Can, Beach Boys, John Cale, Super Furry Animals/Gruff Rhys, JV, Robert Wyatt, Daevid Allen's Gong, Soft Machine 1, 2, 3, and bits of 4, Miles Davis, Matching Mole, Sean Hagan/High Llamas, XTC, Big Star, Kevin Ayers, Fela Kuti, gamelan, Gil Evans, Gene Clark, Syd Barrett, Jack Bruce/Cream, Van Dyke Parks, Uncle Frank and his Mothers, Spirit, Sinatra (Nancy), Small Faces, Jim O'Rourke, Stereolab, Planxty,
The Yardbirds, Oregon/Ralph Towner, JPG&R of course
About The Band
All compositions by retrodog, and recorded at the retrokennel in Bristol UK, home of Portishead, Massive Attack, The Moles, The Blue Aeroplanes, Pete Burns, Get The Blessing and many others. On some tracks I am joined by other players - vocals, sax, trumpet, etc.