Play of the Day: Tragical History Tour

Play of The Day Tragical History Tour In a word Frankie Stubbs. Well that was two words but FFrankie deserves to break convention. Powerful poetic and melancholic. I love listening to Frankie Stubbs, the gravel in his voice takes me in and hugs me. There's a fraility, a sadness almost. it shows we are all … Continue reading Play of the Day: Tragical History Tour

My Favourite Gig – Derrick Johnston

This is the eleventh in a series all taken from the Fanzine Hope *.2. The fanzine sees a collection of 70 contributors from the punk rock world.  All asked the same question What is Your Favourite Gig. The zine is €5 including postage to anywhere  It is a benefit for Pikpa Refugee Centre, Lesvos    Pay … Continue reading My Favourite Gig – Derrick Johnston

Hope Show 114 – the lowdown

Hope Show 114 - the lowdown Hope Show 114 1. The Catenary Wires - Intravenous 2. The Middle Ones - Young Explorer 3. Bis - Minimum Wage 4. Hooligan - No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs 5. Leatherface - Broken 6. The tickturds - Revolution 7. Wonk Unit - Wood Pigeon 8. Slaves - Sockets … Continue reading Hope Show 114 – the lowdown

Rebellion 2014 – Day 2

Rebellion 2014 day 2 I eased into the second day listening to Peter from paranoid visions talking about punk in Dublin in the 80s and their link with Steve Ignorant I had a quick listen to the city saints and their brand of Swedish street punk. Nice to hear them singing about people on the … Continue reading Rebellion 2014 – Day 2

Stay Clean Jolene Green 7″

Stay Clean Jolene - Green 7' Just Say No To Government Music I love checking out new music. it's even better when I like it, makes it all the more worthwhile. I knew nothing about Stay Clean Jolene before I got this 7". It is on the excellent Just Say No To Government Music label, split … Continue reading Stay Clean Jolene Green 7″