Archive for the ‘Punk’ Category

Rhys Chatham – Guitar Trio

By • Mar 10th, 2008

Jools is currently hard at work on another project so I get to do today’s piece. And we are going to talk about guitars and a guitarist by the name of Rhys Chatham and the recently re-released “Guitar Trio“. It comes in at around eight minutes long, and helped to establish Chatham’s manifesto of bringing […]



Flogging Molly

By • Feb 18th, 2008

Another American band playing Irish inspired music. This time from Los Angeles in California, United States. Yummy songs that have you tapping your foot and humming along as soon as they begin hitting the skins and pounding those guitars. The band consists of Dave King: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bodhran, Dennis Casey: Electric Guitar, […]



Abney Park – Stigmata Martyr

By • Jan 18th, 2008

One of my favourite books is “The Difference Engine” by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. The book is set in an era where steam power is still widely used, say, an alternate Victorian era England.  Steam won ,silicon never got a look in. (You really should read the book it’s a ripper). Now if anyone […]



The Long Blondes – Fulwood Babylon

By • Aug 14th, 2007

Artist: The Long Blondes Website: www.myspace.com/thelongblondes or www.thelongblondes.co.uk/ Track Name: Fulwood Babylon Playback: flash Download?:No The Long Blondes came together through a series of chance encounters (according to them) they kept bumping into each other at public library counters, charity shop sale rails and the dancefloors of DIY club nights. So it was decided they […]



Trainwreck Riders – Slow Motion Cowboy

By • Aug 6th, 2007

Artist: Trainwreck Riders Website: www.myspace.com/thetrainwreckriders or www.trainwreckriders.com/ Track Name: Slow Motion Cowboy Playback: mp3/flash Download?: Yes/No Now it will come as no suprise to discover that I am not a fan of country music, sorry but there it is. I have friends who keep telling me I’m mad. That country is wonderful. I remain uncinvinced […]



British India – Tie Up My Hands

By • Jul 31st, 2007

Artist: British India Website: www.myspace.com/britishindia Track Name: Tie Up My Hands Playback: flash Download?: No “British India” are touring going on tour to celebrate their debut album Guillotine, featuring the current single Tie Up My Hands. A pop punk four piece, they spent a large chunk of ’06 producing their debut album with Harry Vanda. […]



Sum41 – Walking Disaster

By • Jul 16th, 2007

Artist: Sum41 Website: www.myspace.com/sum41 Track Name: Walking Disaster Playback: flash Download?: No I honestly can’t remember how I found Sum41 but they are perfect for a Monday, head over to the myspace site and click on “Walking Disaster” from their soon to be released album ‘Underclass Hero”. Oh yeah, turn up the volume. Trust Me. […]