Steve from Retro Man Blog and Rock Photographer Paul Slattery present a bumper episode packed full of our pick of the best in classic and contemporary Garage Rock, Psych, Punk, Mod, Power Pop, Soul and more! From classics, overlooked oldies and hidden gems to brand new releases, exclusives and unsigned acts. In Episode 17: "The 12 Bar Blues" we have an exclusive unreleased new track from The Fallen Leaves and new releases from The Medway's legendary Garage Rock icons Billy Childish & CTMF and Graham Day & The Forefathers. New Punk sounds from Buzzcocks, The Pukes and a live classic from The Outcasts. If you like your Mod and Psych then you will love The Most, Speakeasy and The Mynd Set. Some French Pop from Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot and some modern day Yé-yé from Les Kitschenette's. There's the new single from of Arrowe Hill, some stompin' Soul from Willie Kendrick and Dana Gillespie and 60's nuggets from The Vagrants and The Hardtimes. If that's not enough there's Sunset Drive and The Sound and a tribute to Ian McLagan with a truly classic Small Faces number. Plus the usual waffle, rambling, news and reviews including a special piece on the sad demise of The 12 Bar Club and the scandalous re-development of Denmark Street. The episode is now available to download for free from the Retrosonic Soundcloud site or you can now subscribe for free at the iTunes Store. Please click the highlighted band names in the track-listing below to take you to each featured band's web-site or Facebook page to check out more info and news on upcoming gigs and releases. Enjoy!
Sunset Drive "She Don't Need Anybody"
Billy Childish & CTMF "Zero Emission"
The Sound "Heartland"
The Most "Really Good"
The Outcasts "Magnum Force"
|The Outcasts - Photo by Paul Slattery|
Buzzcocks "The Way"
Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot "Bonnie & Clyde"
Les Kitschenette's "L'ascenseur"
The Hardtimes "They Said No"
Dana Gillespie "You Just Gotta Know My Mind"
The Fallen Leaves "Motorcycle Girl"
|The Fallen Leaves - Photo by Paul Slattery|
The Mynd Set "The Miracle Maker"
Of Arrowe Hill "And That's What Really Happened Blues"
Willie Kendrick "Change Your Ways"
The pUKES "12XU"
|The pUKES - Photo by Paul Slattery|
Speakeasy "Before The Night"
Graham Day & The Forefathers "The Good Things"
The Vagrants " I Can't Make a Friend"
Small Faces "Tin Soldier"