Emo lofi folk punk on a one sided 12" from the UK
The third call to arms from feminist punk band War on Women. Part Propaghandi, part Petrol Girls this is a riff fuelled a manifesto that rocks out. There is a lot of rocking going in here.
a supergroup under the name 'Solidarity Not Silence' with members of The Tuts, Petrol Girls, Colour Me Wednesday, Personal Best AND with a feature from Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill. Standing in Solidarity #ThisIsSisterhood
Charting the final era of the clash and the politics of the day, the re-election of Thatcher and Reagan and subsequent hounding of the left. Interesting that they were on the rise as the clash was in the demise.
This record is just one big merry go round of smiles and punk pop anthems of community, promise and challenge. A heartfelt plea for us all to keep working together and be proud of our community.
Vaccinations are the dam against the corona virus wave. We look back at what happened last week and our soundtrack to accompany another bizarre 7 days in the world.
Belgian punk rock with songs sung in English giving the vocals a hard edge. It’s very much dirty sounding punk rock reminding me of Vice Squad with some Motorhead riffs in there.
This weeks Hope Show is available to listen to here Joe Solo - The Revolution Will ComeAntidoto - PerderorBear Away - East CaostThe Radiators - Kitty RicketsSoft On Crime - RubyanneToodles and the hectic pity - Sugar LoafThe Armed - A Life so WonderfulWe Were promised Jetpacks - When I Know MoreThe Menstrual Cramps - … Continue reading Hope Show 159 – the Lowdown
8 rip roaring songs with the whirlwind feel of Rudimentary Peni and an aural punk rock assault.
So for tonight's Hope Show/Gabfest we chat punk rock 1982. Be it the amazing hardcore compilations that were starting to appear Stateside in the form of Not So Quiet on the Western Front with 47 bands or 'This is Boston Not LA' with 6 bands or Flex Your Head with 32 songs. Or the interesting music from Iceland by Purkkur Pillnik or Australia from The Birthday Party. Or the tuneful punk of the Neurotics or Stiff Little Fingers. 1982 sees UK82 really kicking off with GBH and the street punk of the Blitz. While bands like the subhumans were continuing with the tradition of DIY records and starting their own labels producing 7" records that were like education pamphlets