Thursday Tunes – Captain Hotknives

The Captain is becoming a regular to Dublin. His shows are an anarchic comedic adventure where we all gather around and proclaim our disdain for new born children. A regular at many punk rock nights he is playing Drop Dead Twice this week Liam Weldon "blue tar road" https://youtu.be/xL1NDKcRMPQ The deadlians 'I dint wanna ride … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Captain Hotknives

Thursday Tunes – The Delinquents

Dundee Punk band The Delinquents are over in Dublin this Friday as part of the Excellent Dando Sessions series. In advance of their trip I ask them to give us 5 songs they are listening to this week Green Day - American Idiot. The simple reason. It's apt and without this band we wouldn't be … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – The Delinquents

Thursday tunes – Screaming Females

Thursday Tunes - marissa, Screaming Females Ahead of their gig tonight in the Grand Social with alien she Marissa from Screaming Females sent us 5 songs she listening to this week 1. Bruce Springsteen - Two Hearts // After years of having good friends tell me that The Boss is the best, I finally get … Continue reading Thursday tunes – Screaming Females

Thursday Tunes – Hooligan

This week it's the turn of Hooligan and Blue Carpet Band Guitarist Dave Linehan to pick 5 songs he's listening to at the moment. Lenny has a long history of playing in bands and is the young boy that has grabbed fame in a picture from Dandelion Market days in Dublin outside Advance Records. His … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Hooligan

Thursday tunes

To celebrate the wonderful diy pop double bill of Frankie Cosmos and Squarehead tonight in the Button Factory I asked Roy from Squarehaed for 5 songs that he's listening to these days. Frankie Cosmos has taken several different shapes since their first full band album, Zentropy, erupted in New York’s DIY music scene in 2014. … Continue reading Thursday tunes

Garry Borland RIP

It is with shock that we are hearing about the death of the lead singer from Heav Drapes. They played Amsterdam rebellion last weekend and within a couple of days Garry Borland was dead. It weas numbing to read the news. Wild hearted outsider interviewed them here last year after seeing them in Blackpool. We … Continue reading Garry Borland RIP

Thursday Tunes – Wonk Unit

Punk never wants to know that punk could be redefined and still stay punk, the genre has held its own from its origin and anything that's not punk, well it just isnt punk, until now... Enter Wonk Unit, a 21st Century punk band that brings the present into the stone set genre we all know … Continue reading Thursday Tunes – Wonk Unit

Thursday tunes – Goodstock comes to dublin

In what must be one of the most positive moves from the Dublin alternatvie girlfriend the band have put together a great line up for Goodstock on Thursday. This was initially set as an antidote to the "Brand New" gig that has since been cancelled but was scheduled for the olympia on the same night. … Continue reading Thursday tunes – Goodstock comes to dublin

Thursday Tunes. Twenty of Another Kind 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2octOKgJn3I In 1979 the Polydor record label released a compilation album, Twenty of Another Kind, Part 2. In addition to some of the better know acts on Polydor at the time, The Jam, The Cure, Sham 69 and Gary Numan's Tubeway Army, it contained tracks from some of the most interesting acts of Ireland's punk/new … Continue reading Thursday Tunes. Twenty of Another Kind 2

Thursday tunes – book yer ane fest

Book Yer Ane Fest is a three-day celebration of DIY punk music and culture that aims to be a positive force while raising money and awareness for and support the great work of many great people and organisations within our community. Started as an all-dayer in a Perth pub in 2008, the evolution of Book … Continue reading Thursday tunes – book yer ane fest