Category Archives: Punk

(June 23, 2017): Dogmatics – Gimme The Shakes

From the 1984 album, Thayer Street.  The Dogmatics were part of the great bands out of Boston in the late 70s / early 80s. This tune was released a year earlier as the band’s first single and hooked a dedicated … Continue reading

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(June 6, 2017): MX-80 Sound – PCBs

From the 1977 album, Hard Attack. This was the quick follow up from the debut 1976 EP, Big Hits – Hard Pop From The Hoosiers. As the title indicates, a band out of Indiana that was one of the groups … Continue reading

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(March 27, 2017): The Alley Cats – Too Much Junk

From the 1980 10″ single, Too Much Junk / Night Along the Blvd.  As the Alley Cats, Dianne Chai, Randy Stodola and John McCarthy, were a three piece late 1970s punk band from Lomita, CA, as suburb of Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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(October 6, 2016): Food and Money – Ignorance is Cool …

From a 1982 collection of unreleased tunes known as, No Loafers.  It would be a perfect title for so many involved in this year’s U.S. presidential campaign if ignorance in a President were cool.  Pro tip – it’s not.  Food and Money … Continue reading

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(June 6, 2016): Toy Dolls – Drooling Banjos

From the 1993 album, Absurd-Ditties.  Punk rock with fun and wit. A spoof on the memorable instrumental from the movie Deliverance.  The Toy Dolls were on a break neck pace for 10+ year. This LP was the ninth in nine … Continue reading

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(February 16, 2016): The Consumers – Anti Anti Anti

From the 1995 album, All My Friends Are Dead.  As you might guess from the vibe, these song were recorded in a Phoenix demo studio contemporaneously with the emergence of punk in 1977.  Hard to find much on the band. … Continue reading

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(February 8, 2015): The Copyrights – Worn Out Passport

From the 2011 album, North Sentinel Island.  A band that hails from Carbondale, Illinois.  No longer sure how I wound up with an digital copy of this LP, the discogs info indicates that it was limited to a vinyl pressing of 1500 … Continue reading

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