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60. Something for the Weekend: The Stranglers “Down in the Sewer (live)”

A mainstay of the mid-1970s punk scene, Guildford four-piece The Stranglers were often considered the illegitimate cousin of punk with an early output can be viewed as an odd breed, born out by lyrics and themes that occasionally fell into crass misogyny mixed with curiously intellectualised misanthropy. Continue reading

35. Something for the Weekend: The Stranglers “Rok it to the Moon”

Lambasted by some at the time for not being a “proper punk band” due to their pub-rock origins, the Stranglers are one of the last surviving bands from the first generation of punk. Continue reading

28. Something for the Weekend: The Damned “New Rose”

Seeing as how this is Halloween weekend, one can scarcely go wrong with the Damned. Continue reading

27. Something for the Weekend: The Slits “Typical Girls”

Starting out as a quartet in 1976, The Slits were one of the pioneers of dub-infused punk as demonstrated by songs such as “New town” and “Typical Girls” on their 1979 début LP, Cut. Continue reading

03. Something for the Weekend: 2010 UK Election Special

At the time of writing, it is only turning midnight and the seat counts are beginning to roll in, so for this week I’m leaving a slight multiple choice for everyone out there. Continue reading

Coming Soon (Probably):

Beat Happening "Pinebox Derby"
bis "This is Fake D.I.Y."
Cabaret Voltaire "Nag Nag Nag"
Donna Summer "I Feel Love"
Electrelane (undecided)
Heloise & the Savoir Faire "Odyle"
Kortatu "Nicaragua Sandinista"
Logikparty "Anti Omerta"
Madness (undecided)
Make the Girl Dance "Wall of Death"
One Way System "No Return"
Peter and the Test Tube Babies "Shit British Tour"
PiL (undecided)
Queen of Hearts "Neon"
Sigue Sigue Sputnik "Love Missile F1-11"
Throbbing Gristle "Discipline"
Twin Crystals (undecided)

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