Monthly Archives: December 2007

Elton Motello – Jet Boy Jet Girl / Pogo Pogo

Elton Motello – Jet Boy Jet Girl / Pogo Pogo (Lightning Records) 1978. Let’s be honest here. There are punk records and then there are PUNK records. I mean anyone can plug a guitar in, crank it up to ten, … Continue reading

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Master Jay and Michael Dee – T.S.O.B.

Master Jay and Michael Dee – T.S.O.B. (TSOB Records) 1980. This is hands down one of the best old school rap cuts. From the opening timbale-laden groove onward this is full-on NewYorican boogie for eight plus minutes. The rhymes are … Continue reading

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The Shapes – Part Of The Furniture

The Shapes – A Part of the Furniture 7inch EP (Sofa Records) 1979. So here I am posting the great School Meals 7inch below and I sez to myself, why not post The Shapes as well? The Shapes are one … Continue reading

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School Meals – Headmaster / Such A Spiv

School Meals – Headmaster / Such A Spiv (Edible Records) 1978. So apparently this band was originally called School Meals and decided at the last moment, after the single was released, to change thier names to The Defendants? Apparently they … Continue reading

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The Boys – Kamikaze / Bad Day 7inch

The Boys – Kamikaze / Bad Day (Safari) 1979. To continue my steady flow of UK Punk 7inchers, we have The Boys from England. How can you not like The Boys? One of the most consistently entertaining UK first wave … Continue reading

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The Dicks – Kill From The Heart

Dicks -Dicks – Kill From The Heart (SST Records) 1981. I don’t think I need to give any introduction to The Dicks. If you are unaware of their status as one of the best bands ever in the history of … Continue reading

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Undertaker – World Demonation

Undertaker – World Demonation Demo Tape (Laughing Jackal Productions) 1989. Matt sent me this one. What can I say? This is midwestern metal at its very finest. I believe Matt found this in a thrift store or flea market in … Continue reading

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King Tim III – Charley Says

King Tim III – Charley Says! (Roller Boogie Baby) (Spring) 1980. A totally ridiculous but great rap song from 1980. King Tim III was arguably the first recorded rapper. As is with any genre, hip-hop fans tend to argue about … Continue reading

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Nubs – Little Billy’s Burning

Nubs – Little Billy`s Burning / Job (Business Man) 1980. Another retardo punk masterpiece here. In my opinion this one isn’t as good as some of the folks say. I mean in comparison to say, Vast Majority, I think this … Continue reading

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PVC2

PVC2 – Put You In The Picture // Deranged Demented and Free / Pain (Zoom Records) 1977. This one is a bonafide classic. PVC2 was Midge Ure’s band before The Rich Kids. Which was before the utter crap he released … Continue reading

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