Category Archives: Garage punk

SONG OF THE DAY The Murlocs – Delusional Blues

“Five skinny kids with roots firmly placed in their own blown-out, distorted brand of soulful RnB” The Murlocs celebrated their fifth studio album last year and have spent the last near-decade creating their own crazy fusions of blues, garage-rock and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Last Word – Sleepy Hollow

If it’s a little bit dark, you know I’ll probably like it! Today’s song has a weird and unearthly quality, which you would probably expect from a song entitled Sleepy Hollow. Moody, intense and of a slightly Them/Van Morrison quality, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Question Mark & The Mysterians – Up Side

I would imagine that today’s little baby had no problem’s turning heads in its day (or any day for that matter), it’s just hyper-cool all the way through! Up Side was one of twelve tracks to make it onto the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sweaty Palms – Captain of the Rugby Team

Sweaty Palms are an energetic four-piece DIY garage-punk outfit from the Southside of Glasgow who, by their own admission, make music that is inspired by drug-fuelled anxiety. Their sound is fuelled by a desire to unleash their inner demons and, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Daily Flash – Jack of Diamonds

Specialising in electric rearrangements of contemporary folk songs (including Dylan and Dave Van Ronk), the Daily Flash were a US folk rock and psychedelic band who, formed in 1965, were active until 1968 and reformed in 2002. The band started out in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY 13th Floor Elevators – You Don’t Know

It’s been such a long time since I’ve listened to the 13th Floor Elevators, but I made up for that last night and couldn’t resist sharing this little golden nugget of bliss! Hailing from Austin, Texas, the members of 13th … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Black Beats – The Mod Trade

The Black Beats were one of the band’s from Shillong, India that took part in the Simla Beat contest in 1971.  All-India Simla Beat Contest was organised in the late-1960s by the India Tobacco Company and groups from all around … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Motion – The Thief

What I love about the psychy sounds of the 60’s is that even after all these years of loving and collecting it, there is still more to discover! Take today’s song for example! Obscure and lost in time, the only … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Shade – All Is Gone

Today’s song may only be a short, sharp burst of garage rock goodness, but there is plenty to sink your teeth into here! There’s just enough mystery, regret, psych-madness and garage mayhem to satiate any psychoactive thirst, and just like … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cave Dwellers – Meditation

Today’s rather slinky offering is full of twists, turns and sinuous going’s on! As its meditative melody unfurls across hypnotic highs and luring lows, this little garage-fuzz rarity really sucks you in – what a shame this is the only … Continue reading

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