27 Sep 2008

# 89 The Brat - Attitudes


Side a: 1.Swift movies , 2.Attitudes , 3.Starry nights , 4.High school , 5.Leave me alone
Side b: is blank
USA 1980
A band from Los Angeles/California. Founded in 1979. Great classic L.A. punk. Read more about this group here.

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# 88 Nightrider - Gruesome girls


Side a: Gruesome girls
Side b: 1.Stay clean , 2.Happy day
UK 1979
Band from Bognor/Littlehampton. Cool punky powerpop with catchy melodies. Sadly my copy is without the cover sleeve and the stickers.

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# 87 The Rezillos - Flying saucer attack !!


Side a: Flying saucer attack !
Side b: (My baby does) Good sculptures
UK 1977
Second release of this first wave punk monsters. Two absolute famous tracks. Both songs are not on the studio LP in this versions. This is the dutch or belgian (on Philips) release with a complete different picture sleeve.

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# 86 Mopot - EP


Side a: 1.Erilainen Tytto , 2.1-2-3-4
Side b: 1.Neekeripojat , 2.Pellinen ,Pöhköläinen Ja Pähkinä
FIN 1980
Brilliant punk from the finish woods.I don't know nothing about this band.

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# 85 The Plague - In love


Side a: In love
Side b: Wimpy bar song
UK 1979
Great band from South London who started in 1976. "In love" is an outstanding powerpop track.
"Detour Records" also released a compilation of their recordings. This is the 2nd edition in pink vinyl.

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# 84 The Drug Addix - Make a record


Side a: 1.Gay boys in bondage , 2.Addington shuffle
Side b: 1.Special Clinic , 2.Glutton for punishment
UK 1978
Boring art-school Pubrock/Bluesrock with a young Kirsty MacCall on background vocals. Read more about this group here.

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20 Sep 2008

# 83 Whizz Kids - P.A.Y.E. ep


Side a: 1.Paye as you earn, 2.99% proof
Side b: 1.National assistance, 2.Cheek to cheek
UK 1979
First of two singles by this Camberwell/South Norwood based band. Both are released on the great "Dead Good Records" label. Glam inspired punk. My favourite track is "Cheek to cheek".

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# 82 Substitute - The One


Side a: The One
Side b: Look sharp
UK 1979
The a side is lame R&B number with a harmonica while the b side is a good mod number. This is their lone record.

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# 81 The Mistakes - Radiation


Side a: Radiation
Side b: 16 pins
UK 1981
Great political D.I.Y.powerpop/punk from this five piece band (4 girls and one boy). It's sounds a littlebit similar to the "Gymslips".

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# 80 Bruset - Nonstop Stockholm


Side a: Nonstop Stockholm
Side b: (Jag Hatar) Sigmund Freud
SWE 1980
Another great record from a swedish band. The a side is a powerpop track and the b side is a good ska number. Read more about the band here.

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# 79 The Vibrators - We Vibrate


Side a: We vibrate
Side b: Whips and furs
UK 1976
First single of the mighty "Vibrators" released in 1976. This is the french issue with a great cover sleeve.

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14 Sep 2008

# 78 021 - The Pop song



Side a: The Pop song
Side b: Aversion !
UK 1982
Read the infos on the promo-paper. Two good powerpop tracks with a Mod feeling.




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# 77 The Dunneau - The System


Side a: The System
Side b: On my own
UK 1979
Band from London. Solid punkrock from this five piece group. Sadly i haven't the cover sleeve. Read more here.

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# 76 Slime - Controversial


Side a: Controversial
Side b: Loony
UK 1978
The lone solo single by "Johnny Moped" guitar player Slimey Toad.
Good punky pubrock.

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# 75 The Moondogs - Imposter


Side a: Imposter
Side b: Baby Snatcher
UK/Irl 1981
Two great non album tracks by this Nothern Irland band from Derry. Produced by Ray Davies of "The Kinks". Both songs are killer powerpop tracks.

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# 74 The Boomtown Rats - She's so modern


Side a: She's so modern
Side b: Lying again
UK/IRL 1978
The Boomtown Rats 3rd single. In my eyes their best record ever. Both songs are great punky powerpoppers. This single reached # 12 in the UK single charts.

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6 Sep 2008

# 73 Rotjoch - Tomorrow


Side a: Tomorrow
Side b: Rock & Roll Rendevous
NL 1981
Aargh ! Top notch dutch powerpop ! Great record ! Keep your eyes open for their full lenght !

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#72 Tranzista - Better beware


Side a: Better beware
Side b: 1.Time of my life , 2.(Are you) In the mood?
UK 1980
The title song is a killer 2Tone Ska track and will make you skanking ! "Time of my life" is a Bingo Hall backgroundmusic track and the last one is a good powerpopper.

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# 71 The Pigs - Youthanasia


Side a: 1.Youthanasia , 2.They say
Side b: 1.Psychopath , 2.National Front
UK 1977
I love this record ! Superb first wave punk from this Bristols dudes.

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# 70 The Bernie Tormé Band - Weekend


Side a: 1.Weekend , 2.Secret Service
Side b: 1.All night , 2.Instant impact
UK 1979
"Weekend" is a great powerpop song. The other three songs are good punky Rocksongs. Read more about this band here.

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# 69 Little Bo Bitch - Take it easy


Side a: Take it easy (Lights out over London)
Side b: Lorraine,Lorraine
UK 1980
Second single by this underrated band.The b side track is a non LP track and it's great. Short after this release the band call it a day.

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# 68 The Fenix - Soldiers


Side a: Soldiers
Side b: Angles of mercy
UK 1981
Another superb Ellie Jay record. I think the band was from London. i don't know much more.

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# 67 The Cads - Do the Crabwalk


Side a: 1.Do the crabwalk , 2.(You weren't) Born yesterday
Side b: 1.Over my dead body , 2.Sex was the only way to out
CAN 1978
Band from Toronto with their only release. I think this record is a little bit under-produced. 4 O.K. sounding powerpoppers/punk songs.

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