Author Archives: The Faintest Ideas // Drummer

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

Posted in 1977 | 10 Comments

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

Posted in 1978 | 5 Comments

‘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

The Spelling Missteaks – Popstar 7″ E.P.

Magnificent moments of 100% brilliancy/ idiocy in vocal performances; 1. 2-3 seconds into the intro of The Homosexuals’ Soft South Africans when the singer says “Diggi diggi diggi digg” and the bass replies by playing the same thing. 2. The way … Continue reading

Posted in 1979 | 4 Comments

Pankrti – Lepi In Prazni 7″

Lublana is shit(?) I’m not sure that’s exactly what it means, but the Slovenians in Pankrti didn’t exactly think too much about the city, but then hate and boredom are the two things that makes the best inspiration for great … Continue reading

Posted in 1978 | 5 Comments