Archive for the 'Joe Meek' Category

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

(Volume 17 of Clifton’s Corner. Every other week on the blog Clifton Weaver, aka DJ Soft Touch, shares some of his favorite spins, old and new, in the worlds of soul, r&b, funk, psych and beyond.) A lot of the music I cover in my Clifton’s Corner posts could rightfully be described as left field […]

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Several years before British producer Joe Meek and the Tornados scored an international super-hit with “Telstar,” Meek had composed and recorded his adventurous masterpiece, I Hear a New World, an imaginative musical take at life on the moon. In 1960, the moon remained very much a mystery and with human spaceflight becoming more and more […]