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 – Glimmerman

https://youtu.be/5rqkbqcXs34 Dublin scenesters Glimmerman are launching their new album, Here I Stand with 2 gigs this week Bello Bar tonight with their friends, the Middle Ages and panik attak also playing and Tower records on Saturday at 1 which means it’s an all ages event The record is out on Greyslate Records which many will … Continue reading Play of the day – Glimmerman

Play of the day – imperial wax

Playing dublin this week are uk post punk band Imperial Wax. My interest in the band is two fold. Featuring three former members of the fall and this new single out on Louder than war records there is a pedigree there before I even hear a note. Their album Gastwerk Saboteurs was release earlier this … Continue reading Play of the day – imperial wax

Play of the Day – Sheer Mag

Play of the day - sheer mag A distant call Wilsuns recording company In anticipation of their rocking gig in the Grand Social on November 5 I’ve been listening to this album for a while. It’s a rocky journey with riffs and some screaming vocals. It’s part 70s rock but a punk attitude hangs in … Continue reading Play of the Day – Sheer Mag