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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Prix - Historix

Prix - Historix
In FLAC -Scans are included

2.She Might Look My Way
3.Love You Tonight
4.Love You All Day Long
6.Every Time I Close My Eyes
7.Take Me Home & Make Me Like It
8.Run Run Runaway
9.Follow You
10.Free Again
11.All Of The Time
12.Love You Tonight (Saturday's Gone) (Alt. version)
13.Love You All Day Long (Alt. version)
14.Everytime I Close My Eyes (Alt. version)
15.Ordinary Life (Bonus Track)

Prix are a legendary lost band, a power pop supergroup of sorts that fell into the cracks between album rock and the emerging new wave in the mid-'70s. Fronted by Jon Tiven and Tommy Hoehn, the band was mostly a studio-based project featuring other Memphis popsters such as bassist Rick Clark, and featuring contributions and productions by former Big Star co-leaders Chris Bell and Alex Chilton, and studio mavericks Jim Dickinson and Richard Rosebrough.

Special Thanks to JPaul for this power popping contribution

Saturday, June 10, 2017


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American Beauty
Last Chance to Dance
Bad Chopper

Bad Chopper is the most raw one of the bunch but my personal favorite is "American Beauty".!rkllCCST!z3NXpScP1VBQ9rEKAIMxCFUkBMeebNfwUPUuoKsCgJA!i48iWTaQ!_bRCi1zNwjr9hISMbXA8l9loM2dAKwmY3WU-rFpHlRs!C4E2ybKZ!wJB6OSmqCDiheWI_E8UaoXNNKd1xWsxdQhBkV3WE6Q4!L5lFSYBK!tP-TNmAiFBqW0g5NtThuD7447jUmWS-tvYjDiQtTK1s

Special Thanks to Joey R.A. Mone for this hard hitting contribution

Wednesday, June 7, 2017


In FLAC - Scans are included

Here Are The GA
One Fine Day
I Take What I Want
I Wanna Know
Sock It To Me
I'm On Pills
Buzz Saw
Calimity Jane
Lucky Star
There's No Place For Lonely People
Eden Rose

French groovy organ driven  garage supergroup. Do I need to say more? You so gonna love this!

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Kepi Ghoulie - Lost & Lovin' It!

Eccentric Pop Records recently released "Lost and Lovin' It", the latest full length from Kepi Ghoulie.

The man is best known for his years fronting the pop-punk outfit The Groovie Ghoulies and his solo albums have rambled from acoustic tunes to songs for kids to jangling folk-rock to uptempo poppy punk. 

His new solo record is mixing all those various styles together, the new tunes being delivered in Kepi's unmissable style and filled with the open-hearted attitude that makes him such a beloved figure to his fans. As in the glory days of The Groovie Ghoulies this new record in laden with hooky sing along songs soon to be classics in their own right.  

Though it touches on many sounds and styles, Lost and Lovin' It! holds together well thanks to the warm heart beating away at the center. This is definitely Kepi's best solo album so far, showing that the man is more than ever on top of his game. It doesn't matter if you've been a Ghoulies fans since the late '80s or have never heard of him before; if you like sweet, catchy songs sung by a real live human being with a heart as big as an ocean, Lost and Lovin' It! is right down your alley!

The glammy rendition of "Inkpot", where Kepi is backed by the always amazing PRIMA DONNA, is worth alone the price of admission.

So this blog seized the opportunity to have a little chat with Kepi.

1) Kepi you are certainly no newcomer to the Rock'n'roll scene. We would like you to tell the viewers of this blog your full story. The early days in The Groovie Ghoulies, The Haints episode and stepping into the light as a solo artist.We want to hear it all from you!
That could fill a book! I will be happy to answer any single question that you may have! Thanks! :)

2) You are born Jeffrey Willson Alexander. So How did you get your nickname "Kepi"?
That is not quite my birth name but everybody calls me kepi now anyway! I am not sure of the origin now it has been so long! :)

3) About the new record "Lost & Lovin' It", can you explain the choice of the title and how came the idea of the artwork and the map included? Is the artwork and the map the work of the same artist?
The title "Lost and Lovin' It" just sort of came to me... isn't it kind of like celebrating the path that you are on at any given time! Doing your best! There are a lot of nautical themed songs so the art work (and map) (finding your way) seemed appropriate! All the art was done by the AMAZING TOM NEELY!

4) To what kind of music did you listen to as a teenager and does it still influence your today work? What was your favorite band as a teenager? Name 3 bands that you consider still have a influence on your own work today.
The bands that I listened to as a teenager that still influence me today include the Ramones, Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Neil Young! It is cool that 4 out of 5 of them are STILL GOING!!! :)

5) As a songwriter, what are your favorite topics to write about? It seems to me there a very positive vibe coming out of this new record. In a certain way this positive vibe reminds me the work of Jonathan Richman. Are you familiar with this artist and do you agree with this comparison?
Thank you! That is a great complement! Perhaps the best! Jonathan Richman is unique and original, positive and endearing... I feel it is my job to contribute a bit of positivity to this crazy world! I love playing by my own, or no, rules! I wish to be an ARTIST! :) Thank you!

6) Do you have a video on youtube featuring a track from the latest LP?
 There are two videos on Youtube: "The Anchor Song" and "Lost and Lovin' It!" Thank you! Enjoy! More to come :)

7) What can concert goers expect at a Kepi Ghoulie these days? Will it be you alone with an acoustic guitar or with a full band? Are you playing any famous cover songs like Shocking Blue "Inkpot" ?
Every show is different! Solo! Band! Backing tracks! I haven't played INKPOT live yet but plan on playing it live in October in San Francisco backed by Prima Donna! They are also the ones who back me on it on the record!!!

8) Is the new record still the work of a solo artist or was it recorded "live" in the studio with a full band? Can you tell us on Which song the guys of PRIMA DONNA are playing?
the record was recorded solo, with a band, and also guest tracks sent in from Berlin, Florida, and more! I love this record!! Prima Donna IS the band on INKPOT!!!

9) What are the plans for 2017? Are you coming to Europe soon?
maybe Europe next year, let's hope!!!

10) Anything you would like to say to the viewers of this blog?
thanks to your readers! Please check out this record! It was a year in the making labor of love! I think it worked because apparently it is the most streamed recording that I have ever made! Thank you!!!


Friday, June 2, 2017

Chuck Berry - The Definitive Collection

Chuck Berry - The Definitive Collection
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Maybellene 2:21
Thirty Days 2:25
You Can't Catch Me 2:44
Too Much Monkey Business 2:55
Roll Over Beethoven 2:23
Brown Eyed Handsome Man 2:18
Havana Moon 3:08
School Day 2:42
Rock And Roll Music 2:32
Oh Baby Doll 2:38
Reelin' And Rockin' 3:16
Sweet Little Sixteen 3:02
Johnny B. Goode 2:41
Around And Around 2:40
Beautiful Delilah 2:10
Carol 2:49
Memphis, Tennessee 2:14
Sweet Little Rock & Roller 2:22
Little Queenie 2:42
Almost Grown 2:21
Back In The U.S.A. 2:28
Let It Rock 1:48
I'm Talking About You 1:51
Come On 1:50
Nadine (Is It You?) 2:35
You Never Can Tell 2:43
Promised Land 2:24
No Particular Place To Go 2:44
I Want To Be Your Driver 2:15
My Ding-A-Ling (Live, Single Edit) 4:16

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Biters - The Future Ain't What It Used to Be

Biters - The Future Ain't What It Used to Be
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Let It Roll
Stone Cold Love
Callin' You Home
Don't Turn This Good Heart Bad
Gypsy Rose
No Stranger To Heartache
Vulture City
Chasin' The Feeling
Goin' Back To Georgia

Recalling the early spirit and danger of rabble-rousing rock heroes, Biters have faithfully built upon their punk heritage and their love of 70's rock to deliver music that ignites, incites and excites in equal measure. Possessing a heart full of rock 'n' roll, the band play foot stomping, fist pumping, spit-on-the-floor anthems possessed of a fighting spirit that refuses to give in. ‘The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be’ is a instant Rock N Roll classic that makes the genre exciting and relevant again.

Special thanks to JP for this glammy contribution

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Redd Kross - Hot Issue

Redd Kross - Hot Issue (vinyl rip)
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01.Insatiable Kind
03.Pop Show
04.Take It Home
05.That Girl
06.It's A Scream
07.Switchblade Sister
08.Puss N Boots
09.Don't Take Your Baby Downtown
10.Moon Sun (No Limit)
12.Born To Love You

Turn of the century rarities recorded by Redd Kross in Hollywood between 1981 and 2007. Hot Issue is a compilation that was self-released by the band and sold out immediately, becoming a collector item which reaches insane prices in the second hand market. Top quality recordings that focus on the band's most explosive creativity period in the '90s. Created to be a complete play experience with unreleased and rare tracks compiled from the Jeff McDonald archives. A total must for all Redd Kross fans around the world. 

This record Kicks major ass from start to finish! Get it fast!

Sunday, May 21, 2017


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A1-Bustin' Out Of Tights 
A2-Psychotic Girl 
A3-Big Daddy 
A5-Jack The Ripper 
A6-That's Why 
B1-(Theme From) The Unknown 
B2-The Widow 
B3-Little Girl 
B4-Next In Line 
B6-Gone Away 

Spawned by the '77 generation of New York City gutter punks -and even farther back to Michigan's MC5 and Stooges, members of The Beguiled wanted to keep the spirit of sleazy rock and roll alive upon the 1988 release of their first LP Gone Away. After a two year hiatus of each member traveling around the world separately, they returned and released a 7" on Estrus Records three years later. Tragically, after their second album Blue Dirge came out in 1994, guitarist Mike Ball was killed by a drunk driver and unfortunately ending The Beguiled prematurely.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

NIKKI CORVETTE's - Wild Record Party!

NIKKI CORVETTE's - Wild Record Party!
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1 Ready, Steady Go
2 Rock Your Baby
3 Walking Out On Love
4 Great Big Kiss
5 Day By Day
6 Girls Talk
7 Under My Wheels
8 High School
9 Wild About You
10 Love Is Strange
11 Love Me
12 What's On My Mind

Born in Detroit, MI, as Dominique Lorenz, NIKKI CORVETTE was the lead singer of the Nikki and The Corvettes from 1977 to 1981, when the group disbanded.

Corvette returned to music in 2003, forming a new band called Nikki and the Stingrays.

After the release of the album "Back to Detroit" on Dollar Records, Corvette moved back to Detroit.

In 2009 Nikki and Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls formed the band Gorevette.

Monday, May 8, 2017

The VICE BARONS : Shockwave!

The VICE BARONS : Shockwave

Get it for FREE on Bandcamp

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Don Juan Y Los Blancos - Poder Blanco!

Don Juan Y Los Blancos - Poder Blanco!
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1. Sweet Beat
2. That's All
3. Mean Streak
4. Chicken Walk
5. Better This Way
6. Bop On
7. That Lucky Old Sun
8. Feel so blue
9. Runnin'
10. Don't Quit Me Baby
11. Bottom Of The Bottle
12. Wild Gal
13. Tick Tock

Don Juan y Los Blancos are one of the best bands in L.A., mixing up Garage Rock 'n' Roll and Rhythm & Blues, with nothing to prove, other than you don't have to be able to pronounce you're favorite bands' name.

Don Juan, a young Mexican immigrant, who came to the States in search of a band. After years of deep thinkin' and heavy drinkin', Don Juan and his Blancos finally assembled in 2008, exploding on to the LA scene, rockin' out full force, and charming the socks off their audiences.
The band features Don Juan and Becky Blanca, two dueling lead singers shouting their lungs out at each other.

The outfit is completed by their solid band of Blancos, whose pulsating vibrations will hit you hard.
If you're looking for that solid-rockin', soul-stompin', garage-crazed sound, Don Juan Y Los Blancos are the band for you.

Monday, May 1, 2017

9 YEARS of this BLOG

Today is a special day, not only because it's the birthday of yours truly but also because we celebrate 9 YEARS of this BLOG...... And also most probably the last year of it...

And what a better way to celebrate than with ...

Friday, April 28, 2017

Hanni El Khatib - Will The Guns Come Out

Hanni El Khatib - Will The Guns Come Out
In WAV - Scans are included

Will The Guns Come Out
Build. Destroy. Rebuild
Fuck It, You Win
Dead Wrong
Come Alive
Loved One
Heartbreak Hotel
Wait Wait Wait
Garbage City
You Rascal You
I Got A Thing (Bonus Track)

Hanni El Khatib grew up in San Francisco raised on a molotov cocktail of skateboarding, punk rock, and 1950s and 60s classic Americana. Influenced by pioneers of early rock and R&B, the multi-instrumentalist and producer derives his unique sound from a menagerie of inspirations, including 50's and 60's blues, soul, garage rock and doo-wop.

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Hentchmen - Ultra Hentch

The Hentchmen - Ultra Hentch
In FLAC - Scans are included

1 Fly Catcher
2 Don't You Just Know It
3 Find Me A Girl
4 Nervous Reck
5 County Line
6 Plumbline Stomp
7 Never Met A Girl Like You Before
8 Get Outta My Way
9 Chicks & Cars
10 Mothball
11 Five Year Itch
12 Red Ponytail
13 Hot Rod Millie
14 Hentchbeat
15 Blue Bull Blues
16 Since I Last Saw You

Formed in October of 1992, the Hentchmen were one of the most popular live acts in lower Michigan throughout the '90s. Featuring organist/vocalist Johnny Volare, guitarist Tim V. Eight, and drummer Chris Handyside, the band performed a primitive garage band sound that utilized few instruments and referenced their heroes in '60s music. They began performing around Ann Arbor and Detroit, gaining a small but rabid fanbase. They released their eponymous debut and produced several indie singles, eventually scoring a contract with Norton Records in New York City. "The Hentch" began touring nationally, keeping their home base in Michigan while seeing the rest of the country. They released another album before Handyside was gone, replaced by drummer Mike Audi. With Audi on board they recorded Broad Appeal and Motorvatin', both popular local hits that never quite branched out into larger exposure. Still, one didn't need to pity the Hentchmen. They'd been at it for almost a decade, and had toured ten times more than your average garage rock slickers. In other words, those in the know already knew. In 2003, Norton issued the Three Times Infinity LP to critical and local acclaim; a year later, the band debuted on the Times Beach imprint with Form Follows Function. Italy released Hentch.Forth.Five, a collection of early works, in 2007.

Special Thanks to Iñigo for this frantic contribution!

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The VICE BARONS - Glamour and Barreled Guns

The VICE BARONS - Glamour and Barreled Guns 
(The Demos)

If everything goes according to the plan, 2017 should be seeing the release of The Vice Barons new full length, "Glamour and Barreled Guns". It will be exactly 20 years since their latest album Steel Blue Moods


The VICE BARONS will also be playing at THE SJOCK FESTIVAL this year and will perform live some of these brand new tracks for the very first time. Don't miss it.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Hentchmen - Motorvatin'

The Hentchmen - Motorvatin'
In FLAC - Scans are included

1 Polish Lady  
2 Life Story  
3 Rat Bones  
4 Take Me Back To The Arcade  
5 Poor Sherilee  
6 Naked Sister  
7 West Side Brat  
8 Elektra  
9 (Cryin' Just Like) Otis  
10 Two Tone Belair  
11 Half Step Away  
12 Every Girl I See  
13 Yesterday's Trash  
14 Leaving The Highlands  
15 Hot Rod Millie  
16 Take A Good Look  
17 So Many Girls

Special Thanks to Limburg for this rocking contribution

Friday, April 7, 2017

The Victims - All Loud On The Western Front

The Victims - All Loud On The Western Front
In FLAC - Scans are included

1 Television Addict
2 Flipped Out Over You
3 High School Girls
4 T.V. Freak
5 I Understand
6 Open Your Eyes
7 Perth Is A Culture Shock
8 Disco Junkies

The Victims were a punk band from Perth, Western Australia, active in 1977-79. The band's members were Dave Flick (Dave Faulkner) on guitar and vocals, James Baker (drums) and Rudolph V (Dave Cardwell) on bass.

In 1977, The Victims released their debut single, "Television Addict"/"I'm Flipped Out Over You", of which only 1,000 copies were pressed. The following year they released an EP entitled simply The Victims, which included five tracks: "I Understand", "Open Your Eyes", "TV Freak", "High School Girls" and "Disco Junkies".

Special Thanks to Iñigo for this punky contribution!

Saturday, April 1, 2017

The Hentchmen - Broad Appeal

The Hentchmen - Broad Appeal
In FLAC - Scans are included

1 Michigan Blues
2 Slow Down
3 Casmere And Campau
4 Chrissy Rides Again
5 Half Step Away
6 Exit 154
7 Old Enough To Drive
8 Four Eyed Buick
9 Red Hot Car
10 Lookin' For A Girl
11 Shadow Play
12 Leaving The Highlands
13 My Catalina
14 Nothing To Say
15 Celibate Stroll
16 Lucille

Special Thanx to Limburg for this fine contribution

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Victims - Real Wild Child

The Victims - Real Wild Child
In WAV -Scans are included

1. Gotta Find a Substitue
2. Real Wild Child
3. Lost and Found
4. Buy Your Love
5. Nothin of My Own
6. I Want Head
7. Victims Theme
8. What I Want
9. Too Late
10. Nobody But You
11. Dance with You Baby
12. She's So Hot
13. Annette

This is truely one of the "great lost" late '70s NYC punk albums. These guys are/were completely in touch with the best of everything relating to early rock and roll. Every track on this disc is a killer. It's a total must have. It's only been available on a very small pressing from a long gone label and until now it's been few and far between. Got this way back in day from Patrick of SOTD. So all the credit goes to him.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Fleshtones ‎– Soul Madrid

The Fleshtones ‎– Soul Madrid
In FLAC - Scans are included

1. The Dreg (Fleshtones-77)
2. Stop Fooling Around
3. I See The Light
4. Moon Dawg 88
5. Nothing's Gonna Bring Me Down
6. I Got A Line On You
7. Fingertips Part III
8. All Around The World
9. Los Reyes Del Piel Negro (Leather Kings)
10. Hexbreaker 
11. Hall Of Fame
12. Get Down With It
13. Let's Go In '69
14. It's Too Late
15. Sha La La Reprise

A great, lively live recording by the band's then-label of a show at The Rock Club in Madrid, SP, from 12/20/88. Fantastic as one would come to expect from this great live band.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Bullet Proof Lovers - Shot Through The Heart on RUMBAR Records

The hardest working man in show business today, KURT BAKER, and his spanish friends Luiyi Costa: Guitars, backing vocals - 
Juan Irazu: Guitars, backing vocals - Gonzalo Ibañez: Bass - Joseba Arza: Drums hit it again under the Bullet Proof Lovers moniker.

Produced by Bullet Proof Lovers & Wyatt Funderburk this new record shows how Kurt ans his amigos bleed, sweat, and shred big hooks, loud guitars, a thundering rhythm section, and pop sensibility, ravaged with elements of Fred "Sonic" Smith, Primal Scream, The Hellacopters, and The Hives... CD packaging includes full Lyric Sheet to all songs, play loud and sing along!!

PURCHASE IT HERE and Get two shots from the Rum Bar with the Bullet Proof Lovers 'Shot Through The Heart' and 'S/T' CD's in hi-def, un-breakable, stere-o-phonic sounds!! All Bundles come with Bullet Proof Lovers band logo Button and Koozie, Alright Alright!!

Friday, March 17, 2017

Milk 'N' Cookies ‎– Milk 'N' Cookies

Milk 'N' Cookies ‎– Milk 'N' Cookies
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1-1 (Dee, Dee You're) Stuck On A Star 3:01
1-2 Little, Lost And Innocent 2:52
1-3 Six Guns 2:05
1-4 We Go On Dancing 1:47
1-5 Rabbits Make Love 2:10
1-6 Not Enough Girls (In The World) 3:34
1-7 Chance To Play 2:23
1-8 The Last Letter 3:50
1-9 Just A Kid 2:40
1-10 Ready Steady 2:01
1-11 Nots 2:17
1-12 Broken Melody 2:18
1-13 Tinkertoy Tomorrow 2:26
1-14 Good Friends 2:30
1-15 Wok N'Woll 2:40
1-16 Typically Teenage 2:36
1-17 Buy This Record 2:38
1-18 Not Enough Girls (In the World) [Warner Bros Demo] 3:33

2-1 Not Enough Girls (In The World) [2nd version RSD 7"] 3:45
2-2 On The Out (Demo) 2:17
2-3 Girls In Gangs (Demo) 2:57
2-4 Naked City (Demo) 2:05
2-5 Why Is Life (Demo) 2:27
2-6 Randy Slut (Demo) 1:41
2-7 Auto Fade (1973 Band Practice) 3:25
2-8 Bop The Do (1973 Band Practice) 2:46
2-9 English Tea (1973 Band Practice) 4:12
2-10 Hitter (1973 Band Practice) 2:40
2-11 Move Fast (1973 Band Practice) 2:12
2-12 I Don't Want To Know It (1973 Band Practice) 2:07
2-13 Good Enough To Eat (1973 Band Practice) 3:21
2-14 Hello Girlie (1973 Demo) 2:38
2-15 You Got My Shoes (1973 Demo) 2:22
2-16 Space Drag (1973 Demo) 3:16
2-17 We Go On Dancing (1973 Band Practice) 4:04
2-18 Chance To Play (1973 Band Practice) 2:18
2-19 Last Letter (1973 Band Practice) 3:20
2-20 Wok N'Woll (1973 Demo Tape) 2:19
2-21 Just A Kid (1973 Demo Tape) 2:44
2-22 Not Enough Girls (1973 Demo Tape) 3:02
2-23 Stuck On A Star (1973 Demo Tape) 2:55
2-24 Good Friends (1973 Demo Tape) 2:38
2-25 Six Guns (1973 Demo Tape)

Special Thanks to JPaul for this great contribution

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Hentchmen

The Hentchmen
In WAV - Scans are included

Messed Up My Brain
Iron Pimp
Claude's Remains
Wild Wild Lover
Aladdin's Castle
Worry Converter
Bottled Up
On My Way Home
Old Enough To Drive
Knockin At My Door
No Juke Box Hits

More Hentchmen.....

Thanx to Limburg for this contribution

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Glenn Robinson - Unimpressed

Glenn Robinson (born January 9, 1985) is an American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in West Warwick, Rhode Island, who has been a member of various bands including Unibrows, The Prozacs, The Paranoids, and The Pogs. 

In December 2012 he released his first solo E.P. titled Total Fiasco, followed by the full-length album, Modern Mistakes, released on Jolly Ronnie Records in October 2013. His latest release, "Unimpressed" was also released in 2016 on on Jolly Ronnie Records.

Robinson is influenced by the simplicity of three-chord, pop punk acts such as Green Day, Descendents and Weezer.  Yours truly had a very interesting chat with the man:

1) Glenn, you declare "Having fun making music since '97". We would like you to tell the viewers of this blog your full story. Were you in bands before? Or did you make a solo career right from the start? We want to hear it all from you!

Well, I started drumming when I was ten years old, got into punk rock shortly after and started my first band about a year later and I haven’t stopped making music since. I’m primarily a drummer and have played in a handful of bands and projects over the years. My long term bands were The Paranoids (1998-2007) and Unibrows (2002-2012) . I also had a brief moment in the Prozacs after high school and played on their Monsters Night Out EP.
I started writing my own songs around 14 or 15 years old. The first song I ever recorded was a 30 second song called “ I Am Satan”. I uploaded it to Napster under the name Eye Suck. My means of recording was pretty pitiful. Here’s the rundown of my shitty set up: I plugged headphones into the microphone jack, taped them from the ceiling, recorded drums, then draped the headphones in front of an amp to record guitar. Then I’d bounce those tracks onto another cassette to record vocals. Thinking about that now makes my head spin. Over the years my methods of recording and songwriting improved which eventually lead to my first proper release “Total Fiasco” in 2012. So yeah…this was a long time in the making!

2) What is your favorite topic/topic that comes easily when you write a new song?

I have a few go-to topics: Songs like “Wavelengths”, “Tambourine”, “Hang Around and Stay Awhile” and “Waste No Time” are all about my wife. She’s easy to write about. I also like to vaguely write about what it feels like to have anxiety and how it makes you feel like you’re going insane at times. Songs like “Outta My Head”, “Feeling Amplifier” and “Nothing” cover that subject pretty well. Then there are songs like “Rear Ending a Hearse” and “Gimme Insanity” and the entire Desk Job EP that deal with that sinking feeling of knowing that you have to work most of your life away. Lastly, there’s the more light hearted, nihilistic tunes like “Everybody!” and “Unimpressed”. I can always find something to write about.

3) About your latest full length, "Unimpressed", can you explain the choice of the title (what are you unimpressed about?) and the choice of the artwork? Are you taking care of your own artwork?

I’m not unimpressed by much. If anything, I’m easily amazed by things like a child. Sometimes I feel like we’re living in the future with all of the stuff we have access to.  As I get older, I see that more people become jaded, stuck in their ways and don’t really get excited about much. It’s kind of a bummer. I wanted the album cover to scream “Look at all this cool shit! Why do we hate all of it?”. Who knows if I articulated that well?
I normally handle everything as far as artwork goes because I am a controlling Graphic Designer. However, this piece was done by somebody else. I fell in love with the color scheme and its retro futuristic outer space style. Fun fact: The song “Retro futuristic Nightmare” was the last song written for this album and it was inspired from this artwork.

4) To what kind of music did you listen to as a teenager and does it still influence your today work? What was your favorite band as a teenager? Name 3 bands that you consider still have a influence on your own work today.

Green Day without a doubt. They’re still a very controversial band as far as “what’s punk and what’s not” bullshit, but they haven’t let me down in 23 years. I listened to (and still do) a lot of the old Lookout bands, Descendents, Dead Milkmen and all that good stuff.
As far as songwriting goes, I still look to Green Day because they are the kings of “less is more” and perform it with such power and precision. I still look to The Vandals for their shear insanity and dark humor. I look to the Descendents for their honest lyrics and their ability to sound rough while still being melodic.

5) Is there any video made to promote one of the songs of the new album? 

No. Promoting myself has always been my biggest weakness. Whenever I finish something, I'm always ready for the next thing. Not always a good thing ha! My friend Sean did come the studio when we were tracking the song “Everybody!” and filmed a bunch of stuff. I was supposed to piece it together to make a little promo video but it never happened. Maybe I should start that…

6) What can concert goers expect at a Glenn Robinson concert? Are you playing any famous cover songs? 

If you listen to the live EP “More Applause in the Monitors, Please” you can get a real, honest experience of what we’re like live. I’m just kidding, that was a live recording with added sound effects of applause, riots, police sirens and news coverage.
In reality you can expect to hear 10-12 short fast songs with a cover thrown in. I’ve only played about ten shows with my own band. We have performed a handful of cover songs, I don’t know if they’re considered famous, but we’ve done songs like “Crash” by the Primitives, “Attitude” by the Misfits, “Dean’s Dream” by the Dead Milkmen, and “Punk Guy” by NOFX. Anything that fits within the context of the set is an option.

7) Does West Warwick, Rhode Island have a long history of power pop punk bands or are you the only rocker in town??

West Warwick is pretty quiet as far as music goes. Sadly, it’s probably best known for the Station nightclub fire which happened only a street away from where I live. Luckily, Rhode Island is a VERY small state and if you travel about 15 miles north, you’ll find an eclectic mix of artists, musicians and venues in Providence. It’s a small state but there is no shortage of creativity. I’m far from the only rocker. Most of my friends are incredible musicians who can outshine what I do in many ways!

8) What are the plans for 2017? Is there a new record in the making ? Are you coming over to Europe soon?

My wife and I are new parents so that’s been our plan! But as far as music goes, I began recording my third album in January. The last album was such a rush and everything was so fast - it was kind of a blur. It was totally a lot fun to write that way, but I kind of want to do the opposite for this one. I usually shy away from over-doing things in the studio because I feel like your recordings should closely represent what you sound like live. However, performing live has become less of an option lately so now I want all the bells and whistles for this album. I’m taking more time with each song and make sure they reach their full potential. If that means that some of these songs won’t translate well on stage, then so be it. I just want it to be a great listen. Also, I have a lot going on in my life right now so I’ll continue working on it when the time is right. So far there are three songs tracked and they are all very different from each other. There’s a straight up punk rock song, a ska song and a Gin Blossoms type song. It’s shaping up to be pretty fucking fun! There aren’t any other details at the moment other than that it will definitely be released on Jolly Ronnie Records and produced by Chris Piquette at No Boundaries Studios. Sadly, no plans to play any shows at the moment. I would LOVE to travel to Europe to play some shows in the future though. That would fucking rule!

9) And now a tough question: For viewers of this blog who don't have much money and could only afford to buy ONE item from you, which album would you advice?

Umm I’d say buy Unimpressed from the Jolly Ronnie Records store. You’ll get a lot of cool shit along with your order. One time I got some Garbage Pail Kids cards and a comb.

10) Anything you wanna say to the viewers of this blog?

Be creative and don’t take any shit.

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Brother Brick "Stranded In the Nineties"

Brother Brick "Stranded In the Nineties" 2XCD
In WAV - Scanss are included

Hailing from Sydney, Australia, BROTHER BRICK played DETROIT and PUNK-tinged rock ’n’roll thru the early to late 90’s. They released one obscure studio album called “A Portable Altamont”on an even obscurer French label as well as numerous 7”singles on great labels such as Estrus, Dog Meat and Bang! Collected here on two CD’s you’ll find all the bands studio recordings (even their impossible to find debut cd/ep “Getting’Beyond A Shit”) as well as live stuff, demos and covers. All tracks carefully remastered from original studio tapes with a few tracks rescued from cassette tape oblivion. BROTHER BRICK are a must for fans of HIGH ENERGY Aussie rock’n’roll a la RADIO BIRDMAN, THE EASTERN DARK and THE SAINTS!

CD1 :
CD2 + artwork:

Thanx to Limburg for this rocking contribution