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Proto-punks & hot rod gnomes: top 20 US garage rock singles of the 1960s

Piece originally published in Heatwave in 2015

I started buying garage singles over 10 years ago and quickly realised I was out of my depth. It’s a bewildering, expensive genre to get involved in – even more so back then when repros were few and far between and there was less information online. 2,159 more words

Dirty Water Records

THE SONICS - Here Are / Boom [Fan Club '86 Vinyl Reissues]

Killer…   Legendary…   Northwest…   60’s Punk…   

In ’86. French label Fan Club reissued these two classic 60’s punk records on vinyl in stereo with different cover art. 92 more words


The Sonics' Boom

The Modelo beer commercial ran for a couple of years beginning in 2013. A guy and his two buddies walk into a new bar, only to be met with glaring faces from the regulars. 933 more words

Garage Rock

Song In My Head #93: "Psycho" (two ways!)

Hailing from the great city of Tacoma, Washington (shout-out to my buddy Jeanette!), the Sonics are entering their 55th consecutive year of garage-rock greatness, touring as we speak.  97 more words

The Sonics (Live 2017)

The Sonics @ Freemont Country Club 25/05/17

This was the first of a series of Punk Rock Bowling club shows in the Freemont St area of Vegas. 410 more words


Once upon a time, the rebellious Sonics would've been told to act their age. Some fifty years later, their new album finds them doing anything but

The Sonics

This is the Sonics


You wouldn’t call it unceremonious, but there’s something a bit underwhelming about the promotion of the Sonics’ first album in fifty years, tersely entitled This is the Sonics. 1,123 more words

Pop And Rock