Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Middle Class - Los Angeles 1980-1982

The guitarist of Middle Class died recently so here is a little celebration of the music he made. The 1980 and 1981 shows are rough audience recordings and sound quality is good. The 1982 show is a radio broadcast with very good sound quality. Can anyone fill in the unknown song titles?

@ Fleetwood, Redondo Beach CA 4-26-80: [from cassette tape]
01. title unknown
02. title unknown
03. Blueprint For Joy
04. Taken By Force
05. Insurgence
06. Introductory Rites
07. Blue Movie
08. Be Contemporary
09. Language Of Paradise
10. Red Light Sexless
11. Situations
12. Love Is Just A Tool
13. Nobody's Scared [Subway Sect]
14. title unknown

@ Valley West, Los Angeles 6-04-81: [from cassette tape]
01. title unknown
02. title unknown
03. Blueprint For Joy
04. Restless Young Men
05. Last Touch
06. title unknown
07. Above Suspicion
08. Situations
09. Out Of My Hands
10. Introductory Rites
11. title unknown

@ KPFK, Los Angeles 9-18-82: [from cassette tape]
01. intro
02. Skeleton At The Feast
03. title unknown
04. Ritual And Deceit
05. Everything
06. Mosque
07. The Call
08. title unknown
09. Listen
10. Shaken
11. Friend Of The Family
12. Out Of My Hands
13. -dj-
14. A Blueprint For Joy
15. Restless Young Men
16. outro

Monday, April 28, 2014

Minor Threat - WERS, Boston 1983

Here is a fun 25 minute interview with Minor Threat on Boston radio that includes an attempt at creating a musical station identification. Sound quality is very good.

track list:
01. interview

Naked - Terminus Club, Newcastle England 3-81

Naked were my favorite early 1980s Anarcho-Punk band. Unfortunately the last 7 songs of this show are missing from my tape. It's an audience recording and is a bit rough but good enough for Punk.

track list:
01. Die Blind
02. Mid 1930's (Pre-War Germany)
03. Our Correspondant
04. Say It Now
05. Suicidal State
06. 1984
07. Alien
08. Why Are You Running (false start)
09. Rash
10. Why Are You Running

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The London Punk Tapes book

At the link you can view the book: http://issuu.com/actar/docs/londonpunktapes


Subway Sect - Harlesden Coliseum, London 3-11-77

For Subway Sect fans follow the link to listen to a live recording of the band in early 1977. It's a bit rough on quality but still a great listen for any fan.


Vic Godard and The Subway Sect - Marc Riley Session,BBC 3-26-14

Here's Vic playing a new session of old songs with an entertaining interview. Radio broadcast with excellent sound quality.

track list:
01. Marc Riley jingle
02. interview
03. Blackpool
04. -Marc Riley-
05. interview
06. Back In The Void Again
07. -Marc Riley-
08. interview
09. Malicious Love
10. -Marc Riley-

Nosebleeds - England 1977

Here is the original line up of the Nosebleeds playing at an unknown location somewhere in England during the magical year of 1977. It's an audience recording and the sound quality is a little rough but still a good listen. There is a new line up of the band playing around England these days with the original singer and the original drummer from Slaughter & The Dogs and they have a new album out.

info: http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/nosebleeds.htm
info: http://www.edbangerandthenosebleeds.com/the-past
interview with the original drummer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loHaZ_FVdA0
new line up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KvrNPxt2uI

track list:
01. Ain't Bin To No Music School
02. Fascist Pigs
03. Uptight
04. Rich Kid
05. Don't Know
06. Middle Class Suburban Creep
07. Blackpool Rock
08. Another Ounce of Rock

Monday, April 21, 2014

Valves - Mike Read Session 1979

Here's a nice session from the Edinburgh Scotland Punk band The Valves. It's a radio broadcast and the sound quality is a little muffled but still very good.

track list:
01. Ain't No Surf In Portobello
02. Fab Front Loader
03. Linda Vindaloo

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Quads - John Peel Session 8-29-79

Great Mod-Revival band. Radio broadcast with excellent sound quality.

track list:
01. Revision Time Blues
02. There's Never Been A Night
03. I Know You know
04. There Must Be Thousands

Pink Military - John Peel Session 11-14-79

Budgie who played drums in Spitfire Boys and Souxsie & The Banshees plays drums on this session. Radio broadcast with excellent sound quality.

track list:
01. Did You See Her
02. Stand Alone
03. Wild West

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Stand Fast - Unstoppable Machine demos 1993 (ex Stooges)

This band was from Detroit and features Tony Whipple - guitar/vocals, Kathy Asheton - bass/vocals, Scott "Rock Action" Asheton - drums. Sound quality is very good.

track list:
01. This Dance
02. The Innkeeper
03. Forward Motion
04. You Look 18 Tonight
05. Hey There, Marianne
06. Check Your Weapons At The Door

Ready Steady Go!

I got my little digitization studio set up again and have a lot of new finds lined up for this blog. Stay tuned!