PowerPop is a fine blog worth perusing, folks! My older cousin had given me this single but it skipped so much I replaced it. When I was 5 or 6 I had a fascination with this song. I’m not sure why I liked it so much… but I bought the single in Donelson…a town […]
A band called The Pudding heard this song from a Pete Townshend demo that was circulated. The Pudding recorded the first version (see video below), which came and went without much fanfare in 1967…they could have picked a little better name. Their version was a little too smooth for me. I’ve always liked this song […] […]
During a cursory scan of Bandcamp’s post-rock tag, I came across this rather solid compilation which features tracks by such impressive artists as Adolf Plays The Jazz, Hior Chronik and We.own.the.sky.
Present is the project of former Univers Zéro guitarist Roger Trigaux, who is joined by UZ drummer Daniel Denis. This is less progressive rock and more furious chamber rock. There is a brutal intensity to this disc that quite possibly surpasses Roger’s former band. This is as punchy as it gets. A rough treasure.
Thanks to ProJazz.net for posting this amazing set from the Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Mavi Güneş 69 are a trip. If Can or Amon Düül II spent more time in Turkey than in Germany, and were influenced by Bektashi sufism and a lot of hash, the results might sound something similar to this. Mind blowing.
I think ‘cinematic post-rock’ would be an apt way to describe Qualia, a great instrumental rock band led by Dan Leader, who works out of Cambridge, England.