Category Archives: Garage Rock

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 King Khan & The Shrines – 69 Faces Of Love

Cosmic love puppies, I needed some King Khan today!  King Khan and his 69 Faces of Love, it’s like a restorative magic potion that banishes all the chaos from my head….. Canadian born and now Berlin-based, Arish Ahmad Khan, aka King … 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 Of Empires – Waist Up In Gold

If you aren’t already familiar with the Brighton-based band, Of Empires, one listen to their latest single would most probably fool you into thinking that you had leapt back in time to the hazy, psychedelic realms of the golden era … 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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