Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Brian Setzer Orchestra - Vavoom

If you don't like Brian Setzer you're not a fan of life.

Saturday, 20 September 2008

Big bad Voodoo Daddy - self titled

Time for a change of pace with some nu-swing. This album came out in 1999, but it's part of a movement that specialises in sounding like it didn't.

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Engerica - The Smell (single)

This single stands out because it features the track A Cure for Living. Also the single version of The Smell, without the extended intro. But that's not really important.

Sunday, 14 September 2008

Death From Above 1979 - You're a Woman, I'm a Machine

Their only full-length album, You're a Woman, I'm a Machine is a little more refined, but still messy, grungy dance punk.

Thursday, 11 September 2008

Engerica - There Are No Happy Endings

Engerica split up in 2006. Their last gig was a Halloween dress-up party. This album delivers an interesting blend of crunchy British punk and childish lyrics. Don't be put off, it'll grow on you.

Monday, 8 September 2008

at.the.drive-in - Vaya EP

This EP from 1999 features 7 songs by at.the.drive-in, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala band before De Facto and The Mars Volta. Don't do drugs.

Friday, 5 September 2008

Refused - Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent

Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent is the second-last full album Refused released. It's far more refined than their demos and This Just Might be the Truth, but nowhere near as amazing as The Shape of Punk to Come. You're not ready for that one yet...