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DAMNED Poppy Punk on Geek (Ema)Nation Podcast!

June 25, 2014
1:08 pm

DamnedThe mighty DAMNED recently played our fair town, untold years after they first started playing their brand of punky pop music, and it was quite an amazing thing to witness.  The experience inspired yours truly, The Rock’N’Roll Nurse, to play their epically undercheered power-pop masterpiece Strawberries in its entirety, and plenty of other great DAMNED songs as well.  Out DAMNED spot out I say, fellow music geeks!

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IRS Records’ Early “Hits” on Geek (Ema)Nation Podcast!

October 23, 2013
1:12 pm

IRS GreatestIn the early ’80s no U.S. label was pumping out New Wave music emanating from the underground as ferociously as IRS Records.  Bands as diverse as The DAMNED, The BUZZCOCKS, The FALL, The POLICE, ALTERNATIVE TV, CHELSEA, The CRAMPS, The FLESHTONES and many others got their starts on this forward-looking label.  This episode features a solid 2xLP compilation released by IRS in 1981.  Get hip to the new sound of 30 years back, fellow music geeks!

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