It spits, it sneers and then crawls out from the garage. Liquids are from Indiana and their new record gets the Drunken Sailor treatment.
Coming off at times like their label mates, Dark Thoughts, Cheap Whine are a fast power pop punk blast of freshness.
Dark ThoughtsMust Be NiceDrunken Sailor Records How come this wasn't on everyone's best of end of year lists for last year? Well because it was released in December 2019 and so missed that one too. I saw them a couple of years ago and was blown away by their Ramones like sound. I'm lucky, I … Continue reading Play of the Day: Dark Thoughts
A page of punk / werewolves on motorcycles split 7”Drunken sailor records Sometimes I cycle to work, I would like to do it more but events tend to conspire against me at the best of times. It’s great heading in (better heading home) and going at a nice sedentary speed listening to whatever podcast or … Continue reading Play of the day – A Page of Punk
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Booji boys Booji boys Drunken sailor A second album has been released since this debut hit the shelves (or envelopes) 12 months ago. It’s a lofi speeded up ball of energy. Full of excitement and movement. It’s took me a year to buy it but certainly won’t be that long for me to get my … Continue reading Play of the day: Booji Boys
First base Not that bad Drunken sailor This is A perfect example of giving everything a Second chance. I don’t remember what I was doing the first time I put this on the turntable, probably searching for a book or through a dictionary for some other review I don’t remember where I was the first … Continue reading Play of the Day – First base: Not that bad
The Cowboys S/t Drunken sailor records Julian from Drunken sailor must have some garage. He seems to be able to pick out bands from it at ease. The cowboys are from Indiana and have a mix of sounds but most seem straight from the garage. There is a billy childish feel at times and while … Continue reading Play of the Day – The Cowboys
Cheap whine Cheap whine Drunken sailor 74 The mid to late 70s must have been such an exciting time for people growing up with an interest in music. Suddenly they could play in a band, all they needed was access to an instrument or a microphone if they felt brash enough. Cheap whine could have … Continue reading Cheap Whine anyone?
When I wrote about the Dark thoughts gig in the Cowley club earlier this year it was my introduction to their lo-fi tuneful ramones sound at breakneck speed. I picked up their self titled lp and it has been a regular feature since. With vocals hiding at the back of their sound it seems like … Continue reading Halloween Songs from Dark Thoughts