Category Archives: Punk

Groezrock: Different Country, Same Shenanigans

My first ever proper gig was a music festival – the Big Day Out at the Milton Keynes. And I’ve been taking them on ever since. But this year was the first year I’ve taken one on that’s outside the … Continue reading

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4 gigs in 5 nights: a mixtape

I’ve had a storming rock n roll week since last Thursday, which has left me in the enviable position of not having enough of a chance to blog about any of the gigs that I’ve been too. So in homage … Continue reading

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To be or not to be hardcore: Bodyboarding Sountracks and Punk Rock

Extreme sports films have a long history of using great tunes to get the most out of their footage. Punk and surfing properly started getting cosy in Taylor Steele‘s groundbreaking Momentum, which helped to spread SoCal punk. It’s well worth watching … Continue reading

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The People’s Music: Public Enemy and Joanna Gruesome

On Friday I missioned it up to Manchester to watch Joanna Gruesome and Perfect Pussy play Manchester. My mate Jamie and I had a bit of time to kill and ended up at the People’s Museum in Manchester, which charts … Continue reading

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Quicksand: The Smiths, Rhythms and Punk Rock

Quicksand are one of those bands that I missed out on seeing live in their heyday, so they justified a road trip with a good bunch of mates to see them in Camden’s Electric Ballroom. To my mind, they’re one of the … Continue reading

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Getting into new / old music

I’m someone who’s a little predictable with my music buying habits. I obsess over new music, and rarely look backwards. It often takes lifts in friends’ cars for me to be reminded of amazing music that I have in my … Continue reading

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5 Albums for an Aussie Road Trip

I usually blog about gigs, and I think that’s because it’s a specific moment in time where I connect with music. It’s an occasion that’s only matched by getting blown away by a track or album you’ve never heard before, … Continue reading

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