gig review: BLUES PILLS – Islington Academy, London, 22 April 2015

BLUES PILLS - Islington Academy, London, 22 April 2015

The latest in the seemingly endless line of classic rock revivalists, a big buzz has emerged around Blues Pills. In their short career they have topped many end of year polls, including being GRTR!’s own tip for 2015. Then on … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, GIG REVIEWS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: AMBERJACKS – Amberjacks

Amberjacks

Self release  [Released 01.02.14] The Dutch band Amberjacks have so much energy that they’re not always sure where to channel it. Their self titled debut album is a roller coaster of heavy stoner rock, with psychedelic proggy colourings and occasional … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: PHILIP SAYCE – Influence

Philip Sayce - Influence

Provogue [Release date 25.08.14] ‘Influence’ is a curious but enjoyable album that finds guitar slinger Philip Sayce in tandem with busy producer Dave Cobb searching out different musical directions. By busy, I mean Cobb is an in demand producer (Rival … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: GERS RACING – Part 1 Privilege/Part 2 Existence

GERS RACING – Part 1 Privilege/Part 2 Existence

self release [Release date 21.01.14] It’s an old ploy to hide your unwanted past or unwillingness to explain your music behind some autobiographical psycho-babble. And that is just what the curiously named Ger Racing do. The band comprises 60’s fringe … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album Review: STONEY CURTIS BAND – Halo Of Dark Matter

Blues Bureau [Release Date: 08.10.13] Everything in rock-blues guitarist Stoney Curtis’s world appears to be lyrically refracted through a gloomy lens, or as his album title suggests, a ‘Halo Of Dark Matter’. But it’s also a guitar album that positively … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: RAINBOW BRIDGE REVISITED

Gonzo [Release date 15.04.13] OK first things first. While the significance of Jimi Hendrix’s Rainbow Bridge concert was that it was his penultimate American show, there’s nothing of interest here for the Hendrix fans, outside of a few vague anecdotes … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts, DVD REVIEWS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album Review: SPLIT SOFA – Coloured Dream

        Self-released – 3rd April 2013 Good news folks – dig out the kaftans, it’s 1967 all over again. If the so-called ‘Summer Of Love’ did it for you way back in the day when The Fabs, … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: ANOTHER ROADSIDE ATTRACTION – Not Oat Action

Another Roadside Attraction [Release date 01.13] Another Roadside Attraction is an eclectic Florida based band who mix intelligent melodic pop songs with lush harmonies and unexpected psychedelic wig outs. Multi instrumentalist /producer Mark Zampella’s synth fuses the 80’s pop of … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: PEARL HANDLED REVOLVER – This Mountain Waits

King Mojo Records [Release date 7.05.13] In an age where a new generation of bands are subconsciously or otherwise recycling themes, riffs and the musical values of the late 60’s era, Pearl Handled Revolver are handily placed to tap into … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Album review: RYAN MCGARVEY – Redefined

Ryan McGarvey Redefined

Forward In Reverse Music Ryan McGarvey’s current album ‘Redefined’ actually came out last year, but it’s deservedly gaining extra attention because of his current debut UK tour. He works in a trio format (with occasional keyboard parts) though you’d be … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gig review: RYAN MCGARVEY – Beaverwood Club, Chislehurst, 14 May 2013

New Mexico blues-rock guitarist Ryan McGarvey cuts an understated figure in a crowded market place full of wannabee guitarist heroes and established wiser heads. But the moment he plugs in he starts to build a succession of grooves, drones and … Continue reading

Posted in All Posts, GIG REVIEWS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

John Peel’s Tractor ‘The Road From Townhead Mill Rochdale’

John Peel’s Tractor ‘The Road From Townhead Mill Rochdale: 40th Anniversary Ozit Dandelion LP 8020 Through the unstinting efforts of Chris Hewitt and Ozit records,Rochdale psych rockers Tractor have probably enjoyed more profile and success in recent times than at … Continue reading

Posted in ALBUM REVIEWS, ALBUM REVIEWS (Mobile), All Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment