Monthly Archives: March 2009

STAAGS! – Adult Brigade

STAAGS! – Forfeited My Youth, Get Off My Lawn, Batshit Crazy // Busy, Dissatisfied, Hard to Function (DHR Records) 2007. Wow. This one slipped through the cracks. I received this a year or two ago I think and put it … Continue reading

Posted in Memphis, Punk Rock, Uncategorized, hardcore | 3 Comments

Code of Honor – Beware The Savage Jaw

Code of Honor – Beware The Savage Jaw (Subterranean Records) 1984. Code of Honor hold a place of reverence with many a HC fan from the 1980′s, including myself. Growing out of the ashes of numerous Bay Area punk bands … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, California, hardcore | 11 Comments

Ike Yard – Night After Night

Ike Yard – Night After Night, Sense of Male, Infra-Ton // Cherish, Motiv (Les Disques Du Crepuscule) 1981. Another classic that has been re-released and repackaged with other releases on Dan Selzer’s amazing Acute Records label. This first EP from … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Electro, New Wave, New York, No Wave, Synth, post-punk | 2 Comments

Tindersticks – Marbles

Tindersticks – Marbles, Joe Stumble // For Those…, Benn (no. 6 Records) 1993. So I recently got a chance to see Tindersticks live in Chicago. It was a pretty amazing show made all the more surprising when you consider some … Continue reading

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LDoMoE Podcast #9 – St Patricks Day Podcasts

Set The Controls for the Dark Side of the Moon I’ve had variations of this podcast going for two years now but I always lose track of time at St Pats. Well, this madness will cease now because I am … Continue reading

Posted in Irish, New Wave, Punk Rock, indie, podcasts, post-punk, power pop | 21 Comments

9353 – To Whom It May Consume

9353 – To Whom It May Consume (r&b records) 1984. There weren’t that many bands in the original hardcore scene that really pushed the boundaries. I think a lot of this had to do with the fact that hardcore in … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, DC, post-punk | 6 Comments

The Lurkers – Shadow / Love Story

The Lurkers – Shadow // Love Story (Beggars Banquet) 1977. The Lurkers immortal debut 7inch from 1977. Now here was a band that understood what it is all about. Check out the lead guitar line on Shadow. Can you imagine … Continue reading

Posted in Punk Rock, UK | 6 Comments

The Dogmatics – Thayer St.

The Dogmatics – Thayer St. (Homestead) 1984. A stone cold classic in my opinion, but then again I grew up in an Irish Catholic family with strong ties to Boston. I really couldn’t say whether or not this translates well … Continue reading

Posted in Boston, Garage Punk | 21 Comments