Category Archives: Punk

SONG OF THE DAY We Hate You Please Die – Melancholic Rain

“From post-punk to garage through pop, this time anything goes. It might have been what felt most liberating to the band who usually rejects labels. If the topics are tough, having fun is not overlooked, for if this visceral wrath … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Medicine Singers – Sunrise (Rumble) 

“A vivid new context for the sound of the powwow drum, highlighting the debt that rock music owes to Native American music.” (Pitchfork) When I first heard this song I was couldn’t stop myself grinning with joy at what I … 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 Squid – Global Groove

“However, for all the innovative recording techniques, evolutionary leaps, lyrical themes, ideas and narratives that underpin the album, it’s also a joyous and emphatic record. One, that marries the uncertainties of the world with a curious sense of exploration, as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Zounds – Can’t Cheat Karma

Post-punk/punk band, Zounds, originally formed in 1977 (broke in 1982 and reformed n 2007!!). Hailing from Reading, Berkshire they were part of the cassette culture of the late 70’s (this being the amateur production/distribution of recorded music on cassettes that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Prettiest Eyes – Don’t Call

Something a bit lively for you today! Known for their heavy onslaughts of post-punk, synth-punk and crazed psycho retro rock, Prettiest Eyes are a cross-genre trio hailing from LA. With a sound that strikes the finest balance between No Wave … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Non Band – Duncan Dancin’

Non Band released their self-titled six song debut in 1982! Described as being “decades ahead of its time”, this eclectic mix of lo-fi, new wave and no wave soundscapes hit the Japanese punk movement just as things were hotting up … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Swamp Rats – Hey Freak

, Known as one of the first bands responsible for the earliest examples of proto-punk, The Swamp Rats were a garage-rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The band originated from a group called The Fantastic Dee Jays, who formed in 1965 … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Randy and The Randies – Solar Myth

After being away for the last five days its been rather exciting to come back and catch up with some music, I’ve really missed it!  Tonight’s song was one of the first tracks I came across and I instantly fell … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY ThE DiAboLIcaL LibERTieS – Sliders

Here was me thinking I’d stumbled upon a new band today, when in fact this intriguing duo have been around for at least four years!  Emerging in 2016 with their  DANceFLOORs oF EnGLanD album, ThE DiAboLIcaL LibERTieS are a London-based … Continue reading

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