One of the best UK punk songs ever gets a workover (not really, more of a tribute) by noisy moderne C86 UK band THE FIREWORKS, whom we’ve written about here and in the mag before. If you move fast, you can reserve your space to buy this thing as a flexi (!).

Listen/purchase: Getting Nowhere Fast by The Fireworks


Always loved this; it’s from the June 18th, 1981 issue of the UK’s SOUNDS music newspaper. VICE SQUAD were one of the first straight-up punk records I ever bought, not long after this letter to the editor.

“Your true vocation is obviously a sensible home life with a loving husband (me?)…..”