Tag Archives: Garage Rock

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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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Midnight in a Moonless Dream

LA’s cinematic retro-rockers The Buttertones are a force to be reckoned with!  Their furious relentless energy is a defining feature and if you just so happen to find yourself drawn into their powerful magnetic orbit, you’d better hold on tight … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Buttertones – Kaleidopope

Any song that opens with the lyrics “Must be brave to ride the tarantula’s tide” is going to grab my attention; but that’s a given when it comes to me and The Buttertones…hell, they’ve even made me want to dig … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jonathan Richman – Grunion Run

There’s still so much Jonathan Richman I’ve yet to discover, but I’m getting there!  Grunion Run is a stomping instrumental track taken from his fourth solo album, I Jonathan, which was released in 1992 by the Rounder Records label. Always striving to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Tropics – As Time’s Gone

The Tropics emerged from Tampa, Florida in 1964 as a five-piece garage-rock outfit.  Soon after their forming the band began touring all over Florida and Southeastern US, playing alongside The Who, The Young Rascals, Herman’s Hermits, Heinz Heinz and Dad. … Continue reading

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