Category Archives: Punk

SONG OF THE DAY Eyesore and the Jinx – On an Island

“Sweet and tender ballad dedicated to the cultural residue of post-Brexit Britain. Where endorsers of teeth whitener, protein shakes and 2 for 1 cocktails are as influential as the reptiles in Westminster”. Discordant, skittish, highly charged and rather tasty; this … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Bodega – Name Escape

Bodega: Embracing pretension and moulding it into their own shape. Emerging in 2016 after former outfit Bodega Bay naturally petered out, Bodega are a New York band consisting of co-vocalist and songwriter Nikki Belfiglio, guitarist Madison Velding-VanDam, bassist Heather Elle … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cramps – She Said (live in San Francisco)

Whenever I need to lighten up a little I know I can turn to today’s song for a much-needed boost! Appearing on The Cramps 1984 album, Bad Music For Bad People, this has got to be one of the most … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Ringards – Glasgow Television

In an ever-changing world where the only certainty seems to be uncertainty, an urgency to bridge the divide runs as rife as the chaos it is causing.  London-based 4-piece, The Ringards feels passionately about the current climate, the breakdown of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Night Beats – Messiah

The best way to get low-down grimy and scuzzy this side of midnight!!? Any side of midnight to be fair, this song is just ravishingly sexy-dark and I love it! Seattle’s purveyors of all things psychedelic create some of the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Self Help – 1,000,000 MPH

As promised yesterday I have returned with yet another frenetic, frenzied offering from Oxford’s most live-wired outfit, Self Help. Definitely one of the more insane tracks on last months Organic Noise Kitchen EP, I love the way this song just unleashes all … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Self Help – Get On With It

Bursting out of Oxford with unyielding ferocity, Self Help are a hard-hitting four-piece that demand to be heard.  Their music dwells in a place where pop entwines seamlessly with punk and rock’n’roll merges briskly with indie; the fusion delivered in an … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Silverbacks – Just In The Band

Dublin/Kildare’s, Silverbacks attracted my attention earlier this year with their bustling, brash, post-punk gem, Dunkirk.  How their next single escaped my attention I do not know, but at the end of last month the art-punk outfit followed up their last single … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Birthday Party – King Ink

The deep, dark and very dirty-sounding King Ink is one of a handful of songs written by Nick Cave whilst he was in England during the Birthday Party’s brief residence in the UK in 1980. Featuring on the band’s 1981 debut LP, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Damned ~ These Hands

Any song that starts with the line, ‘these are the hands of a demented circus clown’ will fit perfectly into the LP’s haunted, howling Halloween playlist!  The Damned have secured their position in this chilling collection of spooky sounds with their 1979 … Continue reading

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