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Tame Impala re-issue debut EP on lovely red vinyl

Good news for Tame Impala fans, the band are reissuing their hard to find debut EP on vinyl for this year’s Record Store Day. It will come in red vinyl and features the six songs on the digital version – two of which were’t available on the digital EP. The band have come a long way since their debut, but …

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Sorted – The Baggy revival is on its way – with Jagwar Ma leading the charge

A year and a half ago I wrote about how if fashion was to stick to a strict chronology then the late 80s fifties influenced styles (Chambray shirts, angular hair cuts etc) that were popular at the time would soon be usurped by the look of 1989 – Baggy. For the uninitiated – you are probably either too young or …

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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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The Unmissables – the top 15 Psychedelic albums of 2012 – Tame Impala, Mmoss, Alfa 9 and more

Here at Brandish Towers we are huge psych fans. From the bonkers nursery rhymes on acid tunes of early Floyd through to the dream pop melange that is The Horrors we can’t get enough of it. Here then are our favourite Psychedelic albums of 2012. It does of course  beg the question what exactly is Psychedelia? Literally it is mind expanding music which over time has come to be associated with bands …

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AshleyThe Unmissables – the top 15 Psychedelic albums of 2012 – Tame Impala, Mmoss, Alfa 9 and more
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Is Everton’s Leighton Baines the footballer with the best music taste? His top albums of 2012 revealed – Tame Impala, Richard Hawley and more!

Everton and England footballer Leighton Baines may have just revealed himself as the player with the best taste in music, after revealing his top albums of 2012 on the club’s website. The defender picked Dr John’s “Locked Down” as his album of the year, saying he was impressed by The Black Key’s Dan Auerbach who had produced the album. Baines …

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2012 and the Psychedelic explosion – Tame Impala, Toy, Jacco Gardner, The Sufis and a load more

In case you hadn’t noticed there is a bit of a psychedelic revival going on at the moment. and it isn’t just garage bands cranking up the feedback or janglemeisters going a little woozy. This is proper psychedelia in all its technicolour glory. As the pop historians among you know, the first psych era started in 1966 with tracks like …

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