Category Archives: Garage Rock

SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – He’s Waitin’

The Sonics were the essence of rock’n’roll: loud, raw and uncouth!  Some would say that they were one of the first proper punk/garage bands to emerge out of the 60’s and that their aggressive sound, brash presence and unconventional style … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Drowning in the Nile

Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic create some of the finest, heavy doses of mind-bending hazy, crazy garage-nostalgia this side of the 60’s!  Coupled with hefty measures of heavy blues and r&b, the Night Beats erupt and consume everything with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Childish & The Chatham Singers – I Believe

For his 2005 album, Heavens Journey, Billy Childish was joined by Wolf Howard and his wife Julie on backing vocals and bass guitar.  The Chatham Singers is another outlet for Childish’s blues work and although Billy had been playing and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Childish – Length of Pipe

After featuring Billy Childish yesterday and a song from his 1998 Devil in the Flesh album, I decided to give the whole record a listen…and what a great listen it is too! The album saw Billy Childish and Dan Melchoir … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Billy Childish – Bottom of the Sea

Billy Childish is something of a mystery for me and I don’t know why! He’s always hovered on the perimeters of my musical radars, but I’ve never delved too deep…until now… A painter, author, poet, photographer, film maker, singer and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Madame Supreme

Today’s song is supreme by name and totally supreme by nature!!! LA’s cinematic retro-rockers TheButtertones are a mighty force to be reckoned with!  Their furious relentless energy is a defining feature and if you just so happen to find yourself drawn … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Sick With Desire

“We are proud and disgusted to present to you the second single and video from our upcoming ‘Silver Queen’ EP.” Hold tight, leave your sanity at the door and brace yourself for a little Friday night madness, the Strange Cages  … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – False Prophet Death Waltz

Well, if you thought the title of today’s track was a mouthful, just you wait until you press play and the madness is unleashed! Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages  once described themselves as a “garage/psych band with cruel intentions” and if you’re already familiar … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Pirates – Cuttin’Out

Originally released in 1965 on Back Stage Records, California-based band The Pirates cut this fine Garage tune as the b-side to their single, Naughty Girl.   Definitely a more punchy affair to that of the A-side, some avid collectors had denied … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sonics – Strychnine

Some would say that The Sonics were one of the first proper punk/garage bands to emerge out of the 60’s and that their aggressive sound, brash presence and unconventional style was both a defining and pioneering feature. Over the years … Continue reading

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