30 Apr 2012

# 369 Remod - Life of the party

Side a: Life of the party
Side b: Gaygirls dance
USA 1980
Fantastic powerpop single of this New York City lads. This was their lone release. A very fine one !


# 368 Hot Willy's Music Band - Get down get high

Side a: Get down get high
Side b: Who's that girl
NEL 1978
Great storming Pubrock from this Groningen based band. This was their lone record. Read more here ( if you speak dutch...).


# 367 The Kind - total insanity

Side a: Total insanity
Side b: When you rock
USA 1981
A band from Chicago with their lone (?) release. Good (Power)Poprock on this platter. This is a fine one.


1 Apr 2012

# 366 Raven Payne - (Is it) Electric ?

Side a: (Is it) Electric ?
Side b: It's you (I'm thinking of)
USA 1981
Fantastic single by this Tempe / Arizona band. Maybe this is their lone release. I haven't found more informations. Only a few videos on YouTube.


# 365 X-teens - Nothing left to say

Side a: Nothing left to say
Side b: Anyone can
USA 1982
Second release (after the 5 track debut 12" in 1980) by this Durham/North Carolina based band. Great XTC-ish new wave on this platter. I love it ! Read more here and meet the band here.


# 364 The Scoop - Panic

Side a: Panic
Side b: Never dress right
UK 1981
Lone release by this group on Towerbell Records. The track "Panic" was also released on a compilation called "Charthits 81 Vol.2" a long with artist like Michael Jackson, Madness, OMD, Shakin' Stevens and more ..... !?! I haven't found more infos. This is not the same band that released the "You can do it" EP in 1979.