Author Archives: The Faintest Ideas // Drummer

The Tapes – Dreamland 7″

You guys remember Tony, right? Tony the punk business manager aka Mr True Ear. He did an amazing website about punk rock where every post was an essay with his thoughts and ideas about everything from the way way the band … Continue reading

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The Rivals – Future Rights 7″

 I’ve had the Rivals’ second 7″ Here comes the night in the posting queue for quite some time, but never got around to rip it, which is a shame. It will show up here later on though, but here’s their … Continue reading

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Help needed – Mystery track

Hi everyone, many years ago a friend of mine did a compilation for me but never gave me any info on who the artists were. Over the years I’ve managed to figure them all out, but with one exception. And this … Continue reading

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Nicky Beat & The Beatniks – I Can Hear Voices 7″ E.P.

Superb and uncomped punk/ powerpop obscurity from a bunch of attractive beatniks from Middlesbrough of North Yorkshire. The band shared members with Protex, Blitzkrieg Bop, No Way and a buch of others, but their lone release stand on it\’s own merits. … Continue reading

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‘O’ Level – East Sheen 7″ E.P.

Oh Ed Ball how I love your songs! So clever, so catchy and so cool! I sometimes think you might be the only hero in my life. Any chance you’re single and wanna meet up for a cup of tea … Continue reading

Posted in 1978 | 3 Comments