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POP Goes The World!

28
Sep 2019

Escaping The Merry Go Round

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The Waterboys "Morning Came Too Soon" from Out of All This Blue  (2017)  on BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. / Hostess

 

The Waterboys "A Girl Called Johnny" from The Waterboys  (2002)  on Chrysalis Records

 

The Velvet Underground "Rock & Roll" from Loaded  (1970)  on Rhino Atlantic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Young Fresh Fellows "Rock'n'roll Pest Control" from Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest/Topsy Turvy  (1989)  on Popllama Records

 

 Tracy Bryant "Hey Spaceman!" from Subterranean  (2015)  on Burger Records

 

Pere Ubu "Modern Dance" from Elitism For the People 1975  (2015)  on Fire Records

 

Kim Fowley "Motorboat" from Living In the Streets  (2003)  on Microbe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sleeper Agent "Impressed" from About Last Night  (2014)  on Mom + Pop Music/RCA Records

 

Sonic Surf City "Sleepy Heads" from Viva Wahines!  (2014)  on Spinnup

 

The Honeycombs "Have I the Right" from Have I the Right - The Very Best of the Honeycombs  (2002)  on Parlophone UK

 

The Everly Brothers "Gone, Gone, Gone" from Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers On Warner Bros. 1960-1969  (1993)  on Rhino

 

Shirley Ellis "(That's) What the Nitty Gritty Is" from The Clapping Song... And More  (2016)  on Geffen

 

The Delmonas "Comin' Home Baby" from Dangerous Charms  (2009) on Ace Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Powersolo "Boom Babba Do Ba Dabba" from The Real Sound  (2014)  on Crunchy Frog

 

The King Khan & BBQ Show "Alone Again" from Bad News Boys  (2015)  on In The Red

 

The Jets "Be For Me" from Buttons: From Champaign to Chicago  (2012)  on Numero Group

 

Jacques Dutronc "Le responsable" from En vogue  (2004)  on Vogue

 

Strangeways "It Doesn't Matter" from Powerpop!  (1978)  on Detour Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cloud Nothings "Now Hear In" from Here and Nowhere Else  (2014)  on Wichita Recordings

 

Utopians "Trastornados" from Trastornados  (2012)  on Pop Art

 

Bleeding Rainbow "Time & Place" from Interrupt  (2014)  on Kanine Records

 

Archie Powell & The Exports "Crazy Pills" from Great Ideas in Action  (2012)  on Good Land Records

 

The Golden Boys "Older Than You" from Dirty Fingernails  (2012)  on 12XU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sonic's Rendezvous Band "City Slang" from Sonic's Rendezvous Band  (2010)  on Easy Action

 

Downtown Boys "Dancing in the Dark" from Full Communism  (2015)  on Don Giovanni Records

 

Mean Jeans "Steve Don't Party No More" from Are You Serious?  (2009)  on Dirtnap Records

 

The Dollyrots "Puppy Dog Eyes" from Barefoot and Pregnant  (2014)  on Arrested Youth Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Eddy Current Suppression Ring "Colour Television" from Primary Colours  (2008)  on Aarght Records

 

The Guilty Hearts "Devil's Tail" from Pearls Before Swine  (2008)  on Voodoo Rhythm

 

The Paybacks "Stranger in the House" from Love, Not Reason  (2006)  on Savage Jams Records

 

20/20 "Song of the Universe" from 4 Day Tornado  (1995)  on Oglio

 

Drop Nineteens "Winona" from Delaware  (1992)  on Caroline Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Olivia Tremor Control "Define A Transparent Dream" from Music From The Unrealized Film Script: Dusk At Cubist Castle  (2004)  on Cloud Recordings

 

World Party "Thank You World" from Goodbye Jumbo  (2007)  on Liberator Music

 

 

 

21
Sep 2019

“Can’t you take indifference for an answer?”

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Shoes "In My Arms Again" from Boomerang (1982) on Elektra Records

 

Howlies "Angeline" from Trippin' With Howlies on OverUnder Records

 

Lenguas Largas "I Feel" from Lenguas Largas (2017) on Recess Records

 

Outrageous Cherry "Saturday Afternoon" from Wide Awake in the Spirit World: The Best of Outrageous Cherry (2008) on Wicked Cool Records

 

 

 

 

 

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Los Terapeutas del Ritmo "Friday I'm In Love" from Fiesta Brichera (2011) on Mauricio Chau Punchin

 

Los Flechazos "La Chica de Mel" from Haciendo Astillas el Reloj (1996) on DRO/EastWest Spain

 

Liev Tuk "Rom Sue Sue (Dance Soul Soul)" from Cambodian Rocks (1974) on The Orchard House.

 

Gringo Star "All Yall" from All Yall (2010) on Cargo

 

Les Cox "No Jokes and No Lies" from Neverheed (2008) on stop looking

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Pharmacy "Dig Your Grave" from Stoned & Alone (2012) on Old Flame Records

 

Obits "One Cross Apiece" from One Cross Apiece / Put It In Writing - Single (2008) on Comedy Minus One

 

Big Eyes "Back From The Moon" from Back from the Moon - Single on Grave Mistake Records

 

The Moderns "Got to Have Pop" from Year of Today - EP (1979) on Hosehead Records

 

Subculture "The Kids Don't Dance" from The Kids Don't Dance - Single on Heavy Soul Records

 

 

 

 

 

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Guided By Voices "Teenage FBI" from Do The Collapse (1999) on The Orchard

 

The Cribs "Burning for No One" from For All My Sisters (2015) on Hostess Entertainment

 

Motion City Soundtrack "Fell In Love Without You" from Even If It Kills Me (2007) on Epitaph

 

Nada Surf "Tree House" from High / Low (1996) on Elektra Records

 

Brazilian Girls "Never Met a German" from Talk To La Bomb on Verve Records

 

Le Tigre "On the Verge" from This Island (2004) on Motown

 

Jonathan Richman "The Lonely Little Thrift Store" from I'm So Confused (1998) on Vapor Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bob Mould "Sunshine Rock" from Sunshine Rock (2019) on Merge Records

 

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts "Love Is All Around" from Greatest Hits (2010) on Legacy Recordings

 

A Giant Dog "No Cars Go" from Neon Bible (2019) on Merge Records

 

Ezra Furman "Rated R Crusaders" from Twelve Nudes (2019) on Bella Union

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tranzmitors "Dancing in the Front Row" from Busy Singles (2008) on Deranged Records

 

Spider Bags "Friday Night" from Shake My Head (2012) on Odessa Records

 

The Star Spangles "Tear It to Pieces Girl" from Dirty Bomb (2007) on Tic Records

 

The Hex Dispensers "Taxidermy Porno" from Songs the Hideout Taught Us (The Best of the GaragePunk Hideout, Vol. 2) (2011) on GRGPNK Records

 

Radioactivity "World of Pleasure" from Radioactivity (2013) on Dirtnap Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Dahlmanns "Candy Pants" from All Dahled Up (2011) on Pop Detective Records

 

The Fans "You Don't Live Here Any More" from You Don't Live Here Any More - Single (1980) on Bristol Archive Records

 

The Resonars "World Apart" from That Evil Drone on Burger Records

 

The Prids "The Glow" from Until the World Is Beautiful (2006) on This-a-Way Records

 

Jaill "The Stroller" from That's How We Burn (2010) on Sub Pop Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Alex Chilton "What's Your Sign Girl" from A Man Called Destruction (2017) on Omnivore Recordings

 

13
Sep 2019

POP Your Head

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Now, hold still.......

 

 

 

 

Cheap Trick "Everything Works If You Let It" from All Shook Up (1980) on Epic/Legacy

 

The Whigs "Waiting" from Enjoy the Company (2012) on New West Records

 

Miles Kane "Inhaler" from Colour of the Trap (2010) on Columbia

 

The Gun Club "Sex Beat" from Fire of Love (2000) on Last call records

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sons of Hippies "Man or Moon" from Griffons at the Gates of Heaven (2013) on Cleopatra Records

 

Ulysses "Mrs Drawnel" from Kill You Again (2013) on Black Glove Records

 

China Syndrome "Let's Stay At Home and Let It All Hang Out" from Nothing's Not Worth Knowing (2011) on China Syndrome

 

Jeff the Brotherhood "Stay Up Late" from We Are the Champions (2011) on Infinity Cat Recordings

 

Nada Surf "Tree House" from High / Low (1996) on Elektra Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Teddy Geiger "Bitter" from The Rocker (Music from the Motion Picture) (2008) on Columbia

 

We Were Promised Jetpacks "Quiet Little Voices" from These Four Walls (2009) on FatCat Records

 

Franz Ferdinand "Bullet" from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action (2013) on Domino Recording Co Ltd

 

The Undertones "You've Got My Number" from Hypnotised (1980) on Sire Records

 

Tweeds "I Need That Record" from Perfect Fit (1980) on Autobahn Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Telescopes "Flying" from As Approved By the Committee (2003) on Bomp! Records

 

Splashh "Headspins" from Comfort (2013) on Splashh

 

Brass Bed "Please Don't Go" from The Secret Will Keep You (2012) on Crossbill Records

 

Kids on a Crime Spree "Sweet Tooth" from We Love You So Bad (2011) on Slumberland Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Magnolias "Hello Or Goodbye" from Off The Hook (1992) on Alias Records

 

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts "Victim of Circumstance" from I Love Rock 'N Roll (1981) on Legacy Recordings

 

Cyanide Pills "Conquer the World" from Cyanide Pills (2010) on Damaged Goods

 

The Wigs "Tijuana" from My Chauffeur + (2013) on The Wigs

 

DMZ "Cinderella" from Dmz (2005) on Rhino/London-Sire

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brighton 64 "Banderas Blancas" from Esta Vez Va en Serio (2012) on BCore Disc

 

Ex Norwegian "Pow3rfull" from Standby (2009) on Think Like A Key Records

 

The Madd "Ce Soir Je Vais Boire" from The Madd Are Pretty Quick (2009) on Excelsior Recordings

 

The Five Americans "Western Union" from The Five Americans (2005) on Paradise MusicWerks

 

 

 

 

 

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Paul McCartney & Wings "Spin It On" from Back to the Egg (1993) on Hear Music

 

Morgan Delt "Beneath the Black and Purple" from Morgan Delt (2014) on Trouble In Mind Records

 

The Buggles "Clean, Clean" from The Age of Plastic (1999) on Universal-Island Records Ltd.

 

Hardy Nilsson "Månens Syster" from Att Ha Och Inte Ha (2006) on A West Side Fabrication

 

 

 

 

 

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Eureka Machines "Pop Star" from Remain in Hope (2013) on Wrath Records

 

Liar's Club "Come and Go" from Come and Go (2013) on Charlatan

 

First Base "I'm All Alone Again" from First Base (2013) on Hozac

 

Mind Spiders "Don't Let Her Go" from Mind Spiders (2011) on Dirtnap Records

 

The Nerves "It's Hot Outside" from One Way Ticket (2008) on Alive Records

 

 

 

 

 

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The Trend "Mama Thought You Were a Nice Girl" from The Trend Is In! (1982) on Kicktone Recording Group

 

Disappears "Gone Completely" from Lux (2010) on kranky

6
Sep 2019

POP Enema

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You know you need one, and I’m just the man to administer it in time for the weekend.

Now bend over........

 

 

 

The Wild Swans "Young Manhood" from Bringing Home the Ashes 1988 on Rhino/Warner Records

 

Prima Donna "Cruel Summer" from Cruel Summer - Single 2019 on Wicked Cool Records

 

The Suburbs "Love Is the Law" from Love Is the Law 2001 on The Suburbs

 

The Breakup Society "The New Ronnie Spector" from James At 35 on Get Hip

 

 

 

 

 

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The Legends "The Kids Just Wanna Have Fun" from Up Against the Legends 2003 on Labrador Records

 

The Dig "Without Your Love" from Tired Hearts EP 2013 on Buffalo Jump Records

 

Walking Shapes "Bison" from Walking Shapes - Mixtape, Vol. 1 2013 on No Shame

 

Extra Medium Pony "Sea Glass" from 11868 2013 on Exit Stencil Recordings

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Secret Affair "Lost In the Night (Mack the Knife)" from Business As Usual 1981 on Sony Music UK

 

The Electric Soft Parade "Empty at the End" from Holes in the Wall 2013 on Helium

 

Ted Leo "I'm Looking Through You" from This Bird Has Flown (A 40th Anniversary Tribute To the Beatles' Rubber Soul) 2005 on Razor & Tie

 

Guided By Voices "Everywhere With Helicopter" from Universal Truths and Cycles 2002 on Matador

 

Myracle Brah "Too Many People" from Bleeder 2013 on Dren Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Blood Red Shoes "I Wish I Was Someone Better" from Box of Secrets 2008 on V2/Cooperative Music

 

Harper Simon "Bonnie Brae" from Division Street 2014 on Complicated Game

 

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds "All Tomorrow's Parties (2009 Remastered Version)" from Kicking Against the Pricks (2009 Remastered Edition) 1986 on Mute, a BMG Company

 

Deerhunter "Desire Lines" from Halcyon Digest 2010 on 4AD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Steve Wynn "Amphetamine" from What I Did After My Band Broke Up/Visitation Rights (2CD) 2005 on Down There/DBK Works

 

The Revellions "Up To You" from The Revellions 2008 on Dirty Water Records

 

The Count Bishops "Teenage Letter" from Speedball + 11 2008 on Ace Records

 

Hugo Montenegro "Jilly's Joint" from Lady in Cement 1968 on 20th Century Fox Records

 

King Kurt "Destination Zulu Land" from Ooh Wallah Wallah (Collection,Bonus Tracks) 2009 on Jungle Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Paul Revere & The Raiders "Hungry for Some Lovin'" from Country Wine... Plus 1972 on Columbia/Legacy

 

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers "Lydia" from Back In Your Life (Bonus Track Edition) 1979 on Castle Communications

 

The Behoovers "A World Without Love" from That's Right! 2004 on The Orchard

 

Kokoshca "La Fuerza" from La Fuerza - EP 2012 on Elefant Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Presidents of the United States of America "Ça plane pour moi" from Ça plane pour moi - Single 1996 on Columbia/Legacy

 

Jake Bugg "What Doesn't Kill You" from Shangri La 2013 on Virgin EMI

 

Toys That Kill "Times We Can't Let Go" from Joyce Manor / Toys That Kill Split - EP 2014 on Recess Records

 

The Lillingtons "War of the Worlds" from Death By Television 2005 on Red Scare

 

Swingin' Utters "Five Lessons Learned" from Five Lessons Learned 1998 on Fat Wreck Chords

 

Vivian Girls "Double Vision" from Everything Goes Wrong 2009 on yacca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Material Issue "What Girls Want" from Destination Universe 1992 on Mercury Records

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