Monthly Archives: January 2011

Androidss – Auckland Tonight / Getting Jumpy

Androidss – Auckland Tonight // Getting Jumpy (Ripper Records) 1981. An absolutely amazing 7inch by these New Zealand geniuses. This has got to be one of the most under-recognised new wave 7inches of all time and I am not sure … Continue reading

Posted in New Wave, New Zealand | 6 Comments

Beluga and the Human Ashtrays

Beluga and the Human Ashtrays – Mars Needs Women // High ‘n’ Tight (Howard Peluso Productions) 1979. Punxpolitation from the pre-relevant era of Chicago new wave and punk. At least according to the great movie You Weren’t There: A History … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Chicago, New Wave | 11 Comments

The Stickmen – Get On Board

The Stickmen – Get On Board (Red Music) 1983. Get on board for the funky hayride. What the fuck is this!?! It sounds like the missing link between Flaming Demonics-era James Chance and the early Real Men Don’t Kill Coyotes … Continue reading

Posted in No Wave, Philly | 4 Comments

The Squids

The Squids -Self-Titled 7inch (multinational tentacles) 1981. A much-sought after new wave classic from Hawaii, The Squids combined surf music with punky energy to create a pretty upbeat new wave concoction. In the case of the first track on this … Continue reading

Posted in Hawaii, New Wave | 3 Comments

LDoMoE Podcast #24 – 08/01/2011 Stumblemix

Back when I started doing these Stumblemix podcasts, I had planned on doing them four times a year. One for each season. I did a really good job of that until I moved to the other side of the world. … Continue reading

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Babylon Dance Band – When I’m Home /Remains of the Beat

Babylon Dance Band – When I’m Home // Remains of the Beat (Self Released) 1981. Excellent early new wave / punk tracks from the future underground rock mecca of Louisville, KY. The Babylon Dance Band was for a brief moment … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Punk, Louisville | 4 Comments