Tag Archives: Garage Rock

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 The Mystery Lights – Homework

Daptone/Wick Record’s very own jet propelled, psych-fuelled rockets, The Mystery Lights (catch lots more of them here) have recently shared their very own cover of the soul/blues track, Homework.  Originally performed by Otis Rush and released in 1962, the Brooklyn garage rockers … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shocking Blue – Love Buzz

Years ago when I first heard Love Buzz I’d always assumed that it was a Nirvana original (it was released as their debut single in 1988).  It would be a few years later that I would discover otherwise and stumbling upon … 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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SONG OF THE DAY The Mystery Lights – Thick Skin

One of the highlights to last years gig diary was catching The Mystery Lights in the UK.  To make it even better,  I got to seem them in a perfectly modest-sized venue, intimate enough to get close and personal to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sudakistan – Whiplash

With a unique signature sound based on a blend of latino garage punk and psych rock, Sudakistan are a Swedish-South American (and now) Stockholm-based quintet. Returning with their second album later this year, Swedish Cobra (releasing on PNKSLM recordings) follows to their acclaimed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Sleep Eaters – Ghost On Fire

This bouncy bundle of raging raucous fun has had me jollying around all over the place today and I’m happy to discover that I’ve caught this band right from their debut single! Ghost On Fire is the first offering from garage-rockers, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY White Bleaches – Mirror Machine

Arriving on a wave of authentic garage rock and forming (or is that foaming!) in the coastal surf town of Torquay, Australia, the White Bleaches are four-piece psych band who came together in 2015. Since then their psychedelic voyage has … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Savages -The World Ain’t Round It’s Square

One of the things I love most about this song is the snarly, roaring chorus and the fact those dark, frayed edges makes it sound so raw. Hailing from Bermuda The Savages were a garage rock group who emerged in … Continue reading

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