My Generation of Sunday 29 & Monday 30 March: Haight Ashbury 1966, The Sharpees, Niecie, Lil’ Ed [2015-12]

Haight Ashbury, San Franciso early 1966: The Charlatans, Wild Flower, Country Joe & The Fish, Sons of Champlin and Grateful Dead’s entire first album from 1967 ** The Sharpees, Niecie ** Lil’ Ed **


Haight Ashbury bookcover


Although the West Coast sound is easily associated with weirdo wah wah and heavy electric  stuff predating the harder rock of the end of the sixties, nearly all musicians who were responsible for the Frisco sound were folkies. And that’s exactly what they played in the beginning: folk, white American traditionals  and folkblues; sometimes a more modern Chicago tune would seep in, but even then it would normally be played in soft tones, often using instruments  that do not have a place in the heavier sounds that followed, like the violin or the mandolin.… Read more...

13th Art Rock Show: Trip the Life Fantastic

Drifting Sun - Trip the Life Fantastic

Een goede scheut neo-prog deze week! Drifting Sun (Trip the Life Fantastic), Galahad (Empires Never Last), Marillion (Marbles), David Sylvian (Secrets Of The Beehive), Lye by Mistake (Fea Jur), Faust (Ravvivando) and Jethro Tull (Aqualung).

Review Prog Archive: “I really love comeback albums and when they are as fantastic as this one, I’m even more excited to be able to experience it at the time of its release. The history of this band is already documented on Prog Archives so the main point is that this is the first new release since 1998 and though some inevitable lineup changes have occurred, it absolutely rocks and there is not a bad track in the lot. The production, songwriting and talent on display here are bar none and we get all the bombastic elements of neo-prog with dramatic vocals and inspired keyboard and guitar solos. Read more...

Dichters in de lucht: woensdag 25 maart [2015-06] * Peter Verhelst

Peter Verhelst: hoogtepunten uit de voorleessessie “Wij totale vlam”,  Verhelst in gesprek met Bart Vervaeck  en Radio 68  ** En ook nog:  Simon Vinkenoog & Bo’s Art Trio live: Cobra  + Leo Vroman: Spiegelbezoek **  Lut de Block **  Dirk Van Esbroeck

Dichters in de Lucht, uitzending 23, 2015(06),  woensdag 25 maart, 16 tot 20 uur * herhaling woensdag  01 april, 16 tot 20 uur **
Dichters in de Lucht is een samenwerkingsverband van Radio 68 en Poëziecentrum

16:00 uur NIEUW

Op woensdag 26 maart 2014, las Peter Verhelst in het PoëzieCentrum voor uit zijn allernieuwste bundel, “Wij totale vlam”. Nog geen jaar later, op 14 januari 2015, was Peter Verhelst er opnieuw te gast. Met Bart Vervaeck (KULeuven) als inleider en vraagsteller, verschafte Verhelst tekst en uitleg bij diezelfde bundel, nu genomineerd voor de VSB-Poëzieprijs en de  Herman De Coninck-prijs.  … Read more...

Free Speech * De Gedachten zijn Vrij: La Commune n’est pas morte * Mon. 23, Tue. 24 and Wed. 25 March [2015-11]

NEW: 144 years ago, the Parisian people established  La Commune” >  ‘La Commune n’est pas morte!”‘ chansons par Serge Utgé-Royo ** The Liverpool Scene: USA  ** Repeated: Songs of  Repression and Freedom: Roy Bailey, Children of the Morning, CSN&Y, The New Inspiration, Phil Ochs, etc. *

Serge Utgé-Royo Contrechants cd

MONDAY 16:00 – 20:00 hrs 

16:00 Serge Utgé-Royo: La Commune n’est pas morte! ** The Liverpool Scene: USA ** 1700 hrs New show: Songs of Repression and Freedom *  1800 hrs The World is My Country: Pacifist Poetry and Song * 19:00 hrs: Easy Rider: the soundtrack and more * * Show ends at 20:00 hrs. 
TUESDAY 12:00 – 16:00 hrs
12:00 Serge Utgé-Royo: La Commune n’est pas morte! ** The Liverpool Scene: USA 13:00 hrs: New show: Songs of Repression and Freedom * 14:00 hrs The World is My Country: Pacifist Poetry  and Song * 1500 hrs: Easy Rider: the soundtrack and more *
TUESDAY 16:00 – 20:00 hrs: see Monday
WEDNESDAY:1200 – 16:00 hrs: see Tuesday


Monday 1600 hrs * Tuesday 1200 and 1600 hrs * Wednesday 1200 hrs


My Generation Sunday 22 & Monday 23 March: Andy Fraser, Paul Kossoff, Apple Pie Motherhood [2015-11]

In Memoriam: Andy Fraser (Free)  ** The Apple Pie Motherhood: heavy psych ** The Chocolate Watch Band ** Ferry Cross The Mersey ** New Orleans R&B **


ANDY FRASER (died 16 March 2015)

Free FireandWater LP

“A classically trained pianist who switched to bass just in time to get his first professional gig at the age of 15,  Fraser was best known as a main songwriter and bassist for the legendary and groundbreaking British blues-rock band  Free. When that band exploded due to drug addiction and internal strife, he worked with other musicians, eventually becoming well respected as a hit-making songwriter based in Los Angeles. (…) Blues legend  Alexis Korner uggested to a bass player-less John Mayall to hire the 15-year-old  Fraser. Playing in The Bluesbreakers (at the time featuring an 18-year-old  Mick Taylor, only lasted until  Fraser was 16, and after he was replaced,  Korner put him in touch with guitarist  Pail Kossoff , who, along with drummer Simon Kirke and vocalist Pail ROdgers had been on an unsuccessful search for a competent bass player to round out their new band.… Read more...

12th Art Rock Show: Interstellar


Deze week brengen we Interstellar, de grandioze soundtrack van Hans Zimmer. En nog een hoop spacerock er bovenop! Hans Zimmer (Interstellar: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Oceansize (Effloresce), Pink Floyd (Ummagumma:Live Album), Hawkwind (Warrior On The Edge Of Time), Tangerine Dream (Phaedra), Vespero (By The Waters Of Tomorrow)…

Mihnea Manduteanu on A small measure of peace: “Interstellar reaches an unprecedented level of excellence and I am amazed that after “Inception” and “Man of steel” which seemed pinnacles of Hans’ career, he was able to stun us again with an even more beautiful composition. I cannot get the sound of this score out of my head, I cannot shake those blissful organ motifs that are echoing inside me and I will listen to this score, incomplete as it is, over and over again… There are objects drifting forever in space without any chance of leaving their confines, and “Interstellar” will remain to orbit my heart forever… ”

  • Thursday/Donderdag 12.00 – 18.00 & 18.00 – 24.00
  • Friday/Vrijdag 12.00 – 18.00 & 18.00 – 24.00
  • Saturday / Zaterdag 12.00 – 18.00