Monthly Archives: March 2010

Moodists – Gone Dead

Moodists -Gone Dead // Chad’s Car (Au Go Go Records) 1982. I was probably a little late for the train on The Moodists. I first discovered them on the great Just Can’t Stop It compilation from Australia where they do … Continue reading

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Ice and the Iced

Ice and the Iced – Rock’pn’Roll, Polyschyzophrenya // We’ve Had Enough, Freezer (Trux Records) 1980. As I may have mentioned before, there is punk and then there is PUNK. Ice and the Iced fall into the latter category. The dude … Continue reading

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Marquis De Sade – Air Tight Cell

Marquis De Sade – Air Tight Cell // Henry (Terrapin Records) 1978. How about a little French New Wave? Marquis De Sade were a proto-New Romantic band from Rennes, France that went from being a noisy post-punk act to a … Continue reading

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AKA – Red Therapy

AKA – Red Therapy – God, City Drugs, 645 Dog // Raggedy Andy’s, Fear, Mental Timebombs (Zulu Records) 1980. Another great Canadian New Wave release. AKA are often referred to, along with UJ3RK5 and Monitor as “West Coast No Wave”. … Continue reading

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From The Valley Within

From The Valley Within (Lost Records) 1983. Man seriously? Say it ain’t so, Joe. Two obscure 1980′s hardcore 7inches in a row? This one is from San Jose, California and is one of those comps that I searched for years. … Continue reading

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We Can’t Help It If We’re From Florida

We Can’t Help It If We’re From Florida (Destroy Records) 1983. Continuing the Florida theme, we have a hardcore classic from 1983. Back in the days when 7inch compilations with thirteen great tracks were the norm. It’s funny really because … Continue reading

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