According to the Gospel of Punk, first there was The Sex Pistols & The Clash and the rest followed. The first of those bands from outside London were Buzzcocks. They even promoted the famous Free Trade Hall Sex Pistols gig in Manchester in 1976 which spawned a plethora of bands from the small gathering that [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Garage Rock'
Terry Lane - Sunday 11.08.13, 12:57pm
Terry Lane - Friday 09.03.12, 09:05am
The Ethical Debating Society supported Shrag and Tunabunny at The Victoria pub in Dalston, east London on Saturday 3rd March and I enjoyed the experience so much I decided to review their self-pressed six-track CD-r.
The Ethical Debating Society is Tegan Christmas on voice & guitarrr, Kris Martin guitarrr & voice, Rob Macabre on drums. They [...]
Terry Lane - Friday 17.06.11, 07:35am
My Goodness consists of guitar, drums, vocals and one hell of a filthy, grunge garage blues noise that chews on the likes of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Gun Club, The Cramps and The White Stripes and spits out something grittier than sand and more compelling than anything else I’ve heard this year.
My Goodness are from [...]
Vic Templar - Monday 06.06.11, 14:31pm
Art Brut Live @ The Lexington, London on Friday 3rd June 2011
The soliloquy is a very under used form in the history of pop music. With good reason. It is completely unsuited to a medium where the optimum format is a blast of joyous energy with musical accompaniment lasting a maximum of 3 mins 20 [...]
Vic Templar - Monday 16.05.11, 10:59am
With post-punk’s fragmentation into a hundred sub-genres around about 1982 there was a short-lived revival in psychedelia. You couldn’t get the proper clothing, but drainpipe cordrouys, Levi jackets and button-downs would suffice. You might even find a knock-off pair of Roger McGuinn shades if you were lucky. After a couple of little features in the [...]