Monthly Archives: August 2023


August 29, 2023

All 7″ singles today (The True West song is not, but just HAD to pair it with The Pundits). Speaking of, 3 singles from Igor Records [The Pundits, Catamount, Bone Of Contention]. 2 Punk 45 Soul Jazz singles [Electric Chairs, Dansette Damage], 2 from Hi-Tide Recordings [Messer Chups, The Babalooneys], a single given to me by bestest friend [Bearz], 3 Spinout Nuggets singles [Thee Headcoats, The Guy Hamper Trio Featuring James Taylor, The William Loveday Intention], 3 Just Add Water singles [Gumbo, Rockin’ Horse, A Rainbow], and a bunch of other singles that I would love to highlight one by one.

Dansette Damage

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Artist Song Release Label
The Pundits Dark And Pretty Wish Swirl Happy Squid Records
True West Look Around (Tom Verlaine Sessions) Kaleidoscope Of Shadows: The Story So Far Bring Out Your Dead Records
Marcel Bontempi Die Hexe Von Gudensberg The Witch Twi-Lite Records
Messer Chups Blue Velvet Night Stripper Hi-Tide Recordings
The Babalooneys Winternationals Winternationals Hi-Tide Recordings
Electric Chairs J’Attends Les Marines So Many Ways Soul Jazz Records
Agent Orange Misirlou Bitchin’ Summer Radiation Records
Dansette Damage The Only Sound The Only Sound Soul Jazz Records
Beat Happening Crashing Through Crashing Through K
Angel Corpus Christi Candy Candy Almo Sounds
Catamount The Wantion Sign Mannequin of Strength Igor Records
Bone Of Contention Sludge Creek Sludge Creek Igor Records
Bully Pulpit Dope Take Dope Take Lotuspool
Airport Girl The Foolishness That We Create Through Love Is The Closest We Come To Greatness The Foolishness That We Create Through Love Is The Closest We Come To Greatness Fortuna Pop!
Bearz Girls Will Do She’s My Girl AXIS
Another Pretty Face All The Boys Love Carrie All The Boys Love Carrie New Pleasures
Thee Headcoats Paralysed By The Mountains Leader Of The Sect ‘Bona!’ Spinout Nuggets

Artist Song Release Label
Iggy & The Stooges Death Trip (Early Guide Vocal Version) The London Sessions ’72 Easy Action
CTMF Full Time Plagiarist Thee Headcoats / CTMF Split single Damaged Goods
Marbles Forgive And Forget Forgive And Forget Jimboco Records
Gumbo The Devils We Don’t Care Just Add Water
Rockin’ Horse Stayed Out Late Last Night Julian The Hooligan Just Add Water
A Raincoat It Came In The Night It Came In The Night Just Add Water
The Guy Hamper Trio Featuring James Taylor Fire All The Poisons In The Mud Spinout Nuggets
The William Loveday Intention In Full Eclipse Season Of The Witch Spinout Nuggets
Arab Strap Flutter Aphelion Rock Action Records
Cyclones You’re So Cool You’re So Cool Little Ricky Records
The Fabulous Courettes Misfits & Freaks Misfits & Freaks Damaged Goods
Peaches Solid Gold, Easy Action Nick Cave / Peaches – AngelHeaded Hipster (The Songs Of Marc Bolan & T. Rex) BMG
Cry Within Your Reach Tripmaker Velodrome Records
The Honey Pot Ramble On The Hobbit House Collective Fruits de Mer Records
Femmebug Play Fair Cardiff Gets Splattered Repeat Records
Private Party Pink Daydream (Vinyl Edition) Cardiff Gets Splattered Repeat Records


August 22, 2023

This Rock show of LP tracks covers a bunch of post-punk [Throbbing Gristle, Joy Division, Scream + Dance, Pere Ubu, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Sisters Of Mercy, Swamp Children, Animal Magic, Getting The Fear] with a sprinkling of hard-psych [High Rise, Greg Prevost], hard hard [Melvins, Kyuss] and some other treats mixed in for flavor.

Greg Prevost

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Artist Song Release Label
Throbbing Gristle United Throbbing Gristle’s Greatest Hits (Entertainment Through Pain) Mute
Joy Division Dead Souls Rarities Vol 2 Not On Label (Joy Division)
High Rise Pop Sicle High Rise II Black Editions
Scream + Dance Giacometti In Rhythm Lantern Rec.
Melvins Little Judas Chongo Hostile Ambient Takeover Ipecac Recordings
Kyuss Shine Muchas Gracias: The Best Of Kyuss Run Out Groove
Greg Prevost Big Boss Man Vintage Violence: Barbaric, Crude & Primitive 1975-1979 Mean Disposition
Pere Ubu Ray Gun Suitcase Ray Gun Suitcase Fire Records
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds I’m Gonna Kill That Woman Kicking Against The Pricks Mute
The Sisters Of Mercy Lights The Reptile House E.P. Warner Music

Artist Song Release Label
Swamp Children You’ve Got Me Beat Taste What’s Rhythm Be With Records
Animal Magic Get It Right Get It Right / Standard Man EP Collection Lantern Rec.
Coloured Balls Just Because Heavy Metal Kid Just Add Water
The Salvation Army Grimly Forming The Salvation Army Frontier Records
The Vandals I Saw Her In A Mustang I Saw Her In A Mustang BeatRocket
The Rolling Stones Empty Heart 12 X 5 ABKCO
The Wolfhounds Recycle Bright And Guilty Optic Nerve Recordings
Radio Birdman Hand Of Law The Essential Radio Birdman (1974 – 1978) Sub Pop
Jenny Mae A Face Like You What’s Wrong With Me? (Singles & Unreleased Tracks 1989-2017) Anyway Records
Gina Birch Digging Down I Play My Bass Loud Third Man Records
The Sea Urchins Solace Stardust 1972
Getting The Fear Swell (Demo Version) Death Is Bigger 1984-85 Dais Records
The Jetz Some Words Welcome To The Show (1982-1985) Mod Platters
The Exits Holiday Shots The Legendary Lost Album Optic Nerve Recordings


August 15, 2023

All-vinyl (as usual) rock show starting with 2 Norwegian artist – one of them a fave of mine (Mats Wawa) that includes some recent reissues/anthologies by Mystic Chords Of Memory, The Particles, The Judybats, Comet Gain, Bill Fox, Duster, and Shadow 15. New releases by Robyn Hitchcock, The Ekphrastics, The Harry Von Zells, Wild Billy Childish & CTMF, The Damned, Pere Ubu, The Rubs, and Tito Ramírez. Fave label releases by Reminder Records [Heroes Of The Night Vol. 2, Steve Starlust, Dogs] and Hozac [The Rubs, Burnt Envelope, Revelons]. Also some recent discoveries – the New Orleans band Planchettes and the LA band Nervous Gender, and a bit of joy from Los Straitjackets.


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Artist Song Release Label
Torgeir Waldemar Black Ocean Love Jansen Records
Mats Wawa Real Deal Oslosphere Vol. 1 Gazze Records
Mystic Chords Of Memory Sure, Bert Mystic Chords Of Memory Big Potato Records
The Particles Truth About You 1980s Bubblegum Chapter Music
Robyn Hitchcock Tubby Among The Nightingales Life After Infinity Tiny Ghost Records
Bill Fox Song Of A Drunken Nightingale Transit Byzantium Scat Records
The Judybats Convalescing In Spain Native Son Real Gone Music
The Ekphrastics Sunday River Ski Mishap Could’ve Been Worse Special Delivery Harriet Records
The Harry Von Zells Wait Up Play It Backwards Igor Records
Duster The Motion Picture 1975 Numero Group
Wild Billy Childish & CTMF Walk Of The Sasquatch Failure Not Success Damaged Goods
Romeo Void Fine Line Live From Mabuhay Gardens, November 14, 1980 Liberation Hall

Artist Song Release Label
Planchettes Let’s Last Forever The Truth Rise Above Records
Los Straitjackets Medley: Dancing With The Stars / Sex And The City Channel Surfing Yep Roc Records
Shadow 15 Just Like Before Days of Innocence 1983-85 Beat Generation
Nervous Gender People Like You Music From Hell Subterranean Records
Pere Ubu Love Is Like Gravity Trouble On Big Beat Street Cherry Red
Neon Leon Noh Time 1979-84 Singles Collection HoZac Archival
Dogs Charlie was a good boy The Melodies Massacre Years Reminder Records
The Damned Bad Weather Girl Darkadelic Ear Music
The Rubs I Want You Dust HoZac Records
Steve Starlust Sad Anita LOSTNFOUND Reminder Records –
Burnt Envelope Somebody Help Me I’m Immature: The Singles vol II Hozac
Comet Gain The Weekend Dreams (Doble Vida Version) The Misfit Jukebox Tapete Records
Tito Ramírez Alma Sicodélica (Psychodelic Soul) El Prince Nu Tone Recordings
Revelons Red Hot Woman 1977-82 HoZac Records
Teresa Del Fuego Wonder Wonder Heroes Of The Night Vol. 2 Reminder Records


August 8, 2023

Some RSD items include April March Meets Staplin, Geraint Watkins, The Hoax, and Jerry Harrison. New music here from Gareth Sager [used to be in The Pop Group], Nervous Eaters, Starcrawler, and Witch. Reissues by A Blaze Colour, Young Marble Giants , Heavenly, The Hawks, The Slits, Jetz, The Dishrags, The Trend, Vitamin, De Cylinders, The Bevis Frond, Deep Purple, and The American Dream, Diggin’ deep older original releases by The Wake, Russ Tolman [of True West], Vomit Launch, Tyler Gang, and The Demons. Stir together well.

Vomit Launch

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Artist Song Release Label
A Blaze Colour The Ultimate Fight Against The Dark Trees Beyond OnderStroom Records
Young Marble Giants Ode To Booker T Colossal Youth / Loose Ends And Sharp Cuts Domino
Steamy Windows & Woolfy One Of Those Nights (Woolfy’s Remix) One Of Those Nights Ambassador’s Reception
The Wake Brit Mix Tidal Wave Of Hype Sarah Records
The Optic Nerve Here To Stay On! Guerssen
Heavenly And The Birds Aren’t Singing Le Jardin De Heavenly Skep Wax
Gareth Sager Tiny Mary’s Ballert To Go Maelstrom In The Bare Garden Last Night From Glasgow
April March Ton Rayon Vert April March Meets Staplin Velvetica Music Publishing
Marcel Bontempi Black Cat Crawfish Troubles Cats & Ghosts – Demos & Recordings 2015-2020 Stag-O-Lee
Geraint Watkins Unto You In A Bad Mood Jungle Records
Russ Tolman Down In Earthquake Town Down In Earthquake Town Skyclad Records
Vomit Launch Proven Parts Mr. Spench Mad Rover Records
Tyla Gang American Mother Moonproof Beserkley

Artist Song Release Label
The Hawks Aztec Moon Obviously 5 Believers Seventeen Records
Witch Waile Zango Desert Daze Sound
Jerry Harrison Fast Karma / No Questions (Instrumental Mix) The Red And The Black Rhino Records
Starcrawler She Said She Said Big Machine Records
The Slits Love And Romance BBC Recordings 1977-1981 Clepto Records
The Hoax Oh Darling The Cargo Recordings Vinyl Revival
Vitamin Black Sheep Recordings 1981 Don Giovanni Records
Jetz Breaking It Down If That’s What You Really Want: 1977 – 1979 Projectile Platters
The Dishrags Double Checkin’ Woman Three Supreme Echo
The Trend Real Cheap Thrill The Trend Is In! (2022 expanded and remastered edition) One Way Ticket Records
De Cylinders I’m On My Way Chartbusters 1978-1982 Projectile Platters
The Demons She’s So Tuf The Demons Mercury
Nervous Eaters Chad Monsters + Angels Wicked Cool Record Co.
The Bevis Frond National Drag Vavona Burr Fire Records
Deep Purple Anyone’s Daughter Fireball Harvest
The American Dream The Man 1969 Rundgren Demos Out-Sider


August 1, 2023

Rock show that as usual spins all-vinyl, excused by 2 worthy exceptions that only came out on CD: 2023 band The Ekphrastics and 90s band Veronica Black Morpheus Nipple. A bunch of 2023 RSD releases including Metronomy, Ian McCulloch, Jonathan Richman, The Jazz Butcher, Nightingales, Madness, and The Specials. Diggin’ deep to pull out Penn Central, Fish Turned Human, The Optic Nerve, and Grey Factor. Hot new-ish releases by The Long Ryders, Nervous Eaters, David Byrne, Robert Forster, Luke Haines & Peter Buck, and Flying Mojito Bros . Favorite label new releases from Reminder Records [Brian Jaye], Projectile Platters [The Clothespins] and Pop Supérette [Les Problèmes and Mitzpah].

Flying Mojito Bros

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Artist Song Release
Metronomy & Panic Shack It’s good to be back Small World (Special Edition)
Ian McCulloch High Wires Slideling
Jonathan Richman Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad Jonathan Goes Country
The Long Ryders Seasons Change September November
Penn Central Goodbye Morning Right On Track
David Byrne Gasoline And Dirty Sheets American Utopia
Ian Hunter Who Do You Love Once Bitten, The CBS Collection
The Jazz Butcher President Chang (Von Daemmerung Remix) Dr Cholmondley Repents: A-Sides, B-Sides and Seasides
Nightingales Call Of The Void Out Of True
Madness Dreaming Man I Do Like To Be B-Side The A-Side (Volume Three)
Elvis Costello & The Imposters Magnificent Hurt The Boy Named If
Ian Dury & The Blockheads Quiet Do It Yourself
Robert Forster There’s A Reason To Live The Candle And The Flame
The Optic Nerve Any Day Now Forever & A Day

Artist Song Release
The Ekphrastics Putting The Shot Special Delivery
Fish Turned Human The International Turkeys In China
Creedmoors Rosie Jean Creedmoors / Pink Gin Marimbas Split Single
Brian Jaye I’m Not That Cool Sit Back Sally
Nervous Eaters No More Idols No More Idols
The Clothespins Barbara Ann Basement Boys 1979 To 1980
Les Problèmes Passe Ton Chemin Je Ne Vois Rien
Mitzpah The Length Of Life Lonesome Harvest: Re​-​enactment N°1 (Paris 1981)
The Specials Friday Night, Saturday Morning (Instrumental) (Rehearsal) Friday Night, Saturday Morning (Work In Progress Versions)
Flying Mojito Bros Area Code 303 Greatest Hits (1970-1983)
Flying Mojito Bros Arizona Desert Greatest Hits (1970-1983)
Flying Mojito Bros Swamp Rap ’83 Greatest Hits (1970-1983)
Veronica Black Morpheus Nipple Sweet Things (Dj Bc Mix) Meta
Luke Haines & Peter Buck Sunstroke All The Kids Are Super Bummed Out
Grey Factor All In A Day’s Work 1979-1980 A.D. (Complete Studio Recordings)
Grey Factor Guerilla Warfare 1979 – 1980 A.D – Complete Studio Recordings