In 1970, the Isle of Wight Festival took place to an audience of around 600,000 in the English countryside. The lineup was as diverse as it was loaded with talent, including luminaries like Jimi Hendrix, Miles Davis, Jethro Tull, Ten Years After, Chicago, the Doors, the Who, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, the Moody Blues, Free, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and many more. Also on the bill was the Irish band Taste, which featured a young guitarist named Rory Gallagher.
Oh! Gunquit are a London-based ‘rumble-bop trash blitz freak-a-billy’ five-piece that formed in 2011 after neighbours Tina Swasey and Simon Wild met each other while frequenting a North London vinyl-only sweaty cellar club DJ night. After an energetic pogo competition they decided to create a group blending their love of wild garage punk, exotica, raw rhythm’n’blues and surf-trash that’s been described as a cross between The Cramps and The B-52’s.The band name derives from a twist on a Native American-named outpost on the east coast of the US, a former artist colony, and where a chief elder once ‘cast all guns to the sea’.
Singer-songwriter Steve Forbert is set to release his 16th studio album, Compromised. Recorded in Woodstock and Cape Cod and produced by Forbert along with John Simon (who helmed Forbert’s breakthrough sophomore album, 1979’s Jackrabbit Slim), Compromised is anything but what its title suggests. Its aggressive, roots-rock stylings are reminiscent of Forbert’s 1992 album The American […]
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320 kbps|105 MB| UL | UA | OB | TB “This record is the next step to finding my true sound. A mixture of soul, country, and rock & roll is what you’ll hear when you’re listening and I’m hoping to capture a new broader audience that will appreciate the music that comes from my […]