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THE SEEDS: PUSHIN’ TOO HARD OST.

The Seeds: Pushin’ Too Hard OST, Label: Ace Records. When The Seeds were formed in Los Angeles in early 1965 by Sky Saxon, Daryl Hooper, Jan Savage, Jeremy Levine and Rick Andridge nobody had any idea just how influential the nascent garage band would be. Over the next four years, The Seeds released five albums, …

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THE SEEDS-A WEB OF SOUND.

The Seeds-A Web Of Sound. Label: Ace Records. When The Seeds were formed in Los Angeles in early 1965 by Sky Saxon, Daryl Hooper, Jan Savage, Jeremy Levine and Rick Andridge nobody had any idea just how influential the nascent garage band would be. Over the next four years, The Seeds released five albums, enjoyed …

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JON SAVAGE’S 1965: THE YEAR THE SIXTIES IGNITED.

Jon Savage’s 1965: The Year The Sixties Ignited. Label: Ace Records. When The Chipmunks released The Chipmunks Sing With Children on January the ‘1st’ 1965, it didn’t look as this was the start of a landmark year for popular music which would totally transform the popular culture forevermore. However, by the time The Beatles’ released …

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JON SAVAGE’S 1966: THE YEAR THE DECADE EXPLODED.

JON SAVAGE’S 1966: THE YEAR THE DECADE EXPLODED. It was the best of times, it was the worst of time. That’s the best way to describe 1966, which musical historians and cultural commentators remember as the year that transformed music. 1966 was a game-changer. Nothing would ever be the same again. Jon Savage explains why …

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THE SEEDS-SINGLES As and Bs 1965-1970.

THE SEEDS-SINGLES As and Bs 1965-1970. Formed in 1965, The Seeds spent the next five years combining garage rock, psychedelia, acid rock and proto punk. During that period, The Seeds were one of the most exciting and groundbreaking groups. That’s apparent on the three albums The Seeds released. Their debut was 1966s The Seeds. It …

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THE SEEDS-RAW AND ALIVE.

THE SEEDS-RAW AND ALIVE. Originally, The Seeds started life as a garage band. That was the past. Music was changing. So were The Seeds. The Beatles’ had just released their psychedelic masterpiece Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band. This was the way music was heading. Hearing this seminal psychedelic opus resulted in The Seeds changing direction. Realising …

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THE SEEDS-FUTURE.

THE SEEDS-FUTURE. For any band with what might be described as a “generous” recording budget, the temptation to experiment and push musical boundaries must be tantalizing. Especially back in 1967, at the dawn of the psychedelic era. For The Seeds, resisting this temptation was impossible. The Seeds can’t be criticized for this. After all, during …

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