SRC - s/t. 1968 USA

When I think of 1960s psychedelic music, the debut by SRC is exactly what I want to hear. A 6 piece, with 2 guitarists and an organ player. The Quackenbush brothers clearly lead the instrumental sections with Glenn pounding away on his Hammond while Gary lays down these insane acid guitar solos - splattering it all over everything like The Plastic Cloud do - and just the way I like it. Meanwhile Scott Richardson's (Scott Richard Case is what's behind the acronym) vocals are spacey and trippy - a flower power voice in a psychotic setting.

From the town that hosts the University of Michigan, and it's clear the student body was TURNED ON in 1968 (which might explain why they lost to Ohio State 50-14 that year, but that's another story...).

SRC's debut is one of the gems of the major label US psych scene. Crushes most albums in this genre. Don't miss out on this one.

Personal collection
CD: 1993 One Way

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