Tommy Ray! “Handful Of Hits”

"First Hits Free", TOMMY RAY!'s first album was just released one year ago and here he is again with 11 new powerpop hits. "In Love Again" opens on a melancholic teenage note before hand claps and JERRY LEE LEWIS piano take over in the catchy "No No No". Third song "On My Wall" slow things... Continue Reading →

Kris Rodgers “Losing The Frequency”

The name of KRIS RODGERS might not sound familiar to you, but he's been touring and recording with bands like The CONNECTION, SCOTT SORRY, BULLET PROOF LOVERS, KURT BAKER, etc., and I'm sure you already saw these names before if you're reading this. In 2011, KRIS RODGERS started a piano-oriented trio called The DIRTY GEMS,... Continue Reading →

The Hot LZ’s “Aggravate My Mind”

Founded in 2011 in Portland, Oregon, The HOT LZ's offer us 12 garage punk songs full of search and destroy energy, with a contemporary powerpop feel in the vocals. Guitars sometimes bring JOHNNY THUNDERS to mind ("Living in Rewind", "Don't Wanna See You"), tunes like "Art Of Failing" and "Missing The Point" have a sharp... Continue Reading →

Lovesores – Rock’n’Roll Animals!

We asked ex-HUMPERS/VICE PRINCIPALS Scott Deluxe Drake a few questions about the LOVESORES. He also tells us about a few records that changed his life, and about his radio show The Golden Age Of Rock'n'Roll. Can you intoduce the band? The Lovesores are: Saul Koll (guitar), Adam Kattau (guitar) Alex Fast (bass) Boz Bennes (drums)... Continue Reading →

Lovesores “Rock And Roll Animal” 10″

Four brand new tracks on blue vinyl by ex-HUMPERS frontman Scott "Deluxe" Drake and his gang. "Rock'n'Roll Animal" will give you the right idea from the start, mixing 70s glitter rock to early punk, and "The Erotic Adventures Of Coca-Cola Jones" (probably the best song title of the year so far!) will make you sing... Continue Reading →

The Bloodtypes “Pull The Plug”

Second album, by Portland's finest '77 punk/new wave rock band! The BLOODTYPES have been spreading their toxic sci-fi synth punk disease all over the US and Europe these last years, and their songwriting only improved on this new album. The band's energy reminds me of X and early SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES on songs like... Continue Reading →

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