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Saturday, May 31, 2008



With their smart suits and ability to actually play their instruments The Pleasers were at the forefront of the new wave of guitar-based groups that swept through the Britain’s music industry in the late 70’ S. They wrote and performed great songs with superb harmonies, jangling guitars and pure sixties drum fills, and their live shows brought back the fashion for being surrounded by cool guys wearing thin ties and screaming mini skirted girls. As proud Londoners, the group described their sound as Thamesbeat but you might know it better by the name their music was given by press of the time: Powerpop.

01. (You keep on tellin' me) lies

02. I'm in love

03. Who are you?

in Wav. Covers are included

Friday, May 30, 2008



@ 320 kbps - Covers are included

1. I Live for Speed
2. Which of the Two of Us Is Gonna Burn This House Down?
3. Angela
4. I Don't Wanna Be Crazy Anymore
5. Stay Away From Me
6. I'll Get Her Back
7. L.A.
8. Science Fiction/Science Fact
9. If We Can't Be Lovers
10. In Love Again
11. Crime of the Century
12. Stain Glass Shoes
13. Party
On a strict diet of pizza, beer and The Ramones, The Star Spangles got their stuff together to record a single. "I Can't Be With You" was issued on the Spanish label, Munster and shortly thereafter, the rowdy foursome impressed the majors. Capitol inked them a deal in summer 2002 and after three U.K. tours, The Star Spangles headed into the studio to work with Ramones producer Daniel Rey. The end result was the sweltering, rough-edged debut Bazooka!!!, which appeared in August 2003. ~ MacKenzie Wilson, All Music Guide

Thursday, May 29, 2008



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Disc: 1 1. Good Times Roll 2. My Best Friend's Girl 3. Just What I Needed 4. I'm In Touch With Your World 5. Don't Cha Stop 6. You're All I've Got Tonight 7. Bye Bye Love 8. Moving In Stereo 9. All Mixed Up Disc: 2 1. Good Times Roll (Live) 2. My Best Friend's Girl (Demo) 3. Just What I Needed (Demo) 4. I'm In Touch With Your World (Demo) 5. Don't Cha Stop (Demo) 6. You're All I've Got Tonight (Demo) 7. Bye Bye Love (Demo) 8. Moving In Stereo (Demo) 9. All Mixed Up (Demo) 10. They Won't See You (Demo) 11. Take What You Want (Demo) 12. Wake Me Up (Demo) 13. You Just Can't Push Me (Demo) 14. Hotel Queenie (Demo)

The Cars debut album plays as a rock & roll classic and still sounds fresh and new despite the fact that it was released 30 years ago. The hooks are plentiful and the remastered package enhances the sounds to top shelf quality.

CD2 starts with a rousing 1978 live version of "Good Times Roll", recorded at a small Boston club. Next are demo tracks of the 8 other tracks of the album, including the "Just What I Needed" demo that landed the band a record deal. Last but certainly not least are 5 unreleased demos.

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Monday, May 26, 2008



In Wav. front cover included

The Pinkz deliver a helluva a rock 'n' roll package. The first side jumps right into a ballsy cover of the BEAT's "USA." The flip side has these SoCal girls doing justice to TEENAGE HEAD's "You're Tearing Me Apart." Both songs have the same qualities of pure, unadulterated, catchy, 100% American rock 'n' roll.

Sunday, May 25, 2008

The Avatars - Never A Good Time

The Avatars - Never A Good Time

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1 honey do

2 you got somethin'

3 never a good time

4 there was a time

5 revolution revival

6 wait

7 hey girls

8 sooner or later

9 warm 44

10 wonderin' why

Hailing from Ann Arbor, Michigan, The Avatars formed in May 2003. The album “Never A Good Time” was released on No Fun Records in 2006. It documents the band’s intense live sound while adding to it with a mix of local Detroit talent from the likes of John Szymanski (SSM, The Hentchmen) on piano and organ, Eric Stollsteimer (The Elevations, Mondo Mod) on vibes, and Jeremy Abbey (Superdot) on saxophone. The record bristles with up-beat pop energy on songs like the title track “Never A Good Time,” as well as rockers “Sooner Or Later,” and an updated version of “Wait.” If you dig NIKKI CORVETTE and the Stingrays or THE DETROIT COBRAS, this is right up your alley.

Saturday, May 24, 2008


Boys in the band : The Paley Brothers, Eric Lindgren, Elliot Easton, Greg Hawkes, David Robinson, etc...
1. Jacques Cousteau

2. Sink or swim

In Wav. Back cover included

Friday, May 23, 2008

How many bands does it take to screw up a Blondie tribute?

How many bands does it take to screw up a Blondie tribute?

@ 320 kbps - Covers are included

1. Call Me Squatweiler 3:01 2. Little Girl Lies Friggs 2:03 3. Hanging On The Telephone The Kirby Grips 2:15 4. X-Offender Fur 3:15 5. 11:59 Phenobarbidols 3:23 6. In The Flesh The Excessories 1:45 7. Look Good In Blue L'Alouette 3:42 8. Accidents Never Happen Tuuli 3:55 9. Rip Her To Shreds The Come Ons 3:16 10. In The Sun Trinket 2:41 11. Heart Of Glass Space Surfers 3:09 12. Atomic Third Grade Teacher 5:10 13. Maria The Short Fuses 4:32 14. Dreaming Skrap 2:31 15. Living In The Real World High School Sweethearts 2:34 16. Kung Fu Girls Buck 2:09 17. Walk Like Me 4gazm 3:50 18. Attack Of The Giant Ants Hissyfits 3:40 19. One Way Of Another Yellow Scab 3:41 20. Detroit 442 The Kowalskis 2:36 21. Denis Scooter Skirts 2:17 22. The Tide Is High The Chubbies 2:41 23. (I Am Always Touched By Your) Presence, Dear The Beards 3:22 24. Fade Away And Radiate Jhenne D'Archflower 4:35

Sympathy For The Record Industry put together this really amazingly cool tribute. Some tracks stay close to the original recordings while others are more adventurous.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

THE SNEAKS - Sneak Preview

THE SNEAKS - Sneak Preview

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Loud, snotty and barely out of high school, The Sneaks released "Sneak Preview"in 1981.

01.One Day

02.High School Brats

03.Not Free

04.Turn On The Lights

05.Mean Teen Queen


Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Rubinoos - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About... - Box set part.2

The Rubinoos - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About... - Box set part.2

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Disc: 2 1. Hurts Too Much 2. Hit the Nerve 3. I Love the Way You Touch 4. Never Too Late 5. Troubled Heart 6. Alright Without You 7. If I Had You Back [Demo Version] 8. Handle with Care 9. Too Up to Feel Down 10. Revenge of the Nerds 11. Cruisin' Music 12. Amnesia 13. Early Winter 14. You Don't Know Her 15. Thorn in My Side 16. There Goes My Inspiration 17. If My Car Could Only Talk 18. Heroes and Villains 19. You Started It 20. Too Sweet 21. In the Worst Way 22. Someday 23. I Think We're Alone Now [Live] 24. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend [Live]

Disc two adds additional rarities from "Garage Sale" (including a great cover of The Raspberries "Cruisin' Music") and tracks that were demoed for a never-completed third group album. These latter tracks, including "Hurts Too Much" and "Hit the Nerve," are a truer continuation of the earlier albums than the Rundgren-produced "Party of Two" (which was credited as a Rubinoos release, but only included Rubin and Dunbar). Also on the second disc are selections from the group's more recent releases, "Paleophonic," "Crimes Against Music," and "Twist Pop Sin." The all-covers "Crimes" offers up moving versions of The Eurythmics "Thorn in My Side" and Todd Rundgren's "There Goes My Inspiration," and a superb Four Seasons styled take on the obscure Lou Christie tune, "If My Car Could Only Talk."

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Estrus Gearbox : 12 revved-up bands on a thrill-mad rampage!

Estrus Gearbox : 12 revved-up bands on a thrill-mad rampage!

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A1 Cheater Slicks Cheater Slicks (1:51) A2 Fastbacks Hot Rods To Heaven (2:03) B1 Gas Huffer Road Runnah (2:11) B2 Huevos Rancheros Burrito Grande Prix (1:47) C1 M-80's, The '57 Nomad (2:30) C2 Mono Men* Warm Piston (2:42) D1 Marble Orchard (2) Nova '69 (1:35) D2 Mortals, The Nitroglycerin (3:47) E1 Muffs, The Brand New Chevy (2:47) E2 Nomads, The (2) Boss Hoss (2:13) F1 Untamed Youth SS 396 (2:33) F2 Vacant Lot, The Cheater, Cheater (1:34)

Is this Rock'n'roll or is this Rock'n'roll?

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Friday, May 16, 2008

THE HYPSTRZ - Live at the Longhorn

THE HYPSTRZ - Live at the Longhorn

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1. In the Midnight Hour 2. All or Nothing 3. I'll Go Crazy 4. I Don't 5. Talk Talk 6. Tied to Hide 7. Slow Death 8. Riot on Sunset Strip 9. Shake 10. This Has Gotta Be a Joke 11. Little Girl 12. Louie Go Home 13. Don't Look Back 14. Let's Talk About Girls 15. 96 Tears 16. Hold on I'm Coming 17. Can't Stand the Pain 18. Action Woman 19. Hey Joe 20. Jenny Take a Ride [#] 21. C'mon Everybody [#] 22. 66-5-4-3-2-1 [#] 23. Come See Me [#] 24. Ballad of the Green Berets [#] 25. I'm Gonna Make You Mine [#] 26. I'm Not Talking [#] 27. Only a Matter of Time [#] 28. Papa's Got a Brand New Bag [#] 29. Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White [#] 30. Remember (Walking in the Sand) [#] 31. Midnight to Six Man [#] 32. Silverspoonpunkthunk [#] 33. You're Gonna Miss Me [#] 34. Surfin' Bird/Olds Mo Williams [#] 35. 7&7 Is [#] 36. Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl [#] 37. Witch [#]

This reissue expands upon the band's fantastic 1980 Bomp LP, "Hypstrization!" (recently posted at TWILIGHTZONE!) with 18 additional live selections from the same pair of nights at Jay's Longhorn. These extra tracks include more garage-ified soul/funk tunes ("Hold on I'm Coming" "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"), Nuggets/Pebbles standards ("Action Woman" "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White"), well-picked British Invasion winners ("Come See Me" "66-5-4-3-2-1" and "I'm Not Talking"), rockabilly rave-ups (Eddie Cochran's "C'mon Everybody"), and some '60s chart oddities (Sgt. Barry Sandler's "Ballad of the Green Berets" and The Shangri-Las "Remember (Walking in the Sand"). Closing out the collection is a trio of live tracks waxed in 2004 (including a stomping of The Sonics' "The Witch"), proving that the band rocks just as frenetically now as they did twenty-five years ago.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Suzy y Los Quattro - Ready to go!

Suzy y Los Quattro - Ready to go!

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1. Lipstick To Japan
2. Good Time
3. Can't Have Fun Anymore
4. Vacation
5. Love To Love You
6. 'Til I Find You
7. Hey Lil' Sister
8. Call Me Baby
9. Freak Show
10. Make Me
11. Did You Ever

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Holly & The Italians - Right to Be Italian

Holly & The Italians - Right to Be Italian

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1. I Wanna Go Home 2. Rock Against Romance 3. Youth Coup 4. Just Young 5. Miles Away (LP Version) 6. Tell That Girl To Shut Up 7. Just For Tonight 8. Do You Say Love 9. Baby Gets It Alls 10. Means To A Den 11. Fanzine 12. It's Only Me 13. Poster Boy 14. Miles Away (7inch Version)

Wounded Bird's reissue includes the original front and back covers and song lyrics for the album's original ten tracks. Four bonus cuts include the single edit of "Miles Away" and its B-side "It's Only Me," along with two additional B-sides, the acidic "Fanzine" and the Ronnie Spector-styled "Poster Boy."

This album was produced by musical genius Richard Gottehrer, the man behind such successful artists as the Angels ("my boyfriend's back" - 1963), Blondie (self titled - 1976) , the Go-Go's (produced the first two LP's) and many, many more!

This is not my post. Found it a while ago but can't remember where.



@ 320 kbps - Covers are included

1. She's So Tuff 2:31 2. Tongue Tied 3:36 3. Christy 3:42 4. Tell That Girl To Shut Up 3:09
5. Waiting For You 2:24 6. Why Do I Like You 3:47 7. Tragedy 4:08
8. That's The Way I Want It 1:59 9. All About Makin' Out 2:35 10. It's Tina Time 5:21

If you like Holly & The Italians or Joan Jett , you'll like this. The songs are catchy, fun and full of attitude.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Velvet Tinmine: 20 Junk Shop Glam Ravers

Velvet Tinmine: 20 Junk Shop Glam Ravers

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1. Rebels Rule - Iron Virgin 2. Another School Day - Hello 3. Lets Get The Party Going - Warwick 4. Morning Bird - The Damned 5. Kick Your Boots Off - Sisters 6. Big Wheel Turning - Flame 7. Toughen Up - Arrows 8. Lets Do It Again - Crunch 9. Rock Star - Bearded Lady 10. (Baby) I Gotta Go - Simon Turner 11. Va Va Va Voom - Brett Smiley 12. Love Machine - Shakane 13. The Comets Are Coming - Washington Flyers 14. Slippery Rock 70s - Stavely Makepeace 15. Neo City - The Plod 16. I Wanna Go To A Disco - Ricky Wilde 17. Bay City Rollers We Love You - Tartan Horde 18. Shake A Tail - Big Wheel 19. Wild Thing - Fancy 20. Kick Out The Jams - Tubthumper

This compilation really is a Glam Rock 'Nuggets'. From the Sweet'isms of Iron Virgins 'Rebels Rule' to the Slade-isms of Sisters 'Kick Your Boots Off'(the best record Slade never wrote!!) this is a voyage of discovery. And don't forget to singalong to that Bay City Rollers tribute........done by none other that NICK LOWE himself.

Sunday, May 11, 2008



@ 320 kbps - Covers are included

1. Cry Baby 2. Love That Kills 3. Sorry 4. Seven Day Weekend 5. Never Get Away 6. Golden Days 7. Flight 8. Countdown Love 9. Busted 10. Crazy Little Baby 11. Crazy Bout Your Love 12. Party Lights

Walter Lure played the guitar in the Heartbreakers. This cd is produced by Andy Shernoff (The Dictators). It was released on SFTRI in 1994. Do i really need to say more? GET IT!

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The LEN PRICE 3 - Rent a Crowd

The LEN PRICE 3 - Rent a Crowd

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1. Rentacrowd 2:16

2. If I Ain't Got You 2:21

3. Julia Jones 2:47

4. Sailor's Sweetheart 2:51

5. Doctor Gee 2:08

6. Girl Like You 1:52

7. With Your Love 2:20

8. No Good 2:14

9. Mesmer 2:54

10. Cold 500 1:54

11. She's Not Really There 1:18

12. Turn It Around 2:20

13. Australia 9:56

The title song on RENTACROWD, the fantastic second album by English avenging-garage trio the Len Price 3, is two minutes and change spangly '65-Who-ish spleen against Britain's hysterical addiction to flavor-of-the-month bands who are supposed to save rock & roll with fab hair and half an album's worth of decent songs.

THE RASPERRIES - Side 3 - Starting over

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1. Tonight 2. Last Dance 3. Making It Easy 4. On the Beach 5. Hard to Get over a Heartbreak 6. I'm a Rocker 7. Should I Wait? 8. Ecstasy 9. Money Down 10. Overnight Sensation 11. Play On 12. Party's Over 13. I Don't Know What I Want 14. Rose Coloured Glasses 15. All Through the Night 16. Cruisin' Music 17. I Can Hardly Believe You're Mine 18. Cry 19. Hands on You 20. Starting Over
1996 release on R.P.M. featuring the third & fourth album by Eric Carmen's early '70s power pop group together on one CD,1973's 'Side 3' and 1974's 'Starting Over'. Each was originally released on Capitol. 20 tracks total, including the top 20 hit 'Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)', plus 'Tonight' and 'I'm A Rocker'.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008



01. Never get enough
02. Now we're through
03. Don't ever leave
04. I want you bad

@ 320 kbps - Covers are included

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Nikki Corvette and the Stingrays - Back to Detroit

Nikki Corvette and the Stingrays - Back to Detroit

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In 2006 Nikki Corvette has released an album of all original material on Dollar Record Records, a mixture of classic Nikki and the Corvettes sound and all of the great powerpop and punk rock that preceded it and that it inspired. From the Chuck Berry/MC5 driven title track "Back To Detroit" to the pure power pop of "I've Got A Heartbreak" , the summertime sound of "Just Can't Say" and the '77 NY punk swagger of "So, Kiss Me", Back to Detroit offers just what Nikki's die hard and new fans have been waiting for...high energy rock and roll!

NIKKI CORVETTE - Wild Record party

NIKKI CORVETTE - Wild Record party

@ 320 kbps - Covers are included

1. Ready Steady Go (Generation X)

2. Rock Your Baby (Wanda Jackson)

3. Walking Out On Love (The Paul Collins' Beat)

4. Great Big Kiss (Shangri-La's)

5. Day By Day (Generation X)

6. Girls Talk (Dave Edmunds)

7. Under My Wheels (Alice Cooper)

8. High School (Mc 5)

9. Wild About You (The Missing links/The Saints)

10. Love Is Strange (Micky &Sylvia)

11. Love Me

12. What's On My Mind

Thursday, May 1, 2008

V.A. tribute album - "This Ain’t The Plimsouls"

ZERO HOUR RECORDS has managed to get a group of bands who seem to understand the whole point behind the wonderful power (and powerful) pop of the Plimsouls and the result is a totally great record in which some of the re-interpretations actually have something to offer without dumping the original idea. Lots of good bands like Chopper, the Kryptonics, Chevelles and Droogs, but even some of the lesser names shine.

The PLIMSOULS : "One night in America"

You just need to hear the Plimsouls live to really appreciate how good this band really was. This show, from a 1981 gig, highlights the band at its raw best - live in concert! It wouldn't do this disc justice to mention highlights as the ENTIRE disc rocks from start to finish. If you're a Plimsouls fan or a fan of the L.A. punk scene of the early 80's you will NOT be disappointed. Turn the dial up on this baby. This thing cranks!

1. Hush Hush 2:37

2. Now 2:55

3. How Long Will It Take 2:55

4. I Want What You Got 3:22

5. A Million Miles Away 4:12

6. Time Won't Let Me 2:49

7. In This Town 2:36

8. One More Heartache 2:30

9. Help Yourself 3:30

10. Ill Get Lucky 2:55

11. Dizzy Miss Lizzy 3:01

12. Come On Now 3:31