Exploring Music E 04 60`s Acoustic Music Explosion part 01 of 02 with Greg Brimson and Bob Brimson
In this conversation Greg Brimson and Bob Brimson discuss the origins, influences and continued influence of the 1960's British acoustic music explosion from first hand experience.
Click to listen to a Spotify playlist with all the music mentioned in the 2 parts of this conversation, all listed in order of mention. Spotify has no Derek Brimstone (what?!?) so here is a video of him live in 1994.
Greg Brimson, a multi award winning Producer, Remixer, Studio Engineer, Musician and composer who has achieved international chart success working with artists as diverse as Eminem, The Levellers, Gary Numan, Bush, Natalie Imbruglia and on and on. He is founder of Defacto Records and Tuune TV plus he continues to be active in A&R consulting.
And joining Greg is his brother Bob Brimson who spent the last 20 odd years fronting up Universals live operation and video departments. Starting out as guitar tech and tour manager for the likes of Terence Trent D’Arby, Alison Moyet and Kirsty McColl, then co-manager of Britpop outfit Echobelly and a short stint with his heroes XTC he took the company shilling as Head of A&R for Arista Records but soon moved to Universal – he semi-retired after being in charge of the spending for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games in London in 2012.
We decided that just conversation on podcasts was lacking atmosphere, so we have written and recorded unique music for each conversation. The players on this episode are Joe Schirl on bass guitar and Peter Mayerhofer on hand pan.
This episode conversation was recorded at The Joint in the Kings Cross area of London, England. Click here for more information on their services.
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