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    • October 23, 2016 3:02 PM CDT
    • THE CRAVATS

      ‘Blurred’ b/w ‘Bigband’

      2-track 7”/DL: Label: Overground Records OVER 153

      Release Date: 28th October 2016

      What on Earth is going on? No new material for decades and suddenly a second single from those sax-riddling dadarians, The Cravats pops up in the year of our lard, 2016?

      The first, March's critically acclaimed limited edition seven inch, Jingo Bells / Batterhouse, on Overground Records certainly did the business.

      It sold out, got a healthy heap of radio play from the likes of Marc Riley, Gideon Coe and Henry Rollins amongst others, it pleased the faithful and corralled a whole new crowd of the curious to the Cravats congregation. Penny Rimbaud's tour guide portrayal in the Jingo Bells vid did the viewing figures no harm on YouTube and as a calling card it did what it was supposed to do . . . announce to the world that The Cravats were back.

      So here we have the second single. Another two blisteringly twisted tracks of oddness from the Hieronymus Boschs of beat.

      Presenting Blurred and Bigband.

      Blurred is a pop song. Okay, it's demented and somewhat demonic but it's the band's skewiffed, fuzzy felt face view of the bowel of confusion we inhabit. What do we do? Go over there? Come back again? Sit quietly waiting or wail uncontrollably? Everything is unintelligible and indistinct so squint. And why is it a pop song? Because it has 'Whoos' at the end of the chorus and the Beatles had 'whoos'.

      Bigband is a pop song. Yes, it's teetering on the brink of cacophony, but it never quite falls off. We're all just drummers banging away in the background of someone else's bigband. We may wear the same shiny suit as the singer but we're scenery. We keep the pace. We're essential. A rimshot then a roll but always back to marking time. Step out of line and we're gone. Good and gone. And why is it a pop song? Because it ends with a gong the size of a bungalow.

      The Cravats are: The Shend - Vocals, Svor Naan - Saxophone, Joe 91 - Bass, Rampton Garstang - Drums, Viscount Biscuits - Guitar

      www.overgroundrecords.co.uk

    • September 13, 2016 3:50 AM CDT
    • The Wigglun Hips

       The longtime sold out 10” vinyl from Swedish grargepunks The Wigglun Hips is now available on the YouTube:

       https://youtu.be/3FZbCmzp53c?t=5m43s

       The album was originally released on Kenrock in 2002 but the band was active in the late 1990:s.

    • September 6, 2016 5:05 PM CDT
    • Hi!

      X Ray Cat Trio are looking for gigs in Germany! If anyone can help, or point us in the right direction, we'd be much obliged! We have a few dates booked in October but need to fill some spaces. Thanks!

       

      https://xraycattrio.bandcamp.com/

       

      https://www.facebook.com/xraycattrio

    • July 20, 2016 3:56 PM CDT
    • Hello, fellow garage punkers. We're a rawk n' rowl trio from Tallinn, Estonia.

      This is our second single "Get Down Ya'll".

    • July 20, 2016 3:22 PM CDT
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    • April 20, 2016 5:33 AM CDT
    • Friends,

      Good news our new tape is available for pre-order from BANDCAMP

      https://numbskullaction.bandcamp.com/

      You can listen to a few tracks from our latest serving of HOT SLOP there too.

      Caution: contains 10% New Ideas

      Kel :D

       

    • April 4, 2016 1:43 PM CDT
    • Hello there! 
      We're Bikini Beach, Garage Punk from Konstanz, Germany

      Here's our new video "EMILY"


      We're gonna Touring through Germany, Swiss, Czech & Holland this May!

      Here's Sound, Information, our Dates & Stuff:

      www.fuzzmehard.com
      www.bikinibeach.bandcamp.com

      Charlotte // Nils // TAMA
      BIKINI BEACH <3

    • February 12, 2016 10:15 AM CST
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      We've had requests to see a video clip sizzle reel highlighting some of The Beachnuts Light of Day
      Jan. 16, 2016 performance at the Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ, to help raise
      money for the fight against Parkinson's Disease. Features a memorable
      band intro by the Sirius Underground Garage/WFMU DJ and Garage Band Guru
      Bill Kelly.   Here you go.....

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI0WJzZy774&feature=youtu.be

      Go to cd baby, I tunes or amazon to download The Beachnuts recordings of Nature's Company and Iconoclastic Life.... 

      Marv Gellman

      Drummer, The Beachnuts

    • October 20, 2015 12:06 PM CDT
    • How do Peter, we've got recordings from years ago but we are not much for it. Playing is all that matters Here's some footage from a gig the other day - kids party. Perfect audience.Bash bash bash.

      TONK YOUR HONK


      BONGOLEEROS AT KIDS PARTY

    • February 12, 2016 10:13 AM CST
    • ready for our tour in Spain....

       

      We've had requests to see a video clip sizzle reel highlighting some of The Beachnuts Light of Day
      Jan. 16, 2016 performance at the Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ, to help raise
      money for the fight against Parkinson's Disease. Features a memorable
      band intro by the Sirius Underground Garage/WFMU DJ and Garage Band Guru
      Bill Kelly.   Here you go.....

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI0WJzZy774&feature=youtu.be

      Go to cd baby, I tunes or amazon to download The Beachnuts recordings of Nature's Company and Iconoclastic Life.... 

      Marv Gellman

      Drummer, The Beachnuts

    • December 23, 2015 4:09 AM CST
    • hello we are badass motherfuzzers from France and we would like to play in Spain. if anyone could help us you're welcome our demo is here

      thanks a lot

      https://badassmotherfuzzers.bandcamp.com/releases

    • February 12, 2016 10:12 AM CST
    • We've had requests to see a video clip sizzle reel highlighting some of The Beachnuts Light of Day
      Jan. 16, 2016 performance at the Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ, to help raise
      money for the fight against Parkinson's Disease. Features a memorable
      band intro by the Sirius Underground Garage/WFMU DJ and Garage Band Guru
      Bill Kelly.   Here you go.....

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI0WJzZy774&feature=youtu.be

      Go to cd baby, I tunes or amazon to download The Beachnuts recordings of Nature's Company and Iconoclastic Life.... 

      Marv Gellman

      Drummer, The Beachnuts

    • January 31, 2016 5:13 AM CST
    • The Cave: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Cave/176270342404953

    • January 28, 2016 2:47 AM CST
    • Yeah nice one. Haven't heard of Malemelo so will definitely check it out!

      Cheers

    • January 27, 2016 6:02 PM CST
    • http://www.maloemelo.com/

      http://www.winston.nl/club

      http://www.denieuweanita.nl/

      Good luck!

    • November 10, 2015 5:08 AM CST
    • Anyone know any decent bars (apart from Soundgarden and Pacific Parc)  in Amsterdam that play good tunes. Not necessarily band venues, but somewhere to have a beer with quality background tunes. 

    • February 12, 2016 10:12 AM CST
    • We've had requests to see a video clip sizzle reel highlighting some of The Beachnuts Light of Day
      Jan. 16, 2016 performance at the Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ, to help raise
      money for the fight against Parkinson's Disease. Features a memorable
      band intro by the Sirius Underground Garage/WFMU DJ and Garage Band Guru
      Bill Kelly.   Here you go.....

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI0WJzZy774&feature=youtu.be

      Go to cd baby, I tunes or amazon to download The Beachnuts recordings of Nature's Company and Iconoclastic Life.... 

      Marv Gellman

      Drummer, The Beachnuts

    • February 12, 2016 10:11 AM CST
    • We've had requests to see a video clip sizzle reel highlighting some of The Beachnuts Light of Day
      Jan. 16, 2016 performance at the Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ, to help raise
      money for the fight against Parkinson's Disease. Features a memorable
      band intro by the Sirius Underground Garage/WFMU DJ and Garage Band Guru
      Bill Kelly.   Here you go.....

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI0WJzZy774&feature=youtu.be

      Go to cd baby, I tunes or amazon to download The Beachnuts recordings of Nature's Company and Iconoclastic Life.... 

      Marv Gellman

      Drummer, The Beachnuts

    • September 20, 2015 6:39 AM CDT
    • https://www.facebook.com/events/357367084432519/ 
      Hi there, I´m looking for a single ROOM in AMSTERDAM center, at best close to
      Melkweg for 3 days the NEXT W-END! (25-28 sept) in Exchange i offer a room for 2 person
      for free in Catania center ANYTIME in the future - OR - in BERLIN KREUZBERG in the
      summer (July/August 2016). Also available in alternative: a tiny house on Etna!. (You know, the highest active volcano in Europe and one of the most active volcanoes in the world!) 
      I´m very happy to attend the this year NSSFestival. Got my flighttickets and a few days kids-free BUT i´m really having a hard time to find a (affordable) room in a center of Amsterdam! And so my idea: Whoever is able to offer me a room (even a tiny one) for the 3 nights (25-28.09), possibly very close to the Melkweg, i will offer IN EXCHANGE a privat room for 3 nights (even for 2 people if needed) in Italy, Catania center anytime OR the same in Germany, Berlin Kreuzberg (only available in july or august 2016).
      Have a look at the rooms available:
      in Berlin: https://www.airbnb.it/rooms/3665990
      in Catania: https://www.airbnb.it/rooms/6048129
      Hope to find here a cool place by cool people, to stay. Thanx.

    • February 12, 2016 10:10 AM CST
    •  

      We've had requests to see a video clip sizzle reel highlighting some of The Beachnuts Light of Day
      Jan. 16, 2016 performance at the Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ, to help raise
      money for the fight against Parkinson's Disease. Features a memorable
      band intro by the Sirius Underground Garage/WFMU DJ and Garage Band Guru
      Bill Kelly.   Here you go.....

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TI0WJzZy774&feature=youtu.be

      Go to cd baby, I tunes or amazon to download The Beachnuts recordings of Nature's Company and Iconoclastic Life.... 

      Marv Gellman

      Drummer, The Beachnuts

       

    • February 1, 2016 4:37 PM CST
    •  

      THE JERKS

      ‘Jerk Off’

      15 track • LP Only • Overground Records

      Catalogue No: OVER 149LP• Bar Code: 689492172411

      Release Date: 5th Feb 2016

      The definitive 15 track compilation of The Jerks studio recordings. Includes tracks from each of their three singles and nine previously unreleased gems including a cover version of California Sun. Packaged in a deluxe cover with rare photos and a 12” x 12” card insert with a detailed history written by the band and limited to just 500 copies.

      Having witnessed the 1976 ‘Anarchy In The UK’ tour, five teenagers from West Yorkshire met in an a dilapidated garage and plugged in to create their own blend of noise, attitude and disturbance. This garage produced Yorkshire’s most successful punk rock band who outsold Abba in that part of the world and entered the top 100 with their debut single ‘Get Your Woofing Dog Off Me’, (definitely one of punk’s best debut records, released on their own Underground Records). To this day it remains one of the fastest records ever recorded.

      Now selling for considerable sums of money, the tracks have been included on many of the legitimate and bootleg compilations from the era, the front cover of the single being used for one of the early volumes of Killed By Death. The success of the single ensured gigs were plentiful and tours followed with Sham 69, Penetration, Generation X, The Adverts and XTC.

      Their increasing profile bought them to the attention of Lightning Records who promptly signed them while the major labels deliberated, this deal saw the release of their second single ‘Cool’ in 1978, produced by ex-Rolling Stones producers Bill Farley and Dave Hunt.

      Lightning developed into Laser under the wing of Warner Brothers. The band relocated to London and recorded their third and final single ‘Come Back Bogart’ in January 1980. Despite good reviews and Radio 1 play the single failed to sell, so in the Spring of 1980 the band decided to call it a day.

      The Jerks exemplified British punk rock: raw, urgent, fast and provocative. A strong visual image and no shortage of potential hit songs. With more vigorous marketing and a larger slice of luck, the ending could have been a lot different.

       Track Listing

      Back To Berlin/California Sun/Hold My Hand/You're Not Worth It (Jerk Off)/Dole Queue Boys/We Hate You/Get Your Woofing Dog Off Me/More More More/Join The Navy/Cool/Cruisin' (Again)/Safety Zone/The Beating Of Hearts/Come Back Bogart/Are You Strong Enough?