Monthly Archives: June 2009

RIP 1970s

The 1970s were the decade of my childhood. It was a different time. No worldwide web and no cable TV. People consumed less mass media back then and if they did, it was probably around a Zenith TV with goofy … Continue reading

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Immune System – Ambivalence and Spark Plugs

Immune System – Ambivalence and Spark Plugs // Submerged (Immune System IS001) 1979. We all know that Chicago back in the 1980s was known for loud guitars, industrial style drumming, chanted vocals delivered with a very matter-of-fact, Midwestern directness. There … Continue reading

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Reagan Youth – Youth Anthems For The New Order

Reagan Youth – Youth Anthems For The New Order (RRadical Records) 1984. One of my all-time favourite hardcore records ever. This thing just kills from the beginning guitar line on New Aryans to the last note of Gonowhere and was … Continue reading

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Eater – Outside View / You

Eater – Outside View // You (The Label) 1977. I first heard Eater on the much loved Burning Ambitions compilation with their track Lock It Up, which was also their first single. I would have featured it instead but the … Continue reading

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LDoMoE Podcast #10 – 14/06/2009 Stumblemix

Erase Errata I am receiving so many records now, both in the mail and via email, that I am having a hard time reviewing them all the way I used to. I’m not complaining, keep em’ coming…there’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Prljavo Kazalište ‎– Prljavo Kazalište

Prljavo Kazalište ‎– Prljavo Kazalište (Suzy Records) 1979. A cool but inconsistent release from Yugoslavia. There is definitely an old school rock vibe to this release. Lots of guitar solos and a general scent of patchouli dominate. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Nu-Beams – Sterile Swab

Nu-Beams – Sterile Swab // One Step For What? 1981. The Nu-Beams were an early 1980′s Fullerton punk/new wave band. They played parties, the college pubs and local punk venues like Ichabod’s. They were a bunch of former art students, … Continue reading

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