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Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Reno based SLOVENLY RECORDS recently released the sophomore full length effort of the Dirty Fences a bunch of wild weirdos from New York City.

One track on this record is named "Endless Party" and this is exactly what it's all about here : a great rock n roll album to have a fun time with. 

I personnally prefer the sing-along power punk side of the Dirty Fences. When the band is churning out muted driving guitars and ultra catchy chorus the Dirty Fences are not too far away from the likes of Matthew Melton and Warm Soda, which is perfect in my book. Check out for example "Judy (Don't Go)" and its funny tribute video to girlgroups like the Shangri-Las, "Give Me A Kiss" or the previously mentioned "Endless Party". 

For for those of you who prefer some heavy kick ass action, go to "Heartbeater" or the album's title tune and "High School RIP" that bring to mind the classic 70's Alice Cooper. A killer and brilliant album for the summer that i totally recommand!

Order it here (on LP, CD or Cassette):

These crazy guys will tour the USA this summer, check them out live: 

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Shoes ‎– 35 Years: The Definitive Shoes Collection 1977-2012

Shoes ‎– 35 Years: The Definitive Shoes Collection 1977-2012
In FLAC - Scans are included

1. Tomorrow
2. She Satisfies
3. A Thing Of The Past
4. Love Is Like A Bullet
5. Too Late
6. Okay
7. Girls Of Today
8. In My Arms Again
9. Curiosity
10. Don't Do This To Me
11. Only In My Sleep
12. Get My Message
13. Feel The Way That I Do
14. Three Times (See Me, Say It, Listen)
15. The Summer Rain
16. Your Devotion
17. Your Very Eyes
18. Say It Like You Mean It
19. Oh, Angeline
20. Burned Out Love
21. Torn In Two

Improbably hailing from the dry town of Zion, Illinois on the banks of Lake Michigan where not even bikinis were permitted Shoes were formed, like a lot of rock bands, by three kids who were just looking for something to do. The difference? Very few bands (none actually come to mind) write and perform perfectly crafted power pop songs for 35 years and counting. Indeed, Gary Klebe and brothers John and Jeff Murphy reign as deans of the entire power pop scene.

35 Years the Definitive Shoes Collection includes 21 tracks chosen by Shoes and taken from all eight of their studio albums that saw an official release, starting with the DIY masterpiece of 1977, Black Vinyl Shoes, through the three albums (Present Tense, Tongue Twister and Boomerang) released on Elektra, the three albums (Silhouette, Stolen Wishes and Propeller) the band self-released in the '80s and '90s, and culminating in a newly-released track, "Say It Like You Mean It," from Ignition.  35 Years the Definitive Shoes Collection 1977-2012 is essential.!ahcjCBpK!oysPsnLMuIlc9r_h4W-D4MlHxPB_ZT5-vnW4G9dvw6s

Special thanks to Joey R.A. Mone for this Powerpopping contribution.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Rock'n'Roll Vacation

Rock'n'Roll Vacation
In wav - Self made cover

01. Dancer - My Car Drives Fast
02. Dancer - Jodi
03. Dancer - Do Ya Blame Me
04. Terry & Louie - (I'm) Looking For A Heart
05. Terry & Louie - Can Ya Tell Me- (How Life Goes On)
06. Terry & Louie - Daze Gone By
07. Terry & Louie - She Loves Him
08. The Barreracudas - Promises
09. The Barreracudas - Young and dumb
10. The Rubinoos - Just A Matter Of Time
11. The Rubinoos - The Rumble Under My Hood
12. The Shoes - If You Want my Love

Special thanks to Jpaul and Remi

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Roy Loney & The Phantom Movers - A Hundred Miles An Hour 1978-1989

Roy Loney & The Phantom Movers - A Hundred Miles An Hour 1978-1989
In FLAC - Scans are included

1. A Hundred Miles an Hour
2. Love Is a Spider
3. Least Magnificent Moment (Of My Life)
4. Used Hoodoo
5. Born to Be Your Fool
6. Neat Petite
7. Return to Sender
8. I Love It
9. Scum City
10. She Run Away
11. Phantom Mover
12. People People
13. San Francisco Girls
14. Don't Believe Those Lies [Live]
15. Act of Love
16. Down the Road Apiece
17. Slip, Slide and Stomp
18. Panic to a Manic Degree
19. Double Dare
20. Lana Lee
21. You Can't Be Too Wild
22. Driving Wheel
23. Ragged But Wrong
24. Slippin' Out the Back Door
25. Renegade
26. Chicken Run Around
27. Ruin Your Shoes
28. Nervous Slim

A Hundred Miles an Hour 1978-1989 is an exhilarating, multi-label collection, 28 tracks and 77 minutes of red hot rock 'n' roll.  Originally lead singer with the legendary Flamin' Groovies (Supersnazz, Flamingo, Teenage Head), Roy Loney kicked off his solo career with the 'Artistic As Hell' EP (1978), boasting flat our rockers 'Don't Believe Those Lies' and 'Hundred Miles An Hour'. "Primitive rock with taste" is what the man himself called it, and it still sounds utterly contemporary. The superbly crafted Out after Dark album (1979) was semi-acoustic hard rock and rockabilly par excellence - as if Elvis and Scotty had been recorded by Jimmy Miller at Olympic rather than Sam Phillips at Sun. Celebratory anthem 'Phantom Mover' and voodoo rocker 'Used Hoodoo' are perfect examples of the genre. The killer rockabilly and gloriously R&B charged rockers continue with 'Act Of Love', 'Down The Road Apiece', 'Lana Lee', 'Ragged But Wrong' and 'Chicken Run Around'. Roy Loney is of the true originals of our time.

special thanks to JPaul

Sunday, June 21, 2015

The Solution - Communicate!

The Solution - Communicate!
In WAV - Scans are included
 1. Get On Back   
 2. I Have To Quit You   
 3. My Mojo Aint Working No More   
 4. Would You Change Your Mind   
 5. Top Of The Stairs   
 6. Widow Wemberly   
 7. Phoenix 
 8. She Messed Up My Mind   
 9. Must Be Loving Coming Down   
 10. Words   
 11. End Of The Day   
 12. Soulmover  

Scott Morgan and Nicky Royale have combined their efforts along with some assistance from friends to create a stirring tribute to the long, great tradition of Rhythm and Blues. The two songwriters have always had an affinity for high energy rock and roll in the tradition of the legendary MC5, Stooges, Sonic's Rendezvous Band, Mitch Ryder and Grand Funk Railroad. However, Morgan and Royale (aka Nicke Andersson) have a clear understanding that at the core of those aforementioned rock pioneers was an influence of  Motown and Memphis. Andersson's songwriting has shown a tremendous growth from his early days in the Hellacopters as he has absorbed the influence of American R & B. Morgan's voice has a style and presence that at some points sounds like Van Morrison. Highly recommended!!!

Friday, June 19, 2015


1) DATURA4 - Demon Blues

Datura4, from Fremantle, Western Australia, brings together Dom Mariani (frontman of legendary Australian garage band The Stems and Power Pop favourites DM3) and Greg Hitchcock (You Am I, The Kryptonics, The Monarchs) along with Drummer Warren Hall (ex-Drones) and bassist Stu Loasby.

They’ve been around for quite a while but “Demon Blues” is Datura4’s debut on Alive-Naturalsound. And what a debut it is: You dreamed of it and they made it! A psychedelic/heavy-blues band that is not just about jamming but can  actually write incredibly loud and great SONGS WITH HOOKS A PLENTY. 

The saturated and overdriven guitars are absolutely stunning. The freaked out wha-wha guitar solos will melt both your ears and your speakers. AND  the vocals are brilliant as well.

The opening track, “Out With The Tide”, is worth alone the price of admission.The guitars hit hard and at the same time the pop chemistry Dom Mariani is so famous for operates on the spot. This is actually the best of both worlds.

Of course you will hear traces of early ’70’s Australian Psych/Blues/Boogie from the likes of Buffalo, Coloured Balls or the latter era Masters Apprentices, but when i listen to a tune like “You Ain’t No Friend Of Mine” i can't help thinking about the heydays of BLUE OYSTER CULT either. 

For those who you who don't know it, Datura is a genus of nine species of poisonous vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae.  They are known as angel's trumpets. All species of Datura are poisonous, especially their seeds and flowers.The beautiful psychedelic cover art, done by Joshua Marc Levy/Asheville Art Family, depicts the said plant in more ways than one.

Buy this at any cost. This is certainly in my TOP 10 of the 2015 albums. One will never thank Patrick BOISSEL enough for releasing such amazing albums on his label. 

RELEASE DATE : 10th of JULY 2015 Pre-order it here:

2) Left Lane Cruiser - 'Dirty Spliff Blues'

Left Lane Cruiser began in Fort Wayne, Indiana as a two-piece band comprised of Frederick Joe Evans IV on slide guitar and Brenn Beck on drums. After the departure of former drummer Brenn Beck, Freddy J IV has joined forces with new members Joe Bent, who plays bass and an electrified skateboard fixed up with guitar strings and new drummer Pete Dio.

"Dirty Spliff Blues" is Left Lane Cruiser's 5th album for Alive Naturalsound, and the first one as a trio. And it is certainly their best effort so far.  They have expended their take on bad-ass blues with an even bigger sonic sound and a deeper end and it will appeal not only to the usual LLC fans but will also gain them a legion of new followers.

"The core group of songs on this record were written at soundchecks during a nine-month period of touring the U.S. and Europe," wrote Freddy J IV. "After a long drive, we would get to the club. Burn one down. Fuckin' jam at soundcheck. Then we had a new tune. It went on like that for a while. This album was written entirely under the guidance and influence of marijuana. No dirty spliffs (joints with a mix of tobacco and pot) were used in the making of this record."  

The album art for Dirty Spliff Blues was created by William Stout

Purchase it here:

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Rubinoos - The Rumble Under My Hood

The Rubinoos - The Rumble Under My Hood 
In Flac - Scans are included

01 - The Rumble Under My Hood
02 - Just A Matter Of Time

The RUBINOOS at their best!

Special thanks to JPaul for this brilliant contribution