REVIEWS
Our panel of experts offer thorough coverage of recent CDs, LPs and books, taking in household names (the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin), cult heroes (Family, Nick Drake and the Velvet Underground) and ultra-obscurities (Prints Of Darkness, Hendrickson Road House and That’s Why), with exclusive Q&As about certain items under review
MIGHTY BABY
Drawing on detailed interviews and previously unseen images, Richard Morton Jack tells the remarkable tale of how Britain’s sharpest mods went psychedelic before embracing Islam, making two classic albums in the process.

JUKEBOX
Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips on the tracks that have inspired him, from the Seeds and the Stones to Moolah and Mighty Baby

ROCK MEMOIRS
Richie Unterberger investigates the rock memoir boom, and wonders how it might affect lesser-known artists, with input from Andrew Loog Oldham, Andy Fraser, Mick Farren and others

ROCK MEMOIRS PART 2
A rough guide to some of the best – and most disappointing – autobiographies by musical figures of the 60s and 70s


ALBUM BY ALBUM
Folk-rock supremo Sandy Roberton talks us through many of his classic productions, taking in jazz (Harold McNair), acid folk (Synanthesia), folk-rock (Steeleye Span), rock (Hard Meat), singer-songwriters (Shelagh McDonald) and more besides

TOP POPS & MUSIC NOW
The full story of Britain’s great lost music weekly, published between 1967 and 1971 and barely ever seen today

SYD BARRETT
At long last producer (and Harvest boss) Malcolm Jones’s detailed account of the making of The Madcap Laughs gets a wider airing

THE COMMON PEOPLE
Jeff Penczak on this brooding Californian psychedelic pop enigma, whose sole album came and went in the summer of 1969

TRIPSICHORD MUSIC BOX
Austin Matthews presents the mysterious story of this fine SF band for the first time, with several previously unseen images and a rare interview with their colourful manager, Matthew Katz

FIRST PERSON
Nick Butt (better-known as Electric Nick) recounts his experiences at the heart of London’s late-60s psychedelic underground, when he was an integral part of the team at the city’s hippest club, Middle Earth
SINGER-SONGWRITERS
Flashback’s panel nominates 50 of the most unfairly neglected albums in this crowded genre, including lost classics by Mark Fry, Ernie Graham, Rick Hayward, John Wonderling and many more

MONO v. STEREO
Patrick Lundborg offers a fresh perspective on the debate that has divided audiophiles s ince the dawn of hi-fi, with close reference to classic albums by the Beatles, the Byrds, the Stones, the Velvet Underground and others

CRYING TO BE HEARD
Ottilie Patterson’s eccentric 1969 opus 3000 Years With Ottilie spans orchestrated ballads, funky pop and classical poetry to powerful effect, but has never been reissued

Flashback Issue 3 - Spring 2013

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Edited by Richard Morton Jack (co-founder of Sunbeam Records and editor of the Galactic Ramble and Endless Trip books), Flashback is a new magazine covering overlooked 60s and 70s music in depth, with outstanding new writing from authorities including Richie Unterberger, Patrick Lundborg, David Wells and Aaron Milenski. 212 pages in length and full-colour throughout, it's packed with original research, new interviews and rare images, making it essential reading for serious music fans.

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