Santos – the Tease

Fév 21st, 2016 | By
Santos - the Tease

Wild Records The Tease – Juicy Fruit – Move Along Baby – Rockin Mabel Santos is a young hepcat from El Salvador who came to LA with his guitar over his shoulders and knocked out the Wild Records staff. He soon released that four titles Cd (an Ep like in the good old times!) backed…

[Continue reading]

Hank Edwards With Hal Peters And His Trio – In the Silence of the Night

Jan 11th, 2016 | By
Hank Ewards - In the silence of the Night

Goofin Records GOOFY 533 {1992} In the Silence of the Night – I Wish I Has a Nickel Another case of « wrong time, wrong place ». Had Hank Edward come from the USA and been active in the late 40’s/early 50’s, he would have shared the stage of the Opry or the Hayride with Hank Williams…

[Continue reading]

Ray Condo

Oct 27th, 2015 | By
Ray Condo - frnt

Ray Condo – Sweet Love On My Mind bw/ Big Dog, Little Dog Ray Condo Records CP007 This is a posthumous single gathered by Ray’s friend. Side one is the classic Johnny Burnette tune given the Hardrock Goners treatment, something like «wild rockabilly meets Hank Williams». B-side «Big Dog, Little Dog» is a song recorded…

[Continue reading]

The Gazmen

Oct 27th, 2015 | By
The Gazmen - Rigormortis Rock

The Gazmen – Rigormortis Rock Vinyl Japan JRT9 Rigormortis Rock – Teenage Operation – Kid From Mars – Ace Of Heart This ep came out in 1996. The Gazmen were formed around the charismatic personnality of Gary « Gaz » Day, known for his collaboration with many influential bands, notably The Frantic Flintstones, The Sharks, The Nitros,…

[Continue reading]


Oct 10th, 2015 | By
R.A.T.S - Always Alone

R.A.T.S – Always Alone R.A.T.S. Records ‎– #1 [1986] Always Alone – That’s Right R.A.T.S are not very different than the plethora of neo-rockabilly bands that appeared in the eighties like mushrooms after the rain. Their songs are not exceptional, they are not amazing musicians and their singer is even out of tune at place….

[Continue reading]

The Magnetics

Oct 10th, 2015 | By
The Magnetics - Police On My Back

The Magnetics – Police on my Back [1988] Police on My Back – Fear of a Girl – Everybody – Milk & Alcohol The debut ep the Magnetics, a German combo, can be placed somewhere between fast neo-rockabilly and psychobilly, a bit like the “Fight Back” era of the Blue Cats. The songs are very…

[Continue reading]

Shaun Young

Oct 7th, 2015 | By
Shaun Young - Our Last Night

Shaun Young – Our Last Night / Heartache Heartbreak Goofin Records GOOFY 543 [1993] Debut solo single from High Noon frontman. Excellent Texas rockabilly with that Buddy Holly feel. Shaun Young – Red Hot Daddy Goofin GRCG 6062 [1997] Red Hot Daddy ~ She Still Loves Me ~ If I Can’t Be Your Lover ~…

[Continue reading]

Nina and the Hot Spots

Juin 13th, 2015 | By

Nina and the Hot Spots – Cha-Ching! Part records [2015] Get Up – Rock Me Crazy –  Schwing Dich –  Farmer Girl – I’m In Love A good and varied five songs ep by this German combo. Get Up and Rock Me Crazy are two Rock’n’Roll and Jive tunes with solid saxophone with a touch…

[Continue reading]

The Sun Demons

Mai 25th, 2015 | By

The Sun Demons – Return of… Floyd Burney Records ‎– FBEP-001 [1997] Damn Drunk! – Pick-Up Truck – The Lonely Man – Portrait To Go The Sun Demons were an exciting rockabilly trio made of Dan Edwards (guitar/vox), Jeff West (uprightbass/vox) and Joe Tatar (drums/vox). If their songs and style are rather  traditionnal they’re not…

[Continue reading]

Tranquillizers (neo-rockabilly)

Mai 22nd, 2015 | By

Tranquillizers – Paranoia Cat-Machine records  [1985] Destroyed Illusions – Born to Love One Woman – Long Blonde Hair – Paranoia Tranquillizers’ Paranoia is another one of this sharp and tight ep with super fast slap bass at the junction between neo-rockabilly and psychobilly and probably one of the very first of that genre in Netherland….

[Continue reading]