Monthly Archives: February 2010

Bone – Pirate The Islands

Bone – Pirate The Islands // The Headlines Have It (Rumble Records) 1979. Bone were simply a bunch of dudes who liked to party. Party hard. They were from Florida and they lived the lifestyle all the way. It was … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Low

A great companion (precursor really) to the Local Anesthetic compilation from a few years ago, Rocky Mountain Low captures the early punk rock days of the Denver/Boulder scene and shares them for posterity. In fact, Rocky Mountain Low presents itself … Continue reading

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Cipher – Body Chemistry, Harmonic 33, Cymatic Mambo // Modern Medicine, Brown (Right Brain Records) 1981. A band I was first introduced to on the Savoy Sound LP. At the time I assumed they were a local San Francisco act … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, LA, New Wave, post-punk | 12 Comments

Ruin – Fiat Lux

Ruin – Fiat Lux (Meta Meta Records) 1986. Probably the most on-going request that I have seen over the years with Last Days is Fiat Lux by the Philly band Ruin. I wrote about them back in 2007. Few bands … Continue reading

Posted in Philly, Punk Rock, hardcore, post-hardcore | 18 Comments

RayMilland – Recordings 79-81′

Raymilland – Recordings 79-81′ (BDR Records) 2010. Another amazing reissue, this one from my hometown. If you have never heard of Raymilland, that’s probably not too surprising. They were a short-lived Saint Louis post-punk act that existed roughly in the … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, New York, Saint Louis, post-punk | 2 Comments