Author Archives: The Faintest Ideas // Drummer

Pete Newnham – Rudi / Outside my window 7″

Fucking perfection on this lone solo release from mr Newnham and it’s among my absolute favourite releases from the summer of hate. Two versions exists, one promo and one standard, I think one of them might be slightly rarer than … Continue reading

Posted in 1977 | 2 Comments

Vulpess – Me Gusta Ser Una Zorra / Inkisición 7″

Nothing but a Spanish classic here I’d say. I assume more or less everyone knows this one by heart, but as I’m trying to teach my man, and America’s number one powerpop fan, Tims DeJong a little about punk rock … Continue reading

Posted in 1983 | 2 Comments

UXB – Crazy Today / Mr. Fixit 7″

I got a feeling that Peter doesn’t like this one, but we’ve never talked about it so I might be wrong. No matter what I like it a lot! Great melodic punk with the entire band pushing the songs forward … Continue reading

Posted in 1980 | 11 Comments

Television Personalities – 14th Floor / Oxford St., W.1 7″

The punks who don’t ackknowledge the importance of TVP don’t know what this damn punk business is all about in my book. And a follow up post to the mighty Urinals can only be done by a band as important … Continue reading

Posted in 1978 | 1 Comment

The Buzz – Insanity E.P. 7″

Time for the Buzzcocks again! No, wait! This ain’t the Buzzcocks, it’s just the Buzz! Well, I’m glad they’re as catchy as those bastards who stole the first part of these guys band name. Sick at heart, one hell of a … Continue reading

Posted in 1979 | 4 Comments