Psychedelia

The Bees

The Bees – In session 2002 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Bees – In session for BBC 6 Music – March 22, 2002- BBC6 Music – The Bees in session tonight. Recorded by BBC 6 Music on March 22, 2002 – this 10-piece band have been variously categorized as Indie, Psych, 60s Garage, Reggae, Jazz and Country. Needless to say,...

La Femme (Photo: Laurent Chouard)

La Femme – Live At Rock En Seine 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders Edition

La Femme – in concert at Rock en Seine – August 27, 2016 – FIP/RFI – La Femme, who bill themselves as a French Krautrock/Psych-Punk-New Wave band have been stirring up festivals of late. Together since 2010, with a string of eps starting shortly after, with their debut lp coming...

Børns

Børns – Live At Bråvalla Festival 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Børns, opening the Bråvalla Festival, from June 30th of this year and recorded by Sveriges Radio. Clearly, Festival season was busy and packed with talent this year. So much so, that I’m still sifting through festival recordings months after Summer Festival season is over and making discoveries of must-run concerts...

Air

Air – Live In London – 1998 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Air – Live at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – 1998 – Recorded by BBC 6 Music – Starting off the week with Air, the Psych/Electronic/Downtempo band from Versailles, recorded shortly after the release of their debut album Moon Safari, which went on to become their most critically acclaimed so far....

Cocteau Twins

Cocteau Twins – In Session – October 4, 1983 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Cocteau Twins – in session for John Peel – October 4, 1983 – BBC Radio 1 – Cocteau Twins tonight. One of the pioneering bands in the Dreamscape/ethereal wave genre. Initially forming in 1979, the band had always been appealing to both critics and audiences, namely for the hypnotic voice...

Hope Sandoval

Mazzy Star – In Session – 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Mazzy Star – In session for MTV, Europe – November 1, 1993 Mazzy Star in session tonight – an early one done for MTV in Europe on November 1, 1993. It features one of my favorite versions of Ghost Highway, which this version was included in a Capitol promo CD...

The Pretty Things

The Pretty Things In Session – 1965-1967 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Pretty Things – In Session at The BBC – 1965/1967 – BBC Radio 1 – The Pretty Things were, if you remember, part of that initial wave of British Invasion bands which hit these shores in 1964/1965. They were, without a doubt, one of the rawest, most primal and...

Rotary Connection

Rotary Connection – Texas International Pop Festival 1969 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Rotary Connection seem to have been lost in the shuffle to help define the 60s these last few decades. Touted as the first Psychedelic Soul band to come out of Chicago in 1966, they initially got their start as Muddy Waters backup band for his nod to Psychedelia, the album...

Soft Machine

Soft Machine – In Session 1968 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Soft Machine – August 25, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Soft Machine – in session for French TV-Radio (RTL or ORTF), and recorded on August 25, 1968. The first time I saw Soft Machine, they were opening for Jimi Hendrix at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. I...

Exploded View

Exploded View – Live At Route du Rock 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Exploded View, in concert at Route du Rock 2016, recorded only days ago (August 14). Okay – this may take a little getting used to. Simply put, Exploded View are doing something very new, while at the same time doing something rather old. Together only a few months, the...