29 Dec 2009
Side a: 1.Got it in the bag , 2.I'm not going anywhere
Side b: 1. Rough work , 2.Wanna get around
Great powerpop/punk from this Ontario/CAN based band. I think this was their lone release. I haven't found informations about this group. The band is not listed on the canadian punk bible "Smash the state".
29 Nov 2009
Side a: Treat me like an equal
Side b: Life of your own
UK 1981 (?)
First of two (?) record by this punk/powerpop/post-punk outfit. I haven't found informations about the band. A superb record !
Side a: Take me to your leader
Side b: Take a letter Maria
A punk/powerpop band from Seattle/USA with their lone release. Track a is also on the compilation "Seattle Syndrome". Very good stuff on this platter. Read more here.
15 Nov 2009
Side a: Jaqueline
Side b: No. 17
First (of two) output from this Doncaster/UK band. The track "No.17" is also on the compilation called "Locical steps". But this is a different (not so catchy) version of this song. Meet one of the band members here.
1 Nov 2009
Side a: I hate phoning girls
Side b: Stutter
Found this one in my record collection. I bought this for years and i overlooked this completely. Superb powerpop with funny stupid lyrics. I haven't found any infos.
Side a: Fear no evil
Side b: Give me your body
Good quirky New Wave/Powerpop on this platter. I haven't found information about this band. The record came out on Ramkup Records, the same label that bring us the mighty "Long Tall Shorty".
23 Oct 2009
Side a: It'll be alright on the night
Side b: Ice cole love
Killer powerpop by Cole and his girls. I don't know how much records he has released. And i can't find informations about this guy. But i'ts great, isn't it ?
Thanks to my alltime best friend who gave me this record as a present !
6 Oct 2009
6 Sept 2009
Side a: Opium for the people
Side b: Poet for sale
This is the result when old hippies make punk rock.... First of two singles by this combo. Read more here about (Planet) Gong. It's not a bad track on side a.
30 Aug 2009
Side a: 1.T.V, world , 2.Close to home
Side b: 1.What more can she do? , 2.Sex sells , 3.Oh no...
Carlisle/Uk based band ? I don't know. This was released on the Matchbox classic reord label (who bring us The Lims,No support). I haven't found informations about this record.
Side a: 1.In tune , 2.Road to Cheltenham
Side b: 1.Pissheadsville , 2.Jennifer
Superb platter by this Hertfordshire/UK based band. Two good powerpop songs on side a and to great punk stompers on side b. This is their lone record. Johnny Curious released a solo seven inch in 1979. Please read more here and here.
9 Aug 2009
Side a: Something's not right
Side b: Wind me up!
Superb powerpop from the UK. I think this was released by the band's own label and never had a picture cover. The only information i found, is that the record was recorded at the Spaceward studios in Cambridge.
19 Jul 2009
Side a: 1.Rich bitch 17 , 2.Wipe-Out , 3.You hate me
Side B: 1.Ridiculed , 2.From Bob to Alice (Gloria)
Great lone release by this all-girl trio from New York/USA. A very charming record. I haven't found informations about the band.
Side a: N-N-ervous
Side b: Page 3 (Dumb blondes)
Second and final output by this Weybridge/UK based band. After this release the band were dropped by Polydor records because of no sucess and short after that they call it a day. Not a bad record.
Side a: The Young ones
Side b: Handel a Vandal
Great first release by The Secret from London/UK. Later they changed their sound and played more new wave/powerpop. I'm still in love with this one after all the many moons i own this record.
5 Jul 2009
Side a: One good reason
Side b: Wake up children
Fantastic first release by this mod revival/powerpop band. Both songs are heavy influenced by The Chords and The Jam. Great record ! Read more here and meet the band here. The band is still active.
Side a: Business partners
Side b: Uncertainty
Okay powerpop/reggae here on this platter. I think this was their lone release. I haven't found informations about this group.
Requested by Dave ( Cheers! )
28 Jun 2009
Side a: Who's the fool (me or you?)
Side b: The best
Superb mod revival from this London/UK band. This was their lone release. They also played a tour with "Eddie and the Hot Rods" in 1979. The record was released with a band logo stencil.
Side a : You're a cold
Side b: All i can do
Superb band from Glasgow/Scotland. This is their first of four singles. They also released an album in 1978. "You're a cold" is still one of my all time favourite. Great ! Read more here.
21 Jun 2009
Side a: Dancing Counterpart
Side aa: Never ending theme
What a found ! Great mod revival/powerpop from (maybe?) Newport Pagnell/UK. Track a makes me shakin' the hole day !! Sadly i haven't found informations about the band. Great !!
Side a: My town
Side b: I'm your man
Great mod revival platter! Side a is a strong powerpopper and the b side is a great british R&B stomper in the vain of the early Rolling Stones. I can't find more information about this group.
14 Jun 2009
Side a: 1.THE SPIVS - Maybe it's different , 2.THE PEDESTRIANS - Walk it , 3.MR.BULDER - She knows , 4. NO SUPPORT - Prophetic justice
Side b: 1.VELDT - Bleak , 2.THE TOOLBOX MURDERERS - Alco , 3.KIRTSY AND THE HUSBANDS - Sitting in a disco , 4.THE LIMPS - So nice
Superb local compilation from Carlisle/UK on a 7" ! Great mix from punk to powerpop and postpunk. The well known bands here are The Limps and No Support.