Thursday tunes – power

Thursday tunes - power, politics and punk rock from a people standing up for themselves Prom nite Dancing to this beat Real rockers.bandcamp.com I recently watched repo man for the first time in nearly two decades. My memories of it hasn’t faded that much and it’s soundtrack is as I remembered. Prom nite could have … Continue reading Thursday tunes – power

Relitics – Interview

Durham punk band Relitics came to my attention earlier this year with the song Anti Fascist. I like bands that proclaim their politics through their lyrics and Relitics are one of these. There's no fences to sit on with these. I sent singer Carol Nichol on a few questions and here's the results. 1. Can … Continue reading Relitics – Interview

I Am A Carcrash Interview

  The couple of times I've seen I am a car crash live have been challenging experiences. Definitely more post thank punk and angular rhythms aplenty but tunes sneaking in the back door. Once or twice I have been rocked from my comfort zone, unsure of where John is going with his lyrics. In anticipation … Continue reading I Am A Carcrash Interview

Rebellion 2017 – Day 3

Rebellion 2017 Day 3 My introduction to los Fastidios came a few years ago. They had just finished an Irish tour that I missed out on. Their background is in oi music. They proudly proclaim football as an interest but also are anti fascist and animal rights exponents. Sure what's not to like. Sing along … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 – Day 3

Rebellion 2017 Slice of Life

Slice of life Here we have Steve Ignorant of Crass with an interesting piece of theatre. And by interesting I don't mean crap/self indulgent. This is raw emotion with a lush background of keyboard, acoustic guitar and bass from a cracking backing band including beautiful male female harmonies. It's a reminder that Crass's gift was … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 Slice of Life

Rebellion 2017 Bratakus,

BRATAKUS   It's not even four o,clock and I already have a new favourite band. Girls and boys looking for contemporary punk role models need look no further They are two-piece, so lazy comparisons with House of f Freaks and even Carter the USM are inevitable, yet that shouldn't take away from how original and … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 Bratakus,