Author Archives: The Faintest Ideas // Drummer

Stalag – Date Limite De Vente 7″

A massive favorite of mine, even if I can’t put my finger on why I like it so much. Both songs are sort of slow, or medium paced at best. The vocals are pretty emotional and sounds a bit sad … Continue reading

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The Johnnies – Who Killed Johnny? 7″ E.P.

The young Johnnies from Christchurch in New Zealand released this, their only EP, in 1982 in and edition of 500 copies, and the title track is about Johnny Chanley who used to roadie for this amazing band and who died under … Continue reading

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P.F. Commando – Manipulerade Mongon L.P. 12″

A long time ago since this one found it’s way to the posting queue and I have a vague memory of ripping it years ago but wasn’t satisfied with the rips. These days I’m not so picky, so here you … Continue reading

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The Stains – Gidding Around 7″

Obscure powerpop on the same label as bands like the teen punks in Arsenik, the slighly punky rockers in Emergency, the sloppy  teen hardrockers in Turbo and Gröna Hissen that ends up sounding pretty punky as well as a few other … Continue reading

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Slowguns – T.V. Movie / American Heartbeat 7″

Superb UK powerpop, and the first out of two equally good 7inches from this band. And they both have very attractive sleeves as well, if you’re like me and like the minimal and clean approach. Pretty damn cool idea with … Continue reading

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