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Banging Colours – “Hallucinogenic Treasures from the Convolution of an Imaginative Brain” – review of a souvenir from a time that maybe never was

Banging Colours – “Hallucinogenic Treasures from the Convolution of an Imaginative Brain” – review of a souvenir from a time that maybe never was

Ross McGibbon December 4, 2020 1

DIGITAL – BANDCAMP     4th December 2020 It is fifty-three years since the Summer Of Love and the heyday of hippy music in the swinging London scene. Matthias Derer has delved deep (who knows where….) to

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Mani Neumeier & Okinawa Friends – ‘Galapagos’ – coral percussion makes for relaxed hippy jamming heaven

Mani Neumeier & Okinawa Friends – ‘Galapagos’ – coral percussion makes for relaxed hippy jamming heaven

Ross McGibbon May 21, 2020 0

Cleopatra Records Mani Neumeier fronts the long-lasting proto-hippy German band, Guru Guru. With fifty years under their belt, a studio album last year and a live album this year, Mani is a busy man,

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Damo Suzuki & Jelly Planet – is another journey to the imagination of Damo and collaborators.

Damo Suzuki & Jelly Planet – is another journey to the imagination of Damo and collaborators.

Ross McGibbon February 28, 2018 0

PURPLE PYRAMID RECORDS      Feb 2nd, 2018 Damo Suzuki is a man so legendary that The Fall named a song for him. Damo is like the old legend of stone soup. In that story, a

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THE SPITFIRES – ‘A Thousand Times’ is a soulful paean to being a man in the 2000s

THE SPITFIRES – ‘A Thousand Times’ is a soulful paean to being a man in the 2000s

Ross McGibbon August 21, 2016 0

Catch 22 Records             26th August 2016 It’s a funny thing, the Mod world. Here we are in the third iteration of Mod (fourth, if you count Britpop) and the current crop reflect the first

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