Friday 30 July 2010

The Throbs - Pin Up Girls

Scrolled through my past posts and was surprised to see that I've omitted The Throbs thus far. Perhaps the disappointment of The Language Of Thieves And Vagabonds still rankles.

Here's an earlier clip of the band and an insight into what could have been ...

Thursday 29 July 2010

Redd Kross - Bubblegum Factory

Only saw Redd Kross attempt this live once after much audience insistence (Subterranea, Ladbroke Grove circa 1992) and they abandoned after by the 1st chorus claiming they couldn't remember it! Seems they've taken the time since to re-learn it (though some of the backing vocals are a little questionable).

Wednesday 28 July 2010

LA Guns - One More Reason

The video that supposedly got the band signed. Slightly rougher round the edges than the ‘official’ recording.

Previous posts:
L.A. Guns - self-titled

Friday 23 July 2010

Redd Kross - Blow You A Kiss In The Wind

From the first Redd Kross album I managed to track down (the seemingly unavailable on CD 'Teen Babes From Monsanto') and the one song on it ('Linda Blair' aside it's a covers album) that I didn't know the origin of. Until today ...

Thursday 22 July 2010

Faster Pussycat - You're So Vain

Nice little oddity that originally surfaced on 'Rubaiyat', a compilation released by Elektra records to commemorate its 40th anniversary. The concept was for current acts to record versions of songs by past Elektra artists.

Wednesday 21 July 2010

Motorcycle Boy

The one, the only ... well, apart from the Scottish band of the same name.

Thursday 1 July 2010

GUNFIRE DANCE - Continental Bar NYC 1994

My love for Gunfire Dance is hardly a secret (I bang on about them often enough), so here we go for anyone that missed (or misses) them ....