❉ As a breakthrough piece for Third Ear Band, Alchemy truly lives up to the promise of its title, writes C.J. Newman.
❉ Martin Ruddock on the band ‘that sounded like they could kick your head in, but do it in a very clever way’.
❉ A welcome reissue of Rypdal’s rare 1968 solo album featuring Jan Garbarek.
❉ The fifth album of Electronica, Psych, Radiophonics, Drone and wyrd folk by Keith Seatman.
❉ A bracing collection of British Mod, R&B, Freakbeat & Swinging London Nuggets.