Monthly Archives: April 2018

Kickstarter drive for Storm movie

The director and producer of a 30-minute movie about Calm Before, the 1967 album by The Rising Storm, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to support production costs. To see the short trailer for the campaign, click here.

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Review: One of the most enthralling, evocative, sought-after ’60s rock albums

Calm Before, the spine-tingling 1967 album by The Rising Storm, is a delightful smorgasboard of colours and sounds, primal rock ‘n’ roll, haunting pop melancholia, and atmospheric, at times proto-psychedelic-tinged, beat….Justifiably hailed as one of the period’s most significant recordings. … Continue reading

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Garage rockers emerged from ’60s prep-school jug band

What began as a jug band in a prep-school dorm in the 1960s led to a rock band that produced an album in 1967 that has gained worldwide recognition, a cult following, a reissue of the album, and a documentary … Continue reading

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