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Freakbeat is a rock music genre that peaked approximately between 1966 and 1967.

The term was invented in the 1980s by the music journalist Phil Smee, to retroactively describe a music style that has been described as a missing link between the early to mid-1960s mod R&B scene and the psychedelic rock and progressive rock genres that emerged in the late-1960s with bands such as Pink Floyd. Freakbeat music was typically created by four-piece bands experimenting with studio production techniques… read more

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  • Avatar for sls
    sls
    I like the description "R&B & Acid" a lot more than "Austin Powers" but I think they both work.
  • Avatar for RussellChap
    Brilliant genre, Maximum R&B & Acid, cool man.
  • Avatar for Linkyyy
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Grateful-BreadFreakbeat-Vegetarian/312793177888
  • Avatar for Ariues
    austin powers i believe
  • Avatar for atiredmachine
    [track artist=Just Another Snake Cult]The Dionysian Season[/track] -- you can download the album here: http://justanothersnakecult.bandcamp.com/
  • Avatar for jfon605
    So kind of like the UK's answer to Garage Rock?
  • Avatar for lcsjf
    Freakbeat - Bands that have 'the' in their names: The Creation, The Attack, The Poets, The Smoke, The Embrooks
  • Avatar for krekkin
    fine...

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