"I just heard about this flick from a band's Facebook. I guess I missed this thread the first time around. The film really looks incredible - Dirtbombs, Hentchmen, Detroit Cobras, et al. - so I hope it sees the light of day…"
"My local record store picked up a massive punk and garage collection last year - apparently the stock of some defunct distributor, because most of the LPs were still sealed. I was able to find lots of records I'd been wanting for…"
"Two punk albums come to mind immediately, although they are only loose concept albums:
The Makers - Rock Star God (2000)Sham 69 - That's Life (1978)
Both are hit-n-miss affairs, in my opinion, and a little dull in comparison to their earlier…"
"I missed one of your criteria - The Monofones aren't American - oops! Here's a few amazing and relatively new female-fronted bands:
The Woolly Bandits (from Los Angeles, with Sky Saxon's former backing band)
"I think it was self-released by the band as a digital download only ($4 from Amazon) in August. The title track is a killer! From their Facebook page:
"Available today on iTunes and all digital stores is Diamond Skull, the new Atomic Suplex EP…"
"It's tough to make a "Best of" list, when I know there's still so much stuff released in 2012 that I should've listened to, but haven't yet. Anyway, my Top Six Albums/EPs for 2012, in no particular order:
I've got a wallet on my ass with a rock n' roll license!
Favorite Music/Influences (list some bands, musicians, genres, etc.):
Garage rock/punk or punk 'n roll or whatever you wanna call it, other punk subgenres ( a bit of '77-80, and power/pop-punk as in the Ramones-ish definition), surf, rhythm & blues, soul, rockabilly, punkabilly, cowpunk, 70's hard rock/glam, NWOBHM, country, western swing, other stuff.
Children of Men, Matewan, Wild Zero, Glengarry Glen Ross, Dr. Strangelove, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Repo Man, Brazil, Friday, Swingers, The Quiet Earth, Night of the Hunter, more more more.
Favorite Show(s) on GaragePunk Pirate Radio:
The Desperate Hour, or possibly Shout Bamalama! And Mottey's Garage Black & Blues Show! Hell, there's not a bad one in this place.
"Jymn , There may be an element of truth to that , in that , yes , the other two were availabe in America , but , only as imports , of course. It does'nt make sense to say "Future" is available everywhere but North America…"
"I've read a few comments on the infamous Steve Hoffman forum, talking more about the music than the quality of the release. One review was from someone who bought it in LA. So it seems that it is released. What confuses me John, is that the Ace…"
"Jymn , I'm pretty much certain it has'nt come out , yet. The first two were'nt released simultaneously , and they're probably giving the public some time , first , to get caught up with them. Of the total of TWO stores in Chicago…"
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