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The Incredible String Band's legacy

1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 28 July 2013

The Incredible String band were one of the hippest bands of the late 1960s with a host of high profile fans. Their legacy can still be felt today as Marcus O'Dair demonstrates with a selection of artists from recent years who have crafted their own sound inspired by ISB's revered psych-folk.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for The Fall

    The Fall Unutterable

    The Unutterable, Eagle Records

  • Image for Gablé

    Gablé Cyanure

    Cute Horse Cut, Loaf

  • Image for Donald Byrd

    Donald Byrd Slow Drag

    Slow Drag, Blue Note

  • Image for The Incredible String Band

    The Incredible String Band The Minotaur's Song

    The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter, Elektra

  • Image for Trembling Bells

    Trembling Bells I Listed All Of The Velvet Lessons

    Carbeth, Honest Jon's Records

  • Image for Alasdair Roberts

    Alasdair Roberts You Muses Assist

    Spoils, Drag City

  • Image for King Creosote, James Yorkston, The Pictish Trail

    King Creosote, James Yorkston, The Pictish Trail Blue Mantle

    The Ballad Of Britain, Heron Recordings

  • Image for Animal Collective

    Animal Collective Leaf House

    Sung Tongs, FatCat Records

  • Image for Pavement

    Pavement Summer Babe

    Slanted And Enchanted, Big Cat UK Records

  • Image for Soft Machine

    Soft Machine Why Are We Sleeping?

    The Soft Machine, ABC Records

  • Image for Amiina

    Amiina Glámur

    Kurr, Bláskjár


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