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Dynamite Hemorrhage #2 fanzine is now ON SALE for a “limited period”. Six bucks gets you an 84-page beast full of raw sub-underground rocknroll from the last five decades. Order it here.

It features:

– An interview and career-spanning retrospective with BILL DIREEN, the New Zealand-based musical iconoclast and creator of some of the most weird and wonderful underground pop music of the last 35 years. Great old photos of Vacuum, Six Impossible Things and more – with Direen’s take on his many recordings, bands and general outlook on creation & creativity.

Tim Warren from Crypt Records, on the eve of two new volumes of the mind-destroying “BACK FROM THE GRAVE” 60s punk compilations, takes us through in profanity-strewn detail how he’s been putting these comps together since 1983, and the pain the man has endured to make sure you and I get to hear some of the most raw and rare rocknroll chaos of all time…!

– Interview with bedroom lo-fi pop savants HONEY RADAR, currently making many short, abrasive and lovely mini-masterpieces out of Philadelphia

– Interview with NOTS, raw and slashing earworm punk band from Memphis

KING TEARS MORTUARY, Sydney, Australia’s answer to the question “What would a mix of C86, KBD punk and The Gories sound like?”

Erika Elizabeth’s overview of lost and neglected female-fronted punk and post-punk bands and records you’ve never heard of

The Layman’s Guide to 1970s Jamaican DUB – an overview of wild, weird and wacked dub reggae created during its peak era, along with ten essential dub recordings, explored

– Interviews with Jon Savage and Stuart Baker on the new PUNK 45 series of archival 70s punk reissues

– 87 record reviews
– 15 book reviews
– Advertisements from today’s top hitmaking labels

Order it here.

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The purported theme of our podcast, magazine and blog is “raw and sub-underground rocknroll from the last five decades”. This new edition of DYNAMITE HEMORRHAGE RADIO, #50, goes heavy on the first and most recent of those decades. Two blazing new tracks from the just-released 60s punk comp “Back From The Grave, Volume 9” make their 21st century online debuts here – and if that’s not reason enough to download or stream this thing, there’s new material from the likes of Parkay Quarts, The Coneheads, Le Skeleton, Germ House, Leggy, Honey Radar, Rakta, Sauna Youth, Bent, The Blind Shake and Pampers. Pampers!

There’s a blown-out bootleg recording from the Velvet Underground, a little punk rock tomfoolery and all sorts of needless verbal blather from the host. In all, it’s 74 minutes you won’t ever get back – unless you play it a second time.

Download Dynamite Hemorrhage Radio #50 here.
Stream or download Dynamite Hemorrhage Radio #50 over on Soundcloud.
Subscribe to the show via iTunes.

Playlist:

THE FOUR – 69
PARKAY QUARTS – Pretty Machines
HONEY RADAR – Drink Your Magazine (live)
REALLY RED – No More Art
SACCHARINE TRUST –Mad at the Company
CONEHEADS – Violence
SHITKICKERS – Debaucher
BENT – Space is Bent
RAKTA – Tudo que e Solido
LUCRATE MILK – Dritte Blinde Meusse
LE SKELETON – Cut Your Finger
SILVER APPLES – Ruby
MUSIC MACHINE – Point of No Return
THE BLIND SHAKE – Old Lake
PAMPERS – Right Tonight
LAZY COWGIRLS – Meat Shop
NEVERMORES – The Way It Is
SAUNA YOUTH – Transmitters
LEGGY – Sweet Teeth
CHRIS KNOX – Meat
GERM HOUSE – Best Laid Plans
VELVET UNDERGROUND – What Goes On (live; from “The Legendary Guitar Amp Tape” bootleg)
KNOLL ALLEN AND THE NOBLE SAVAGES – Animal

Some past shows:
Dynamite Hemorrhage #49    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #48    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #47    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #46    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #45    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #44    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #43    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #42    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #41    (playlist)
Dynamite Hemorrhage #40    (playlist)

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Now available – Dynamite Hemorrhage #2 fanzine.

Dynamite Hemorrhage #2 is an 84-page music fanzine dedicated to raw and sub-underground rocknroll from the last 5 decades. This one just came out in late November 2014.

It features:

– An interview and career-spanning retrospective with BILL DIREEN, the New Zealand-based musical iconoclast and creator of some of the most weird and wonderful underground pop music of the last 35 years. Great old photos of Vacuum, Six Impossible Things and more – with Direen’s take on his many recordings, bands and general outlook on creation & creativity.

Tim Warren from Crypt Records, on the eve of two new volumes of the mind-destroying “BACK FROM THE GRAVE” 60s punk compilations, takes us through in profanity-strewn detail how he’s been putting these comps together since 1983, and the pain the man has endured to make sure you and I get to hear some of the most raw and rare rocknroll chaos of all time…!

– Interview with bedroom lo-fi pop savants HONEY RADAR, currently making many short, abrasive and lovely mini-masterpieces out of Philadelphia

– Interview with NOTS, raw and slashing earworm punk band from Memphis

KING TEARS MORTUARY, Sydney, Australia’s answer to the question “What would a mix of C86, KBD punk and The Gories sound like?”

Erika Elizabeth’s overview of lost and neglected female-fronted punk and post-punk bands and records you’ve never heard of

The Layman’s Guide to 1970s Jamaican DUB – an overview of wild, weird and wacked dub reggae created during its peak era, along with ten essential dub recordings, explored

– Interviews with Jon Savage and Stuart Baker on the new PUNK 45 series of archival 70s punk reissues

– 87 record reviews
– 15 book reviews
– Advertisements from today’s top hitmaking labels

Order Dynamite Hemorrhage #2 here….!

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This is a small-batch, edition-of-66 (!) book put out by Johan Kugelberg of Boo-Hooray last year. It’s a short fanzine solely devoted to Crypt Records’ mountain-moving “Back From The Grave” series of 60s punk comps – which were not only my personal introduction to 60s garage punkers, but the standard-bearer for the form now and forevermore.

The Boo-Hooray ‘zine has a few interviews with Tim Warren (Crypt & BFTG mastermind) and a couple of pieces of hero worship by others. You may or may not know that Back From The Grave is coming out with 9th, 10th and 11th volumes later this year. There’s a big interview w/ Mr. Warren in the next issue of our own Dynamite Hemorrhage mag, coming out in about six weeks (or thereabouts), in which we discuss these new comps plus how the hell he’s able to track all these rare 60s gems down and even pay the surviving members of the bands who made ’em.

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I’ve put together another digital mix tape for you over on 8Tracks. This one’s a collection of some of the more bruising 1960s garage-based punk rock, and I’m calling it STONEAGE TESTOSTERONE. 17 tracks, some taken from old bootleg vinyl comps in my collection, others from “Back From The Grave” CDs. All immensely killer, with a complete and utter dearth of filler.

Track list:

  1. SPLIT ENDS – Rich With Nothing
  2. LA-DE-DA’s – How Is The Air Up There?
  3. TY WAGNER WITH THE SCOTCHMEN – I’m a No-Count
  4. MYRCHENTS – Indefinite Inhibition
  5. THINGS TO COME – I’m Not Talkin’
  6. MURPHY & THE MOB – Born Loser
  7. SHAMES – My World is Upside Down
  8. AVENGERS – Be a Caveman
  9. ESQUIRES – Judgment Day
  10. PAUL BEARER & THE HEARSEMEN – I’m Been Thinking
  11. THE WYLD – Goin’ Places
  12. CAVE MEN – It’s Trash
  13. THE LYRICS – They Can’t Hurt Me
  14. THE SPIDERS – Don’t Blow Your Mind
  15. MONTELLS – You Can’t Make Me
  16. SAVOYS – Can It Be
  17. AMBERJACKS – Hey Eriq!

Listen in your car, if you’ve got one of those newfangled hookups, with the free 8Tracks app for iOS or Android as well. Along with Spotify, Soundcloud and Bandcamper, it’s a primary mechanism for how I explore new music in 2012.