Category Archives: Post Punk

SONG OF THE DAY Fad Gadget – Saturday Night Special

Better known by his stage name, Fad Gadget, Francis John Tovey was a electronic, avant-garde musician and vocalist active in the early 1980’s. Signed to Mute Records his work has been cited as ground-breaking, pathing the way for new wave … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Snapped Ankles – The Fish Needs a Bike

If anyone can pull off a cover a Blurt song with style, its Snapped Ankles! Equipped with all the craziness needed to do this song justice, their version of The Fish Needs A Bike draws out the quirky essence of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gladboy – Karloff

One of the many reasons I wanted to set my blog up many moons ago was to document my ever-evolving musical findings – that and to provide a platform (albeit modest) to promote new and upcoming bands. Today I am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blurt – Trees

Blurt are one band that I would love to have seen live back in their heyday, for I have no doubt in my mind that this would be one show I’d not be forgetting in a hurry! When today’s song … 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 Snapped Ankles – True Ecology

When I think about memorable gigs, the time I saw Snapped Ankles in a nicely snug venue is one that always comes to mind. For an array of reasons this band stands way out on the fringes, making their own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Gun Club – Yellow Eyes

“Swamp music for thinking people…….” The Gun Club may have become a well-known and established band with a few band member changes over the years, but they never quite lost that little ‘rough-round-the-edges” sound. Mother Juno was an album the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Birthday Party – Deep In The Woods

Loving Halloween as I do, I couldn’t let this day pass without a spooky offering…and, courtesy of the fantastic Bad Seeds, I’ve got something rather deliciously doomful to the mark occasion! Not for the faint hearted, Deep In The Woods … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eyesore & the Jinx – Sleepless (Live in Birkenhead)

A couple of years ago I stumbled across this rather raucous bunch from Liverpool and was listening to their Excile Parlour EP earlier today, which was released in July last year.  Aside from a few singles and last year’s EP, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Disturbed Furniture – Information

Consisting of Alexa Hunter (vocals), Jorge Arevalo Mateus (lead guitar), Stephanie Hameon (rhythm guitar), Tony Zebe (bass) and Micki Crash (drums), Disturbed Furniture emerged in the late 1970’s on a wave of promise, but after only three short years, they … Continue reading

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