Connoisseur of Punk, Garage Rock and Power Pop. I grew up with 60s Merseybeat
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posted a comment on Various - 16 Beat Groups From The Hamburg Scene. 6 months ago
Most of the acts on this album were British; the Beat Brothers were a conglomorate of Brit musicians working in Hamburg at the time. It was common practise in Germany in those days to lease/release recordings under different names to avoid paying... See full review
posted a comment on Various - 16 Beat Groups From The Hamburg Scene. 6 months ago
Boots Wellington and His Rubber Band are Jackie Lynton & The Teenbeats (Jackie Lynton, voc, gtr, Roy Mills, dr, Rikki Barnes, sax, Bob Steele, lg, Iain Hayes, org, Mick Brunning, b); The Tremors were from Scotland (Mike Reoch, rg, voc, Byron Grant, b,... See full review
posted a comment on Various - 16 Beat Groups From The Hamburg Scene. 6 months ago
Sorry, my mistake! The Tonics, The Bats, The Tornados wer German.
posted a comment on Various - 16 Beat Groups From The Hamburg Scene. 6 months ago
ultimathulerecords is mostly correct. Side 1 contains only British bands, The Beat Brothers being a conglomorate of Brit musicians working in Hamburg at the time, Boots Wellington & His Rubber Band are actually Jackie Lynton & The Teen Beats (Jackie... See full review
posted a comment on The Delmonas* - Do The Uncle Willy. 7 months ago
My copy is rather translucent orange than yellow. Yet, it's great stompin' 60s-styled Garage Rock.
submitted The Reducers - Shinola. 10 months ago
submitted The Thunderbirds (28) - Evil-Hearted You . about 1 year ago
submitted Radio Stars - Radio Stars Greatest Hits !!. about 1 year ago
submitted Silver Chalice - Wasted. about 1 year ago
posted a review of Hilary Laddin - The Sell. about 1 year ago
This is absolute cool Garage Rock - call it Post-Punk. City Of Fame is one of my fave Post-Punk songs, it just rings and rings and rings ... on the edge of Power Pop but with a Punk punch.
submitted The Susan Justin Band - Lose My Mind. about 1 year ago
posted a review of The Human Switchboard - Fly-In. about 1 year ago
this is the Velvet Underground of Punk - cool cool cool
submitted Speedy (13) / Bojey - Smile / Feel No Way. about 1 year ago
submitted The Dark Side (5) - Damaged Goods. about 1 year ago
posted a review of Droogs - Only Game In Town. about 1 year ago
one of the greatest garage rock singles - a must for any decent record collection
posted a comment on New Age Steppers / London Underground - Fade Away c/w Learn A Language. over 2 years ago
my run-out grooves show "W4" and "W5" instead of "W2" and "W3"
posted a review of Blue Movies / The Noise (3) - Mary Jane / Criminal. over 2 years ago
Criminal by The Noise is a killer track. It deserves more attention than it has got.
posted a review of Trax (9) - Home E.P.. over 2 years ago
HOME is a very intense song riding the line between New Wave and Punk. Later a number of bands adopted this style. Ellery Bop (Ringing) brought it to perfection.
submitted Riotous Brothers - TRIPLE 'A' SIDE. over 2 years ago
submitted The Radiators* - Let's Talk About The Weather. over 2 years ago
submitted The Prophets Of Doom - Apathy. over 2 years ago
posted a comment on The Method (4) - Kings On The Corner. over 2 years ago
This is much punkier than their "Taking Liberties" 7". Are they really the same band/line up?
submitted Gaffa (3) - Attitude Dancing (Land Of 1000 Dunces). over 2 years ago
submitted Rotte Kapelle - Rotte Kapelle. over 3 years ago
submitted Fender Benders (2) - Big Green Thing. over 3 years ago
submitted Features* - Drab City. over 3 years ago
submitted Roogalator - All Aboard With The Roogalator. over 3 years ago
submitted The Donkeys (2) - Don't go. over 3 years ago
submitted Joe Beets & The Psyclones - One Track Mind. over 3 years ago
submitted The Arrangers - Would You Like To Leave. over 3 years ago
posted a comment on Armed Force - Popstar / Attack. over 3 years ago
Whereas Popstar is a bit on the mellow side, Attack is a great Punk Rock song.
submitted AK Process - After All Love. over 3 years ago
submitted The Agents (17) - The Agents EP. over 3 years ago
submitted The Tourists - So Good To Be Back Home Again. over 3 years ago
posted a comment on They Must Be Russians - They Must Be Russians EP. over 3 years ago
my copy has just the letter "A" on the white label a-side and nothing on the b-side
submitted Barracudas - Summer Fun. over 3 years ago
submitted Laughing Gass - New Tart. over 3 years ago
posted a comment on Various - Hartbeat! #21. over 3 years ago
This is real wild Garage Rock and different from the Swingin' Neckbreakers' usual instrumentation.
submitted Bargepole (2), Twink (4), The Chemistry Set, The Colored Plank - The Snake. over 4 years ago
submitted Bad Religion - Tested. over 4 years ago