"I was 'lucky' to attend the BBC Radio 1 birthday party at the old Hammy O in 1982, and the only two bands who really impressed were the Troggs and the Nashville Teens. This was probably because even back then, they really went for it,…"
"Any reports of how the gig went. I've been wondering about attendances at the Hal Monn since it was saved from closure. It's a bit out of range for me normally, but i have happy memories of gigs there from way back.
"Bands are influenced by what they hear, and the Pistols would have heard the punchy, rocky side of glam coming from the radio, but the appearance of the Ramones could have suddenly made the idea click that the music didn't have to be highly…"
For fans of rock'n'roll from the 1970s & '80s (proto punk, pub rock, glam, power pop, new wave, Killed by Death-era punk rock, hardcore, swamp rock, psychobilly, the '80s garage/surf revival, paisley underground, shoegazer, etc.).
"I'm not sure what the first Garagepunk podcast was that I listened to, I got here following a trail of Rock and Roll podcasts from elsewhere and ended up here several years ago, and have been coming back ever since. It may well have been a…"
Welcome to the Hideout, Bryan. Or maybe I should say "welcome back." (BTW, I doubt your old account got "wiped"... it's probably still here. Do you remember what email address you used for it? Anyway, now that you're back, please read the Network Guidelines page for a few simple rules to follow (it's relatively new, so it's a good idea to check it out even if you were a member here before). Then, to help you find your way around and get started, I recommend taking a few minutes to read this introductory guide. It should do a good job in giving you a better idea of what all is available to you here. Hopefully you'll like what you find and keep coming back for more, because that's what it's all about. Cheers!
"I love Bubblegum! People talk about the music of the late 60s-70s like it was all Janis Joplin or Jimi Hendrix, but Bubblegum is what actually got played on the radio (AM, at least). It was one of the only styles that kept to three…"
"I looked for 20+ years for The Prisoners "Thee Last Fourfathers" and "A Taste Of Pink" LPs before finding them for...not TOO much $ on the ebays. Now I'm just waiting for that copy of "Stormy Weather" by The…"
A Rock n Roll Festival, a counterculter market and a 1st person survival adventure game (a Zombie Apocalypse LARP).Playing live: The Parkinsons, Fast Eddie Neslon, The Dirty Coal Train, The Psycho Tramps, Clockwork Boys + DJ sets.A market full of independent publishing, comic books, illustration, records, vintage goods and fun activities.See More
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