TRACK PREMIERE: Cafe Racer "Two Times A Day"

by Ald. Dan Rostenkowski

posted Tuesday Feb 6th, 2018

Chicago's Cafe Racer have come a long way over the past few years, from the remains of the glorious Gross Pointe, known as one of the city's finest noisy garage punk bands, came this vastly different new project from Michael Santana (and an entirely new ensemble), who have made huge strides in an immensely challenging new direction. Gone is the desperation-packed punk grovel and sneer, and in comes the luscious hypnotic waves of Jesus And Mary Chain-style phenobarbital downer grooves. "Some Candy Talking" is the reference point here, and it's great pivot stylistically, and their intense ...

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TRACK PREMIERE: Beastii "Summer of '81"

by Sue R. System

posted Friday Jan 12th, 2018

Chicago's Beastii are back with yet another knockout for your soft-boiled brain, and this week we've got a track premiere from the upcoming Our Voltage compilation on Girlsville, with their snarling and perfect cover of early 80s UK punk The Violators' "Summer of '81." Brooding and ethereal, with tension galore and that delicious cascade from misty death rock into melodic punk just can't be beat. The female vocals dart back & forth between lush walls of echo into a visceral & pummeling production that's just as invigorating as the last drink you've had thrown in your ...

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BREAKING SOUNDS: Surfbort Bort To Death EP

by Gene Abnormality

posted Thursday Dec 28th, 2017

Well look at this, a Brooklyn band that isn’t taking itself too seriously and is somehow actually dripping, and/or seething with raw punk ooze??? Look no further than Surfbort, a rock’n roll mutation with living, breathing, tentacles of terror, and even and traces of Texas punk royalty. Started a few years back and with only one EP under their belt, band leader Dani Miller is a one-of-a-kind force of nature both onstage and on record, as her presence just leaps right out of the grooves and clocks you in the face immediately. The music is stripped raw, painfully ...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Platinum Boys "Lord Knows"

by Janet Orr

posted Monday Dec 18th, 2017

Milwaukee fun bags the Platinum Boys just seem to pop up around every damn corner you turn these days, and here they are, back front and center on VoT with a brand new video for their new single "Lord Knows" off their latest shit-hot full-length release BUZZ on Dusty Medical Records. Now THIS is a VIDEO, gorgeous film production and direction by Ryan Thomas Reeve and Joey Turbo, this is next-level Platinum Boys with aerial shots galore and an addictive minimal rocker that almost tips over and falls into "Midnight Rider" yet the Boys restrain that urge and ...

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BREAKING SOUNDS: Holograms Surrender LP

by Stainzer Prohmdrez

posted Saturday Dec 2nd, 2017

Stockholm's icy minimalists, and abysmal post punk envelope-pushers, Holograms are back with Surrender, their third full-length and first for Push My Buttons, and its just in time for the winter freeze to set in here in America. Jutting out from behind a thunderous backbone and delicate and spidery guitar interplay, you instantly hear Robert Smith's inflection, but Holograms are really a lot more complex than a simple rip off, as each track develops it's own personality, and it just gets darker and bleaker from there. From jarring post punk anthems to somber and sludgy death rock cavity-fillers, this ...

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EXHUMED: Third World War A Little Bit Of Urban Rock 7"

by Gene Abnormality

posted Friday Nov 10th, 2017

Oh sweet lord Jesus, Just Add Water Records is doing God's work (right before his birthday, good timing!) in acquiring the smashing "Little Bit of Urban Rock" single in all it's non-LP glory from the mother-smashers in cheif and one of the UK's ballsiest gatecrashers, Third World War. The throb is just inescapable, the vocals will shave the hairs off'a your bits in two lashes of a lamb's tail, and that scraggly guitar screech will never be washed from you inner ear canal, so why even fight it? Originally released in 1971 on Fly (UK) and Polydor (Germany), ...

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BREAKING SOUNDS: NAG No Flag 7" EP

by Beck Teria

posted Sunday Nov 5th, 2017

NAG are an antagonistic, swelling disease of noisy punk downer vibes that really needs to be listened to repeatedly for best effect. With Brannon from Beat Beat Beat, Frantic and Ryan for GG King's band and Wymyn's Prysyn, its a gnarly slow drag on the top side and a bitter and broken ass-whipping on the flip, something Atlanta should be real used to by now. Its got a clever Germs edge to it in parts and if the recording wasn't so muddy I think it would really shine a lot louder and meaner. The drums are snappy, the ...

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EXHUMED: Manikins From Broadway To Blazes 2LP

by Sue R. System

posted Wednesday Oct 18th, 2017

We've ALL been living our lives too long without the comforting mid-tempo punk perfection of a 2LP set from one of Australian punk's most underrated acts of the late 70s-early 80s, the Manikins. Best known as the "other" band that splintered off with The Scientists after the demise of the Cheap Nasties, Manikins are just as incredible, as this glorious double album will repeatedly prove. Neither as cheap or nasty as their previous incarnation, they tow a solid & simple rock'n roll line, inflected with that special something that only comes from the Australian bands we know and love, yet ...

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STREAM: Razor Boys Atlanta 1978 LP

by Gene Abnormality

posted Friday Oct 13th, 2017

Atlanta in the mid 1970s was not exactly the place you’d expect punk and glam rock to sprout, but with a little research into the quality of proto-punk bands descending upon the city during the 1973-74 era (NY Dolls, Stooges, Teenage Lust), its not hard to believe there would be a few brave souls who would take up the torch for dangerous and loose rock’n roll savagery and stake their claim as pioneers of this classic sound, well before it caught on elsewhere below the Mason-Dixon Line. So as history would have it, there wasn’t much real record label action ...

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TRACK PREMIERE: The Cowboys "(If I) Laugh Enough"

by Sue R. System

posted Monday Oct 9th, 2017

Bloomington, Indiana has something to really be proud of in hometown heroes The Cowboys. One of the most exciting and indescribable bands of the last five years, this band manages to escape all of the pitfalls of modern DIY punk/garage and break out into a field of their own instantly. First off, nobody is supposed to have vocals this good, like almost bewildering talent-wise, but to actually be able to sing like this and be sweating it out in front of a packed room of rock’n roll revelers all night is almost charity work. The songs have this ...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Giantology "Hold Me Down"

by Gene Abnormality

posted Thursday Sep 21st, 2017

Yet another primordial burst from the crusty ether from Chicago's sizeable duo Giantology, who after a lengthy tour last winter, are finally back in action, and with an unsettling new video as well as their first 7" release. This double-headed beast may be enormous on hooks, but it's just catchy enough to hit you when you're not expecting it. Although they do indeed contain one of Joey Rubbish's (from The Rubs) ribs, this project holds a darker tone, with prehistoric percussion and far more ominous riffs than those good times you're used to with The Rubs. Because, like ...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Nones "Job Interview"

by Dick Mystery

posted Tuesday Sep 19th, 2017

Chicago's Nones are sadly no longer active, but after several years of visceral live slaughterings both in-person and on record, the fluidly adaptable band of serrated lacerators have left us with one more zit left to pop. Although the band went through many roster changes over their short time on Earth, the band that recorded their debut LP Midwestern Family Values was clearly their most vicious incarnation, and the version of the band that will bless your soul with this here video. Shot on location at lead singer Brandon Bayles' apartment, strewn with cigarette butts and empty beer cans, its ...

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BREAKING SOUNDS: Palpöm "Like Pulling Teeth"

by Major Overload

posted Thursday Aug 24th, 2017

Its been a while since we had some sinister new Swedish punk damage and thanks to our friends at Push My Buttons, we've got an aggressively agitated slab ready for you whimpering ear holes. Palpöm are an older project band from 2013, but only by a few years, and featuring members of Henry Fiat's Open Sore, as well as Holograms, it's a nasty, serrated ripper. Sizzling synths lead off the desperate and agonizing vocals, and as the bass & guitar seep in, it's another crack to the head. Screamers, Fad Gadget, and Nervous Gender all come to mind here, as ...

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EXHUMED: Look Blue Go Purple Still Bewitched 2LP

by Chloe Ripper

posted Tuesday Aug 22nd, 2017

Flying Nun's recent reissue of a Look Blue Go Purple compilation Still Bewitched is comprised of released & unreleased tracks from their work in the 80s (most of it off of one of their three released 12" EPs). The collection unearths a kaleidoscope of creativity from the minds of five women while building on the cannon of the Dunedin Sound of the 70s & 80s. Unlike a lot of their contemporaries (The Slits, The Raincoats, Television, Swell Maps), LBGP successfully concoct a recipe of soft guitar rock, psychedelia, and baroque pop in a way that stands out among their peers. ...

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VIDEO FEED: Please Stand By 1972

by Richie Dagger

posted Tuesday Aug 8th, 2017

Now THIS is a rare underground film. Not even the mighty IMDB has much information on this truly obscure piece of 70s counter-culture, which prominently features underground icon and NYC legend David Peel during his time while he was close with John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The opening segment is set to "Born in a Prison" by the Plastic Ono Elephant's Memory Band and it just goes deeper from there. David Peel stars in his only "real" acting role, as Freemont Zappata and he leads a gang of rogue information hijackers who attempt and successfully hijack a TV station during ...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Beastii "Can't Wait"

by Ald. Dan Rostenkowski

posted Monday Aug 7th, 2017

Chicago intergalactic trash pushers Beastii are back with a new EP entitled Can't Wait as well as a new video for the title track, which we've got here for your adoring eyeballs today. The three-piece wrecking crew slathers together a irresistibly spacey collection of riffs woven into a supremely catchy basket of hooks, complete with an eye-catching video to match. Fans of The Ponys as well as The Rogers Sisters will find something good to chew on with this new Beastii track as well, with both bands coming to mind ever so slightly as it slithers ...

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TRACK PREMIERE: Ruby Karinto "Fox's Wedding"

by Pythagoras

posted Friday Jul 28th, 2017

Ruby Karinto are one of the most unique bands you will hear this year, and in a world full of constantly-rehashed aesthetics, that is a godsend to the last of the culturally curious pioneers of unearthing new sounds. Based out of Victoria, BC and beyond the galaxy of genre hound entrapment, Ruby Karinto eschew any punk or "garage" normalcy and settle into a glistening world of electronic dreams sprinkled over an insidious throb. Sung in lead singer Ai's native Japanese, this song joyously immerses the listener in a swirling, flashing scenario of futuristic pop unlike most anything you've ...

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STREAM: Soft Candy "Mourning Glory"

by Gene Abnormality

posted Tuesday Jul 18th, 2017

Tonight at East Room in Chicago, the city's sole 'Baroque Pop' unit known as Soft Candy will unleash their new The Luvers & the H8ers cassette release on Eye Vybe Records for a night of twinkling pop euphoria destined to put stars in your eyes and a tingling in your toes. Fronted by pianist extraordinaire Alex Rowney and existing in and out of activity over the past half decade, Soft Candy are a Chicago band like no other. Supreme musicianship isn't a commonality in this city as the wave of friendly over-complacency toward lesser-quality bands has washed away ...

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BREAKING SOUNDS: Gary Wrong Group 2LP

by Major Overload

posted Wednesday Jun 21st, 2017

Alabama's doomedest dilettantes Gary Wrong Group, have been chugging along your main vein for a solid five years now, and this 2xLP scum-deluxe set of tracks collects all their material in one handy package, with some tracks appearing on vinyl for the first time as well. Can you feel that dull-edged, pulsing throb starting to surround you yet? Well, it's coming, and it doesn't even matter if you're high as fuck or not, Gary Wrong's ether-soaked emanations drill themselves into your skull pretty quick, and it's no use to resist at this point in your pathetic slide down ...

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TRACK PREMIERE: OiSTER "Rock Yourself Son"

by Richie Dagger

posted Friday Jun 16th, 2017

The legendary 1973-74 ‘Teac Tapes’ from deep inside the Dwight Twilley Band vault have been unleashed, never before available in any format, OISTER was the primary name of the Dwight Twilley and Phil Seymour duo from the time they met in 1967 until the release of their Top 20 debut “hit” single for “I’m On Fire” in 1975. The two “halves” of the Oister formed a whole, and a tight friendship and performing partnership took flight, and with Dwight’s incredible songs in hand, the two were off an running. Recording at home with one of the first (commercially-available to the ...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: White Mystery "Bad Neptune"

by Gene Abnormality

posted Tuesday Jun 6th, 2017

White Mystery is back with a new video for "Bad Neptune" from their nasty new long-player, Fuck Your Mouth Shut, which has all the charm and sweetness you'd assume was not part of the confrontational FYMS concept. The new track & video shine with primitive jangle and corner a deep-ended sound, bellowing with bravado and wanderlust. "Back on the Road Again, I'm High As a Kite" runs right off you like water off a duck's back, swaggering over an infectious sparkling guitar line. "Bad Neptune" echoes classic simplicity, hand-claps, anthemic choruses and airtight riffs, check out the video ...

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TRACK PREMIERE: The Rubs "Why Did Your Love Run Out"

by Gene Abnormality

posted Wednesday May 24th, 2017

Joey Rubbish must be stopped, but it’s too late for that. As the architect of every note on this immaculate new LP, he joins the ranks of other groundbreaking modern home-recording luminaries such as Jay Reatard, Nobunny, Mikey Hyde of Medication, and Rich Crook of Lost Sounds/Lover!, all able to cover every instrumental note recorded, as well as the vocals & recording. Not a small feat and worth noting since it’s such a rare thing to pull off, especially when it’s this nuanced and complex, even by power pop standards. And with that, The Rubs second offering is ...

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STREAM: Puke Spit & Guts Eat Hot Lead LP 1980

by Major Overload

posted Wednesday May 17th, 2017

"Yakety Yak, Yakety Yak, I think your mouth, needs a good solid slap." UH OH! Can you handle the purity of uncut punk intestinal fortitude? If not, better head back to your fort made of Jack DeBarco gatefolds, there's no room for you at the Inn tonight, baby Jesus. Yes, punk surgeons have been studying the bright and beautiful sonic melanoma that is Puke, Spit & Guts for years now, and without ANY government funding. No one could ever really crack the case on this incredible milestone of punk perversity, and every single sloptastic gem on this LP deserves its ...

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EXHUMED: Kleenex/LiLiPUT First Songs LP

by Chloe Ripper

posted Wednesday May 3rd, 2017

Man-oh-man! Either the world is currently over-populated with brave & inspired people, universes truly do multiply, or music scenes don’t exist like they used to! In an interview with art-punk pioneer Marlene Marder (link below), she tells Perfect Sound Forever that her late 70s band Kleenex (later re-named LiliPUT because of the tissue company’s threats to destroy their records!) used to play a 15-minute set on repeat, sometimes up to four hours, for their cheering friends. Four hours of a 15-minute set? That would never happen today! Someone in the crowd would burst in with their own ass-kicking set, it’d ...

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VIDEO FEED: The Ramones Chicago 1978

by Ald. Dan Rostenkowski
photo by Brian Shanley
photo by Brian Shanley
posted Monday May 1st, 2017

While this wasn't the first Ramones trip to Chicago, this was by far their biggest show. Headlining a stacked bill with the Runaways and the Diodes, The Ramones returned and hit the biggest stage they could find, no longer delegated to such despots such as B'Ginnings in Schaumburg (first Chicago show, early 1977) or the Ivanhoe Theater (with the Dictators in Summer 1977), this was the BIG TIME, the Aragon Ballroom, where bands as big as Roxy Music and Alice Cooper had graced the stage, even recently. For all I know, this video has not surfaced before, and appears at ...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: The Cavemen "Dog On A Chain"

by Pythagoras

posted Saturday Apr 22nd, 2017

Slovenly Records is back with another primordial smasher, and The Cavemen are here to deliver the dog right into your lap. Sure there have probably been countless bands with this name in the past, but honestly wouldn't it make sense that cavemen would not be able to look that shit up online? How, with a like a rock or a bone? Come on, The Cavemen are actual New Zealand savages and cannot be bothered to check name availability, but this new single is salacious Cramps-style grind, with echoes of The Headcoatees as well. Strangled, screaming guitar raunch with ...

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EXHUMED: Various Artists Subnormal Girls Vol 2 LP

by Chloe Ripper

posted Wednesday Apr 19th, 2017

Waiting Room Records’ second Subnormal Girls compilation collects single songs by obscure bands from all over Europe— Germany, the UK, Austria— and Japan. The sounds spanning the comp are so seamless; if I didn’t know any better, I’d think most of the tracks were from the same band, or at least from the same scene. Turns out, every track is from a different band and some are continents apart from one another— very unlikely that they’d even heard (let alone heard of) each other. Another example of parallel evolution in art & music, the collection features women-lead bands ...

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RIP: David Peel - NYC Legend / Punk Icon

by Todd Mayberry

posted Sunday Apr 9th, 2017

I wish I could say something profound in memory of David Peel. If there was a Brain Lapse #2, he would have been interviewed along with Giorgio Moroder (the bubblegum years), the October Cherries guys, and the Hudson Brothers. But now David’s dead. It speaks volumes that Peel is completely unknown outside of counterculture circles. As an artist, he was dismissed and ignored. The Trouser Press Record Guide could have squeezed him in between their entries for the Pedaljets and Pegboy … but they didn’t. The 1300+ page All Music Guide to Rock omitted him in print between Ann Peebles ...

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VIDEO FEED: The Terminals 'Live 1987'

by Todd Killings

posted Sunday Mar 26th, 2017

Check out this incredible clip, that, thanks to the glory of Youtube, is now right at your fingertips, eyeballs and ear-holes. The Terminals you may well know, are one of the true gems of the Flying Nun story, a supergroup in every sense of the word and a band with very limited material available to see, that's for sure. What we have for you here today has been freshly unearthed, as in LESS than 30 people have viewed this so far, and it's truly an incredible piece of New Zealand underground history. The Terminals formed from the ashes ...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Giantology "Fe Fi Fo Fum"

by Major Overload

posted Wednesday Mar 1st, 2017

We are back with another hot-shit video premiere for you this week from the incorrigible mind of Joey Rubbish, one of Chicago's finest examples of a multi-faceted musician, with his brand new duo project, Giantology and their first video for "Fe Fi Fo Fum." Rubbish has been making a name for himself over the past five years as an integral member of several notable Chicago bands, but at this point it might be hard to keep up. Just in the last year, Dr. Rubbish has been rubbing himself all over such notable bands such as Son of A Gun, MAMA, ...

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INTERVIEW: Tony Molina at the Beat Kitchen in Chicago

by The Mudcat

posted Friday May 30th, 2014

Tony Molina's breakout album, "Dissed and Dismissed" (2013) was originally released on the Melters imprint, the album is equal parts "Pinkerton", with all the lyrical sylopism of the original, and equal parts Iron Maiden, with powerful, riffing metal breakdowns that border on hyperbole. Most songs clock in under the two-minute mark, with a signature pop arrangement that garnered the attention of such giants as Slumberland Records, who repressed the album this year, and Matador, who released the "Six Tracks EP" as part of their vaunted and ongoing singles series, "Singles Going Home". The name is taken from a song by ...

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PHOTO BOMB: HoZac Blackout Fest 2014 Day 1

by Todd Killings
Counter Intuits at HoZac Blackout Fest 2014, photo by Stan Golovchuk
Counter Intuits at HoZac Blackout Fest 2014, photo by Stan Golovchuk
posted Thursday May 29th, 2014

This year's ever encompassing HoZac Blackout Fest reached a fever pitch like never before, with this being it's 10th year, and raising the roof for the seventh year at the Empty Bottle for three nights of the best underground music you can find in one weekend in the Midwest. With such incredible headlining acts (that you'd never see at other festivals) in recent years such as Redd Kross, Chrome and Nervous Eaters and Dwight Twilley, this year's cavalcade of talent was just as unmatched and pulled in another massive crowd of punk fanatics from across the globe. Thursday's annual Blackout ...

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PREVIEW: The Rubs, The Sueves, and Gross Pointe at Door #3

by The Mudcat

posted Tuesday May 27th, 2014

This Thursday, May 29, HoZac Records and The Benevolent Order of Chicago Record Labels are hosting a slate of bands guaranteed to satisfy your hankerings for fun and friction. Chicago's The Rubs, The Sueves, and Gross Pointe are set to blow the doors off Door #3, a new venue in the basement of the existing Double Door that is more reminiscent of a house space than venue. Noisy, eccentric garage-punk is the hallmark of the sound of Chicago's The Rubs. With a demo tape out on cassette masterminds and fellow BOCRL members Why Pick on Me?, the ...

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VIDEO FEED: Dictators on Jabberwalk 1976

by Todd Killings

posted Saturday May 17th, 2014

If you're the type of guy, who's into getting high on a Friday afternoon, then we have a real treat for you here. As we all know, the massively influential punk pioneers, The Dictators are headlining the 2014 HoZac Blackout Fest this year and what we've dug up, courtesy of Frankie Foodpoisoning is the extremely rare "Documentary" on the seedy American underbelly, Mondo Cane-style, entitled 'Jabberwalk" which features The Dictators in their full glory at the 1976 Ms. All Bare America pageant. Yes you will need to see this to believe it, that's for certain. And if that's ...

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EXHUMED: MARY MONDAY & THE BITCHES 7"

by Todd Killings

posted Tuesday May 13th, 2014

“Oh Rickie you took my razor blaaade, Oh no now how am I gonna playyy…” One of the greatest west coast punk singles of the first wave is back in print and ready to smash your party right in your face. Former stripper Mary Monday had a life shrouded in mystery, and conflicting reports in the historic documentation as to the band and Mary’s origins are still baffling punkologists to this day, including her mysterious death a few years after this single’s release. As legend goes, she arrived in San Francisco from Vancouver in 1976 with green hair and put ...

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VIDEO FEED: Dr. Feelgood LIVE 1975

by Todd Killings
Dr. Feelgood 1975
Dr. Feelgood 1975
posted Tuesday May 6th, 2014

If you've heard the name Dr. Feelgood and the first thing that pops in your mind is the Motley Crue song, well, then this post is definitely for you. Formed in the early 70s and one of the most visible/well-known band of the pre-punk "pub rock" movement, Wilko Johnson & the gang steamrolled their choppy punk rhythms into a glam rock-soaked UK music scene and left an indelible mark on the early sound forged with the first round of punk bands that still hasn't been washed out. I'll never forget reading about the Ramones first trip ...

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BREAKING SOUNDS: Obnox - Louder Space LP

by Brett Cross

posted Thursday May 1st, 2014

I think they must have a statue in Ohio dedicated to Lamont “Bim” Thomas. There are few out there like Bim, he’s a prolific mutherhumper who’s been at it since the early 90s with the Bassholes, more recently This Moment in Black History, and Puffy Areolas and his venom is just as potent now as it was then. His newest gig is called Obnox, under which he’s already cut a handful of singles and a couple of albums, one of which is a double LP. The dude isn’t much for sitting still. Mr. Thomas ...

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PREVIEW: WEED at Animal Kingdom

by Max Green 18

posted Friday Apr 25th, 2014

Fuzzed-out and insistent, WEED'S first full-length Deserve is refreshing and relentlessly catchy. The four-piece, Vancouver-based outfit behind the loaded moniker makes music that — for all of its waves of feedback and aggressive tonal quality — seems determined to never lose sight of pop sensibility. Much of Deserve’s charm is in the lower-fidelity sound of its production and the reverb-drenched vocals that drawl over upbeat rhythms. WEED has released a highly listenable album that is at turns mellow and endearingly chaotic, with hooks to spare. Get an earful of WEED at Animal Kingdom this Monday, April 28th with

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TRACK PREMIERE: Spike & The Sweet Spots

by Robyn Banks

posted Wednesday Apr 23rd, 2014

We’ve been waiting for fucking forever for Spike & The Sweet Spots to finally record something – and here it finally fucking is. Ladies and gentlemen, for your listening pleasure, the exclusive, world premiere of their hit song “Black & White." The Sweet Spots expect to have a five-song EP up somewhere on the fucking Internet shortly, but catch them tomorrow night at Township with James Swanberg, American Breakfast, and Zoo Brother.

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INTERVIEW: The Goose is Loose: Poppin’ Off with Audacity

by Robyn Banks

posted Thursday Apr 17th, 2014

(Audacity are in the midst of a 27-date “Panda Express” tour with The Coathangers. I got to hang out with them all night when they played at the Empty Bottle on April 11th. Their tour runs through the end of this month, find dates here). As stated above, I hung out with Audacity all night and that also entailed doing poppers all night. Now let’s be clear: this stuff is legal and I guess it’s meant to loosen you’re a**hole before a** sex, but you can also huff it and it makes you feel like a wacky waving inflatable ...

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INTERVIEW: SONNY VINCENT's FURY Tales from NYC 1972

by Todd Killings
FURY live at The Academy of Music, NYC 1972
FURY live at The Academy of Music, NYC 1972
posted Thursday Oct 18th, 2012

Sonny Vincent is a true punk pioneer, we all know that already. But did you know how deep this man's well of punk madness really goes? Pull up a chair and get comfortable, as Sonny takes us for a ride through his world as a runaway kid in New York in the mid 1960s, up through the forging of punk in the early 1970s as his proto-punk bands, Distance, FURY, and Liquid Diamonds will soon attest. Sonny's voice has been sadly absent from all of the New York Punk biographies and oral histories, and now it's time to rectify this ...

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