Category Archives: Punk

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 Strange Cages – Hypothalamus Blues

Brighton three-piece, Strange Cages once described themselves as a “garage/psych band with cruel intentions” and if you’re familiar with their music I’m pretty sure you’d agree with this sentiment!  No stranger to the LP Blog, this garage-punk trio never fail to put a little shiver … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shopping – Control Yourself

It’s fair to say that the releases of East London’s DIY post-punkers, Shopping, are slightly sporadic, but it’s also fair to enthuse that when they do put something out there it’s always loaded with socially insightful content and big, bass-y, bouncy, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Protomartyr – Windsor Hum

Detroit’s post-punk 4-piece Protomartyr released their fourth full-length album and Domino debut a couple of days ago and from what I’ve heard so far, it promises very good things. After a year of extensive touring in support of 2015’s The … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shopping – The Hype

It’s fair to say that the releases of East London’s DIY post-punkers, Shopping are slightly sporadic, but it’s also fair to enthuse that when they do put something out there it’s always loaded with socially insightful content and bouncy, get-in-your-head tunes! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ovef Ow – Working Girl

This track has something warming and attractive about it right from the start! As the guitar strums a gentle melody and soft vocals tunefully hum into relaxed chords, you instantly get a feeling that something nice is about to happen! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ty Segall – Big Man

Ty Segall has just released a new EP for which he will be donating all of its profits to the American Civil Liberties Union.   Fried Shallots consists of six tracks and is currently available digitally, with the physical copy releasing on August … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Damned – Neat Neat Neat

I don’t often rant about a good movie but last night I went to see Baby Driver and it was superb!..one of the best films I’ve seen in a while and yes, whilst I may be slightly swayed by just … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Sticks – Come Back

Describing their music as primitive garage-punk, The Sticks are a three-piece hailing from Brighton. Once dubbed as ‘semi-amateur,’ their music is reportedly recorded using only the most basic equipment which, for me, only enhances their appeal, making me appreciate how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Strange Cages – Leader of a Cult

When I’m yearning for something a little bit weird and really rather wonderful, I know I can turn to the crazed, gritty punk-fuelled power of the Strange Cages.  No stranger to the LP Blog, this Brighton-based trio always put a … Continue reading

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