99th Floor Promotions

Towerbrown + The Magnetic Mind + Majorettes - Thursday Sep 4th 2014 - Free Entry

Towerbrown

Although they hail from Grenoble, France, Towerbrown’s Hammond organ-laced R&B sound wouldn’t be out of place in mid-1960s England, with echoes of bands such as The Artwoods, Spencer Davis Group, and Brian Auger & The Trinity. Having released their debut LP ‘Count Me Out’ in September last year, they have since wowed audiences around Europe supporting the likes of The Strypes, The Masonics, and King Salami & The Cumberland Three. 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Towerbrown/251146480355

The Magnetic Mind

This London-based five piece have had a busy few months, releasing second single ‘When the Morning Comes’ and playing gigs in the UK and Spain. Their harmony-laced psych-prog sound draws heavily on US acts of the late 1960s such as the Association, Jefferson Airplane, and the Peanut Butter Conspiracy

"Quite simply one of the best bands around these days" JON MILLS, SHINDIG

“Maybe the Stars, Maybe the Sun” is undoubtedly one of the most authentic slices of sixties style psychedelic pop/rock you’ll find this side of the millennium. “ THE ACTIVE LISTENER

www.facebook.com/magneticminduk

Majorettes

Majorettes started as a pop-punk-garage female duo in February 2014, then in April became a 4 piece band that delivers a mixture of high energy and sweet pop catchy tunes, driven by quirky melodies and vocals.

http://majorettes.bandcamp.com/releases

The Merrylees + The Magnetic Mind + Dead Coast @ The Dalston Victoria, Friday August 30th 2013

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We’re excited to announce an exclusive London show by one of the hottest prospects on the new psych scene - The Merrylees - with support from The Magnetic Mind and Dead Coast.

THE MERRYLEES

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Debut double a-side single ‘For You/The Coroner’ now available from iTunes, Amazon and on limited edition cream 7” vinyl through www.eightiesvinylrecords.co.uk

"Looking as retro as Miles Kane fronting the Strypes, Scots The Merrylees actually sound more dreamy, with their Bill Ryder-Jones produced single ‘For You’ melding the Coral, the Bees, and Scott Walker  into a deliciously heady balm." NME 

"Fast rising Scots The Merrylees play folk rock with a rare, unique intensity" Shindig!

"GALLOPING down the same dirt-trail that Arthur Lee blazed with psychedelia merchants Love, The Merrylees’ engaging blend of country & western and hallucinogenic riffery follows a fine heritage of 60s and 70s influences.

The Merrylees’ songs are fleet-footed affairs, all skiffling percussion, deftly handled melodies and salt-of-the-earth vocals from singer Ryan Sandison. By turns gentle and heart-quickening, The Merrylees might have a record worth watching out for if their Facebook snippets are anything to go by.” 

RAY PHILP, Edinburgh Evening News

THE MAGNETIC MIND

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The Magnetic Mind fashion a unique and inventive mutant psych-spiked harmony pop sound, combining vintage analogue aesthetics with electrickery à la mode; a wealth of finely-woven canticles, underpinned by a kinetic arandbee backbeat with moody folk phrasing and an icing of lysergic shimmer, which casts The Peanut Butter Conspiracy and The Association in a contemporary kaleidoscopic haze” CLASH 

“Maybe the Stars, Maybe the Sun” is undoubtedly one of the most authentic slices of sixties style psychedelic pop/rock you’ll find this side of the millenium. Classic west coast vocal harmonies, a stomping mod / motown inflected beat, fuzz guitars to die for and a fantastic breakdown which leads into a killer organ break that would fit in nicely on the first Mandrake Memorial album. Think the Peanut Butter Conspiracy, a far groovier Judy Dyble era Fairport Convention, early Jefferson Airplane and the likes.” THE ACTIVE LISTENER

DEAD COAST

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The band’s music is so captivating especially the melody in each track. This is a band you must check out if you like retro psychedelic garage rock. ( The Musical Junkie).

The sound is reminiscent to the swinging ’60s, with easy comparisons to a heavier and more hallucinogenic version of The Beatles in their early days (Bring the Noise UK).

Their music would work perfectly as a soundtrack to a Quentin Tarantino film, with a laid-back quality that cruised from one song to the next, in a locomotion that emulated the movement of waves. They would be well worth checking out if you’re a fan at all of your quintessential surf rock bands of the 60s or similar new age acts such as The Growlers (SeeSound.co.uk).

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The Magnetic Mind + The Junipers + Morrissey and Marshall @ Paper Dress 8th June 2013

After a few months out of action, the Magnetic Mind are back with a new line-up, a new free-download single (available here) and loads of new songs. Support comes from Leicester-based psych-folkers the Junipers and 60s-influenced folk duo Morrissey and Marshall. Free entry, DJs and special guests TBA. 

Paper Dress
114-116 Curtain Rd
London EC2A 3AH
020 7729 4100

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THE MAGNETIC MIND

"The Magnetic Mind fashion a unique and inventive mutant psych-spiked harmony pop sound, combining vintage analogue aesthetics with electrickery à la mode; a wealth of finely-woven canticles, underpinned by a kinetic arandbee backbeat with moody folk phrasing and an icing of lysergic shimmer, which casts The Peanut Butter Conspiracy and The Association in a contemporary kaliedoscopic haze” CLASH 

“From the opening number, ‘Stay Away From the Door’, you could tell this band meant business. If we have to make comparisons (which we do) they sound like early Jefferson Airplane jamming with Ray Manzarek to these ears, which is totally alright by me. ” SHINDIG!

“Maybe the Stars, Maybe the Sun” is undoubtedly one of the most authentic slices of sixties style psychedelic pop/rock you’ll find this side of the millenium. Classic west coast vocal harmonies, a stomping mod / motown inflected beat, fuzz guitars to die for and a fantastic breakdown which leads into a killer organ break that would fit in nicely on the first Mandrake Memorial album. Think the Peanut Butter Conspiracy, a far groovier Judy Dyble era Fairport Convention, early Jefferson Airplane and the likes.” THE ACTIVE LISTENER

“Wow! What a Magnificent and absolute Powerful Psychedelic-Pop-Inspired-60s this Record is!!!” TIMEMAZINE

www.facebook.com/magneticminduk

THE JUNIPERS

The Junipers are a 5-piece band who started out as a recording project in 2000.

The recordings mix a collection of instruments like Sitar, Zither, Balalaika, Harp, Mellotron etc, with vocal harmonies, psychedelic effects & enough pop elements to keep it all sweet.

They released their debut album “Cut Your Key” in 2008 & recieved rave reviews from Uncut magazine, The Word, Record Collector among others. They gained single of the week on BBC Radio 2 & airplay for their 4 singles released so far by Steve lamacq, Bob Harris, Mark radcliffe, Janice Long, Marc Riley, Tom Robinson, Cerys Matthews etc.

The follow up album “Paint the Ground” was released in Feb 2012.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Junipers/7935208180

 

 

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MORRISSEY AND MARSHALL

”People are drawn to their song-writing, the clever melodies and in particular the sound of their voices singing in unison – simply beautiful.” LOUDER THAN WAR

”It almost seems impossible that two voices can compliment one another in such a relaxed and seemingly accidental way, quite frankly, they’re built on sounding perfect.” IT SOUNDED SWEET

”Morrissey and Marshall were fantastically engaging and had a remarkably large sound for only two people” SUPAJAM

http://morrisseyandmarshall.com/

The Merrylees @ The Dalston Victoria, Friday August 30th 2013

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We’re excited to announce an exclusive London show by one of the hottest prospects on the new psych scene - The Merrylees!

Debut double a-side single ‘For You/The Coroner’ now available from iTunes, Amazon and on limited edition cream 7” vinyl through www.eightiesvinylrecords.co.uk

"Looking as retro as Miles Kane fronting the Strypes, Scots The Merrylees actually sound more dreamy, with their Bill Ryder-Jones produced single ‘For You’ melding the Coral, the Bees, and Scott Walker  into a deliciously heady balm." NME 

"Fast rising Scots The Merrylees play folk rock with a rare, unique intensity" Shindig!

"GALLOPING down the same dirt-trail that Arthur Lee blazed with psychedelia merchants Love, The Merrylees’ engaging blend of country & western and hallucinogenic riffery follows a fine heritage of 60s and 70s influences.

The Merrylees’ songs are fleet-footed affairs, all skiffling percussion, deftly handled melodies and salt-of-the-earth vocals from singer Ryan Sandison. By turns gentle and heart-quickening, The Merrylees might have a record worth watching out for if their Facebook snippets are anything to go by.” 

RAY PHILP, Edinburgh Evening News

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Nancy Elizabeth + Dan Haywood @ The Dalston Victoria, 28/6/13

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Nancy Elizabeth releases her third album for The Leaf Label in May 2013, lifting off the lid of her piano and finding new emotion in her transfixing songs. Always one to do things in her own time Nancy closed the doors to temptations and travel and tours and stayed in her small, cold flat in Manchester, with a little piano, a computer and the occasional guest to help out. In small places epic things are dreamt up. You can hear all this in her new suite of songs.

Nancy’s two previous albums are much loved by admirers of sensitive, playful, open-hearted songwriters, as well hip hop mavericks that adore her natural gait and style. She has collaborated with artists such as Paul White, James Yorkston and James Blackshaw and does things her own way. Her albums have drawn on travels (to the Faroe Islands and rural Spain) and was as much influenced by the minimalism of Arvo Pärt and Steve Reich as by the choral harmonies of Judee Sill and the bare expression of Leonard Cohen’s early records.

A deep well of emotion and atmosphere is conjured up by Nancy Elizabeth in her mesmeric songs, all cut through with her warm, natural northern English charm. The piano-led second album for the Leaf Label Wrought Iron received great reviews, winning over fans of all persuasions. She has that sense of mystery combined with a undisguised love of melody, mood and emotion that makes her a real treasure, like John Martyn she draws on folk song but effortlessly moves to other plateaus. However it is the carefully nuanced and songs of this Northern English multi-instrumentalist with a beautifully unadorned voice that makes her such a crowd pleasing performer.

Press Quotes:

“The essence of Nancy Elizabeth’s voice, to me, is its individuality; that is, somehow in its timbre, in its pitch, her voice has the ability to capture how we experience something as individuals, and how that can be both isolating and a source of much joy”

Laura Barton, The Guardian

“Beautifully, brilliantly bare… a lesson in how economy and atmospherics create true emotion… You’ll find it hard to drag yourself away”

Mojo

“Her arrangements are as inspired as the songs themselves. Her use of repetition is wonderfully mesmerising, directing you to her lyrics – steamy ones, as it happens, in The Act, otherwise just two chords on an electric guitar and a bit of harmonica. But it’s all you need, really”

BBC

http://qujunktions.com/artists/nancy-elizabeth

http://www.theleaflabel.com/en/artists/view/25/Nancy%20Elizabeth

Dan Haywood

Here’s what the critics said about Dan’s most recent album with his band, Dan Haywood’s New Hawks:

"This strong, 32 -song album is positively livid with ideas and resists easy categorisation" THE WIRE MAGAZINE

"A wild-eyed mix of cosmic country and chamber-folk……makes for a thrilling noise." UNCUT MAGAZINE

"Charmingly, it succeeds in being both engaging and oddly uplifting while also being as dour in texture as a North Sea shoreline." INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

"Defiantly individual…. Surely a future cult classic, it’s raw takes on folk and country are a timeless delight." 24/7 MAGAZINE
 
"A grand, definitive statement…sacrificing none of his unique poetic elegance for the sake of either conformity or convention "  THE LINE OF BEST FIT

"A lifework in its extensive meditations.." SHINDIG MAGAZINE

"The type of record that someone, somewhere is going to fall helplessly in love with - it could even be me…" NORMANS RECORDS

"Epic…fervent and profound" THE FLY

Dan Haywood’s New Hawks are a collection of songs, and also a band, whose epic scope marries transatlantic cosmic roots music with a deeply poetic English folk soul. A rambling, rolling band whose crazed stage presence, with band members swapping instruments and psychic powers amongst themselves and with the audience, has ensured them cult status. The British Isles finally have their own Lambchop - a collective of kindred spirits from across Northern England carefully assembled over time by Haywood, who bring flesh to the album’s smart and ever-shifting arrangements with guitars, fiddles, cellos, drums, percussion and more. 

Haywood himself is a compelling frontal figure, orating his adventures with a certain awkward relish and a weird glint in his eye, both the court jester and the king. 

Five years in the making and over two hours in length, this thirty-two track, triple vinyl album is both Dan Haywood’s New Hawks debut record and final release. The songs are all based on Haywood’s personal ruminations charting his experience as a lone songwriter, poet and ornithologist travelling around rural Scotland.

We first heard of Dan Haywood in 2006 from some of our friends in Lancaster. We learned that he had been the leader of the Puma-Sutras, one of that city’s most interesting outsider bands of the late 1990s to early 2000s, and that disillusioned on their demise in 2003 he judiciously and secretly chose to relocate to the north coast of Scotland where he lived for the following eighteen months - often exploring unaccompanied, usually studying upland birds and almost always observing the people he met on his travels. 

On his return to Lancaster, a reclusive Haywood brought the majority of these songs to life in a month long creative burst and then assembled a band of kindred spirits to perform and capture the arrangements on record. Over time the band expanded to an eight piece and during the following years they painstakingly pieced together the entire New Hawks album in various country churches, schools and village halls near to their home city, while also taking their live performances around England and Scotland. 

The finished record is uncompromising in its dramatic, personal and raw interpretation - marrying country rock, folk and psychedelic influences, alongside Haywood’s ardent vocals. The instrumentation and arrangements are sometimes sparse, sometimes exquisite and sometimes cacophonous, with the band utilising guitars, fiddles, cellos, drums, pedal steel, piano and percussion along with some minimal use of bass, bongos and harmonium.

Haywood himself semi-humorously defines his music as “country and northern” or “upland cathartidelia” and alludes to his tunes as “odes to the wilds of Caithness and Sutherland that are one-part therapy and two-parts dementia!.”

Their live shows are fresh and energising - the supple song structures and Haywood’s surreal inter song banter mean that each show is unique. They have played alongside acts including A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Alasdair Roberts and Directing Hand.

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Hidden Masters + Telegram @ Paper Dress Sunday April 21st 2013

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Paper Dress Vintage, 114–116 Curtain Road,  London EC2A 3AH

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99th Floor and Paper Dress are proud to present another amazing double bill of mind-splattering psychedelic treats in the form of Glasgow’s HIDDEN MASTERS and the most exciting new band we’ve heard in a long time - TELEGRAM! 

Glasgow-based trio HIDDEN MASTERS have been catching ears and turning heads with their dynamic ensemble sound, lush three-part vocal harmonies and a highly original and idiosyncratic fusion of musical styles, running the gauntlet from Rock’n’Roll to pop, West Coast rock to gospel to mind melting Vertigo-era prog - often all within one song - and positively aglow with melody, movement and imagination.

Their electrifying live shows offer audiences a one-stop intravenous blast of hedonistic joy, involving carnal flailing of limbs, euphoric wow-impulse neural stimulation and unprecedented levels of perspiration.

Debut single ‘Nobody knows That We’re Here’ was described by SHINDIG! magazine as “the most important psych-pop ‘45 to come out of these fair isles for the past 30-something years”.

The group have supported Wolf People, Pond, Smoke Fairies and Circulus, and guested on the recent Bonnie “Prince” Billy / Trembling Bells release ‘The Marble Downs’.
Their first long player, ‘Of This & Other Worlds’ will be released on Rise Above Records on May 27th.
 
Awe-inspiring" - THE GUARDIAN
 
What makes this trio special beyond their exemplary musicianship and singing is their free form grasp of genre breaking. These are clearly masters of some hidden truth. Possibly the most unique band in the entire world.” – SHINDIG!

Enthralling and relentless" - THE DAILY RECORD

Hidden Masters cite influences from Buddy Holly to Black Sabbath, but what we actually hear is glorious late sixties-esque garage, psych rock/pop done in a way that easily appeals to good music lovers of today" - THE LIST

Visit the Hidden Masters Facebook page

Watch this awesome animated video for their song ‘Golden Hair’ 
 
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Nancy Elizabeth + Emma Gatrill @ The Vortex, London, Tuesday 26th March 2013

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Nancy Elizabeth releases her third album for The Leaf Label in May, lifting off the lid of her piano and finding new emotion in her transfixing songs. Always one to do things in her own time Nancy closed the doors to temptations and travel and tours and stayed in her small, cold flat in Manchester, with a little piano, a computer and the occasional guest to help out. In small places epic things are dreamt up. You can hear all this in her new suite of songs.

Before the album is released, Nancy will make two UK live appearances with her new live band – one at the Vortex in London and the other as part of a TedX event at the University of Manchester.

Nancy’s two previous albums are much loved by admirers of sensitive, playful, open-hearted songwriters, as well hip hop mavericks that adore her natural gait and style. She has collaborated with artists such as Paul White, James Yorkston and James Blackshaw and does things her own way. Her albums have drawn on travels (to the Faroe Islands and rural Spain) and was as much influenced by the minimalism of Arvo Pärt and Steve Reich as by the choral harmonies of Judee Sill and the bare expression of Leonard Cohen’s early records.

Press Quotes:

“The essence of Nancy Elizabeth’s voice, to me, is its individuality; that is, somehow in its timbre, in its pitch, her voice has the ability to capture how we experience something as individuals, and how that can be both isolating and a source of much joy”

Laura Barton, The Guardian

“Beautifully, brilliantly bare… a lesson in how economy and atmospherics create true emotion… You’ll find it hard to drag yourself away”

Mojo

“Her arrangements are as inspired as the songs themselves. Her use of repetition is wonderfully mesmerising, directing you to her lyrics – steamy ones, as it happens, in The Act, otherwise just two chords on an electric guitar and a bit of harmonica. But it’s all you need, really”

BBC

http://qujunktions.com/artists/nancy-elizabeth

http://www.theleaflabel.com/en/artists/view/25/Nancy%20Elizabeth

 

EMMA GATRILL

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Emma is an unstoppable and multi-instrumental collaborator. As well as being a full time musician with the multi-tentacled psych-folk behemoth Sons of Noel and Adrian and getting crowds dancing to the rowdy stamp-along anthems of The Mariner’s Children, she has found time to lend her voice, clarinet or accordion skills to everyone from Laura Marling to Broken Social Scene.

No wonder then that it has taken her so long to get round to concentrate on her own music. Chapter One showcases poignant songs based around her latest acquisition – the harp. Subtly accompanied by various members of Brighton’s Willkommen Collective, her intricate harp playing and powerful vocals soars above her classic songwriting, which owes a debt to Bjork and Joni Mitchell as well as her friends and co-conspirators Rachael Dadd and Alessi’s Ark.

With her debut shows under her belt – a standout performance at the prestigious Willkommen Foxtrot festival, supporting Rachael Dadd on her recent European tour and now Sons of Noel and Adrian UK Tour, Emma is finally ready to give the world her own music. And it is completely worth the wait.

Chapter I will be officially released on May 14th via Willkommen Records.

 

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The See See + The Junipers + 96 Tears DJs @ The Dalston Victoria, London, Saturday March 23rd 2013

image99th Floor Promotions is proud to present a magnificent double bill of psychedelic acts from around the UK, headlined by the mighty See See, who are riding high after the release of their US debut single ‘The rain and the snow’ on Sundazed Records. They will be supported by Leicester-based psych-folksters The Junipers, making a rare appearance in the big smoke. It’s a free entry show, doors are at 8pm, and the 96 Tears DJs will playing a fine selection of psych, garage, soul and rock’n’roll afterwards.  

Trembling Bells + The Magnetic Mind + Hidden Masters @ The Dalston Victoria, London August 20th 2012

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Trembling Bells

Trembling Bells are 21st century troubadours who know their history, joyously attempting to synthesise traditional folk forms with the bathetic romanticism of country music, the deceptive complexity of medieval music and the swagger of classic Rock. Frank Sinatra, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen are the guiding lights in a music that embraces British folk-rock, American roots and electric psychedelia. They are on a quest to connect with the core tradition of Song and live deep within its mysteries … a rhapsodic celebration of the power of Song.

In Spring 2012 the Trembling Bells are playing, singing and duelling with Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, performing a new collection of songs written by the Trembling Bells some of which appear on the forthcoming collaborative album ‘The Marble Downs’, out on Honest Jon’s on April 9th 2012.

In this album Alex Neilson has synthesized his love of seat-of-your-pants improv and raw folk into his songwriting with the Bells. While Bonnie has long since shed the Appalachian dirt of his earlier records to enter a fertile period of grace. Now these paths converge on ´The Marble Downs´ – a triumphant exercise in major key ensemble playing concerned with minor key heartbreak, and a marriage of some of the most mercurial and imaginative musicians of our time.

Trembling Bells have enjoyed much success since their inception in 2008. The band have gained favour with such musical titans as Joe Boyd, Paul Weller and the The Unthanks as well as unanimous critical acclaim for their first three albums, Carbeth and Abandoned Love and The Constand Pageant (all on Honest Jons records). They featured heavily in the Wire cover story alongside Alasdair Roberts documenting the emerging experimental folk scene in Scotland (Caledonia Dreaming, March 2010), while also being mentioned in Rob Young’s book, Electric Eden.

“The group do cast their net wider than British folk. The pounding punk-prog number Otley Rock Oracle, channelling Mountain’s Nantucket Sleighride, belongs by virtue of its hallucinatory folkloric narrative. Cold Heart Of Mine’s blues harp connects Americana with its European roots and Hastings’ raga like licks look East. In the 21st century nothing can exist in splendid isolation. The Constant Pageant offers a poetic incantation of British identity far brighter than Michael Gove’s proposed GCSE history syllabus.” (Stewart Lee)

Trembling Bells’ third album ‘The Constant Pageant’  had a bounteous spring 2011 release. With reviews and praise coming in from folk publications, the mainstream music journalists and Stewart Lee who invited them to play at his Southbank festival with Mike Heron (Incredible String Band).  From its very first notes, the album flies the flag with a more confident, anthemic sound than ever before.  on a quest to connect with the core tradition of Song and live deep within its mysteries … a rhapsodic celebration of the power of music.

www.myspace.com/tremblingbells
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Trembling-Bells/256466514334

'brilliant… concise, deeply romantic, totally original ****' (Mojo).

'freewheeling and delightfully quirky ****' (The Guardian).

'CD Of The Week… terrific… they take the antic forms, loosen them and make them arresting and new once more' (The Observer).

The Magnetic Mind

The Magnetic Mind formed in early 2011, brought together by a shared love of 60s garage and psychedelic music. Their early demos caught the ear of White Stripes/Tame Impala producer Liam Watson, who agreed to produce their debut single at the legendary Toe Rag Studios. The single came out on UK indie label Heavy Soul 45s on May 14th 2012, and received airplay on John Kennedy’s X-posure show on XFM. The band are currently working on a follow up single, and a debut album to follow.

"Maybe the Stars, Maybe the Sun" is undoubtedly one of the most authentic slices of sixties style psychedelic pop/rock you’ll find this side of the millenium. Classic west coast vocal harmonies, a stomping mod / motown inflected beat, fuzz guitars to die for and a fantastic breakdown which leads into a killer organ break that would fit in nicely on the first Mandrake Memorial album. Think the Peanut Butter Conspiracy, a far groovier Judy Dyble era Fairport Convention, early Jefferson Airplane and the likes." The Active Listener

"From the opening number, ‘Stay Away From the Door’, you could tell this band meant business. If we have to make comparisons (which we do) they sound like early Jefferson Airplane jamming with Ray Manzarek to these ears, which is totally alright by me. " Shindig

“Wow! What a Magnificent and absolute Powerful Psychedelic-Pop-Inspired-60s this Record is!!!” TimeMazine

www.facebook.com/magneticminduk

Hidden Masters

HIDDEN MASTERS are a Progressive-Psychedelic-Folk-Rock trio based in Glasgow.

HIDDEN MASTERS deliver an idiosyncratic blend of progressive pop, psych, folk and dramatic rock’n’roll styles via electrifying live performances; their dynamic ensemble sound, lively arrangements and lush three-part harmony vocals can be heard to great effect on their debut release, Nobody Knows That We’re Here/Grey Walls Grey.

"Imagine taking all the upbeat oddities from the Association’s Warner period, a dash of May Blitz’ 2nd of May, then get Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera to mix it by hand, and force it through Link Wray’s sausage machine. The end result is then lapped up and regurgitated by Village Green period Kinks, or dare I say, Queen. You get the picture? And if you don’t, just go see Hidden Masters live - boatloads of energy, swagger, chops and charm - transcending everything you’ve seen up until now." Shindig

"Dave Dixon, Alpha Mitchell and John Nicol, are responsible for these two mini-masterpieces. They hail from Glasgow, and these two songs are truly wonderful, containing as they do the very essence of the ’60s British psych-pop scene. Astonishing tempo changes, incredible vocals, glorious performances, in short: brilliant stuff!" Gew-Gaw Fanzine

http://www.myspace.com/hiddenmasters

Mike Hastings (Trembling Bells/Mike Heron Band) + The Family Elan + Infinite Light + Miguel Zapata @ The Camden Head, Wednesday October 26th

99th Floor Promotions are proud to present another evening of exquisite psych-folk wonderments at the Camden Head in London, featuring Mike Hastings of Trembling Bells/Mike Heron Band fame, critically acclaimed psychedelic oddballs The Family Elan, ethereal lo-fi folkster Infinite Light, and Donovan-approved Spanish singer songwriter Miguel Zapata. Tickets available from the Camden Head website.