Monthly Archives: September 2006

The Prefects – Going Thru The Motions

The Prefects were this really great punk band from Birmingham. I don’t mean Alabama by the way. They were true class of 77 UK punters all the way. They released absolutely no vinyl while they were in existence and were … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Punk Rock, UK | 4 Comments

Ultraman / White Suburban Youth

So here’s the deal…. Mississippi drummer extraordinaire, Larry M was apparently around back in the day. We probably went to a lot of the same shows and knew a lot of the same people. The apparent difference between the two … Continue reading

Posted in Midwest, Punk Rock, Saint Louis, hardcore, skate | 35 Comments

Touch and Go 25th Anniversary

Holy Shit…this was a good time. My camera was fuckin with me so unfortunately I did not get as many pics as I would have liked. Day One Friday was a blast. I didn’t make it on time to see … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Midwest, New Wave, Punk Rock, Rants, Saint Louis, Synth, hardcore, indie | 16 Comments

Pylon – Gyrate

Pylon – Gyrate (Vertigo) 1980. Of all of the wave bands I have rediscovered over the past few years none have impressed me as much as Pylon. Back in the 1980′s they were name-dropped all the time. I remember buying … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Athens, GA, New Wave | 6 Comments


I was preparing the Pylon post and I started thinking about other bands I liked from the Athens, GA scene. One of them was covered here. One that hasn’t is Oh-OK. Oh-OK were led by singer Linda Hopper and bassist … Continue reading

Posted in Athens, GA, New Wave | 1 Comment

The FU’s – My America

The FU’s – My America (X-Claim!) 1983. I haven’t posted any Boston HC lately so here I go…. The FU’s were one of my fave bands back in the day. I dug how much they pissed off the MRR punx … Continue reading

Posted in Boston, hardcore | 21 Comments