Friday, July 31, 2009

V/A - Powerpearls 7 and 8 LPs

Two more Powerpearls LPs this time. I'll try and finish up with Volumes 9 and 10 soon. Original sources for all the tracks except Vol. 10 are here.

V/A - Powerpearls Vol. 7 LP
Vapors - Prisoners (UK, 1979)
Ways - Thursday (USA, 1981)
Pete Fender - I'll Never Believe You (UK, 1981)
Pelle Miljoona & 1980 - Rakastava voima (Finland, 1979)
Studio Sex - Tomma ölflaskor (Sweden, 1981)
Monks - Cool Way To Live (UK, 1981)
Reruns - So So Alone (USA, 1978)
Expedition Punitive - Un Samourai (Belgium, 1981)
AVO-8 - Gone Wrong (UK, 1980)
Outsiders - Phantom Bitch (Iceland, 1981)
Apartment - The Car (UK, 1980)
Rudies - Sherri Goodbye (USA, 1980)
Pleasers - The Kids Are Alright (UK, 1978)
Rottweiler - I Wanna Be Your Friend (Sweden, 1980)
Ticket - Pourquoi Moi? (France, 1980)
Riptides - Tomorrows Tears (Australia, 1979)
Dummies - When The Lights Are Out (UK, 1980)



V/A - Powerpearls Vol. 8 LP
Times - Red With Purple Flashes (UK, 1981)
Fingerprintz - Tough Luck (UK, 1979)
Transistors - R-Love (USA, 1980)
Forgotten Rebels - Tell Me You Love Me (Canada, 1982)
Jilted John - I Was A Pre-Pubescent (UK, 1978)
Teenbeats - If I'm Gone Tomorrow (UK, 1980)
Rudi - I Spy (UK, 1979)
Meaty Buys - New Freedumb (USA, 1979) [Sleeve lists the wrong song (Criminal Mind)]
Favourites - Angelica (UK, 1979)
Direct Hits - Back To The 60's (UK, c1980)
Jolt - I Can't Wait (UK, 1978)
News - I'm So Confused (Australia, 1980)
VIP's - I Need Somebody To Love (UK, 1980)
Going Red - Some Boys (UK, 1980)
Mandarines - Trust You (Sweden, 1978)
Stereotypes - Calling All The Shots (UK, 1980)
Shoes - Okay (USA, 1980)
Numbers - Fines (UK, 1979)

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

V/A - Teenage Treats 5, 6 and 7 LPs

With this post the Teenage Treats series is completed. Your mission, should you chose to accept it, is to acquire original copies of all the records featured in this series. 10 LPs, 12 songs each means you'll only need to find 120 records (a few less actually, since there are some repeats). You can find track lists and the original sources for each here. Good luck!

V/A - Teenage Treats Vol. 5 LP
Satyr - Problem In The City (1979)
Devils Hole Gang - Isn't It (1978)
Johnnie & The Lubes - Terror In The Parking Lot (1980)
Tone Deaf & The Idiots - Why Does Politics Turn Men Into Toads (1979)
Exits - Glandular Angela (1978)
Morris & The Minors - Emily (1979)
Exhibit A - Distance (1980)
IQ Zero - She's So Rare (1980)
Delusion - Pessimist's Paradise (1979)
Cause - Metro Police (1979)
Bleach Boys - You've Got Nothing (1978)
Surprises - Little Sir Echo (1978)



V/A - Teenage Treats Vol. 6 LP
Flying Colours - Abstract Art (1981)
Shadowfax - The Russians Are Coming (1980)
Dodos - Blind To Fiction (1981)
Regal Zone - Factory Girl (1981)
Masterswitch - Action Replay (1978)
Plague - Out With Me All Night (1980)
Sleepers - Angel In A Raincoat (1980)
Three Party Split - Dubious Parentage (1979)
Steroid Kiddies - Accidents (1979)
Whips - Nationwide (1981)
Alsatians - Teen Romance (1980)
Tony Jacksun - Come Again (1978)



V/A - Teenage Treats Vol. 7 LP
Daleks - Rejected (1980)
Numbers - Rock Stars (1979)
Fraebbblarnir - False Death (1979) [from Iceland]
Bodies - Art Nouveau (1979)
News - 50% Reduction (1980)
Shish - Snake's Song (1980)
Dave Bishop - Respectable Men (1978)
Buzz - Insanity (1979)
Trainspotters - Hiring The Hall (1979)
Y Trwynau Coch - Merched Dan 15 (1978)
Da Biz - On The Beach (1980)
Autographs - While I'm Still Young (1978)

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Exits - Yodelling EP (UK, 1978)


One of the rarer and more sought after UK punk records is the Exits "Yodelling" EP from 1978. There were 500 numbered copies. Two tracks appeared on the Teenage Treats compilation LPs (Apathy on Vol. 3 and Glandular Angela on Vol. 5). The sleeve image is from the excellent ModPopPunk Archives site.

Exits - Yodelling EP (Apathy / Glandular Angela // Going Places / The Weekend Song / I Love The Dole) (WAY OUT-1, 1978)
(The Weekend Song is titled "Fuck The Weekend" on the label).

Monday, July 13, 2009

V/A - Teenage Treats 3 and 4 LPs

Two more Teenage Treats volumes for your listening pleasure ...

V/A - Teenage Treats Vol. 3 LP
Surgeons - Sid Never Did It (1979)
Dregs - School Girls In Bondage (1979)
Intravein - Speed Of The City (1978)
Vom - Electrocute Your Cock (1978)
Klips 88 - Ultimatum (1979)
Blitzkrieg Bop - Bugger Off (1977)
Friction - Murder (1979)
Exile - Fascist DJ (1977)
Paranoia - Money=Time (1979)
Exits - Apathy (1978)
Dregs - Dregs Of Humanity (1979)
Surgeons - Breaking Rocks On Riker's Island (1979)



V/A - Teenage Treats Vol. 4 LP
Vacants - Television Viewer (1977)
White Heat - Nervous Breakdown (1979)
Tunnelrunners - Plastic Land (1981)
Favourites - Cold (1979)
Visitors - Take It Or Leave It (1977)
Singles - Send For Sorrow (1981)
DC10s - I Can See Thru Walls (1980)
Zipper - The Life of Riley (1979)
Heartbeats - Go (1981)
Hobbs - You've Got Me In A Whirl Girl (1978)
Voice Of The Puppets - You're All I Wanted (And A Car) (1980)
Wasps - Can't Wait For '78 (1977)

V/A - Teenage Treats 1 and 2 LPs

Here are the first 2 Volumes of the Teenage Treats series. There were 2 different releases of Volume 1 but I don't have a clue how to tell them apart. I have the second release that came out after Volumes 2 and 3 were available. In the notes in Volume 2 there is mention of a very limited edition of Volume 1.

V/A - Teenage Treats Vol. 1 LP
Killers - Killer (1978)
Razar - Idle Rich (1978)
Bears - On Me (1979)
Wasps - Teenage Treats (1977)
Tours - Language School (1979)
Apartment - The Car (1980)
Innocent Vicars - Starship 22 (1980)
Telescope - Bye Byes Ain't Nice (1977)
AD 1984 - The Russians Are Coming (1979)
Moskow - Man From Uncle (1978)
Vibrant Thigh - Wooden Gangsters (1979)
Tea Set - B52G (1978)



V/A - Teenage Treats Vol. 2 LP
Wasps - Teenage Treats (1977)
Tours - Language School (1979)
Dole - New Wave Love (1978)
Screams - Paper Dolls (1979)
Warm Jets - Big City Boys (1979)
Red Rage - Total Control (1980)
Jimmy Edwards & The Profile - Nora's Diary (1979)
Strike - Teenage Rebel (1980)
Flys - Love & A Molotov Cocktail (1977)
Dyaks - Gutter Kids (1978)
Exile - Real People (1977)
Neon Hearts - Answers (1978)

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

V/A - Powerpearls 5 and 6 LPs

Back to some wimpy powerpop now. Here are two more Powerpearls volumes ...

V/A - Powerpearls Vol. 5 LP
Any Trouble - Yesterday's Love (UK, 1979)
Dagen D - Fel (Sweden, 1981)
Windbreakers - Black & White (USA, 1982)
Snips - 9 O'Clock (UK, 1980)
Zips - Over & Over (UK, 1978)
Time Wasters - On The Street (Germany, 1980)
Division 4 - Stop Dreaming (Australia, 1982)
Odds - Spare Rib (UK, 1981)
Y Trwynau Coch - Wastod Ar Y Tu Fas (UK, 1978)
Freshies - Oh Girl (UK, 1980)
Rotjoch - Bad Boy (Netherlands, 1981)
Vandells - Ruby Toot (UK, 1980)
Boyfriends - Boyfriend (UK, 1982)
Young Lords - Big Burden (Norway, 1980)
Jetboys - Get The Kids Jumpin' (USA, 1981)
Bikini - Tu ne parles pas (France, 1981)
Heartbreak - Jag är inte kär (Sweden, 1980)
Regents - Ride Cowboy Ride (UK, 1981)



V/A - Powerpearls Vol. 6 LP
Rich Kids - Ghosts Of Princes In Towers (UK, 1978)
Pinballs - Hjälp mej (Sweden, 1980)
Starjets - 10 Years (UK, 1979)
Jedrzej Dmochowski - Sha La La (UK, 1982)
Neighborhoods - No Place Like Home (USA, 1980)
Strand - Here Today, Gone Tomorrow (UK, 1980)
Badge - Dancing (Japan, 1980)
Dirty Looks - Accept Me (USA, 1980)
Floo Flash - N'importe quoi (France, 1982)
Doubt - Time Out (Ireland, 1980)
Stairs - Hey You (Germany, 1980)
White Heat - Ordinary Joe (UK, 1980)
Private Dicks - She Said Go (UK, 1979)
Opiniao Publica - Puto da rua (Portugal, 1980)
Knife Edge - Favourite Girl (UK, 1980)
Roxette - Natascha (France, 1982)
Stiv Bators - It's Cold Outside (USA, 1979)