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The Chemistry Set
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The Chemistry Set are a cult London psychedelic band. Composed of veterans of the late 80s neo-psychedelic boom, the group received regular airplay on John Peel’s show. After a number os small-label releases in the 80s and early 90s, the band went on extended hiatus, reappearing in 2008 and continuing activity to the present. Not to be confused with several other bands of the same name.
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http://thechemistryset.bandcamp.com
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Releases on file (10)
The Chemistry Set — Firefly The Chemistry Set — Firefly
(Fruits de Mer winkle 34, 2018, 7")
Various Artists — Goldfish Various Artists — Goldfish
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 84 & 85, 2018, 3LP+7")
Dave Thompson — The Incomplete Angler - 10 Years of Fruits de Mer Records Dave Thompson — The Incomplete Angler - 10 Years of Fruits de Mer Records
(Dave Thompson Books, 2018, TPB)
The Chemistry Set — Lovely Cuppa Tea The Chemistry Set — Lovely Cuppa Tea
(Fruits de Mer Winkle 30, 2017, 7")
The Chemistry Set — The Endless More and More The Chemistry Set — The Endless More and More
(Fruits de Mer Winkle 21, 2016, LP)
Various Artists — 7 and 7 Is Various Artists — 7 and 7 Is
(Fruits de Mer Crustacean 51 to 57, 2014, 7x7")
The Chemistry Set — Elapsed Memories The Chemistry Set — Elapsed Memories
(Fruits de Mer Winkle 18, 2014, 7")
Various Artists — A Momentary Lapse of Vinyl Various Artists — A Momentary Lapse of Vinyl
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 60, 2014, 2CD)
Various Artists — Plankton Various Artists — Plankton
(Fruits de Mer , 2013/2016, CD)
The Chemistry Set — This Day Will Never Happen Again The Chemistry Set — This Day Will Never Happen Again
((Not on label) no#, 2011, CD)

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2018-11-16
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2018-11-02
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2018-10-17
Eurock Documentary Seeks Funding – We've been fans and fellow travelers with Archie Patterson and his Eurock project on the journey to discover great music. After many years of promoting and trying to spread the word,a new phase is beginning: a documentary film. Things like this don't just happen, and money does not magically appear to make it happen, so it's up to the fans to get it done. » Read more

2018-09-29
Marty Balin RIP – One of the architects of the 60s psychedelic sound of San Francisco has died at the age of 76. Marty Balin was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was one of the founders of Jefferson Airplane. After the split of the original Airplane, Balin went on to form the highly successful Jefferson Starship. » Read more

2018-09-25
Help the Psychic Equalizer Avoid Extinction – Last year we reviewed the debut album by Psychic Equalizer, a musical project of Hugo Selles. He's now working on the ambitious follow-up to that release, and is seeking funding from listeners around the world. » Read more


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