Post Tagged with: "Garage Rock"

Forgotten series: Ted Munda – The Enfields / Friends Of The Family (1993)

Both these bands hailed from Wilmington, Delaware and featured the enterprising handiwork of singer, songwriter and guitarist Ted Munda.

The Grip Weeds – Speed Of Live / Live Vibes (2012)

Formed in 1988, the Grip Weeds made a huge impact right from the start.

Forgotten series: Flower Power, Spontaneous Combustion, others – Beyond The Calico Wall (1993)

Here’s an invitation to journey beyond the calico wall, where the skies are paved with marshmallow love, yellow orange hangs on a string and the concept of hate and war melt like popsicles!

The Skeptics – The Complete Early Years, 1965-69 (2012)

Bartlesville, Oklahoma was where the Skeptics came from. Although the band failed to pierce the national charts, they ruled the regional circuit

Forgotten series: J.D. Blackfoot – The Ultimate Prophecy (1970)

Born Benjamin Franklin Van Dervort, J.D. Blackfoot had been around the block quite a few miles by the time The Ultimate Prophecy materialized in 1970.

Various artists – The Quill Records Story: The Best Of Chicago Garage Bands (1997)

Chicago, Illinois was home to Quill Records, an independent label run by Peter Wright that released a string of singles between the years 1965 and 1967.

Half Notes: Mark Lindsay – The Complete Columbia Singles (2012)

Mark Lindsay, coming off a career-making period as frontman for Paul Revere and the Raiders, proceeded to reel off a string of solo hits for Columbia in the early 1970s

Rock ’n’ Roll Monkey and the Robots – Spooky Kooky Attic Static (2012)

Stationed in Detroit, Michigan, this peculiarly named band simply defies classification!

Half Notes: T.S. (Sean) Bonniwell – Close (1969; 2012 reissue)

What a trip this is, the lone and long-forgotten album from Sean Bonniwell, or T.S., or whatever. Best known as leader of the 1960s American garage-rock band the Music Machine, he’d briefly established a reputation for fuzzy-guitared, Farfisa-organed sides like the Top 20 hit “Talk Talk.” You hear, in the best of it, an early infrastructure for punk. Don’t comeRead More

One Track Mind: Cheap Perfume, "Boys" (2012)

No matter how tolerant we think we are, there’s still a degree of sexism in the weird, wonderful and wild world of rock and roll. Although it’s hardly shocking to see women playing the music now, the industry continues to be dominated by males.