Showing posts with label Punk. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Punk. Show all posts

20 Jul 2014

# 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.


22 Jun 2014

# 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.


16 Mar 2014

# 420 Digits - s/t

Side a: Dig a hole
Side b: 1. When i get the money , 2. Winubee
USA 1980
Lone (?) and self released record by this Huntington Beach/CA based group. On the a side we have a charming indiepop number while the b side is filled with two good punk numbers.  I like this platter! I haven't found more informations.


# 419 Revenge 88 - Thousend years from you

Side a: Thousend years from you
Side b: Unwanted son
BEL 1982

Second single by this Oostende band. Cool midtempo punkrock on this single. See more at my further post of the first single.


9 Feb 2014

# 418 Screamin' Rachael and Remote - Insult to injury

Side a: Insult to injury
Side b: Bad influence
USA 1980
Great little piece of wax by this Chicago based band. This is their lone single. Cool punky new wave on this record. Rachael Cain is still in the music business and was a pioneer of "House Music". She is named "Queen of house music".


8 Dec 2013

# 414 The Haemorrhoids - How can i love you

Side a: 1. How can i love you , 2. Hazel
Side b: 1. No more problems , 2. Celibate
UK 1981

First of 3 records (1 E.P. and 2 Lp's) by this trio they've made between 1981 and 1985. A nice piece of punky powerpop and alternative rock on this platter. My fav is "Hazel". I haven't found more infos.


27 Oct 2013

# 410 Lucy - Frustration

Side a: Frustration
Side b: Tomorrow's stars
USA 1980

Very cool record by this New York 6 piece band/project (?). Maybe their lone record. The track on side b has a nice surf sound guitar on it. I like this platter very much. I haven't found more informations.


# 409 Revenge 88 - Alone

Side a: Alone
Side b: Neonlight
BEL 1981
One of these fantastic early punk records from Belgium! This is the first (of two) releases by this Oostende based group. You can meet the band here (hear some unreleased tracks) and here. Meet one of the members here.


21 Sep 2013

# 408 The Gas - It shows in your face

Side a: It shows in your face
Side b: Tomorrow
UK 1980
First single output on Polydor records by this underrated band from England. Side a is a cracking powerpop/punk number. The b side is more an uninspired reggea number. I post their 4th single on this blog too.


This was requested by Ralf.

8 Sep 2013

# 407 Shith - Tonight she's by my side

Side a: Tonight she's by my side
Side b: Suicide
NL 1980

Fantastic organ driven dutch punk on this 7"! The band was from Spierdijk in the north of Amsterdam. I've got this Info's from YouTube:
Jos Kok: vocals, organ / Peter Dol: guitar / Rob Mulder: drums / Ron de Roo (not on picture?): bass guitar.


25 Aug 2013

# 403 The Probers - I saw you looking

Side a: I saw you looking
Side b: It's over
USA 1980
Lone release of the Probers. The band was from Providence/RI and was a part of the regular music circuit at that time. The only information is a youtube video with some band pictures to the track on side a. Great record!


21 Jul 2013

# 401 Cardiac Arrest - Running in the streets

Side a: Running in the streets
Side b: T.V. friends
UK 1979
Fantastic self released and lone platter by this Lancaster based group. Also recorded at the Cargo studios in Rochdale like so many other bands in that time.
This is really a fine one!


2 Jun 2013

# 396 The Onits - Weekend wrestler

Side a: Weekend wrestler
Side b: Gamma rays
CAN 1980
A band from Cambridge/Ontario with their lone record. Read more here. The record was also posted on the great Shotgun Solution blog. I love this record !


7 Apr 2013

# 394 Lords - Thinkin' bout a girl

Side a: Thinkin' bout a girl
Side b: I love New York
Great garage punkrock by this New York city group!  I only found  a youtube video with some pictures of them.


3 Mar 2013

# 392 V/A - Belfast

Side a: 1. STAGE B - Recall to life , 2.STRIKE - Radio songs , 3.EX-PRODUCERS - The system is here , 4.EZY MEAT - Sexy lady , 5.REFLEX ACTION - Spies
Side b: 1.STRIKE - Running past , 2.REFLEX ACTION - Recession , 3.STAGE B - Light on the Hillside , 4.EZY MEAT - Soho escapade , 5.EX-PRODUCERS - Behind the door
N.IRL 1980
This is one of these great local compilations from the end of the seventies/beginning of the eighties with a mix of Powerpop/Postpunk/Rock/New wave/Punk like "the Bristol Recorder" or "Avon Calling" , "First Offenders" to name a few. The winners here on this platter are the Strike numbers ( with the female singer Lesley Whitten).
If you like more info about the bands go to this site: Irish Rock. The songs by the Ex-Producers are also on the fantastic CD compilation "Shellshock rockers" who was released 2012 by Spit Records.


25 Feb 2013

# 390 X-Iles - Dreamin'-No!

Side a: Dreamin'-No!
Side b: Indecision
USA 1980
This record is a little bit a mistery. The only information that i found is, that Dave “ Coco ” Chavez of Code of Honor was playing on this record. Cool record !


20 Jan 2013

# 387 The Crime - Do the Pogo

Side a: Do the pogo
Side b: I C U (I see you)
USA 1981
Lone (?) release by this band from Memphis/Tennessee. Both tracks are great ! Love it !


23 Dec 2012

# 386 The Worms - London bus

Side a: London bus ( I can't take my eyes off you)
Side b: Okay at christmas
UK 1978
Short lived London based pubrock band with their lone release. This was released on the Ice record label who was owned by Eddy Grant.I haven't more informations.


3 Nov 2012

# 382 Saptem Band - Drink another beer

Side a: Dring another beer
Side b: Live my live
BEL 1979
Cool lone release by this Antwerp/BEL based powerpop/(glam)punk band. This is a fine one ! No more informations found.


7 Oct 2012

# 379 Exposure - All systems go

Side a: All systems go
Side b: Exposure
BEL 1983
Very good punky new wave by this female fronted 5 piece group. I haven't found informations about this band.