Category Archives: 1981

Blam Blam Blam – There Is No Depression In New Zealand 7″

This is the 8th post with a band from New Zealand. New Zealand is still a bit of an unknown territory for me. But just like with bands from Australia from the same period I tend to dig all of … Continue reading

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Spiny Norman’s Mind Games – Sorry About That Chief!/Don’t Take The Car (You’ll Kill Yourself) 7″

Not only is it rare as hell. It happens to be just fantastic too. A straight forward punk ripper on the a-side and great synth punk weirdness on the flip. As if that wasn’t enough the brothers looks amazing and … Continue reading

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The Spys – If I/I Spy 7″

I love If I. Love love love. It has all the right element to make all the true punx scream “this is not punk it’s new wave” what can I say? You don’t know a thing you little fuckers. It’s … Continue reading

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The Offenders – Lost Causes/Rockin’ The Town 7″

I had a little pool over at the KBD page on Facebook on what HC record to post next. Offenders, DRI or Genetic Control. Offenders came out as the most wanted to post among the three. So finally! To call … Continue reading

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Mark Truthe And The Liars – S/T 7″

Never mind the pointless intro, when the songs starts rolling it reveals some of the best unknowns(to me) that I’ve heard in a long time. What makes it really stand out is the vocals. It’s a really love or hate … Continue reading

Posted in 1981 | 14 Comments