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

This Weeks Gigs – Jan 29 – Feb 4

This weeks gigs - Jan 29 We are getting busy again. 2 weeks in a row of good weekend gigs. Last Saturdays decision of Frank Carter or Control seems like easy pickings when thinking about your options this week. Regardless of anything if you haven't seen Wonk Unit yet and are aroud Dublin next Saturday … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – Jan 29 – Feb 4

Thursday Tunes Week 3

This weeks tunes are based in punk rock then and now. Radiators Under Clerys Clock Much has been written about the Radiators releasing TV Tube Heart 40 years ago. Pete Holidai talked about it here this week and although Under Clerys Clock isn't on that album it holds a special place in many people's … Continue reading Thursday Tunes Week 3

Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Before every trip to Blackpool I sit down, pore through the lineup and pick out the must see and the nice to see. I have a problem today. 34 bands are on the list. That may not have been an issue for 18 year old self but it is a problem. It will sort itself … Continue reading Rebellion 2017 – Day 2

Rebellion 2016 – Day 2

  Rebellion 2016 - day 2 Dublins I am a car crash provide the starting point today. Atmospheric rhythmic noise rock and sharing a drummer with paranoid visions which gets my head moving along nicely at this lunchtime. I had to cut them short to go and see slice of life who certainly aren't atmospheric … Continue reading Rebellion 2016 – Day 2

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

Hope Show 111 – The Lowdown ‎ Hope Show 111 1. The Blades - The Last Man In Europe 2. Mighty Midgets - Burn After Rolling 3. Wonk Unit - Nan 4. Bad Brains - I and I Survive 5. Jinx Lennon - Conquistadors of Gas 6. Ghost Mice - Samhain 7. Weakerthans - Watermark 8. A Witness - I … Continue reading Hope Show 111 – The Lowdown

Label Of The Week- TNS Records

TNS Records are based in Manchester, England.  They aim to support great underground punk and ska.  That is their mission statement but it's all too simplistic. It's not just a label, home to Wonk Unit, Revenge of the Psychotronic Man, Mighty Midgets and lots more. It is a fanzine, a gig promoter, home to many great … Continue reading Label Of The Week- TNS Records

Label Of the week- Drunken Sailor Records

Drunken Sailor Records is a label from the UK that has been releasing quality sounds from around the world since the Tiltwheel Teach Your Children Hell 7" They released Marvellous Mark's (ex Marvelous Darlings man) Bite Me 7" earlier in the year and jumped at the chance to release Marks debut LP.  "Sounding a bit … Continue reading Label Of the week- Drunken Sailor Records