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Under the direction of a certain Hull resident Tom Fish, Manchester based Swedish Magazines have released their new ep/mini-album (delete as appropriate) Worried Sick, on magnificent cassette via the brilliant DIY outfit, Alphaville Records. Fittingly, especially on further investigation, it was recorded in a bedsit on a laptop with, at least if the press release …

Rockabilly legends Stray Cats are gearing up for the release of their new live album Rocked This Town: From LA to London, out on September 11th via Surfdog Records. The album was recorded during the bands 40th anniversary tour and contains 23 tracks, available on CD box set, light blue 2lp set and on digital. …

THREE classic albums by rockabilly royalty Brian Setzer albums are set for a vinyl issue on July 24th. Surfdog Records will be releasing the two compilations, The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s The Ultimate Collection Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 on vinyl for the first time; additionally, his solo set, Brian Setzer ’68 Comeback Special: Ignition will be reissued …

Stray Cats

The wait for the new album is almost over and ahead of next week’s release, the Stray Cats have one more track to whet our appetite – “Cry Danger” is the latest track to be previewed ahead of the new album “40”.   Described as “Almost like a backwards Day Tripper” by the band, it …

Stray Cats Rock It Off

There are few bands whose return has been as eagerly awaited as the Stray Cats, and so ahead of a world tour, and new album “40”, is the video for Rock It Off : Following on from the first track revealed – Cat Fight (over a dog like me) – Rock It Off shows the band recording …

“Coz every night I’m out with you I’m always chasing that train home” I guess it doesn’t matter where you live – even though this IS, and feels like, a London thing; we’ve all been there, pissed as farts, sodden with autumn rain, fags all wet, pubs shut, no money for expensive clubs, the hideous …

Until I met my wife, I’d never heard of skiffle.  To me, Lonnie Donegan was a weird name that cropped up with disconcerting regularity in the Mojo crossword. I first heard “Rock Island Line” when her Uncle Joe unleashed it on stage at a dinner dance. From there it has been a slow introduction to …

Brace yourselves. This music is going to smash you up. Furious rhythms ? Check. Links with Johnny Cash ? Check (ex-Cash bassist catches them performing in Nashville, Tennessee and promptly joins them on their album) Clanging, roaring guitars ? Check. Drums that just won’t let you quit ? Check. Tom Verlaine’s spirit stolen from his …