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Remember The Time…? (Part 1, Maybe)

On a certain forum that I hang around on, someone asked folks to write about their three most memorable gigs. Seeing as I’ve still got a memory, I put it to good use. And, being the generous soul I am, I’m reposting what I remembered here for me, you and generations to come.

Wow, tough. […]

Burnt Cross – Break The Law Not The Poor 7″

The brothers Marriot show no let up in their output as yet another explosive blast of full-blooded anarcho-punk is committed to vinyl. This time round, they’re busy calling out murdering bastard cops for the scum they are and suggesting a suitable riposte with their stripped-down and powered-up reworking of The Apostles’ ‘Mob Violence’, a […]

The Mob, Bristol 08.04.11

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For the first time in nearly 30 years, one of the most intense bands from the first wave of @-punk took to the stage and blew 400 minds. The Mob are back. And this time round, they’ve got the kit to really do their sound justice. Mark even smiled! Sure, there […]

VA – Bullshit Detector Two 2xLP

Artist: Various Title: Bullshit Detector Two Source: Vinyl 12″ 2xLP Bitrate: FLAC Running time (h:m:s): 01:17:45 Size (mb): 457 Label: CRASS Records Cat. No: 221984/3 Year: 1982

A1 Waiting For Bardot – Voice Of U.K. A2 Omega Tribe – Nature Wonder A3 Suspects – Random Relations A4 Your Funeral – Think About It A5 Kronstadt […]

CRASS – Stations Of The Crass CD (Remastered)

The same general observations I made about the previous remastered CD release apply equally here too, with one exception. This time round, the bonus tracks are fucking amazing!

They were recorded live in BBC studios for one of the world-renowned Peel Sessions in March 1979, where sadly-missed DJ and nation’s favourite uncle John Peel would […]

CRASS – The Feeding Of The Five Thousand CD (Remastered)

CRASS. The point where it really all began as far as I’m concerned. The band that gave punk the direction it needed to go if it was to really mean anything, and who called it a day when they felt they’d said everything they could as a collective unit. And, although they’ve been almost completely […]