The Standells were a 1960s rock and roll band from Los Angeles, California who, like The Seeds, exemplified the garage rock style. The band was formed in 1962 by lead singer/organist Larry Tamblyn and guitarist Tony Valentino. The Standells' first hit single was Dirty Water, which reached #11 on the Billboard charts on June 11, 1966. Multiple urban myths exist about the origins of "Dirty Water", which has become a Boston radio staple.
After a tumultuous year in 2009, The Omen return with a new line up, new music and a renewed vigour to play thrash in 2010. Joining Rory, Joel and Coops are the newly relocated Reece from Stand Defiant on Guitar, and Craigos from Seduction/In Name and Blood on vocals.
Together the group play a unique blend of flat stick thrash influenced from their love of Punk and Hardcore.
The Band have just released a 7inch record consiting 3 songs recorded live to the digital format by the band themselves, in the room where the band rehearse at Melbournes Three Phase studios.
In 2005 Glasgow became highlighted on the global musical map. Franz Ferdinand and Sons and Daughters were staples of all the "important" music magazines, and previously established acts such as Travis and even Hue and Cry were dusting themselves down for the ensuing media frenzy. The city became a hotbed for the new art rock movement, where fashion, imagery and music meet to produce the new musical vision, albeit via some well worn Gang of Four and Roxy Music records.
There is more than one artist who has used the name 'Here & Now': Here & Now are an influential English Psychedelic/space punk band, formed in early 1974. They have close connections with the band Gong and in 1977/1978 worked with Gong's Daevid Allen and Gilli Smyth under the name Planet Gong, which released one (live) album "Floating Anarchy 1977" and one single "Opium for the People". Twink Malone and Kif-Kif were respectively the original synthi player and drummer with Here & Now in 1974 and Steffe joined them, along with Keith the bass, at the Watchfield free festival of August 1975.
Selda (Selda Ba?can, born 1948 in Mu?la, Turkey) is a Turkish wonder, heroine of the anatolian invasion; a powerful voice and charged lyrics gave her the moniker of "the Joan Baez of Turkey". She's a protest-singer and an activist, and belongs to the Alevi religious and cultural minority. check the b-music/finders keepers reissue of her self titled 70s album for a mind blowing explosion of psychedelic radical folk pop. selda is a revalatory and groovy in new ways experience for your earhole.
MOTHER CORONA were formed in late 2008 by friends David Oglesby and Lee Cressey in the small oxfordshire town of didcot. The bands music is a melting pot of HEAVY- FUZZED - SLUDGED OUT RAW GROOVES, MELODIC PSYCHEDELIA AND SPACED OUT LANDSCAPES. They were joined by bass player Robert Glen that following summer.