24 Jan 2010

# 255 Walkie Talkie - Standing over you


Side a: Standing over you
Side b: Something called love
USA 1979/1980 (?)
Fantastic powerpop from this New York/USA based group. Read everthing here and meet the singer on MySpace.

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# 254 The Salford Jets - E.P.


Side a: 1.Gina , 2.Steady with you
Side b: 1.I want you , 2.Hey (can i fall in love with you)
UK 1979
Third single by this Manchester/UK boys. A very fine record in my eyes. And they're still active ! Meet the band here.

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# 253 Shake - Invasion of the gamma men


Side a: Invasion of the gamma men
Side b: Night by night
UK 1980
Second and final single by Jo Callis and Angle Patterson (of The Rezillos). They split up short after releasing this record. This is a great New Wave/Powerpop platter !

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10 Jan 2010

# 252 Lip Moves - Guest


Side a: Guest
Side b: what is ...
UK 1979
Killer lone release by this Bitterne/UK based punk/powerpop combo ! Two great stompers released on their own label ! I love this record !!
















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# 251 Nukes - Hearts in rags


Side a: Hearts in rags
Side b: Lust for power
CAN 1980
Band from Toronto/CAN with their lone release ? I don't know. I haven't found infos about this record. Two good rockin' powerpop songs here. I like it.

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# 250 The Clap - Hey little girls


Side a: Hey little girls
Side b: 20 watts of power
UK 1979
Lone release by this Aylesbury/UK based band. A thin and wimpy produced "try to sound like the Pistols" record. It's an okay platter but not more.

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# 249 Jo Broadbery & The Standouts - Cut out the real


Side a: Cut out the real
Side b: Breaking down
UK 1980
Side a is an extract from the debut LP and the b side is a non LP track. Jo Broadbery sadly dies in 1987. He was also in the band "Local Operator". Two good numbers here on this record.

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