Category Archives: 1982

The Boyfriends – First Single 7″

Another powerpop band that was too late for the trend, and maybe a bit over optimistic when they named this release as they never did another record during the time they shared as a band. On the other hand a … Continue reading

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Terminal Spectators! – Another Day, Another Dream/Reach For The Sky 7″

  This is the lone release from Terminal Spectators!, and Another day, another dream is a MAJOR pop hit, while Reach for the sky is a waste of time. As stated this is the only release from this band as they were pretty … Continue reading

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Ronnie And The Rayguns – Nancy’s China 7″

Apparently Nancy Reagan were “…criticized early in his first term largely due to her decision to replace the White House china, despite its being paid for by private donations.”. So why not write a song about it? And what a … Continue reading

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Waste – History Repeats E.P. 7″

2015. Signs all over Europe makes me think of the title of the first track. Politics aside this is a new discovery to me thanks to Niels/Gepopel. Reminds in many ways of another dutch band: Brommers. And just as Brommers, … Continue reading

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Roach Motel – Roach And Roll E.P. 7″

Maybe you’re old enough to have read George Tabbs columns in MRR? He did some of the best columns in my opinion. He also played in Roach Motel and False Prophets among others and still do this day continue to … Continue reading

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