Three D Radio announcer, Megan Cat (up until recently with her husband, the late Peter Brat) lives in "The BratHaus" a rural seaside home about 100km from Adelaide on South Australia's scenic Fleurieu Peninsula.
Veteran musician Peter, and artist/musician Megan, were long-time DJs on Three D Radio 93.7fm
, Adelaide's eclectic independent music station.
Together Peter & Megan, known as "The Cat and The Brat" created this blog to allow listeners to review the playlists of their radio show, "Technicolour Dreaming" , watch clips of selected songs and simply join them in the enjoyment of their favourite music... psychedelia, 60's garage,
surf, punk/post-punk, pop, folk-rock, glam, 'Krautrock', goth, 80's electro... and much more!
But The Cat is carrying on the tradition, with guest co-presenters, and "Technicolour Dreaming" will continue in the same format, drawing from the huge "Cat & Brat" music collection, with the addition of new releases and reissues to keep things current. The Brat is hugely missed, but the show must go on, as he wanted...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Technicolour Dreaming

Thought it was time to throw a little bit of garage into the mix...well, a lot actually!  This week's show was firmly rooted in the Late Sixties, with a few more recent releases thrown into the mix. Enjoy!!

The Knickerbockers - High on Love  (7" single 1966 Los Angeles USA
Halasan Bazar - Everybody Dies (Once or Twice)  ("Don't Tell Anyone" EP 2010 Denmark)
The Pasternak Progress - Flower Eyes  (7" single b-side [to "Cotton Soul"] 1967 Los Angeles, USA)
Vibravoid - Shadows of Reflections ("Wake Up Before you Die" 2016 Dusseldorf, Germany)
Penny Arkade - Voodoo Spell  ("Not The Freeze" LP 1968 USA)
Mark And the Clouds - Lady Stardust [David Bowie]  ("A New Career in Town: More Songs by David Bowie" 2016 London, UK)
Antoine - An Elephant's Looking At Me (Un éléphant me regarde)  ("Elucubrations: Antione on 45, 1965 - 1966" France)
Hearts and Flowers - Tin Angel (Will You Ever Come Down?)  (7" single [b-side to "She Sang Hymns Out of Tune"] 1968 Los Angeles, USA)
Lee Hazelwood - Rainbow Woman  (7" single 1968 Los Angleles  USA)
Kikagaku Moyo - Streets of Calcutta  ("Forest Of Lost Children" LP 2014 Japan)
The Spencer Davis Group - The Sanity Inspector  (7" single b-side [to "Mr Second Class" 1967 UK)
The Summer Set - Cos It's Over  (7" single b-side [to "Let's Go To San Francisco"] 1967 UK)
Those Fadin' Colours - Try Me On For Size  ("Let's Go Down and Blow Our Minds" compilation 2016 UK)
The Koobas - Barricades  ("Koobas" LP 1969 Liverpool UK)
Donovan - Sunshine Superman  (7" single 1966 UK)
The Coffee Sergeants - Purple Martian Sanctuary  ("Purple Martian Sanctuary" 2014 Austin, Texas USA)
Pretty Things - Talkin' About the Good Times  (7" single 1968 UK)
The Moles - We Are the Moles (Part 1)  (7" single 1968 Portsmouth, UK)
lightsweetcrude - Ahir/Now  ("Listen To the Colour" 2011 Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Simon Dupree and the Big Sound - Kites  (7" single 1967 Portsmouth, UK)
Balloon Farm - A Question of Temperature  (7" single 1967 New Jersey, USA)
The Calico Wall - I'm A Living Sickness  (7" single 1967 Minneapolis, Minnesota USA)
The Luck of Eden Hall - Bangalore  ("Alligators Eat Gumdrops" 2012 Chicago, USA)
The Sparkles - No Friend of Mine  (7" single 1967 Texas, USA)
The Shy Guys - Black Lightening Light  (7" single b-side [to "Goodbye to You"] 1968 Floida, USA)
Teddy and His Patches - Suzy Creamcheese  (7" single 1967 San Jose, California, USA)
The Laurels - Manic Saturday  ("Plains" 2012 Sydney, Australia)
Country Joe and the Fish - I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag  (7" single 1968 Berkeley, California USA)
Grace Slick and The Great Society - Somebody To Love  ("Conspicuous Only In It's Absence" LP 1968 San Francisco, USA)
Galileo 7 - Staring At the Sound  ("Staring At The Sound" LP 2012 The Medway, UK)

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Technicolour Dreaming

Without further ado, here it is, the playlist for last week, ONLY a week late...a mixed bag of tracks, with new releases from Moon Duo (album "Occult Architecture Vol 1" due out early next year), Beaulieu Porch, Garden Gate, Lola Colt and Mother Upduff.
Here we go.........!

The Smoke - Utterly Simple  (proposed 7" single 1968, never released UK)

Beaulieu Porch - Apollo's Here  ("Sarum Sounds" 2016 UK)
Ron Grainer Orchestra - Boy Meets Girl  ("Themes Like..." LP 1969 UK)
Nick Nicely - Raw Euphoria  ("Space of  Second" 2014 UK)
E.L. Heath - Seren ("Tŷ" 2013 Wales, UK)
Nashville Teens - I'm A Lonely One  ("The Nashville Teens" LP 1972 Surrey, UK)
Children of Leir - Drowning in Fear  ("Children of Leir (3rd Album)" 2016 Leicester UK)
Risque Humour - To The Sea  ("Playground" LP 1984 Adelaide, Australia)
Pink Floyd - Scream Thy Last Scream  ("Interstellar Overdrive: The Alternate Masters '66-'68" UK)
Groep 1850 - Mother No Head  ("Agemo's Trip to The Moon" LP 1968 Netherlands)
Moon Duo - Cold Fear  ("Occult Architecture Volume 1" [to be released 2017] USA)
The Dunes - Mountain  (digital single 2016 Adelaide, Australia)
The Selfish Cales - See Tomorrow's Shores  ("Throw Your Watch To The Water" 2015 Italy)
Garden Gate - Malevolent Thoughtform Dispersal  ("Bonfires" 2016 USA)

Heaters - Master Splinter  ("Holy Water Pool" 2015 USA)
Lola Colt - Jaguar  (digital single 2016 London, UK)
Mother Upduff - Concept and Scope  ("The Decay" 2016 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
Octopus Syng - Magneettiset Kentät / Loony Cats from Pluto  ("Demos, etc." 2016 Helsinki, Finland)
Os Noctambulos - Forget Everything  ("Corsica Garden" 2014 Paris)
Volage - Touched by Grace  ("Heart Healing" 2014 Tours, France)

Shinkiro - Formula for Eternal Life  ("Ceremonial Ride" 2015 Barcelona, Spain)
Singapore Sling - Try  ("Psych Fuck" 2015 Reykjavik, Iceland)
The Jason Tryp Experience - She Creature (From the Deep)  ("The Many Colours Of Tryp" 2013 California, USA)
The Disturbed - Don't Look Down  ("Astonishing Sound Show Stories Volume One" 2001 Glasgow, UK)
The Smoking Trees - Lifetime Experience  ("The Archer and the Bull" 2016 California, USA)

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Technicolour Dreaming

Aah, this was the day when everything went wrong... a few minutes into the show and the computer had a hissy-fit, leading to several people pulling plugs in and out, and scrambling around under the desk, trying to find the on/off switch. Needless to say, by the time everything was up and running again, my programming was totally out the window, but at least the music went to air! These are the perils of Community Radio, but on the upside, when everything is operating as it should, we're very lucky to be able to play whatever we fancy (and without endless commercials interrupting the flow), which benefits you, the listener. As a result of the above-mentioned malfunctions, I ended up unintentionally relying on 2 very good compilations (as you'll see below, they feature very strongly in the playlist): Fruits de Mer Records' "Strange Fruit and Veg" compilation, and "Wild About You: A Tribute to the Australian Rock Underground 1963 - 1968". Both releases are collections of cover versions, and very good versions they are too! So here's the playlist, but with limited clips this week...
The 49th Parallel - Close the Barn Door  (7" single (b-side to "Twilight Woman") 1969 USA)
The Green Telescope - I'm a Living Sickness [The Calico Wall]  ("Strange Fruit and Veg" compilation 2015 Edinburgh, Scotland UK)
Oxford Circle - Foolish Woman  (7" single 1966 California, USA)
ZX+ - She's a Rainbow [Rolling Stones]  ("Strange Fruit and Veg" compilation 2015 UK)
The Mint - We're Friends  ("Endless Journey: Reverberation III" compilation 1971 Texas)
The Dragons - Heart Transplantation  (7" single 1969 Bonn, Germany)
The Hergs - Style of Love  (7" Single 1967 Adelaide, Australia)
The Dukes - The Dentist  (7" single (b-side to "Vera Petruschka") 1969 Sauerland, Germany)
M.P.D. Limited - No Regrets  (7" single 1966 Melbourne, Australia)
The Telephones - Hummmingbyrd  (7" single 2014 UK)
Mauve La Biche and Cary Grace - Archangel Thunderbird [Amon Duul]  ("Strange Fruit and Veg" compilation 2015 UK)
Mark Fry - The Witch  ("Dreaming WIth Alice" LP 1972 UK)
The Crawlin' Hex - Who Do You Love?  ("Strange Fruit and Veg" compilation 2015 Fylde Coast, UK)
The Lords of Gravity - Black [The Throb]  ("Wild About You: A Tribute to the Australian Rock Underground 1963 - 1968" 2002 Australia)
The Gruntled - Drivin' Me Insane [Missing Links]  ("Wild About You: A Tribute to the Australian Rock Underground 1963 - 1968" 2002 Australia)

Ninetynine - It's A Hard Life [The Atlantics]  ("Wild About You: A Tribute to the Australian Rock Underground 1963 - 1968" 2002 Melbourne Australia)
The Double Agents - I Want, Need, Love You  [The Black Diamonds]  ("Wild About You: A Tribute to the Australian Rock Underground 1963 - 1968" 2002 Australia)
The Cants - Saturday Date [Toni McCann]  ("Wild About You: A Tribute to the Australian Rock Underground 1963 - 1968" 2002 Australia)
Arirang - 10:15 Saturday Night [The Cure]  ("The Cure In Other Voices" 2016 Milan, Italy)
The Skating Party - Metal Baby [Teenage Fanclub]  ("TBTCI Loves TFC" 2016 Pennsylvania, USA)
Champanes - The Concept [Teenage Fanclub]  ("TBTCI Loves TFC" 2016 Washington, USA)
T Rex - Truck On (Tyke) [full-length master version]  ("Shadowhead" 2001 UK)
Frankie and the Witch Fingers - Thinking About You  ("Sidewalk" 2013 California, USA)
Jeffertitti's Nile - Midnight Siren  (7" single 2011 California, USA)
Sidewalk Society - If Only  ("Venus, Saturn and the Crescent Moon" 2012 Long Beach, California USA)
Os Noctambulos - Watching You  (7" single [b-side to "Outsider"] 2015 Paris, France)
Dusty Mush - Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White  ("Psychotic Reaction" compilation 2015 Île-de-France, France)
Forever Pavot - Farfichat  ("Le Passeur d'Armes" 2014 Paris, France)
39th and the Nortons - Live and Let Live [Love]  ("Forever Changing" compilation 2103 Paris, France)
Orgasmo Sonore - François de Roubaix  ("Themes International: The Lost Tapes" 2016 Montreal, Canada)
Blondi's Salvation - Your Gold Mine  ("To Our Future" 2013 Nantes, France)
Interstellar Overdrive - K1  ("Epo" 2015 Rennes, France)
Joujou Jaguar - Even If I Could Drink All the Water From Mars  ("Demo #3" 2015 Paris, France)

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Technicolour Dreaming

Wow, how time flies when you have to catch up on blog entries ... I'm so far behind it's not funny! But catch up I will, so enough of my dribbling, here's the show from way back in early October... and onto the next one, post-haste...!

KAK - Trieulogy - I. Golgotha II. Mirage III. Rain ("KAK" LP 1969 Davis, California USA)
The Animated Egg - Sock It My Way  ("Animated Egg" LP 1968 USA)
Sullivan - Hashish Faction  (7" single 1966 France)
Les Papyvores - Le Papyvore (7" single 1967 France)
Stu Phillips - Skip To My Mary Lou  ("Hell's Angels on Wheels" LP 1966 USA)
Crimson Shadows - Even I Tell Lies  (7" single 1985 Vallingby, Sweden)
Dolkows - Silent Woods  ("Story of Robi & The Nudes" LP 1987 Sweden)
Hell's Preachers Inc - Courante  ("Supreme Psychedelic Underground" LP 1968)
The Chemistry Set - Elapsed Memories  (7" single 2014 UK)
The Orange Drop - Julia Dream [Pink Floyd]  ("Stoned In Love" 2016 Philadelphia USA)
Sidewalk Society - Shadows in the Sky  ("Venus, Saturn and the Crescent Moon" 2012 Long Beach, California USA)
Balduin - Everything  ("Choose Balduin" 2011 Switzerland)
Jacco Gardner - Notus  (7" single [b-side to "The End of August"] 2013 Netherlands)
Balduin - Wind In The Willows  ("Rainbow Tapes" 2009 Switzerland)
Graham Day and the Forefathers - 30-60-90  (7" single [b-side to "Love Me Lies"] 2014 UK)
Beaulieu Porch - Keep On Screaming  ("Beaulieu Porch" 2015 UK)
Chevalier Avant Garde - Young  (7" single 2011 Montreal, Canada)
Creatures of the Golden Dawn - It All Ends In Tears Anyway  ("Tripping" 2016 Pennysylvania, USA)
Dark Ocean Colours - When Both Our Worlds Collide  ("Active Listener Sampler #12" 2013 Toledo, Ohio, USA)
Diamond Incarnation - Spacespin  ("Scorpio 15" EP 2014 Taipei, Taiwan)
Los VV's - Fancy Car  ("EP Tape" cassette 2015 Paris, France)
Blondi's Salvation - Ventoline  ("Wisdom Whisper" 2014 Nantes, France)
Flavor Crystals - Ivan in The Park ("Three" 2012 Minnesota, USA)
Forever Pavot - Christophe Colombe  (7" single 2015, France)
Frankie and the Witchfingers - Merry Go Round  ("Active Listener Sampler #41" 2016 California, USA)
Buried Feather - Plates  ("Buried Feather" 2013 Melbourne, Australia)
Groovy Uncle - Wet Weekend  ("Persuaded" 2014 UK)
Happy Dagger - Waves  ("Happy Dagger" EP 2014 Portland, Oregon USA)
Orgasmo Sonore - Turkish Psych  ("Themes International: The Lost Tapes" 2016 Quebec, Canada)
Magic Shoppe - Time to Go  ("Reverberation" 2011 Boston, Massachusetts USA)
Jeffertitti's Nile - No One  ("The Electric Hour" 2014 LA California USA)
Prince Ruperts Drops - This Evening's Arms  ("Run Slow" 2012 Brooklyn, New York USA)