Monthly Archives: October 2010

LDoMoE Podcast #17 – First Wave Hardcore Volume Two

The Middle Class It all started with the Middle Class. When one hears the Out of Vogue 7inch, one knows instantly that this is the beginning of something. It laid the proverbial rock-n-roll gauntlet down. Maybe not all over the … Continue reading

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LDoMoE Podcast #16 – First Wave Hardcore Volume One

Recently a friend of mine got married and for his wedding present I put together a bunch of comps of first wave (primarily) US Hardcore. The purpose of these comps was to highlight all of the more obscure bands operating … Continue reading

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The Fans – Cars and Explosions / Dangerous Goodbyes

The Fans -Cars and Explosions // Dangerous Goodbyes (Albion Records) 1980. A great slice of Eno-inspired New Wave, the second 7inch from The Fans represents possibly the apex of early Atlanta new-wave. Admittedly a pretty small apex, as Atlanta, like … Continue reading

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Spelling Bee – Sweet Dreams, Strange Animal

Spelling Bee- Sweet Dreams, Strange Animal (Apop Records) 2010. Great new release by avant-punk-math-spazzcore duo Spelling Bee who I have had the pleasure of seeing a number of times. I am always surprised by how LOUD this band is considering … Continue reading

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