• Indie,  Punk,  Rock

    Ford Pier goes Organ Farming

    If you’re north of the border in Toronto or Vancouver, you may be familiar with Ford Pier. Ford plays a variety of instruments, and has played with a load of different bands up in Canada…the Hard Rubber Orchestra, the Buttless…

  • Punk

    UK Punk: Wire

    On to another UK punk band formed in 1976, a band I had quite frankly never heard of until yesterday (thanks melchman for bringing in their debut CD). Wire was right there though, putting out a brand of art punk…

  • Punk

    UK Punk: The Damned

    Well, while we’re at it, let’s continue the UK punk theme with the Damned. They’re punk legends in their own right, being contemporaries of the Clash and the Sex Pistols in the class of ’76. They’re still together too, though…

  • Punk

    UK Punk: 999

    Here’s one recently heard on Sirius Satellite’s Punk channel. As much as I’ve enjoyed the Clash and the Sex Pistols, I haven’t had too much exposure in my life to other UK punk bands of the era (the late 70’s…

  • Punk,  Rock

    Ist

      This is IST from the UK. They mass-mailed the music blogging community with their latest single, and I’m biting. The reasoning is this: if someone sends me a song called “I am Jesus (and You’re Not)”, well, I’m going…

  • Punk

    The Ramones Live in 79

    Tonight it’s a full-on late 70’s punk rockin’ assault, as the Ramones rock Northwestern University. Coming to you from way back in October of 1979, this is a supercharged set from Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee and Marky. It’s quite shitty…

  • Punk

    Sex Pistols in the ATL

    In January 1978, the Sex Pistols embarked on an ill-fated first tour of the U.S. It would last less than two weeks. By the time they finished their Jan. 14 gig at San Francisco’s Winterland, Johnny Rotten uttered these words…

  • Punk

    The Clash on Fridays (video)

    Bedazzled has some quality & classic Clash video from the old TV show “Fridays”. Given my recent Clash show posting (and another one in the near future), I thought I’d share this link with yawl…. Link: The Clash on Fridays…