Hope Show 156 Gabfest 7 Punk Rock 1980

Myself and Michael choose 5 songs each that meant something in our punk rock history tour. Tonight it's 1980 but we have managed to sneak in an extra one from the Clash as their London Calling album was released in the States in February of this year.

Hope Show 154 – the lowdown on 1979

So for Gabfest *6 myself and Michael have handpicked 10 songs from 1979 that inspired a further generation or 2 of musicians. We see punk evolving in different directions. Post punk, synth and raw guitars coming through in the UK whilst in the States there's a new menace appearing

Hope Show 148 – the lowdown, Ed Wenn

Tonight’s show is one with a difference. I get to share some stories with Ed Wenn from Dealing With Damage. We each pick a song and then the next one needs to have some connection with the last. One way of publicizing Ed’s latest bands new release on vinyl. Their excellent album from last year which was originally on cd and download only is being made available soon from Little Rocket Records on vinyl.

Hope Show 147 Gab Fest 2 Futurama 1981 remembered

So we are back – finishing off our chat with Michael Murphy about Futurama 1981. 2 young Dublin Punks venture to England for the first time to see a 2 day festival of punk and post punk acts. Challenging their visions of music and opening up the world of punk rock ingredients as they were amazed by the sounds and vision of the festival.

Gab Fest – a new Hope Show Spin off

A slightly different Hope Show this week. We are going with a spin off - called Gab Fest for now. The idea is to chat to people about gigs or bands that meant something to them. Of course where would I turn to first but to Michael Murphy to talk about his early introduction to … Continue reading Gab Fest – a new Hope Show Spin off

Hope Show 144 – the Proletariat

Tonight's Hope Show is available here Hope Show 144 - the Playlist Petrol Girls - Big MouthProletariat - MoveProletariat - ScabProletariat - Wealth of NationsProletariat - The Murder of Alton SterlingProletariat - Reach Exceeding GraspProletariat - Bomb Throwing PracticeProletariat - Indian Removal ActProletariat - Trophy Kill Hope Show 144 - the Lowdown Tonight's show is … Continue reading Hope Show 144 – the Proletariat