Post Tagged with: "Garage Rock"

Mondo Topless – Freaking Out (2010)

[youtube] A choice, not-so-obvious all-covers album from Philadelphia’s Mondo Topless, starting with a pretty rockin’ version of The Twilighters’ “Nothing Can Bring Me Down.” Elsewhere, an eclectic bunch of garage and rock bands are represented

Forgotten series: Alice Cooper, Five Americans, others – Garagelands, Volume One (1999)

This short-lived series, which produced only two installments, focuses on songs from the 1960s that never came within sniffing distance of hitting the national Top 40 charts.

Eric Burdon and the Greenhornes – Eric Burdon and the Greenhornes (2012)

Eric Burdon and the Greenhornes – Eric Burdon and the Greenhornes (2012)

In a gritty reimagining of the old Animals sound, Eric Burdon has joined up with Cincinnati garage rockers the Greenhornes — featuring the rhythm section from the Raconteurs — for a raggedy-ass street-fighting EP.

The Seeds – The Seeds (1966; 2012 reissue)

Fronted by the eccentric charms of Sky Saxon, the Seeds were one of the most popular bands cruising Southern California’s fertile music scene of the late ’60s.

Halloween special: The Haunted – The Haunted (1995)

Halloween special: The Haunted – The Haunted (1995)

Formed in 1965, the Haunted from Montreal, Quebec, Canada were one of the area’s most popular bands until 1971, the year they split up.

The Doughboys – Shakin’ Our Souls (2012)

The Doughboys – Shakin’ Our Souls (2012)

If one didn’t know the history of the Doughboys, there’d be no clue how long they’ve been around. Considering how energetic and edgy the East Coast band is, it’s only expected they would be pegged as youngsters.

Neil Young, with Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill (2012)

Like many of his contemporaries, Neil Young will forever be associated with the 1960s. On Psychedelic Pill, he joins together with Crazy Horse to construct a fiery requiem for the decade, and to chart a path away from its crushing disappointments.

Forgotten series: 13th Floor Elevators, Bubble Puppy, others – Never Ever Land (2008)

Stationed in Houston, Texas, the independent label International Artists Records parented a plethora of prized platters between the years 1965 and 1970.

Forgotten series: The Ugly Ducklings – Somewhere Outside (1967)

Coming to be in 1965, the Ugly Ducklings from Toronto, Ontario, Canada held ground as one of the region’s most popular acts of the era. The band has actually remained quite active throughout the years, and are particularly worshiped by garage rock aficionados. Originally pressed on the Yorktown label in 1967, Somewhere Outside is firmly modeled on the bluesy beatRead More

Forgotten series: The Leaves – Hey Joe (1993)

Although folk singer and future Quicksilver Messenger Service vocalist Dino Valenti is said to have composed “Hey Joe,” it was actually copyrighted by Billy Roberts.