The Dukes of Stratosphear were an English rock band formed in 1984 by the pseudonymous “Sir John Johns” (Andy Partridge), “The Red Curtain” (Colin Moulding), “Lord Cornelius Plum” (Dave Gregory), and “E.I.E.I. Owen” (Ian Gregory). The Dukes were actually a side project of XTC (though many believed the mysterious band to be an actual psychedelic pop band from the 60’s), releasing records concurrently with their continued musical activities.
A disturbing trend has been occurring in recent months on the ground at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota: Journalists are being assaulted, arrested, jailed, and threatened with excessive criminal charges for the unspeakable crime of attempting journalism.
‘Ptooff!’ is the extraordinary debut studio album by English psychedelic rock band The Deviants, released in 1967 on record label Underground Impresarios. This tireless proto-punk classic is a much overlooked, criminally Read More…
Released in 1981, ‘Spinal Injuries’ is one of the most brilliant and criminally under-appreciated, defining releases from that great early 80’s post-punk/deathrock/goth/darkwave period, by the band Cortex from Gothenburg, Sweden.
Before wireless controlled hobby quadcopters or US military weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles raining death from the sunny skies, and decades before the Australian band formed under the same moniker, there was simply the British punk band, The Drones.
The Sky’s Gone Out by Bauhaus was released in October 1982 by record label Beggars Banquet.
An explosive new documentary based on Peter Schweizer’s bestselling book of the same name, Clinton Cash, details how Bill and Hillary Clinton used their positions of power and influence to raise millions for themselves and billions for their “charitable” foundation.
As Last.FM puts it: “The Boys made arguably one of the best LPs of the 70s with their self-titled first album and provided the template for superior Pop Punk before even the Buzzcocks had got out of first gear”.