Tag Archives: Post Punk

SONG OF THE DAY Gladboy – Karloff

One of the many reasons I wanted to set my blog up many moons ago was to document my ever-evolving musical findings – that and to provide a platform (albeit modest) to promote new and upcoming bands. Today I am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blurt – Trees

Blurt are one band that I would love to have seen live back in their heyday, for I have no doubt in my mind that this would be one show I’d not be forgetting in a hurry! When today’s song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Snapped Ankles – True Ecology

When I think about memorable gigs, the time I saw Snapped Ankles in a nicely snug venue is one that always comes to mind. For an array of reasons this band stands way out on the fringes, making their own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Gun Club – Yellow Eyes

“Swamp music for thinking people…….” The Gun Club may have become a well-known and established band with a few band member changes over the years, but they never quite lost that little ‘rough-round-the-edges” sound. Mother Juno was an album the … 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 Eyesore & the Jinx – Sleepless (Live in Birkenhead)

A couple of years ago I stumbled across this rather raucous bunch from Liverpool and was listening to their Excile Parlour EP earlier today, which was released in July last year.  Aside from a few singles and last year’s EP, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yard Act – Dark Days

Whilst I never let a good lyric or two pass me by, its not always words that grab my attention with music, but with Yard Act you can’t help but marvel at their word wizardry! Today I shared this song … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Swell Maps – Almost Grown

The Swell Maps were an experimental outfit from Solihull, Birmingham, who fomred in 1972. They emerged from various bedrooms, coming together to concoct and experiment with sound, succeeding in creating what has become known as their own brand of pioneering … 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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