13 Oct 2014

# 434 Dizzy and the Romilars - Daily Dose


Side a: 1.She's got ???? , 2.The stir , 3.Foreign correspondent
Side b: 1.Night crawlers , 2.China , 3.Push button drive
USA 1982
Killer punky New wave from this female fronted New York City quartet. This 6 track mini album was their second and final output. The singer Ramona Lee Jan was also in the "Comateens".
Love this platter!!

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# 433 Dirty Work - s/t


Side a: Never give an inch
Side b: The lady likes cocaine
USA 1979
Great first single by this Greenbelt (Maryland) band. Side a is a fantastic punker while the b side is a great pubrock song. See for the second output here.

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21 Sep 2014

# 432 Terry Tranz N' The Vestites - s/t


Side a: We've had it here
Side b: State hand out
UK 1981
Great sole release by this Middlesbrough four piece group. Two self-penned songs that remind me a bit of "Johnny Moped".
You can find some informations about Teesside bands here

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# 431 The Sets - s/t

Side a: Love ain't what it used to be
Side b: Life on an L.1
AUS 1981
Sidney based mod band with their lone vinyl release. They released a CD out in 2011 for their comeback on stage. Meet the band here.



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17 Aug 2014

# 430 Motivo - They

Side a: They
Side b: Bad guys
BEL 1980
Lone release by this belgian band. Very nice female fronted powerpop/poprock on this record. My favorite is the track on the b side of this platter. I haven't found informations about this group.

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# 429 The Cartoons - City boy gone insane


Side a: City boy gone insane
Side b: Love in Texas
USA 1980
Very nice powerpop record from Texas. This is their lone (?) release on the singer's/songwriter's own label.

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20 Jul 2014

# 428 The Quads - Gotta getta job


Side a: Gotta getta job
Side b: Gang of kids
UK 1981
Superb 4th single by this Birmingham based band. they are very well known for the "There Must Be Thousands" single , a favourite by John Peel. Please read ore here. I love this record!

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# 427 V/A - Split: Joe 9T + the Thunderbirds / They must be Russians

Side a: Joe 9T + Thunderbirds - Joe 9T theme
Side b: They must be Russians - Psycho analysis
UK 1979
Obscure split single by a scotish duo on the first side of the record and on second side we have a Berkshire based 4 piece group.
Great little record!
Read more here.

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22 Jun 2014

# 426 The Slivers - Does it matter



Side a: 1.Black hole , 2.Look at me
Side b: 1. Does it matter , 2.People
CAN 1981
Lone 4 track single by this VictoriaB.C. based trio with some very nice self penned Powerpop/Indiepop songs. I like it!



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# 425 ├śresus - Mannen i badekaret

Side a: Mannen i badekaret
Side b: Tyven , tyven
NOR 1982
Cool second single by this Skien based four pieces. Great piece of norwegian punk rock. They released a LP in 1983 and there was a release some of the best tracks on CD in 2003.


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