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    • August 21, 2015 2:25 AM CDT
    • Hello bongoleeros

      I like what you're up to - can you send me some recordings for airplay on my Dandelion Radio show?


      Pete Jackson

    • August 15, 2015 10:00 AM CDT
    • How do. The Bongoleeros play remedial rock n roll. A bit of Hasil Adkins. A bit of The Legendary Stardust Cowboy. A bit of bog-beat. Some 'Shires style Dada. We do gigs all over the place. We've played Bradford Indoor market on a Saturday afternoon and A market square in Switzerland. We've been naked in Berlin & had mither in Holland, Belgium and elsewhere.

      We're looking to find like minded bogbrains for lo-watt action (we only have one battery amp and a megaphone) so if you and felow mutants crank it delierous lets sort summats!

      Bongoleeros - live in Leeds (YouTube)


    • August 14, 2015 6:10 AM CDT
      ‘Cryptic Crosswords’          

      10 track CD – OVER 147CD - Barcode: 689492160722

      10 track LP (white vinyl + CD) – OVER 147LP – Barcode 689492160715

      Release Date: 14th August 2015

      Paranoid Visions formed in Dublin in 1981 and are Eire’s longest-running punk band.

      Cryptic Cross Words is the 5th album that Paranoid Visions have released since their 2006 reboot. Add to this the multitude of singles and a myriad of historical re-releases and compilations and it becomes clear that Paranoid Visions are a band who are not content to sit back and relax or attempt to trade on past glories. Indeed founder members Deko and P.A are of the opinion that there are no past glories with the recent releases being more reflective of what the band were about in the first place.  Cryptic Cross Words, a culmination of a year’s recording and writing is an attempt to craft a specific album with a specific modus operandi.

      “With every release we have done, there has always been a compromise, and certain styles or genres we have wanted to explore have been almost achieved, but not executed the way we imagined them…until now”.

      Switching rhythm section and losing a backing vocalist in early 2014 gave the band the opportunity to form the perfect line-up and create what the band believe is best album they have ever made. It’s certainly a more focussed and strategic release that relies on soundscapes and moods that co-exist with the various musical genres the band continues to dip into. But it explores these cohesively with production that has been described by one early reviewer as being “crisp but avoids the sheen of the nu”. Certainly this album owes as much to UK Decay as it does to UK Subs, or is “more magazine than fanzine”.

      Lyrically the album is tackling different subjects  ranging from the Catholic Churches abuse of children, invasion in the Ukraine, sexual harmony, working culture and the voice of the downtrodden public on the verge of snapping. In the case of Anagram Sam the lyrics consist entirely of anagrams (Anagram Sam, he’s one of those NAMELESS SALESMEN, his LIFE is a FILE of anagrams, he’s the SENATOR for TREASON etc etc….you get the picture!!) whilst the album’s closer, “baNAMA Republic” is a delicate slow building acoustic song spanning seven minutes and sung by Aoife Destruction detailing the fall of the Irish economy and the corruption that facilitated it.

      The album is an aesthetically beautiful white vinyl LP with free CD and 16 page booklet which includes a real cryptic cross word and word search on the sleeve (hint…the answers may all be song titles!)

       Track Listing:

      The Angelus (at 6pm)/ Anagram Sam/ Across the Holocausts/ Murder Most Foul/ When Anger Turns To Rage/ Paranoid visions/ Mutant Circus/ Love Letters/ Halloween/ Ba-nama Republic

    • August 14, 2015 6:08 AM CDT


    • July 29, 2015 6:18 AM CDT
    • August


      1st Liverpool Go Go Cage 


      2nd Middlesbrough TSONE


      20th Liverpool Sound Food & Drink


      29th Leeds Karma All Dayer Milo Bar


      30th Preston Mad ferret


    • July 20, 2015 4:15 PM CDT
    • I HAVE A FEELING IT WILL BE A VERY INTERESTING GIG. Perhaps the first in history where a man gets his knob out at The Royal Albert Hall.

    • July 17, 2015 6:05 AM CDT
    • The Damned play the Royal Albert Hall 20th May 2016

      The Damned played their first show on 6 July 1976, supporting the Sex Pistols at the 100 Club, they were the first UK punk band to release a single New Rose (22nd October 1976) and the first to release an album Damned, Damned, Damned (18th Feb 1977).

      Despite heralding from the punk movement they were also one of the most ambitious musically, moving away from the breakneck garage sound of their debut and taking in elements from goth and psychedelia to prog.

      From the punk rock classics of Love Song and Smash It Up, to the gothic Grimly Fiendish and the cover of Paul Ryan’s Eloise, the hits flowed. The band became regulars on Top Of The Pops and were playing to huge audiences, who have remained stubbornly loyal.

      Earlier this year a documentary film was released in cinemas and on DVD. Filmed by director Wes Orshoski and titled The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead, the documentary charts the history of the band against a backdrop of interviews and tour footage from 2011-2014, and was edited together rough to make the film feel more like The Damned's first album.

      Next year the band celebrate their 40th anniversary and wanted to celebrate it in the greatest of style and do something truly unique for the fans, so they booked the Royal Albert Hall and are planning a very special show, the content of which is being kept a closely guarded secret.

      When asked what could be expected? Vocalist Dave Vanian enigmatically replied “expect the unexpected”.

      Captain Sensible responded “Anyone informing the snotty bunch of oiks that we were back in '76 that the band may be playing the Albert Hall 40 years later would've undoubtedly been greeted with a prize selection of four letter expletives. The Damned had an surly edge back then... not exactly the urbane gents about town you find us today. How we managed to come through four decades of chaos and destruction is a miracle.... even scattering a few decent records in our wake as we went.

      Our 40th anniversary show will be a celebration not just of a band but a special time in British music history... the dawn of punk, when seemingly anything was possible if you could strum a couple of chords on a guitar. And if the Albert Hall is good enough for messers Clapton and Wakeman then it's good enough for us. On the night a fun and varied setlist will shine a light around the darkest corners of the jolly old discography.... can't wait!”

      For information about tickets and the venue visit:

    • June 25, 2015 10:24 AM CDT
    • Trash Wax Discogs store


      You can also visit the new website WWW.TRASHWAX.COM

      We've just released The Vibes LP 'Voodoo Juju' on Trash Wax on 31st May, unfortunately the green vinyl edition was more or less sold out on pre-order and is now no longer available. We do have a few dozen copies left on black, so feel free to drop us a line.



    • May 30, 2015 5:28 AM CDT
    • The Neighbourhood Strange LIVE!
      June and July dates....

      June 21st- The Fleece, Bristol - afternoon show 1.45pm-2.15pm
      June 25th- Lennons, Southampton - 8pm- 8.30pm
      July 4th- The Finsbury, London - 7.30pm

    • April 20, 2015 12:49 PM CDT

      There's a vid on there of our live show last Saturday night........

    • April 16, 2015 4:35 AM CDT
    • Hi guys, we're a garage tinged 5 piece from salisbury UK looking for gigs in the UK and Europe. Checkout our soon to be released ep....

    • May 25, 2015 6:51 AM CDT
    • Voix de Garage #35 (28/01/2015)

      *Jingle* Know Your Product / The Saints / Eternally Yours / 1978 / Australie (Brisbane) 

      I want you to leave me / The Crimson Shadows / Tales from the Crimson Shadows / 1987 / Sweden

      She Cracked /The Modern Lovers / The Modern Lovers / 1976 / US

      It’s an experience / The Arrogants / Introducing the Arrogants / 2014 / France (Lille)

      The Greatest Gift / Scratch Acid / The Greatest Gift / 1984 / US (Austin, Texas)

      *Focus : U.S. Hardcore*

      – Gary Floyd / Butthole Surfers / Live PCPPEP / 1984 / US (Texas)

      – Little Boy’s Feet / The Dicks / Kill From The Heart / 1983 / US (Texas)

      – Never Talking To You Again / Hüsker Dü / Zen Arcade / 1984 / US (Minnesota)

      – Takin A Ride / The Replacements / Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash / 1981 / US (Minnesota)

      – Lake Of Fire / Meat Puppets / Meat Puppets II / 1984 / US (Arizona)

      – Deep Wound / You’re False / Demo / 1983 / US (Massachusetts)

      *The quiet moment* : I Hate You / Kim Fowley

      *The Chapel 60’s* : Last Time Around / The Del-Vetts / single / 1966 / US (Chicago)

      She’s ugly / The Pandoras / Bootleg compilation LP « Psychedelic sluts! » / Demo released 1994 (recorded?) / US (California)

      IMPORTANT = Psychotic / The Berlin Brats / single / 1976 / US (California)

      Babysitter / The Ramones / single version / 1977 / US (NYC)

      *Maximum Volume* :New Kind Of Kick / The Jesus and Mary Chain / God Damn Rock’n’Roll Tribute to the Cramps / 2009 / Scotlans (East Kilbride)

      To hear it all:

    • May 22, 2015 10:18 AM CDT


      ‘Detailed Twang’

      12 track LP only: Label: Overground : Edition of 500

      Cat. No. OVER 146LP

      Release Date: 25th May 2015

      Originally inspired by both the DIY ethic of the punk movement and the likes of Throbbing Gristle and File Under Pop, two friends Nag and Bendle decided to form The Door And The Window in March ’79. Lacking any musical experience, the first thing they did was to book a gig, then set off to a rehearsal studio to record their first single on a cassette recorder.

      “Initially we had little interest in making "music"; we were interested in sound and noise. I had a cheap guitar and a collection of 2nd hand tape recorders, and Nag had a cheap synth. It was an advantage that we couldn't play anything. When the guy running the rehearsal studio proclaimed that we were the "worst band he had ever heard" we took it as a complement and drunkenly carolled his sentiment back to him. And recorded that, too.” – Bendle

      The first single ‘Don’t Kill Colin EP’ came from the pressing plant in plain white labels and sleeves. The band pain stakingly hand-made the labels and sleeves and managed to self-distribute all 1000 copies.

      The success led to a distribution deal with Rough Trade. Their next single ‘Production Line EP’ was joint NME ‘Single Of The Week’ with Ian Dury’s ‘(Hit Me With Your) Rhythm Stick’. Inspired by Crass, the Pay No More Than 55p on the sleeve caused problems for the distributors, but the single still sold an impressive 2000 copies.

      As true exponents of the DIY ethic the band produced a fanzine called ‘Common Knowledge’ devoted to the politics of record reproduction and included the likes of the Desperate Bicycles.

      The Door And The Window were becoming more popular and highly respected. They played with the Pop Group, Scritti Politti, Delta Five, Swell Maps and Raincoats.

      The line-up of the band was always fluid and sometime members included Fritz (23 Skidoo), Dennis Burns (ATV/Good Missionaries), Grant Showbiz (The Fall) and Giblet (49 Americans). In late 1979, Mark Perry, disillusioned by the constraints and expectations of Alternative TV joined the band as druumer and co-songwriter.

      As more bands formed with the same attitude the band toured as part of the ‘Weird Noise Tour’ with The Instant Automatons and 012 – a band fronted by Kif Kif and made up of members of that nights audience.

      1980 saw the release of the album ‘Detailed Twang’ which sold 2000 copies at the ridiculously cheap price of £3.00, before the band split up in the summer of ’81, although they’ve reformed on an occasional basis to experiment with new ideas.

      The LP replicates the original album but with the bonus of an inner bag featuring a detailed band history and rare photos, limited to just 500 copies making rarer than the highly collectable origina

      Track Listing:

      Dads/Habits/We Do Scare Each Other/Order And Obey/He Feels Like A Doris/ Part-Time Punks/In The Car/Subculture Fashion Slaves/Sticks And Stones/ Positive/Why Must You Build Walls Around Us?/Detailed Twang/

    • April 29, 2015 9:01 PM CDT
      Great British Music & Culture present a brand new event this summer in the rejuvenated seaside town of Margate on the Kent coast. The fantastic Westcoast which houses three areas including a top Live Music & DJ Venue, Restaurant & The Black Cat Club room are opposite the new Turner Arts centre in the heart of the old town surrounded by vintage shops, boutique hotels, family run cafes, restaurants, tea rooms and even an old sweet shop. The UK’s first ever fun fair, Dreamland will opening its doors for the first time in over a decade this summer. Margate also offers one of the best Beaches in Britain and one of the few places you can watch the sun rise and set.

      If that wasn’t enough to persuade you to plan a visit to this revitalized seaside resort we have put together a program that will be sure to thrill you over the Whitsun bank holiday weekend.

      Over three evening and two daytime events we have put together a stellar program of live acts, internationally renowned + local DJ’s, dancing competition, Scooter run and competition, market & record fair, special food and drinks offers and fun guaranteed.

      All evening events are at the Westcoast/Black Cat club which has two DJ rooms and a fantastic live music set-up. Our daytime events are on the Piazza opposite the Westcoast and seafront with ample parking space for scooters. We will have a stage with live music including battle of the bands on Saturday afternoon, open decks DJ sessions, scooter comp, market, food and drinks at special prices for wristband holders. Check back once in a while as we add more to the program. 


      A special early bird deal is available for weekend tickets @ £40 until 13 March. 

      Discounts on multi purchase Buy 4 = £150 or Buy 10= £360 

      Day Wristbands (Friday £15/ Saturday £20/ Sunday £20)

    • April 22, 2015 2:18 PM CDT
    • Hey John...not sure if you be posting personally but if you catch this...I'm gonna arriving in Berlin (via munich) the day of your "Wild at Heart" show (may 08) - midst of german UK dates (doing an in store on Sat and private party...with a gig later that week in berlin). I imagine most probably the bill is sorted at this point but if you want a warm up act - solo punk folk  hard strumming punkabilly stylin's  - I'd be add yer service - pro would be very helpful for me to promo the new recording and the instore stuff and gig on the 13th...don't wanna be a burden or  a pooch...just noticed the sked's are lining up and I'm a fan of yer work etc etc... a wee 15 -20 minute barner burner might add something to affair...certainly heat up the room for you...Here's a a couple links to the new stuff...cheers -ripper

      New recording - "Fast Folk Undergound 4.0


      Video for "Vincent's Lament" from the new platter (solo punkabilly - video done in Berlin last may)

    • April 21, 2015 10:39 PM CDT
    • We have a Vancouver LP Release and a European Tour coming up asap we wanted to post for you folks.  If you can come out great if not spread the word - "From the Bestiary to the Leathering Room"

      RELEASE PARTY: Vancouver, BC Hindenburg - Thu Apr 30 
      Hamburg, Germany - Monkeys Music Club - Thu May 7 
      Berlin, Germany - Wild At Heart - Fri May 8 
      Dresden, Germany - Rosis Amüsierlokal - Sat May 9 
      Turin, Italy - Blah Blah - Mon May 11 
      Parma PR, Italy - Titty Twister - Tue May 12 
      Bologna, Italy - Freakout Club - Wed May 13 
      Roncà, Italy - Jack the Ripper - Thu May 14 
      Piacenza, Italy - Sound Bonico - Fri May 15 
      Baden, Switzerland - Royal - Sat May 16 
      Reutlingen, Germany - Franz.K - Mon May 18 
      Regensburg, Germany - Alte Mälzerei - Tue May 19 
      Vienna, Austria - B72 - Wed May 20 
      Steyr, Austria - Kulturverein Röda - Thu May 21 
      Fürth, Germany - FESTIVAL NEW ORLEANS - Fri May 22 
      Zurich, Switzerland - El Lokal - Sat May 23 
      Frankfurt, Germany - Das Bett - Mon May 25 (with Real Mackenzies)
      Bern, Switzerland - Dachstock - Fri May 29
      Viersen, Germany - Varieté Freigeist - Sat May 30
      Karlsruhe, Germany - Alte Hackerei - Wed Jun 3
      Werne, Germany - Flöz K - Fri Jun 5
      Cologne, Germany - Sonic Ballroom - Sat Jun 6
      TBA, Germany - Friday June 12
      Lübeck, Germany - Treibsand - Sat Jun 13 

    • April 21, 2015 1:55 AM CDT
    • Facebook event :

    • April 20, 2015 11:26 AM CDT
    • 3 days of Garage Punk & Rock 'n' Roll fun in the sun
      right next to the beach
      80km south of Barcelona 
      April 30, 1 May, 2 May @ Camping Arc de Bara


      The Bearded Lady Edition

      Check out the Website 
      (in English & Spanish)

      International bands from all corners of the underground garage Punk and Rock 'n' Roll scene. A fabulous "ALL GIRL" DJ crew (with a difference!), a MayDay afternoon Pool party with music and fun and games and bikini girls with machine guns, Plenty of Beards, indoors and outdoors concerts and djs, circus sideshows, All on site cheap Bungalow hire, camping facilities, shops, bars, supermarkets, BBQ, restaurant, bar/cafe', swimming pools,concert marquee, late night bungalow parties and Mucho mucho fun! ......Bring the whole family for a rock 'n' roll weekend just a few meters from the beach 80km south of Barcelona. ON SITE BUNGALOW hire or Camping at Camping Arc De Bara.

      MORE BUNGALOW & camping hire right next door at:

      Park Playa De Bara

      & Camping Stel

      BANDS n DJs

      *****************MISS LUDELLA BLACK********************
      The legendary singer from the Del-Monas, Headcoatees, performing a rare full set of her past and present songs!

      ***************** The MASONICS *******************
      One of the biggest names in the Garage scene made from the tasty bits of The Milkshakes and various other Trash greats!

      ***************** THE RIPPERS ************************
      Garage Punk legends with capital P from Sardinia

      ******************* THE JACKETS ***********************
      Girl fronted 100% pure Garage Punk at its best from Switzerland!!!

      **************** CHARM BAG *************************
      New project from Fernando Smogger, Andalucias Trash Head number 1

      ********************** Biznaga **********************
      New Madrid Punks conquering Spain's music scene by storm!

      ********************** Las Marlenes *************************
      3 Punkettes from Barcelona that opened the first ever Munster party in style! back with a Vengeance! 

      ***************** The Cheating Hearts********************
      2 wom/an band from Beat City Hamburg on the Blues Trash road to Memphis.

      **************** Frank Castro CIRCUS SIDESHOW*********
      Mad man Frank and his crazy circus sideshow is back!

      ********************* The X-Men **************************
      Legendary UK 80's Garage Psycho Stompers reformed just in time for a Psychotic show in Spain. 

      ********************* Go!Zilla ***************************'
      Italian Psychedelic garage punkers conquering the world!

      ***************** Leadfoot Tea *************************
      one man trash n roll with guest starting the festival and performing his new album with Fernando Smogger on saturday afternoon.

      *************** Thee Jezebels **********************
      all girl UK garage band playing tunes for Mods & Rockers! 

      ******************* The Pukes *************************
      nearly ALL GIRL UK band consisting of around 15-20 members playing Punk Rock Classics and original songs on Ukulele's 

      DJ GRANNY FUZZ :::::: DJ RUMANA ::::: DJ FRANCESCA CASTRO ::: :::::DJs FIZZ 'n' FLIP:::::::DJ SLANIA:::.:::::::::::::DJ MOOMBA ::::::::DJ CHERRY FUZZ

      Advance 3 day 50 euro
      Advance 1 day 20 euro (use any day)

      2 day tickets (friday+Saturday) in advance 40 euro via PayPal...message me



      PayPal or Transfer by request

      On the door 20 - 25 euro per day

    • April 20, 2015 7:55 AM CDT
    • Mr A the Barber & Miss A Beatgirl present
      WEIRDSVILLE Saturday 25th April
      Mr A's Birthday bash with 
      THE JACKETS (Switzerland)
      SPEEDBALL JR (Belgium)
      + DJs and bar TILL 2AM with a private party after!
      £10 pre book
      £12.50 on the door
      For more info go to

      THE JACKETS (Switzerland)
      Returning for their 2nd visit to WEIRDSVILLE and following their HIPSVILLE show last May that took the roof off!
      THE JACKETS are back to 'FREAK you OUT!'
      Combining sixties garage, mod, '77 punk rock, psychedelia and their devotion to bands like The MC5, The Monks, and The Music Machine, The Jackets bring a dynamic recipe to the garage rock 'menu'. What is important to note is that the Jackets are a Rock and Roll band - but it's the ROLL that makes the ROCK just that little bit better! 
      Watch out for the new album on Voodoo Rhythm out real soon.
      SPEEDBALL JR (Belgium)
      Speedball JR was formed in the summer of 2000 during Ghent’s (surfcity Belgium) famous surf explosion. They originally played more traditional surf rock like Dick Dale, Bobby Fuller Four and the Ventures. You can hear these influences on their first studio session which was recorded at the end of 2000 at the yellow tape studio. Later on they developed a more trashy sound with more garage and sixties influences and started to write their own tunes. 
      The band gigged with a number of cool surf bands like Jon & The Nightriders, Slacktone, Dick Dale, The Wangs, among others, all the time they were honing their sound and finding their own place among these contemporaries. They also supported Bo Diddley at one of his final shows.
      So put on your shrunken head necklace, steal your grannies ironing board and surf on down to WEIRDSVILLE!!!
      Amped-up, twin guitar, organ fuelled, driving 60's Garage from North West England.
      The Shook-Ups hit hard with their fierce and loud wall of sound. With dirty fuzz grooves, pounding beats and a great frontman, this 6 piece band deliver serious dance floor action with a tough soul stomp.
      Heavy Psyche drones and back from the grave 60's trash with a definable psychedelic sound reminiscent of groups such as The Bob Seger System, The Standells, The Music Machine and The Seeds yet also bringing it right up to date.
      Psychotronic Sexplotation Movie Projections,
      assault your eyeballs with projections from some of the weirdest'n'wildest movie clips you'll ever see!!!

    • April 14, 2015 9:57 AM CDT
    • Jul 23 — Unity Works — Wakefield, UK
      Jul 24 — The Ritz — Manchester, United Kingdom
      Jul 26 — Waterfront — Norwich, United Kingdom
      Jul 28 — Library, The Institute — Birmingham, United Kingdom
      Jul 29 — Academy Bristol — Bristol, United Kingdom
      Jul 30 — The Forum — London, United Kingdom

    • March 29, 2015 6:17 AM CDT
    • Woohoo, love it! Thanks

    • March 21, 2015 5:10 PM CDT
    • Friends,

      We have big plans for this year, tape 2nd "MO' ACTION" is almost complete, progress has been made on our debut 7", and our 3rd tape "Space Jams & Freak Outs" is half-written.

      What we need now is some gigs, no reasonable offer refused. Please get in touch through garagepunk, facebook or our email below, y si hablamos espanol!