Tag: beat

The Urges in Belfast

We reviewed the band's Psych Ward album back in 2008, but The Urges are still doing the rounds, with a gig in Belfast on 29th May 2010 to play some new material and old. The band plus support can be caught at The Pavilion, Ormeau Road, Belfast, with support from […]

The Standells live in London

Ok, it might not be the same as seeing them in the mid to late 1960s, but you'll have a rare chance to see The Standells in London in June. Indeed, the first time the band has ever played the UK. The date is Saturday 19th June, the location is […]

Club focus: Eyes Wide Open (Glasgow)

In and around Glasgow? Like garage and psych? You'll want to check out our latest club focus, which is Eyes Wide Open in Glasgow. That's what you'll get once a month, along with live bands and guests DJs. if you want to know more about it, check out the feature, […]

Club focus: The Octopus Club (Stoke)

Back in the UK for today's club focus, The Octopus Club in Stoke. The club has been ruinning since April 2008, mixing live bands with DJ sounds, the latter leaning towards the freakbeat/ psych side of things (although not exclusively). They have an alldayer coming up soon – more on […]

New band: The Eviltones

Not exactly a completely new band, but we've not yet featured The Eviltones – so here we go. Look away now soul and jazz lovers, The Eviltones are pure 60s garage – noisy, chuggin' guitars, primitive organ, a snarling vocal and catchy sub-three minute tunes. They sound impressive on MySpace, […]

Australian Mods Mayday 2010

If you happen to be in the area and at a loose end on Saturday 1st May 2010, check out Mods Mayday 2010 at The Sandringham Hotel, King Street, Newtown, Australia. Running from 8pm until late, the annual Mods Mayday offers up four generations of the Australian Mod movement on […]

Pretty Things at Volcano, London

Slip Saturday 1st May 2010 if you are a fan of the Pretty Things – that's when the band play London, specifically as part of the Volcano club night. Taking place at the Charlotte Street Blues Club, 74 Charlotte St, London W1, the Pretty Things will be live early evening […]

Amsterdam BeatClub festival

Fancy a weekend in Amsterdam? You should make sure it matches up with the Amsterdam BeatClub festival. That date is the 22nd May 2010 at OT 301, Overtoom 301, Amsterdam (Netherlands), where your 15 Euro admission fee will get you entertainment from 8pm until 3am over three rooms, including DJs, […]