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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Fevers - Gaan Daar Waar de Meisjes Zijn

The Fevers - Gaan Daar Waar de Meisjes Zijn
In wav - covers are included

1.Too Early For Love
2.C'mon My Baby
3.Love's Gettin' Better
4.Bottom Of The Sea
5.Cry To Me
6.Born To Be Your Baby
7.Ooo That Kiss
8.Ain't I Good For You
9.Girl After Girl
10.All Or Nothing
11.Tonight's The Night

Top notch powerpop including a great rendition of the Small Faces' All or nothing


Ace of Hearts may not have been one of the most prolific labels to emerge in those days when the first wave of punk had started to crash and before the indie rock scene well and truly took off, but there's no arguing that most of what they released in their classic era (1978-1980) was brilliant stuff. Label mastermind Richard W. Harte had a ear for great bands (it helped that Boston had more than a few of them at the time) and an admirable commitment to quality; Harte produced most of the label's recordings, and he gave his artists a strong, muscular sound in the studio without intruding on their individual musical perspectives.

Some of the fine stuff you can buy directly from Rick Harte at the Ace Of Hearts website :

First of all, the brand new record by THE REAL KIDS _Shake Outta Control  that has been very well received all over the world. John FELICE, remembering he once was a Modern Lover, pays his dues to Jonathan Richman by covering "Fly into the Mystery"

The Neats--The Ace of Hearts Years 1981-84

The Wasted Years compilation

"It's not a compilation; it's a concept album, a weave and a flow of 23 songs, and it tells the story of a more indulgent, less careful time. There was a time when you wouldn't think twice about staving out all night, or driving to New York to see Mission of Burma play for 45 minutes. not that the music's over, but that era is over and that's the story this thing is trying to tell." 

12 classic 45's

If all Harte ever did was record and release the first singles from the Lyres and Mission of Burma, he'd have earned a place of honor in the hallowed halls of Boston's rock community, and 12 Classic 45s, which collects the material from 12 noteworthy Ace of Hearts 7"s, confirms his knack for finding great music hardly ended there. There's little arguing that Mission of Burma's still astounding "Academy Fight Song"/" "Max Ernst" single and the one-two punch of the Lyres' "I Want to Help You Ann"/"I Really Want You Right Now" are the high points of this comp, but you don't want to be without the Infliktors' proto-punk "Where'd You Get That Cigarette," the crunchy pop perfection of "Prettiest Girl" by the Neighborhoods, the Classic Ruins' smart pre-hardcore stomp on "1+1<2>

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Dandelion are playing this evening in Sydney

The Dandelion is the new project of Daniel J Poulter, the former frontman of The Dolly Rocker Movement.

A self-titled EP has been released earlier this year by BAD AFRO and a second 12” EP will be out at the end of the year 2014. The upcoming 12” EP will include 3 songs just recently recorded and 3 songs taken from the super rare CD Strange Case of The Dandelion which the band released on their own in Australia last year.

You can purchase the first E.P. here:

The Dandelion are playing this evening at a secret warehouse location with some other great bands and they would like to invite you!

Location: Omega Warehouse - 23 Fitzroy st Marrickville (enter via Cadogan st behind Fitzroy)

Friday July 25th from 9pm

+ DJs

BYO + cheap bar
$10 entry
Invite your friends!

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Len Price 3 - Nobody Knows

The Len Price 3 - Nobody Knows
In wav - Scans are included

1 Nobody Knows    
2 Swing Like A Monkey    
3 My Grandad Jim    
4 Lonely    
5 Preying Mantis    
6 Vultures    
7 Words Won't Come    
8 Wigmore Swingers    
9 Billy Mason    
10 Couldn't Get Much Worse    
11 Medway Sun    
12 Nobody Knows (Reprise)    
13 The London Institute 

There's still a liberal collection of 60s inspired mod/ late 70s power pop on Nobody Knows, in particular the title track, My Grandad Jim, Praying Mantis and Words Won't Come, but this time round it feels as if the band is now moving into the late 60s. Medway Sun has very clear reference points to Waterloo Sunset in its languid feel and descriptive lyrics. The London Institute melts into a psychedelic feel mid way through with its guitar effects. As always the "common man" words give everything a very human and warm feel even when the subject matter such as on Vultures (a song about relatives asset stripping an old lady immediately after she dies) touches on the darker side of human nature. For anyone who still harks back to The Who or The Jam in their early prime, the Len Price 3 give you the 21st millennium version...and they do it brilliantly.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The Vacant Lot - Shake Well

The Vacant Lot - Shake Well (vinyl rip)
In WAV - Scans are included

3.Feel Better
4.All The Same
5.You Told Me
6.Jennifer Smiled
7.Always In The Way
8.Let It Go
9.Sweetest Sound
10.Winter Time
11.That's You Again
12.Please Please
13.Another Day
14.16 Forever

Friday, July 18, 2014

Scott Morgan - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust

Scott Morgan - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust
In flac - covers are included

1. Getting There Is Half the Fun
2. Earthy
3. Runaway Slaves
4. Satisfier [Alternate Guitar Version] - (previously unreleased)
5. Tumblin' Down
6. R.I.P. Rock 'n' Roll
7. Future/Now
8. 1969
9. You're So Great
10. I Have to Quit You Baby
11. Top of the Stairs
12. Would You Change Your Mind - (previously unreleased)
13. She Messed Up My Mind
14. Beyond the Sound
15. You Gotta Come Down
16. Somebody
17. Standin' at the Juke
18. 2+2=? - (previously unreleased)
19. Do I Move You?
20. Mississippi Delta
21. Soothe Me - (previously unreleased)
22. Wind, The - (previously unreleased)

cd3 :
artwork :

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Scott Morgan - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust

Scott Morgan - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust
In flac - covers are included

1. Detroit
2. Heaven and Earth
3. Everything
4. Monkey Time, The
5. Josie's Well [Acoustic Cable TV Session]
6. Road Home [Acoustic Cable TV Session], The - (previously unreleased)
7. And Then There Was Love
8. Other End of the City
9. Stick to Your Guns
10. 88
11. I Got a Right
12. City Slang [Live in Studio-Acoustic] - (previously unreleased)
13. Respect - (previously unreleased)
14. Leavin' Here - (previously unreleased)
15. Endless Summer - (previously unreleased)
16. Downright Blue
17. 16 with a Bullet
18. Dangerous

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Scott Morgan - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust

Scott Morgan - Three Chords and a Cloud of Dust
In flac - covers are included

DISC ONE: Lovin and Learnin’ 78.21 mins

1. Look what you’re doing (to me baby) Rationals 1965 
2. Respect Rationals 1966 
3. I Need You Rationals 1967 
4. Guitar Army Rationals 1969 
5. Barefootin’ Rationals 1970 
6. Cool Breeze (Unreleased) Guardian Angel SRC Studio 1971
7. Let’s work together (Unreleased) Guardian Angel SRC Studio 1971
8. Hijackin’ Love 7” Single Guardian Angel Live Otis Span Field 1971
9. Things get better Guardian Angel Warehouse Studio 1972 
10. Take a look solo single 1973 
11. Soul Mover solo single 1973 
12. Mystically Yours (take 1 Unreleased) SRB 1976 
13. Electrophonic Tonic Master Version SRB 1977 
14. You gotta Succeed SRB The Second Chance Live 22.2.1977
15. Asteroid B612 (live) From the SRB Boxed Set 1978 
16. Satisfying love solo 7th June 1978
17. Power & Glory SRB 1980
18. Love & Learn Brothers of the Road 1981
19. Pirate Music Brothers of the Road 1.9.1981 
20. Gypsy Dancer (Unreleased) demo solo 12.1982
21. Come On baby solo Unreleased 1984
22. She’s wild (Unreleased version) solo 1985

This is a career spanning anthology of Detroit guitar hero / legend Scott Morgan containing key tracks from his 40 years plus performing and writing music from his beat combo The Rationals version of Respect (pre dating the stellar hit by Aretha Franklin) through the legendary years as a member of the Sonics Rendezvous Band to the teaming up with one of the most exciting rock bands of the time The Hellacopters and forming the Hydromatics and laying waste to most of Europe with their updated versions of SRB tracks onto the Soul Revue Solution based in Sweden and formed with Hellacopter Nicke Andersson