The 10 best psych pop albums of 2013 (and a couple from last year)

It might only be March, but already it has been a vintage year for lovers of wonky sixties influenced pop aka psych. Last year’s great hope, Jacco Gardner, has already treated us to a very fine album that delivers on the promise of his exceptional early singles. While Robyn Hitchcock, the spiritual godfather of British psych has turned out an album that …

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AshleyThe 10 best psych pop albums of 2013 (and a couple from last year)
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More great new Psych – Jacco Gardner – Cabinet Of Curiosities review

If you are a regular on these pages you’ll already be familiar with the work of one Jacco Gardner, the Dutch psych whizz kid who last year produced one of those drop dead brilliant, play it to everyone you meet type singles in Clear The Air. The single perfectly captured late 60s British Baroque Pop in a way that no …

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Mondo Jet Set – Provincial Drama Club review

Luke Haines has quite possibly the best Twitter profile description ever. The one time Auteurs and Black Box Recorder man who recently rewrote the history of Britain in the North Sea Scrolls describes himself as being at ‘At the coalface of conceptual rock n roll.’ And mining away next to him in producing melodic pop gems with wonderfully pretentious monikers like …

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AshleyMondo Jet Set – Provincial Drama Club review