Thursday’s Tunes: Songs of Inspiration

Petrol Girls Touch Me Again https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8TZsBGgoMc Summer's almost over, sometimes we need a bit of a boost, a bit of inspiration to propel us into the colder months. This week’s playlist is a reminder of just how diverse and creative the music influenced and inspired by punk was, and is. There are some old classics … Continue reading Thursday’s Tunes: Songs of Inspiration

The Future of Punk: Heavy Drapes Interview

Has punk lost its energy and direction after 40 years? Has it become a formula? Can you combine influences as diverse as Crass, the Damned, Hanoi Rocks and Morrissey? The new Scottish rockers, Heavy Drapes, combine a punky energy and style with a brash attitude and songs that pack a mighty punch. Live, as I … Continue reading The Future of Punk: Heavy Drapes Interview

Rebellion 2017 Heavy Drapes

Heavy Drapes Another band I hadn't seen before, Heavy Drapes had the '77 style with shades and Vivienne Westwood DIY designer punk gear. They also had infectious melodies, the sound that brought sixties dream pop/rock into the punk scene in the first place. The tunefulness and power of bands like the Small Faces, as well … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 Heavy Drapes