Category Archives: Garage punk

SONG OF THE DAY The Stooges – Dirt

Fun House is the superb second Stooges album released in July 1970 by Elektra Records. The record was produced by the former Kingsmen keyboardist Don Gallucci who was drafted in for the job by Elektra’s Jac Holzman.  This intervention proved to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – You and Your Knife

True to their namesake LA’s Buttertones are smooth and pliable, equipped with a sound that will lull you into a hazy dream one minute, before propelling you into outer space at the speed of light the next..you just never know … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Things To Come – Sweetgina

The Things To Come were a 4-piece garage-rock band from Long Beach, CA.  The group’s original line-up consisted of lead singer Steve Runolfsson, drummer Russ Kunkel (who went on to become a top session man) and bassist Bryan Garofalo (also a future session man and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mark Sultan – Be The Blood

Canadian-born Mark Antonio Pepe, a.k.a Mark Sultan has been creating and reinventing glorious garage-rock sounds for many years now.  Also known as BBQ, he has performed under this moniker both as a solo artist and as part of a two-man … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Plague – We Were Meant To Be

There’s a little bit of the Strangeloves, Night Time in today’s song, or maybe there’s a little of this song in the The Strangeloves Night Time (which was released one year earlier in 1965), but We Were Meant To Be is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Oh’s – Rubber Glue

When it comes to the reinvention and revival of garage rock, you’ll go a long way to beat The Echo Oh’s, for they are Auckland’s finest purveyors of primitive rock’n’roll and swamp-pop! Emerging in 2013, this retro 3-piece has been … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Gravedigging

The Buttertones are a LA band consisting of Richard Araiza (guitarist/singer) Dakota Böttcher (guitarist/singer) Sean Redman (bassist ((also a former member of Cherry Glazerr)) and Modesto ‘Cobi’ Cobiån (drummer/polyinstrumentalist). Arriving in the winter of 2012 in a haze of psychedelic fuzzed-out … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Painted Ship – Frustration (Alt. version)

I’ve just been reading some of the comments about this track on Youtube and the general consensus is that this alternative version of Painted Ship’s Frustration is more preferable than the original. I can definitely see why people would subscribe … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Plague – The Face Of Time

I had originally assumed that there was only one garage rock band called The Plague and that the Albuquerque group I was familiar with were responsible for today’s divine slice of garage rock..but I was wrong! New Mexico’s Plague released … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Painted Ship – And She Said Yes

Today I bring you the raucous delights of this snarling garage-punk corker from 1966!..play me some garage-psych and I am forever happy and content! Emerging in 1965 as The Wee Beasties (this was the name the inventor of the microscope … Continue reading

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