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New Releases: The Sonics and Michael Des Barres Sound as Vital as Ever

A pile of older artists are making goddamn good records these days. I mean, look at Scott Walker: his Soused may be the best album of the… 751 more words

Legionaire's Disease Open for The Clash at Cullen Auditorium (1979)

“What we had going for us was that we put on wild ass shows. Anything could happen at our shows, and it usually did.” – Jerry Anomie, Legionaire’s Disease Band… 7 more words

Houston Punk Rock

Records I Return To: White Light/White Heat

And then my mind split open.

It’s difficult to go back, after hearing a record like this. You’ll know pretty quickly whether it turns you on or not, but either way you’ll know that things like this exist. 1,436 more words


821. The Stooges - The Stooges

Brief Background: The Stooges was recorded in April of 1969 and released in August of the same year. The band originally only had five songs to record for the album and had to write three more quickly after those five were rejected as too short by the record company. 255 more words

836. Kick Out the Jams - MC5


Brief Background:  Kick Out the Jams was recorded over two nights in 1969 at the Grande Ballroom in Detroit on October 30 and 31.

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Timeless Classic Of The Day

More Than This by Roxy Music

Who can say where we’re going?

What we're listening to (#11): "Here Are The Sonics" by The Sonics

The Sonics are an American garage rock band who were most active in the 1960s, but still tour today. Here Are The Sonics was their aggressive debut album and featured a various mix of their own hard-edged numbers as well as a few rock-infused covers of songs by Richard Berry, Chuck Berry, The Fabulous Wailers and others. 273 more words