Category Archives: 1981

The Steves – In A Room/Over The Phone/Bad Is Good E.P. 7″

The Steves second and last record is just as great if not better than their debut. To be fair Bad is Good is not tops but I like how they “jump” into the chorus which makes for quiet a surprise. … Continue reading

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The Aces – One Way St. 7″

Here’s the Menace without the Menace singer. On the a-side they crank out an ultra fantastic mod/powerpop/punkpop song that I dare to call a classic. B-side is totally forgettable unfortunately. What these lads did after Aces I don’t know. Country: UK Year: … Continue reading

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Poptronix – T.V. Programmed T.V. Set 7″

What’s up with the funny accent? An american band with an english singer or a yank who fakes his accent? Disregard the somewhat ugly solos on T.V. Programmed T.V. Set and we have a quiet nice tune that makes me … Continue reading

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The Shattered Dreams – 3 A-tracks E.P. 7″

A year and then some since I put this one in the posting queue, and then totally forgot about it ’til I found it yesterday while looking for something else among my 7inches. I played it again and realised that … Continue reading

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Fraebbblarnir – Bjor E.P. 7″

Ho ho you thought I wouldn’t post anything until Christmas. Here’s an early gift from Iceland and the first record I post from the little iland. So bare with me. The post is going to be less informative then usual. … Continue reading

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