The Beatersband “Vol Due”

This very prolific Italian band is back with 8 new cover songs. Opening with a punk poppy version of "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" (The SHIRELLES), you can hear the same power pop and 60s influences as in their previous releases with good female vocals. "Calendar Girl", a 1961 cover of Neil Sedaka gets... Continue Reading →

Pussycat and The Dirty Johnsons “Beast”

UK based garage rock'n'roll band PUSSYCAT AND THE DIRTY JOHNSONS have a good reputation when it comes to live shows but since it's quite impossible to see bands in clubs these days, here they are with a fourth album in order to make us wait. "Lying On My Bad" and "Doin' It" both sound as... Continue Reading →

Suzie Stapleton “We Are The Plague”

We talked about Brighton based artist Suzie Stapleton quite a few times through her singles and videos. Here she is back with a self-recorded album with the help of Gavin Jay (JIM JONES AND THE RIGHTEOUS MINDS) on bass and drummer Jim MACAULAY (The STRANGLERS.) "We Are The Plague" opens the album on a dark... Continue Reading →

The Speedways “Radio Sounds”

When I first saw the name of the band, I thought they were playing speed action rock and I couldn't be more wrong... Opening song "This Ain't a Radio Sound" immediately brings TOM PETTY and CHEAP TRICK to mind. "The Day I Call You Mine" and "Your Brown Eyes Look So Blue" sound more like... Continue Reading →

Black Market Heart “Transfusion” EP

4 new songs and a cool cover art-work by Los Angeles dark rock band BLACK MARKET HEART. "Feed Me Poison" opens this EP with some fine venomous post-punk full of energy while "Tidal Wave" has more to do with proto-punk and The STOOGES. Male and female vocals are mixed and give an interesting melodic effect... Continue Reading →

Los Stars “Grandes Fracasos” EP

LOS STARS is a band from Chile, they sing in Spanish and probably have a good powerpop record collection at home. On this 5 song EP, their powerpop flirts with 77 punk ("Mi Secreto" or the intro of "Cadenas Y Cuchillos" reminding of The BOYS' "First Time.") The youthful energy of the band sometimes brings... Continue Reading →

Los Tarzanillos “Lo mejor de lo peor”

LOS TARZANILLOS is a one man project born during the quarantine in Barcelona. The man behind it, David Garcer├án also plays in other Spanish bands such as ALGARA, IRREAL, NUEVA FUERZA, ULTRA and ANARQUIA VERTICAL. Minimal drum machines, vintage synth and DEVO craziness all mix together in a chaotic artisy atmosphere. You also get fucked... Continue Reading →

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