Play of the Day: Paranoid Visions, Adverse Reality

Paranoid visionsAdverse reality Foad / Louderthanwar records For a band steeped in history and the history of punk it’s no surprise that this record captures 4 decades of Dublin. From the greyness of Dublin town through asking people are they happy to revenge killing, Deko's lyrics have lost none of their anger over the years. … Continue reading Play of the Day: Paranoid Visions, Adverse Reality

Play of the day: The Pukes

Never mind the buffetThe pukesHoo Ha records https://youtu.be/w6LF34I3xHM The Pukes started as a punk rock ukelele collective. Their early gigs were raucous affairs with as many people on the stage as in the audience at times. They were the epitome of diy. Whether by accident or design the number of people on stage has dwindled … Continue reading Play of the day: The Pukes

Play of the day: Seth Anderson

Seth AndersonWe Could BeLittle rocket / One Week Records https://vimeo.com/212602333 I often think of penalty takers or goalkeepers as the sporting equivalent of singer songwriters. Last line of defence or hero or villain ready to win a game singer / songwriters lay it all on the line. Seth certainly puts it all out ther. Passionate … Continue reading Play of the day: Seth Anderson

Play of the day: Pardon Us, Wait

Wait Pardon Us Everything sucks music  Trying to keep hopeWhen everything’s so hopeless Believing in the sunshine thoughThis life is cold and grey, try not to lose heart.  I’ve written about pardon us in the past. From seeing them live at rebellion through to play of the day and then their interview a couple of years … Continue reading Play of the day: Pardon Us, Wait

Play of the day: Bratakus

Target grrl BratakusScreaming babies records An honest two piece attacking patriarchy and a way of life that promotes inequality. The drum machine bashes with intent as sisters have a two pronged attack. It harks back to mid late 80s anacho scene with mid - fast paced sing along angry songs. Those songs still need singing. … Continue reading Play of the day: Bratakus

Play of the day – Natterers

NatterersHead in threatening AttitudeBoss Tuneage Sometimes you want to just lock the door, close the curtains put on a record, turn the volume up full and let the noise envelope you. Sometimes the world makes no sense, we see the world dying yet deny it in places. We see a way out and yet ignore … Continue reading Play of the day – Natterers