Gangs- Back To School

Gangs Back To School Reekus Records The term back to school resonates with me nopt more but equally comparable to most parents of children age between 5 and 17. Of course for us it's a bout financial issues and lunchboxes and schoolbooks. Gangs aren't getting at that but I still have that struggle. "Try and … Continue reading Gangs- Back To School

Pissed Jeans – Shallow

Track by track review for Pissed Jeans remastered Shallow LP, out October 7 on Sub Pop I'm sick - Garage and in your face describing the virus in his body - maybe Garage No Age playing in the club style of Butthole Surfers Boring Girls - Jesus and Mary Chain but with more direct vocals … Continue reading Pissed Jeans – Shallow

Kimberley Steaks – Live And Die in West Scotland

Kimberley Steaks Live and die in West Scotland Make That A Take Records The latest collection from Dundee punkers Kimberley Steaks. Very much early East Bay Sound. It couild be Green Day, maybe Crimpshrine, maybe Fuel or Jawbreaker but most definitely their Scotish cousins. 12 songs dealing with loss and despair and a sense of … Continue reading Kimberley Steaks – Live And Die in West Scotland

Get Human – Garden Leave

Get Human Garden Leave Out now Leeds 5 piece with a great diy attitude. Self released ep with sing along punk tunes. Not too disimilar to LaChance but their fi isn't as low. It's mid paced punk rock with some sing along backing parts "There is no hope in hell for me" is an interesting … Continue reading Get Human – Garden Leave

La Chance – Old Haunts EP

LA Chance Old Haunts Scars Of Youth "Can we break out of this endless streams of bills and stress I know I've got this in me I feel it bursting out of my chest" Scream LA Chance, well not exactly scream but in that lo-fi sing along punk sound. They may be from Scotland, but … Continue reading La Chance – Old Haunts EP

The Vaselines – V for Vaselines

The Vaselines V for Vaselines Rosary Music A track by track guide to the new Vaselines Sing along pop album High Tide Low Tide - Very Scotish pop feel, BMX Bandits esque, ba pa pa pa pa ba pa pa pa pa like a pop Ramones The Lonely LP - Almost Heavenly esque Inky … Continue reading The Vaselines – V for Vaselines

Sewage – lp

Sewage s/t lp Sewage were active in the 90's in New York around the Lower east side tompkins square park area. My image of tompkins square is a joe strummer mural on the corner as you enter. It is an area for activists and cultural terrorism, not to be confused with actual war like terrorism. … Continue reading Sewage – lp

Down And Outs – Lifeline LP

Down and Outs Lifeline Boss Tuneage Not to be confused with similar named Down'n'outz who have members of Def Leppard and Quireboys in their ranks, Liverpools Down and outs are pretty much the anthisesis of your quintessential rock band. 10 years on the go, this is their fourth album, released last November but still worth … Continue reading Down And Outs – Lifeline LP

Bad Self – The Three Daughters of Maria

Bad self Three Maria New Dublin band bad self have self released this very well produced and tight record. They have a rocky sound complete with riffs and dirty drum beat. More of a hint to Queen Of The Stone Age or even Seaweed than the Jesus lizard as their bio suggests. These are well … Continue reading Bad Self – The Three Daughters of Maria

Sport – Bon Voyage

Sport Bon voyage It's been a strange wee while. First I heard about the hospitalisation of one of my peers and then of the death of another one. Neither of whom I know personally very well but their music has been in my life over the past 20-30 years. It's a long time and a … Continue reading Sport – Bon Voyage