Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 22 Oct 2013

playlist 22 Oct 2013
COVER VERSIONS special vol.2

1. Amorphis - And I Hear You Call (Kingston Wall)
2. Sentenced - White Wedding (Billy Idol)
3. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Let the Day Begin (The Call)
4. Monster Magnet - Three Kingfishers (Donovan)
5. The Last Drive - It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (Bob Dylan)
6. Deadbolt - Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head (Burt Bacharach)
7. The Blues Explosion - Meet Me in the City (Junior Kimbrough)
8. The Black Keys - Have Mercy on Me (Junior Kimbrough)
9. Madrugada - Slip Inside This House (The 13th Floor Elevators)
10. Type O Negative - Cinnamon Girl (Neil Young)
11. The Hellacopters - A House Is Not a Motel (Love)
12. The Camtwisters - (Gotta Get some Action) Now! (The Hellacopters)
13. The Kings of Nuthin' - Cry Cry Cry (Johnny Cash)
14. Supersuckers - Get It On (Turbonegro)
15. Asteroid B-612 - 19th Nervous Breakdown (The Rolling Stones)
16. The Robots - Knowledge Comes with Death's Release (The Nomads)
17. Backyard Babies - One Track Mind (Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers)
18. Rage Against the Machine - Down on the Street (The Stooges)
19. Cathedral - Fire (Arthur Brown)
20. Entombed - Lost (Jerry's Kids)
21. Turbonegro - Six Pack (Black Flag)
22. Converge - Annihilate This Week (Black Flag)
23. Iron Monkey - Cornucopia (Black Sabbath)
24. Obituary - Circle of the Tyrants (Celtic Frost)

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Sunday, July 7, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 2 Jul 2013 - 90 SECONDS MAX special


1. Sedatives - Hollow in the Heart
2. Home Blitz - Don't Talk to Me
3. Statues - Start Time
4. Wipers - Telepathic Love
5. The Kids - Bloody Belgium
6. The Datsuns - Sky Is Falling
7. The A-Lines - Sideways
8. Adam West - Manny the Ripper
9. Lee Harvey Oswald Band - The Greatest Man that Ever Walked the Face of the Earth
10. Didjits - Hooly Ghouly
11. Cosmic Psychos - Nightshift
12. The Hellacopters - I Only Got the Shakes
13. Imperial State Electric - Monarchy Madness
14. Radio Birdman - Burned My Eye
15. Supersuckers - Luck
16. The Dirtbombs - Never Licking You Again
17. Groovie Ghoulies - Blood Bleach
18. Caveman Joe & thee Afrodykes - CCTV
19. Dread Astaire - Thirst On'e First
20. The AAs - AK-47
21. Los Tiki Phantoms - El Rincon
22. The Mono Men - Wrecker
23. Los Tromos - Upsidedown
24. Klingonz - Blue Suede Shoes
25. Batmobile - S.P.O.C.K.
26. The Bottle Ups - Bottle Beat
27. Man or Astro-Man? - Name of Numbers
28. The Woggles - Flash Flood
29. Thee Cormans - Surf Shack of Doom
30. Menschenfresser - Das Ich und Mein Taschenrechner
31. Fun With Nuns - Listen to the Feetnik
32. Messer Chups - Pornoman
33. Playtime OST
34. Jour de Fete OST
35. Mel Henke - You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do?)
36. Half Japanese - The Word I'd Ever Do
37. High Rise - Cycle Goddess
38. Jad Fair - I Told Lies
39. Naked City - Thrash Jazz Assassin
40. Les Blousons Noirs - Eddie Sois Bon
41. Pain Killer - Handjob
42. The Hentchmen - Old Enough to Drive
43. The Mummies - I Hear You Laughing
44. Napalm Death - You Suffer
45. Brutal Truth - Collateral Damage
46. M.O.D. - Short but Sweet
47. Les Sexareenos - Lights Out
48. The BellRays - I Lost the Feeling
49. The Robots - Bahamas
50. The Devil Dogs - Big Fuckin' Party
51. Tearjerkers - Dollar to Death
52. Heavy Trash - I Want Refuge
53. Oblivians - Nigger Rich
54. The Screws - You're Just a Bum
55. Blacktop - Hot Lips & Swivel Hips
56. Defektors - Kick First One
57. Gas Huffer - Overworked Folk Hero Guy
58. Bantam Rooster - Panther
59. Pagans - She's a Cadaver
60. The Nitwitz - Black Name Ringing
61. Hüsker Dü - Whatcha Drinkin'
62. Trash Stranglers - Pinstripe Willie
63. Lord High Fixers - Pappa Hoodoo
64. Les Triplettes de Belleville Barbier - Cieco, Cieco
65. The Flesh Eaters - Dynamite Hemorrhage
66. Sonic Negroes - You Say Yeah
67. Reigning Sound - Medication
68. Kings of Nuthin' - Promise Not a Threat
69. Circle Jerks - Deny Everything
70. Nine Pound Hammer - He's Gone
71. Th'Legendary Shack Shakers - Hoptown Jailbreak
72. Hormonas - Sick Head
73. The Reverend Horton Heat - Goin' Back Home
74. Rocket from the Crypt - Middle
75. The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - Charge the Guns
76. The Hives - Untutored Youth
77. Komodina - Η Ζωή Περνάει Ωραία
78. Molotov - Quen Pon Ponk
79. Dwarves - Satan
80. Turbonegro - Black Rabbit
81. The Dukes of Nothing - War & Wine
82. Misfits - Attitude
83. C.Aarmé - Aimless
84. Peter Pan Speedrock – Ain’t No Part o’Nothing
85. New Bomb Turks – We Give a Rat’s Ass
86. Regulations – Destroy
87. Germs – Media Blitz
88. U.K. Subs – Same Thing
89. Sham 69 – I Gotta Survive
90. Crass – Do They Owe Us a Living?
91. The Plugz – Revolution
92. Adolescents – Who Is Who
93. White Lung – Loose Heels
94. Khatarina – Daddy O
95. Minor Threat – Stand Up
96. Verbal Abuse – Leeches
97. Void – Dehumanized
98. Κώστας Μπίγαλης – Ρίνα Κατερίνα
99. The Teen Idles – Getting in My Way
100. The Untouchables – I Hate You
101. Youth Brigade – Last Word
102. Deadline – Hear the Cry
103. Iron Cross – New Breed
104. 4 Skins – A.C.A.B.
105. 7 Seconds – 5 Years of Lies
106 .Red C – Assassin
107. Infernöh - Länge leve mig
108. Gang Green – Rabies
109. Γιώργος Μουσταΐρας – Θεέ Μου Μεγαλοδύναμε
110. Θανάσης Παπακωνσταντίνου – Η Μοσχαροκεφαλή
111. Ψαραντώνης – Η Τίγρη
112. Dead Kennedys – Nazi Punks F*ck Off
113. The F.U.’s – Preskool Dropouts
114. KSMB – Jag Vill Bli Som Far
115. Skitkids – Till Baka Till Apstadiet
116. Desperat – Bandlogga
117. Faith – Face to Face
118. Jellyroll Rockheads – I’m at My Wit’s End
119. Electric Funeral – Bomb Raid
120. Dishonorable Discharge - Uden Nåde
121. No Hope for the Kids – Ready to Kill
122. RDP – Perifereia
123. Poison Idea – Gone for Good
124. Ice-T – Police Story
125. Bad Brains – Destroy Babylon
126. Anti Cimex – Cries of Pain
127. Speedealer – Machinations
128. Zeke – I Don’t Give a f*ck
129. Burning Love – Pig City I
130. Disfear – Left to Die
131. Discharge – The Possibility of Life’s Destruction
132. Doom – Police Bastard
133. Shitlickers – Warsystem
134. Disclose – The Nuclear Victims
135. Bad Religion – Oligarchy
136. Agnostic Front – Blind Justice
137. Agathocles – No Use… (Hatred)
138. Brutal Truth – Collateral Damage
139. Napalm Death – Will by Mouth
140. S.O.B. – Violent Anger
141. D-Clone – Disarmament No Weapon
142. Nasum – Visions of War
143. Sore Throat – Horrendify and Kill
144. Coke Bust – Under the Street Lights
145. Genocide Superstars – Mord II
146. Sista Kriget – Nationalism Ar en Javla Lo
147. Hoax – Fagget
148. Jerry’s Kids – Don’t Wanna
149. Auktion – Du Ar Fortryck

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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Zozobra - Savage Masters (2013)

Zozobra is Caleb Scoffield's (Cave In, Old Man Gloom) latest project. While I was nowhere near drawn to them judging by their weird-sounding name as well as by their first two releases (2007's Harmonic Tremors and 2008's Bird of Prey) which both moved in an area that I find boring to say the least, their latest release Savage Masters that came out just a couple of months ago forced me to give them my full attention.
6 songs, 15 minutes. While this fact alone doesn't say much, let's see what you'll say after listening to this unstoppable stream of crusty and sludgy post-hardcore. This is the first release of 2013 that has excited me so much and it will most likely stay among the first places of the relative list at the end of the year. Feel free to check this incredible EP out, and then grab a vinyl copy from Brutal Panda Records, while it is still in stock.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Vain Herätys, perkele!

I came across Herätys just a tad before they announced their split in February 2012. They were started as a side project of members of Skitkids and Unkind, two of today's hardcore/d-beat heroes from Sweden and Finland respectively. Based on Malmö and Uppsala, they are considered swedish, but all their lyrics are in finnish. Since 2008, they have put out three vinyl releases (two 7"'s and one 12") while they have given destructive live shows all over northern Europe. According to the band, last December's Näen Punaista 7" was their last ever release, although I do pray they could at some point decide to get back together, even temporarily.
Herätys are a case of worship or hate. Their absolutely direct way of delivering their kerosene-infused material leaves no room for misinterpretation; this is raw and naked punk, inherited as is from the d-beat kings Discharge and taken several steps further, with the razor-sharp lyrics being the topping. If raw feeling and unleashed hardcore sound is your game then you'll definitely feel at home. And the best thing you can do is check out and then hunt down their short (only 35 minutes in total) but demolishing discography.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Oblivians - Desperation (2013)

Eric Friedl, Greg Cartwright and Jack Yarber had called it quits 16 years ago to go into other projects (personal or not); including South Filthy, Jack Oblivian & the Cigarillos, Knaughty Knights, Tennessee Tearjerkers, Greg Oblivian & the Tip-Tops, Reigning Sound and Bad Times, among others. Scepticism is something given here, as in every case of a "lengendary" get-together after such a long time. And this happens because, in many cases, the only motive is none other than to recreate past glories and cash on them today as much as possible. Thankfully, this is not the case here. Apart from the occasional reunion shows the last years, Oblivians are back with a new record bearing the old familiar feeling, yet with a slightly new approach. The "dirt" has been somewhat tuned down (as opposed to epics like Soul Food and Popular Favorites, that is) but the Oblivians edge is still definitely present, now in a more mature and substantial form. Enjoyable foot-tapping garage rock drenched in bluesy and country humidity is what you get; and make no mistake about it. We're already almost in the middle of the year, so it's not too soon to talk about a possible best rock n'roll record of 2013. So be sure to check Desperation out sometime soon and, while you're at it, kill a punk for rock n'roll.

Sunday, June 2, 2013


I'm a faggot, you told me so.
I'm a faggot, you let me know.
And when I die, you'll know why.
Yes, I'm nothing. I'm dirt. I'm one with the bottom. But you are too. Our only difference is you fail to realize it. And your blind intolerance, your mindless fundamentalism, your political correctness do a shit job at replacing that realization.
Hoax emerged three years ago in Western Massachusetts and do they look destined for great things! After a demo tape in 2010, they have released three self-titled 7" vinyl EPs, all of which are compiled in one single 12" LP (s/t as well) which was just released. It's just amazing how a new band moving in the same old "hardcore punk" genre can give freshness and new edge to the sound. Hoax carry a heavy-as-fuck dirt in their sound while they have achieved a huge notoriety about their violently energetic live shows, where a mad microphone-bearing bald man keeps hitting his head with it until it bleeds while he grabs every chance of bringing it on with the audience. Definitely a fresh touch to the scene, seeing them live somehow is the next thing I want to do.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Belated obsessions: Los Tromos - Boooo (2005)

I've been stumbling on the Los Tromos name for years now and I always wanted to check them out, but never got around to it. This changed when Fuzztastic Planet 2013 was announced; this gave me the motive I needed. I got hold of their 2005 Boooo album and, to put it mildly, I was blown away.
This is the definition of cool music which gets even cooler by the relaxed and "easy" way these guys are performing it. The genre is basically rock n'roll, but the band makes a habit of crossing over to other areas, be it surf, alternative, garage, americana; at times they even show some postrock/shoegaze wannabes how it's done. Boooo's 38 minutes flow almost unnoticeably, as one great tune follows another. This is an album that can haunt your lazy summers for a lifetime, an album that speaks directly to your mind, despite the fact that most of the songs are instrumental. Don't make the mistake I've been doing up until now; that is putting off discovering Boooo, even eight whole years after its release. And join me in praying that Los Tromos will be back together in a more permanent manner and will offer us more great stuff in the future.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 21 May 2013

playlist 21 May 2013
NO CLEAN VOCALS special vol.2

1. Refused - Worms of the Senses/Faculties of the Skull
2. Dead Vows - Carved Into Hearts
3. Converge - Trespasses
4. Zozobra - Born in a Blaze
5. Wreckage - Deadliest Tool
6. Asphyx - MInefield
7. Autopsy - Hand of Darkness
8. Murder Squad - Unsane, Insane and Mentally Deranged
9. Death Breath - Lycanthropy
10. Entombed - There Are Horrors of 1000 Nightmares
11. Disfear - Soul Scars
12. Black Panda - Anti-Cop
13. Walls of Jericho - I Know Hollywood and You Ain't It
14. Burnt by the Sun - The Great American Dream Machine
15. Raging Speedhorn - Dead Man Walking
16. Hoax - Down
17. Unsane - Hammered Out
18. Kylesa - Train of Thought
19. High on Fire - Spiritual Rites
20. Taint - Poison Pen Attack
21. Breach - Heroine
22. Doomriders - The Long Walk
23. Neurosis - Given to the Rising
24. Iron Monkey - Sleep to Win

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 14 May 2013

playlist 14 May 2013

1. The Last Drive - Valley of Death
2. Dread Astaire - New Bass in Hell
3. Caveman Joe & thee Afrodykes - Wasteland
4. Stray Cats - Cross of Love
5. The Head Cat - Big River
6. The Rapiers - The Venture
7. The Cramps - Mean Machine
8. Mad Daddys - Stoned for the Rest of My Life
9. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - She Said
10. Heavy Trash - They Were Kings
11. Blood Safari - City Farm 2000
12. Deadbolt - Patches the Clown
13. Klingonz - Kling Stomp
14. Batmobile - Superdick
15. Frantic Flintstones - Red Chevy
16. Mad Sin - Psychotic Night
17. The Meteors - The Last Bus to Sanity
18. Demented Are Go - (I Was Born on a) Busted Hymen
19. Mister Monster - This Night I Call Bad Luck
20. Blitzkid - Genus Unknown
21. Misfits - Teenagers from Mars
22. Turbonegro - Get It On
23. Die Hunns - Time Has Come Today
24. The Duane Peters Gunfight - Blow My Brains
25. GG Allin - Bite It You Scum
26. Big Black - Big Money
27. Antiseen - My God Can Beat Up Your God
28. Hoax - Fagget
29. Flipper - Sex Bomb

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 7 May 2013

playlist 7 May 2013 

1. Unfun - Caroline
2. The Arrivals - Two Years
3. The Observers - Symbols, Slogans, Lies
4. The Revolvers - Rock 'n' Roll Babylon
5. The Mono Men - One Shot
6. U.K. Subs - Brand New Age
7. The Kids - No Monarchy
8. The Flesh Eaters - The Wedding Dice
9. The Humpers - (I'm) Watching You
10. The Peepshows - Monochrome 76
11. Union Carbide Productions - Financial Declaration
12. Very Ape - Don't Search My Records
13. The Hydromatics - Valentine Frankenstein
14. The Hellacopters - 1995
15. The Robots - Back in L.A.
16. The Vikings - My Friend's Little Sister
17. The Insomniacs - Funkensteen
18. The Spaceshits - Can't Fool With Me
19. The Dirtbombs - I'm Through With White Girls
20. The Neckbones - Souls on Fire
21. The Yucca Spiders - Psycho
22. The Hentchmen - Chrissy Rides Again
23. The Psykicks - I'll Be Gone
24. The Reverend Horton Heat - Big Red Rocket of Love
25. The Woggles - Cencentration Baby
26. The Vice Barons - Surfsploitation
27. The Surf Coasters - Space Spade
28. The Bahareebas - Viareggio Allnighter
29. Johnny Carbonaras - Experiment Failed
30. The Phantom Surfers - The Golden Turd
31. Thee Cormans - Creature's Crawl

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 23 Apr 2013

playlist 23 Apr 2013 

1. The Black Angels - Love Me Forever
2. My Drunken Haze - Gambling Woman
3. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Let the Day Begin
4. Black Pistol Fire - Where You Been Before
5. Charles Caldwell - Hadn't I Been Good to You
6. Bukka White - Alabama Blues
7. Magic Sam - I Feel so Good (I Wanna Boogie)
8. R.L.Burnside & The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Shake'em on Down
9. Hillstomp - John Henry
10. Hasil Adkins - She Said
11. Supercharger - Way Out
12. Stack o'Lees - How Many Years
13. The Mummies - Little Miss Tee-N-T
14. Oblivians - I'm Not a Sicko There's a Plate in My Head
15. Bob Log III - Clap Your Tits
16. King Automatic - Drive Too Fast
17. Black Mekon - Johnny Diamond's Pink Flamingo
18. The Solid Soul Disciples - One by One
19. Eagles of Death Metal - Speaking in Tongues
20. Nine Pound Hammer - Hayseed Timebomb
21. Dwarves - Love Me
22. Disfear - Deadweight
23. Kylesa - Scapegoat
24. Unsane - Last Man Standing
25. Brainbombs - Slayer
26. Hoax - Down
27. Mahakala - Steaming Guts
28. Zozobra - Black Holes
29. Entombed - Warfare Plague Famine Death
30. Carnivore - Ground Zero Brooklyn
31. Herätys - Paivittainen Harmaus

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 16 Apr 2013 - AUSSIE ROCK special

 playlist 16 Apr 2013

1. Screaming Tribesmen - Igloo
2. Died Pretty - Stoneage Cinderella
3. Psycho Surgeons - Wild Weekend
4. Fun Things - When the Birdmen Fly
5. The Stems - Rosebud
6. The Hitmen - Bwana Devil
7. The Olympic Sideburns - Red Hot Woman
8. The New Christs - Another Sin
9. Radio Birdman - Anglo Girl Desire
10. New Race - Sad TV
11. Deep Reduction - Safety
12. The Celibate Rifles - Johnny
13. The Saints - Lost and Found
14. The Visitors - Living World
15. The Yes-Men - Ma Raf Vo
16. The Vines - Ain't No Room
17. The D4 - What U Want
18. The Datsuns - What Would I Know
19. Cosmic Psychos - Lost Cause
20. The Lime Spiders - Slave Girl
21. The Victims - Television Addict
22. The Thought Criminals - More Suicides Please
23. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Jangling Jack
24. Grinderman - No Pussy Blues
25. feedtime - Billy
26. Scientists - Swampland
27. The Birthday Party - Deep in the Woods

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 9 Apr 2013

playlist 9 Apr 2013

1. Mad Season - Slip Away
2. Crime & the City Solution - Riven Man
3. Grinderman - Heathen Child
4. Scientists - Demolition Derby
5. The Beasts of Bourbon - Let's Get Funky
6. The Fumes - Who Do You Love
7. The New Christs - Lower Yourself
8. The Celibate Rifles - Killing Time
9. Lipstick Killers - Hindu Gods of Love
10. Exploding White Mice - Real Tough Guy
11. Total Control - One More Tonight
12. feedtime - Fastbuck
13. Turbonegro - Zonked Out (on Hashish)
14. Jerry's Kids - Build Me a Bomb
15. Herätys - Ei Diagnoosia
16. Dwarves - Detention Girl
17. Zeke - I Don't Give a Fuck
18. New Bomb Turks - Runnin' on the Go
19. Entombed - Seeing Red
20. Zozobra - The Cruelest Cut
21. Necronaut - The Lie in Which the Truth Is Buried
22. Death Breath - His Protoplasmic Worship
23. Cathedral - The Garden

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 2 Apr 2013 - COVER VERSIONS special

 playlist 2 Apr 2013

1. Alabama Thunderpussy - Sweet Emotion (Aerosmith)
2. Dead Meadow - Kingdom of Heaven (Roky Erickson)
3. Spiritualized - Sad Days, Lonely Nights (Junior Kimbrough)
4. The Hellacopters - A House Is Not a Motel (Love)
5. The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Leaving (Junior Kimbrough)
6. Rage Against the Machine - The Ghost of Tom Joad (Bruce Springsteen)
7. Radio Birdman - TV Eye (The Stooges)
8. Mudhoney - We Had Love (Scientists)
9. The Nitwitz - Dark Surprise (Radio Birdman)
10. Poison Idea - Up Front (Wipers)
11. The Needles - Countdown Love (Johnny Thunders)
12. Danko Jones - The Return Of Jackie And Judy (Ramones)
13. Asteroid B-612 - 19th Nervous Breakdown (The Rolling Stones)
14. The AAs - ΧΕΣΟΥΣ (Maurice Jarrè)
15. 13 Crimson Ghosts - Hollywood Babylon (Misfits)
16. The Last Drive - Misirlou (Nikolaos Roubanis)
17. Deadbolt - Orange Blossom Special (Johnny Cash)
18. Mike Patton - Six Pack (Black Flag)
19. Turbonegro - Six Pack (Black Flag)
20. Entombed - The Ballad of Hollis Brown (Bob Dylan)
21. Therapy? - Denim Demon (Turbonegro)
22. Totalitär - Born to Die in the Gutter (Discharge)
23. Voivod - In League with Satan (Venom)
24. Cathedral - All Your Sins (Pentagram)
25. Melvins - Station to Station (David Bowie)

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 26 Mar 2013

playlist 26 Mar 2013

1. Cathedral - Pallbearer
2. Agnes Vein - March of the Netherworld
3. Cancer Bats - Into the Void
4. Half Gramme of Soma - Secret of the Fox
5. This Is Nowhere - A Possible End
6. De Sades - Motherfuckin' Blues
7. The AAs - ΧΕΣΟΥΣ
8. Meanwhile in Mexico - Zaira
9. Johnny Carbonaras - Johnny Carbonaras
10. Deadbolt - Prison Shank
11. The Ribeye Brothers - Mister Ray Charles
12. Gallery of Mites - New York to Peru
13. Clutch - Crucial Velocity
14. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Teenage Disease
15. The Virginmarys - Dead Man's Shoes
16. Imperial State Electric - Fight It Back
17. The Hellacopters - Thanks for Nothing
18. The Hip Priests - Cream Ma Jeans
19. Zeke - The River
20. The Men - Cube
21. Kvelertak - Kvelertak
22. Refused - New Noise
23. These Arms Are Snakes - Angela's Secret
24. The Jesus Lizard - Thumbscrews
25. Unsane - Ha Ha Ha
26. Entombed - Returning to Madness

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 12 Mar 2013

playlist 12 Mar 2013

1. Mudhoney - In 'n' Out of Grace
2. Scientists - Swampland
3. Phantom of the Black Hills - Thief in the House
4. Th'Legendary Shack Shakers - No Such Thing
5. Hank Williams III - Rebel Within
6. Eddie Spaghetti - I Don't Wanna Grow Up
7. Supersuckers - Supersucker Drive By Blues
8. Electric Frankenstein - The Mess
9. The Robots - Lost My Job Today
10. The Turpentines - Everything Is More than OK
11. C.Aarmé - British Breakfast Party
12. Midnight Thunder Express - Ace Up My Sleeve
13. Diamond Dogs - Hardhitter
14. The Flaming Sideburns - Lose My Soul
15. The Hellacopters - Blinded by the Light
16. Backyard Babies - Minus Celsius
17. Hardcore Superstar - Wake Up Dead in a Garbage Can
18. Brides of Destruction - I Don't Care
19. Gluecifer - Easy Living
20. Queens of the Stone Age - Regular John
21. Arctic Monkeys - Pretty Visitors
22. Masters of Reality - A Wish for a Fish
23. Mark Lanegan - Methamphetamine Blues
24. Radio Moscow - Turtle Back Rider
25. Mudlow - Drunken Turkey
26. Deltahead - Don't Move to Finland!
27. Deadbolt - Big John
28. The Birthday Party - Deep in the Woods

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Low Amps Flat Tracks 5 Mar 2013 - GIRL POWER special

 playlist 5 Mar 2013
GIRL POWER special

1. The Soviettes - Her Neon Heart
2. Tsunami Bomb - 5150
3. The Gits - Absynthe
4. Signal Lost - Simulation
5. Scheer - Wish You Were Dead
6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Date With the Night
7. The Detroit Cobras - Hot Dog (Watch Me Eat)
8. Gore Gore Girls - Loaded Heart
9. Thee Merry Widows - Remember Me
10. The Pack A.D. - Wolves and Werewolves
11. Million Hollers - Egoista Socialista
12. Nashville Pussy - Going Down Swinging
13. The BellRays - Too Many Houses in Here
14. The Distillers - Die on a Rope
15. Civet - Everything Everything
16. Ballast - Cutting Nails
17. Khatarina - Constructive Criticism
18. Skarp - Human Tragedy
19. Garmonbozia - Hopes Turned Black
20. Made Out of Babies - Grimace
21. Jucifer - Contempt
22. Show of Bedlam - Vermin
23. Damad - Hide and Seek
24. Agrimonia - Serum
25. Obscure Sphinx - Paragnomen
26. Bardo Pond - Destroying Angel

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Monday, March 4, 2013

Top 10 albums of 2012

I know this is a custom for the beginning of the year, but it's just now that I've realized I never posted my 10 favourite albums of last year. As you've probably noticed, this is not the only sign of this blog's retardation so you can rest assured that this is nothing out of the ordinary and there's nothing to worry about. Yet.
Off we go then with the thrilling countdown: *drum rolls*

10. Black Breath - Sentenced to Life
These American newcomers (sort of, they've been around since 2007) demonstrate casually how one can successfully shuffle the classic Swedish deathmetal (some would say "death n'roll") sound with a hardcore edge and a metal topping; and all that on their second full-length release. Listen like you did when you were 16.

9. Nightstalker - Dead Rock Commandos
Yes, stoner is dead; but if today it is represented by bands like this one, give me more zombies! Nightstalker keep on delivering a steady natural flow of groove and catchy guitar riffing. If your game is innovation and high culture, save yourself the time and effort and stay away. This is dirty and original rock n'roll feeling, what you see is what you get, and similar clichés.

8. The Nomads - Solna
I don't think I can find anything new to say about these Swedish garage old-timers that hasn't already been said. With a constant presence for almost 20 years and after an 11-year break, they returned in 2012 like they didn't age one day. Solna is definitely not their best work, but it stands with excess decency among their discography; something that automatically means that it easily beats the vast majority of the garage shit out there.

7. Terrible Feelings - Shadows
Another Swedish miracle that hit me out of nowhere. Moving generally within the melodic-punk/power-pop area, they take their Wipers experiences and blend them with beautiful and inspiring melodies dressed with a modest and humble attitude that you just can't help but love. And Manuela Iwansson's tender but deep voice is a basic factor.

6. Imperial State Electric - Pop War
Nicke Andersson's done it again! While his latest personal project Imperial State Electric's debut s/t album back in 2010 sounded to me a bit "little" and numb, Pop War marks his re-enthronement as the leader of the scandinavian rock n'roll movement (if we have to call it something). Nicke digs even deeper into his musical memories and keeps on paying tribute to his childhood heroes, offering us an enjoyable rock n'roll record.

5. Thanasis Papakonstantinou & Giannis Charoulis - Maganies
For more than 20 years, Thanasis Papakonstantinou has been taking Greek folk and traditional music and giving it new life through experimentation, always with utmost respect. Giannis Charoulis is, what almost everyone thinks, today's leading Cretan singer. Their discographic collaboration was anticipated for years and it is finally here. While many have criticized this album for poor or not adequate orchestration (especially judging by the standards Thanasis Papakonstantinou and his band have set), this fact doesn't take away the songs' intensity and beauty.

4. Gallon Drunk - The Road Gets Darker from Here
Gallon Drunk is a band with great history, being around for almost 25 years, while its members have been involved with numerous projects and collaborations, namely Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and the Scapegoats. Sadly and ignorantly, I always considered them somewhat as a second league Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, but I guess it's never too late as with their latest album they've gained more than just my attention. The Road Gets Darker from Here is groovy, dirty, artistic all at the same time, all with just the right dosage.

3. Turbonegro - Sexual Harassment
I cannot begin to express my excitement when this record fell in my hands. Disappointed by the sleaze/glam path thay had taken (especially with Retox and Party Animals, although the latter is not entirely bad) and the news of Hank von Helvete leaving the band, I was happily blown away by their return to their Apocalypse Dudes days. Tony Sylvester not only proves to be a great replacement for Hank, but he also gives new energy and edge to the band, resurrecting the infamous Turbonegro death-punk sound.

2. Ty Segall - Twins
Ty Segall is a thing of the '00s. He emerged as a solo artist in 2008, and has been considerably active ever since. He started off moving within the general lo-fi garage/rock n'roll sound, but he has greatly evolved since then. While this overproductivity of his does not guarantee a constant level of quality, there are times when it sounds like we've struck gold. In 2012, he was involved in three projects; Ty Segall Band's Slaughterhouse, his collaboration with White Fence Hair, and his solo album Twins. While the first two didn't personally strike me as something exceptional, the latter nailed me to the wall with its fuzz-driven guitars and pure garage attitude.

1. Burning Love - Rotten Thing to Say
Burning Love's base is hardcore punk featuring ex-members of Cursed and Our Father. While I had never got a sniff of their great 2010 debut Songs for Burning Lovers, you can say that Rotten Thing to Say really got my attention. This basically is pure rock n'roll with an unstoppable hardcore edge making you want to stagedive from the top of your refridgerator to your kitchen floor.