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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Montecristos - Born To Rock 'n' Roll

The Montecristos is a fabulous London based rock'n'roll outfit including  Neal X - Guitar and Vocals, Emma Goss - Double Bass, Gemma B - Trumpet, Sophie Freeman - Saxophone, Hugh Wilkinson - Drums

In an age when overnight internet sensations are an everyday occurrence, it’s hard to find a band that’s grown organically, the old fashioned way, by word of mouth and touring, while winning kids over one show at a time. 

The band positively explodes on the opening instrumental track, “Atlantic Surf”. It’s a loud, urgent blast of guitars and horns clocking in at just over a minute and 51 seconds, setting the tone for the rest of the album. 

And the rest of the album is a fantastic rollercoaster ride through the finest rock'n'roll on this side of  Chris Spedding ("Born To Rock 'n' Roll", "Dirty") or Sylvain Sylvain.("Good lovin'")

The real treat on this record is a fabulous rendition of "Brand new Cadillac"  with plenty of horns and featuring Marc Almond (of all people) impersonating Vince Taylor like no one else before.

Go and purchase The Montecristos' debut full length album, released on EASY ACTION RECORDS you won't regret it. An absolute must buy!

While you're at it, make sure to check the "coming soon" section: EASY ACTION has some great stuff coming in the following weeks or months (FUZZTONES Box set, HYDROMATICS with bonus tracks, .....)


Sunday, April 26, 2015

Teenage Bottlerocket - Tales From Wyoming

Teenage Bottlerocket - Tales From Wyoming
In FLAC - Scans are included

01. In My Head 1:34
02. I Found The One 2:17
03. Nothing Else Matters (When I'm With You) 3:19
04. They Call Me Steve 2:20
05. Dead Saturday 2:35
06. Cockroach Strikes Again 3:58
07. Been Too Long 3:12
08. Too Much La Collina 2:08
09. Can't Quit You 2:22
10. Haunted House 2:32
11. Bullshit 1:31
12. I Wanna Die 1:55
13. TV Set 2:09
14. First Time 3:36

Wyoming doesn’t exactly conjure images of very much except snow, mountains, and vast expanses of wilderness. For just over a decade, however, Teenage Bottlerocket has worked hard to change that, putting out five full-lengths over that period and touring around the world with a range of disparate bands. Bottlerocket’s take on pop-punk has become instantly recognizable, and fans that have followed the band over this time have been rarely disappointed with their recorded output.

Special thanks to Joey R.A. Mone for this rocking contribution.

Friday, April 24, 2015

ehT scinoS - sihT si ehT scinoS

The sonics - This is The sonics
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I Don't Need No Doctor
Be A Woman
Bad Betty
You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover
The Hard Way
Leaving Here
Look At Little Sister
I Got Your Number
Livin' In Chaos
Save The Planet
Spend The Night

The return of the legendary Sonics with their first studio album of new material since 1967! Formed in Tacoma Washington in 1960, they are a major influence on garage, punk and rock music worldwide. "This Is The Sonics" reunites original members Jerry Roslie, Larry Parypa and Rob Lind, backed by the powerhouse rhythm section of Freddie Dennis (The Kingsmen, The Liverpool Five) and Dusty Watson (Dick Dale, Agent Orange). Broken up in 1967, The Sonics legacy remained frozen in time with classics like "Psycho," "Strychnine," and "Have Love, Will Travel", awaiting discovery and directly inspiring generations of garage bands the world over. "This Is The Sonics" picks up where they left off. Recorded in "Earth Shaking Mono" by producer Jim Diamond, known for his work with the White Stripes, and The Dirtbombs.

Monday, April 20, 2015


The New Christs - Born Out of Time
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1 Circus Of Sour
2 No Next Time
3 Sun God
4 Coming Apart
5 Born Out Of Time
6 No Way On Earth
7 I Swear
8 Love's Underground
9 Burning Of Rome
10 Like A Curse
11 Afterburn
12 Another Sin      

The Lancerock ad stated : Twelve re-mastered gems from Australia's finest. If you need rock, there is rock. Need a little bitterness towards an ex, we got it. Like guitars? The right place. Fans of well written songs? Step up. High production values? Oh yeah. Extensive liner notes? In the house. I could go on but this is simply my favourite record of all time. If you buy it and don't like it, I'll give you your money back. Plain and simple.

The New Christs - Divine Rites
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1. Like A Curse 
2. Sun God 
3. Born Out Of Time 
4. No Next Time 
5. Black Hole 
6. Addiction 
7. Dropping Like Flies 
8. Dead Girl 
9. I Swear 
10. You'll Never Catch My Wave 
11. I Saw God 
12. Headin' South 

The New Christs were formed by ex Radio Birdman singer Rob Younger. He had been offered the support spot on Iggy Pop’s Australian tour of 1984 and needed a band fast. He found interest from members of groups such as Celibate Rifles, Radio Birdman, Lime Spiders and Hoodoo Gurus. The tour proved a wild success and the band stayed together, and recorded two singles for Citadel Records: the psychotic "Like A Curse" and the angrier-than-thou "Born Out Of Time".

The New Christs - Incantations
In wav - Scans are included
Waves Form
We Are Lovers
It Means Everything
It's Not A Game
A Window To See
The Golden Street
This Is A Party
Precious Little
Divine Somehow

Sunday, April 19, 2015


After a hiatus of 18 years, Les VICE BARONS finally did some new recordings early 2015. The 4 tracks were recorded at Homedrumming studio by Jeremy Trossat who also took care of the mixing and mastering. And boy, what a bombastic sound he managed to create.

The rendition of "The Model" is the best ever heard since KRAFTWERK penned the original song in 1978.

The band is still trying to seal a record deal for the E.P. but in the meantime, the new tracks are already available digitally

purchase here:

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Dawgs - My Town

The Dawgs - My Town
In WAV - Covers are included

A1 My Town
A2 Little Too White
A3 Starring in My Dreams
A4 So Satisfied
A5 The Midnight Moon
B1 Like You Do Me
B2 Chicken
B3 It's All Down (Black and White)
B4 Shoe Shine
B5 All-American Beauty Queen

In the mid 1980s, the Boston area produced a small handful of bands that followed in the wake of Beantown's Real Kids; rootsy bands with solid original material, playing in a no frills manner. One of the best were the Dawgs. Fronted by songwriter, singer, guitarist Phil Haynen, he was the spiritual leader, supplying the songs and the energy that fueled this scrappy little quartet. Haynen's raspy voice is the featured instrument on everything here, giving detail to the garbage can drums and transistor radio sounding guitars. Except for bass player's Punk Larcom poppish vocal turn on Haynen's "Starring In My Dreams," this is one bleak album that still holds out that smidgeon of belief for the flower growing out of the pavement in the middle downtown Beantown. Hard to find in either U.S. or foreign incarnations, but a cult band well worth the search to find. (All Music Guide)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The LOVE ME NOTS - Sucker

Formed in 2006, The Phoenix, AZ, quartet returns with its original lineup (Nicole Laurenne:vocals, organ - Michael Johnny Walker: guitar - Christina Nunez: vocals, bass -Jay Lien:drums) and the band once more delivers the goods on its latest release. 

"Sucker" is 13 hard hitting, melodic, and catchy songs that will stay stuck in your head for months to come. 

Recorded by Bob Hoag and mastered by the Detroit sound wizard JIM DIAMOND (White Stripes, Electric Six, Dirtbombs) the album is a real atomic blast of fuzzed out guitars and farfisa organ riffs ("No Myth", "Midnight") that will please every fan of The Lords of Altamont or The Fuzztones.

But the real treat on this record is almost hidden at the end of it: "Slip into the black" is an amazing Spector-esque pop song where Nicole's beautiful voice collides with a spooky organ and a very menacing guitar drenched in reverb.

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By the way, to celebrate the 2014 return of the original lineup, The Love Me Nots have released 1000 never-before-seen copies of DETROIT on CD with the original artwork. 

Purchase it here

Sunday, April 12, 2015


In WAV - Scans are included

My Generation
The Seeker
Magic Bus
Happy Jack
I'm Free
Pictures Of Lily
Let's See Action
I'm A Boy
Kids Are Allright
Pinball Wizard
I Can See For Miles
Doctor, Doctor
Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
Whisky Man
Run, Run, Run
Bucket 'T'
Boris The Spider
Mary Anne With The Shaky Hand
Call Me Lightening
Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde
Heat Wave

Ce post est dédié au Mod qui sommeille en chacun de nous! ha ha

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Nice Boys - The Nice Boys

The Nice Boys - The Nice Boys
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Teenage Nights
Johnny Guitar
Only In Dreams
Avenue 29
Dugong Along
Ain't That Beat
Another Girl
All Our Good Times
Southern Streets
Cheryl Anne (Carry On)

Before being half of Terry and Louie (the band that yours truly is really expecting a full length from), TERRY SIX was the front man of this great powerpop outfit. Check this band out and you will be hooked.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Hector's Pets - Pet-O-Feelia

Hector's Pets - Pet-O-Feelia

Out of Brooklyn by way of Austin and Chicago comes a band with a very strange obsession with pets. Judge for your self: The band is called "Hector's Pets", the guys also happen to have great "pet" nicknames:  wet pet - vox, guitar heavy pet - guitar, vox pocket pet - bass, vox exotic pet - percussion, vox teacher's pet - drums domestic pet - lifer, the album is named "Pet-O-Feelia" and there is even a track called "Year of the Pets".

Despite this very funny obsession, Hector's Pets are one of the best bands around today and they play their own amazing ultra catchy brand of lo-fi garage punk/Glam/Pub Rock. The album is a must buy as all the songs will get stuck in your head from the very first time you hear them and the lyrics are hilarious. 

Hector's Pets debut album Pet -O- Feelia on Oops Baby Record


Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Television - Live At The Old Waldorf 29.06.1978

Television - Live At The Old Waldorf 29.06.1978 
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1 The Dream's Dream
2 Venus
3 Foxhole
4 Careful
5 Ain't That Nothin'
6 Little Johnny Jewel
7 Friction
8 Marquee Moon
9 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

A fantastic soundboard Television set, recorded in San Francisco just prior to the release of the Adventure LP. This tape ended up being released by Rhino (in a limited edition of 5000) as part of their Handmade series alongside those remastered / expanded editions of the original albums.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Ronnie Bird - 1965

Ronnie Bird - 1965
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1 ou va-t-elle ?
2 je voudrais dire
3 ma vie s'enfuit
4 tu perds ton temps
5 adieu à un ami
6 on s'aime en secret
7 dis aux montagnes
8 ce maudit journal
9 fais attention
10 elle m'attend
11 pour toi
12 je ne mens pas
13 l'amour nous rend fou
14 tu ferais mieux de filer
15 tout seul
16 pour être à toi

Ronnie Bird, born Ronald Méhu, is a French singer born in Boulogne-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine) on the 24th of April 1946. He started his recording career in 1964 with Decca, with the song "Adieu à un ami", which was a tribute to Buddy Holly. Despite his evident ability and the apparent success of some of his songs (Elle m'attend, Où va-t-elle ?), he ended his artistic career after 5 years. He is also noted for participating between 1968 and 1972, in the French production of the musical comedy Hair.

Matthew Melton - "Outside of Paradise"

Austin,Texas based Matthew Melton is best known as the vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter of Bare Wires and, currently, Warm Soda. He also started his very own independent record label and recording studio "Fuzz City" where Melton is noted to have recorded and produced the majority of his music.

"Outside of Paradise" is his second solo album released on Southpaw Records and much like his first solo effort ("Still Misunderstood", 2010) this album was recorded over an extended period of time from 2007–2014 collecting material that never made the cut in his other projects.

Despite the long time span over which the album was recorded, it is quite hard to tell which track was recorded when and Matthew delivers a fine collection of power-pop gems "Are You Taking Her Home?","Painted Sign" "Images On The Sand" or "Promise It to Me", smooth punk jams and heavy psych hitters like “Glass Diamond Green Roses” or "Magic Spiral".

Like everything Matthew Melton has ever done, this is very addictive and you will surprise yourself humming one of these tracks in your bathroom early in the morning, and that, my friends, is the trademark of a real genius and his ability to craft ultra catchy songs.


Friday, April 3, 2015

The Vertebrats - A Thousand Day Dream (reupped by request)

The Vertebrats - A Thousand Day Dream
In Flac - covers are included

1. Don't Think About It  
2. How Come  
3. Any Day Now  
4. Johnny Avante  
5. Hang On To Your Man  
6. Psychedelia  
7. Big Yellow Bus  
8. Left In The Dark  
9. Diamonds In The Rough  
10. Jackie's Gone  
11. Teen Seen  
12. Robbery  
13. Put Your Toys Away  
14. Some Like It Hot  
15. Turn On Your Face  
16. Try Again  
17. Every Once In Awhile  
18. Up Till Then  
19. Mystery Of Love  
20. Oklahoma  
21. Honey Bee  
22. This Before  

Remastered retrospective from the founders of the Champaign, IL scene. 80's garage pop at it's best! Think The Replacements meets The Embarrassment. 22 track "Greatest Hits" compilation from the forefathers of the Champaign, Illinois rock scene. Includes "Left In The Dark", which was covered by The Replacements and Uncle Tupelo back in the day and more recently by Courtney Love! In the early-80s, the patron saints of the Champaign, Illinois music scene were a four-piece band named The Vertebrats, whose brand of simple, urgent, garage-rock --influenced by 70s punk and the British Invasion rock of the 60s-- defined the budding music scene. The 'Brats were raw, dynamic and unpretentious, raised on The Clash, Rockpile, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Ramones, and Neil Young, and empowered by their peers, like The Replacements, Husker Du, and Mission of Burma. Ironically, what makes the band sound so vital today is probably the same thing that kept the 'Brats from getting a record deal in their prime. The band's music was too tuneful to make them "punk", too rough around the edges to qualify them as "new wave". Despite their rave reviews in the rock press of the day, shortsighted label executives didn't know what to make of their approach.

Special thanx to  JPaul for this brilliant contribution! 

Thursday, April 2, 2015


Ladies and gentleman, from Los Angeles, California, I give you THE OUTTA SITES, America's number One Beat band, featuring Chris “Sugarballs” Sprague: lead vocals and guitar - Juan Ugalde :bass and backing vocals - Pete Curry : drums and backing vocals - Jason "Mongoose" Eoff: organ and backing vocals.

The band's sophomore full length,  "Rock And Roll Dance Party!", has been released by SPINOUT Records and it is now available on High-Quality 180-gram Clear Vinyl with Splatter design .

From the first chords of the opening track "Let Yourself Go" it is obvious that the endlessly gigging has made the band tighter than ever and the OUTTA SITES have become an unstoppable dance machine churning out an impressive collection of 12 instant hits. 

What you have here is the best rock'n'roll album that could have been released in 1964: great uptempo originals like "Shake, Shout & Go" and "My Baby's Going Away" ,  a few numbers with great vocal harmonies reminiscent of the Hollies or the Everly Brothers like "It'll Be The Last Time", "Please Don't Cry" and "Never Have I Seen" and  some very cool covers including James Brown's "Good Good Lovin'", and the classic "Bird Doggin'," which was originally waxed by Gene Vincent.

If you like The KnickerbockersThe Dave Clark Five or the Hollies, this is an absolutely MUST BUY.

Purchase it here

or here