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radio show – salute to Damaged Goods

This radio show is a salute to our favourite record label, with records from our favourite artists and WE’RE ON IT TOO!!!!!

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Playlist for 6.26.20: I Love My Label – Damaged Good Records

A three-hour salute to the mighty Damaged Good Records this week – even with a few new songs from Rabies Babies, the Rellies, and the Sensible Gray Cells. Check it out and help out WMSE if you can!

Ramma Lamma “Zero Hour theme” from Zero Hour theme on Self
Halie Chace “Damaged Goods” from Trailer Trash on Red Devil Records
The Shadracks “Plastic Lives” from S/T on Damaged Goods
Armitage Shanks “Another Beer” from Shank’s Pony on Damaged Goods

Rabies Babies “Rape is Rape, Even if the Rapist is in a Band That You Like” from Rabies Babies – EP on Damaged Goods Records
CTMF “Punk Rock Enough for Me” from Acorn Man on Damaged Goods
Thee Spivs “Straight Out of Art School” from The Crowds and the Sounds on Damaged Goods
The Revillos “Somebody’s Gonna Get Their Head Kicked In Tonight (Live)” from Live From the Orient on Damaged Goods

Helen Love “Joey Ramoney” from Radio Hits on Damaged Goods
Helen Love “New Boy In Town” from New Boy In Town – Single on Damaged Goods
Johnny Moped “Ain’t No Rock ‘n’ Roll Rookie” from It’s a Real Cool Baby on Damaged Goods
The Rellies “Isabella Is Annoying” from Isabella Is Annoying – Single on Damaged Goods
Gorillas “Outa My Brain” from Message to the World on Damaged Goods

The Delmonas “Delmona (The Temptress of Love)” from Delmonas 5! on Damaged Goods
Vermin Poets “Like Poets Often Do” from Poets Of England on Damaged Goods
Holly Golightly “As You Go Down” from Slowtown Now! on Damaged Goods
Giuda “Wild Tiger Woman” from Let’s Do It Again on Damaged Goods

The Shivvers “Please Stand By (Remastered)” from The Shivvers (Remixed and Remastered 2014) on The Shivvers
The Midwest Beat “Buffalina” from Incantations on Dusty Medical
Xposed 4heads “Ultracloud (The Quilz remix)” from XPosed 4heads/The Quilz on Internal Combustion
Certain Stars “The Devil Made Whiskey” from The Devil Made Whiskey on Cuba Libre Records

The Solarflares “Can’t Get You out of My Mind!” from That Was Then… and so Is This on Damaged Goods
Cowbell “Tallulah” from Beat Stampede on Damaged Goods Records
Graham Day and The Forefathers “The Good Things” from Good Things on Damaged Goods
The Sensible Gray Cells “So Long” from So Long – Single on Damaged Goods
The Lurkers “Electrical Guitar” from Electrical Guitar – Single on Damaged Goods

The Brokeoffs “Brain Damage / Eclipse” from Brain Damage / Eclipse – Single on Damaged Goods
Holly Golightly “Ladies Excuse Me” from Do the Get Along on Damaged Goods Records
CTMF “It’s All Gone Wrong” from Brand New Cage on Damaged Goods

Talulah Gosh “Beatnik Boy” from Was It Just a Dream? on Damaged Goods
Betty and the Werewolves “David Cassidy” from Noisy Round Plastic: 1998-2018 on Damaged Goods

Miss Ludella Black “Cruel Anniversary” from Till You Lie In Your Grave on Damaged Goods Records
The Milkshakes “One Day You Die” from In Germany on Damaged Goods
The Courettes “Want You! Like a Cigarette” from Want You! Like a Cigarette – Single on Damaged Goods Records
CTMF “A Glimpse of Another Time” from Sq 1 on Damaged Goods
Thee Dagger Debs “Ain’t Worth the Time” from S/T on Damaged Goods
Cyanide Pills “Sit Tight” from Still Bored on Damaged Goods

King Salami and the Cumberland Three “Space Spy” from Kiss My Ring on Damaged Goods
Fabienne Delsol “The Face” from Four on Damaged Goods
The Singing Loins “Crying Out Loud” from Here on Earth on Damaged Goods Records
The Chatham Singers “Why Did I Destroy Our Love” from Kings of the Medway Delta on Damaged Goods Records
Piney Gir “Alone Again or” from Mouse of a Ghost / Tilt a Whirl (Bonus Track Version) – EP on Damaged Goods

Thee Headcoatees “Davey Crockett” from The Sisters Of Suave on Damaged Goods
Cowbell “New Kinda Love” from Haunted Heart on Damaged Goods
Duncan Reid and the Big Heads “C’mon Josephine” from C’mon Josephine – Single on Damaged Goods
The Severed Limb “Long Tall Girl” from If You Ain’t Livin’ You’re a Dead Man on Damaged Goods
The Senior Service “Depth Charge” from The Girl In the Glass Case on Damaged Goods

The Buff Medways “You’re Out the Band Sunshine” from Medway Wheelers on Damaged Goods
Thee Headcoats “Thoughts of a Hangman” from Elementary Headcoats on Damaged Goods
The Spartan Dreggs “Tower Block” from Forensic R ‘n’ B on Damaged Goods

Record review!

The Vinyl District have said some nice stuff about our new record!

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Rabies Babies, S/T 10-inch (Damaged Goods) This UK-based label has become something of a fixture in this column, which is tribute to sustained quality since kicking into gear back in 1988. This consistently comes partly through focus as the discography is loaded with raw no-frills punk, snotty and snarly, both contemporary and in reissue. This new 6-song set from the Rabies Babies fits into Damaged Goods’ equation but also expands it a little, as these UK feminist garage anarcho punks (who’ve been at it since 1999) bash out a racket that would’ve fit just fine on one of the Kill Rock Stars comps or perhaps on a 7-inch in K Records’ International Pop Underground series. To get a little more contemporary, they could easily end up on a future volume in the Emotional Response label’s Typical Girls endeavor.

Rabies Babies divide their record into halves by mood, with the first side angry, opening with the inspired screed against victim-blaming “Rape Is Rape, Even If the Rapist Is in a Band That You Like.” They also tackle casual sexism in cycling in “On Your Bike” and being trapped in a madhouse (which sucks) in “Madhouse.” The flip is the fun side, as “Party,” “La La La” and “I Fought the Floor and the Floor Won” illuminate that Rabies Babies like to enhance their good times with booze. Cheers! The musical glue that holds it all together is rough-throated with beaucoup amp gunk, so that not only did Riot Grrl come to mind more than once and specifically Bikini Kill’s “Suck My Left One,” but also a few spots (like “Madhouse”) pointed back to the ’80s Cali hardcore scene. A stirring blast, short and sweet at 12 minutes. A-

Radio show!

Mawkish Twaddle Radio Show is excellent – 3 hours packed full of great tunes, including one of ours two hours in.
Listen on Mixcloud
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About the show:
Mawkish Twaddle, the Saturday evening radio program on KXSF 102.5 FM in San Francisco, marked its third anniversary last night with tracks from The Top Boost, Cult Figures, Tiña, R.E. Seraphin, The William Loveday Intention (Billy Childish), Bradley Skaught, TJ Cabot & Thee Artificial Rejects (Phone Jerks-related), Brian Mello, Twisted Ankle, The Speedways, Juniper, Kobra, West Coast Sick Line, Je Suis Animal (official), Starbelly with Roger Joseph Manning Jr., The Paving Company, Mekons, Disco Junk Band, Cocktails, Let It Come Down (KRAMER and Xan Tyler), Rabies Babies, Julie Et Joe, All Hits, Pash (Urban Cowboy Records), The Fiery Furnaces, Happyness, Damaged Bug, Mainframe, The Explorers Club, Lake Ruth & Listening Center, Wire, Good With Parents & Triple Stephens (Blank Editions), Joe Pernice, and Stuart Moxham & Louis Philippe.

From the past: The Ar-Kaics, The Sunshine Fix, Isabelle Aubret, Sloan Music, Weekend, The Imaginations, The Fall, Fountains Of Wayne, Sarah Goes Shopping, and The Westwoods. Some of these are summer-themed songs to commemorate that particular solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere; others are from newly released collections.

All of it can be heard on Mixcloud.

Good people saying nice stuff about our record in French

You can read it ici

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RABIES BABIES
EP, 10’’ inclus fanzine, sticker, carte postale, insert sérigraphié
Damaged Goods Rds
Cas intéressant que celui de ce groupe de Feminist Punk !
Ce trio mixte (une bassiste, une guitariste, un batteur) fondé en 1999 sort seulement son 1er disque ! Elles sont un peu les héritières des Riot Grrrls, et de l’esprit DIY, ont beaucoup beaucoup jouées dans les squats de Londres et new York.
Musicalement on est dans un très chouette, euphorisant et catchy mélange entre Hc 80 un peu dans l’esprit bien ouvert de la première vague américaine mais avec une personnalité tellement anglaise, du Fast Punk avec de gros éléments de Power Pop dedans… On peut aussi reconnaître ici et là des éléments de Noise Rock 90 et d’Art Rock.
Les Rabies Babies ne se contentent pas de recracher une recette, ne se mettent pas de limites, écrivent des chansons bien construites, variées et où les mélodies sont aussi importantes que la vitesse. Et c’est pour cela qu’on prend autant de plaisir à écouter et réécouter ces 6 véritables Punk songs !!!

Tune in…

Listen today at 6-8pm for the Top of The Pops Foxy Radio Show on www.dealradio.co.uk Lemy pops into the Foxy show tonight don’t miss what he as to say to all the Foxy Radio listeners. + in the hot seat Adam Ant and Rachel Stamp guitarist the very talented, lovely and adorable Will Crewdson Plus music from MotorHead Lemmy Kilmister _johnny_thunder The new The DeRellas fab hit tune! Captain Sensible The Damned Killing Joke Love Like Blood Rabies Babies Gen X The Straps CHOKING SUSAN Dave Earl AKA Dave Underhand Sex Pistols and more. Music and mayhem that’s what I call entertainment!

Rabies Babies record news in Italiano

News of our record in Italiano – read the whole article here

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Le leggendarie punk femministe londinesi RABIES BABIES annunciano l’omonimo debutto in uscita il 19 giugno su Damaged Goods Records. Sarà in vinile 10”, edizione limitata a 300 copie contenente la fanzine, uno sticker e una cartolina.
di La Redazione

Le Rabies Babies fanno canzoni veloci, divertenti e incazzate some come mandare a puttane una festa e distruggere il patriarcato. Garage punk anarchico nato dalle scene squat degli anni ’80 e ’90 tra New York e Londra.

“Il nostro suono è sporco e duro, qualcosa che sta vicino a Black Flag, Kleenex e The Slits. Anche se suoniamo dal 1999, siamo sempre state impegnate a realizzare costumi bizzarri anziché dischi. Le Rabies Babies erano più occupate a urlare e divertirsi che a ottenere un contratto discografico, quindi questo mini album per Damaged Goods è praticamente il nostro esordio. Quando Ian ci ha chiesto se ci sarebbe piaciuto registrare per l’etichetta abbiamo risposto di sì perché amiamo la musica degli artisti che incidono per Damaged Goods e non potevamo lasciarci sfuggire l’occasione di condividere un numero di catalogo con alcuni dei nostri musicisti preferiti.

Il nostro mini-album è diviso in due. Il lato A è composto da canzoni di rabbia: Rape is Rape, Even If The Rapist Is In A Band That You Like è composta di commenti fatti sui social quando i componenti maschi di punk bands sono accusati di violenza sessuale e viene incolpata la vittima; dicono: ‘ho visto che lei stava flirtando, mi hanno detto che si stavano baciando, deve essere stata colpa di lei, avete visto cosa indossava?’

On Your Bike riguarda il sessismo occasionale in bicicletta. Noi tre andiamo in bici al lavoro, così abbiamo raccolto qui le nostre esperienze: ‘Voglio solo andare al lavoro, non mi ricordo di avertelo chiesto quindi non parlarmi della mia bici. No, non sono una cagna conservatrice…’.

Il Lato B è il lato divertente. Party è la storia di una sbornia di tre giorni. La La La è una canzone costruita per il sing-a-long. È un brano molto popolare in Francia ed è l’unico senza parolacce. I Fought the Floor and The Floor Won è un dialogo da lunedì mattina dopo un weekend perso: ‘Mi sono svegliata lunedì con i lividi alle ginocchia, vorrei poter ricordare ciò che ho detto o dove sono stata’.”

Le sei tracce sono state registrate e mixate da Tim Cedar dei Part Chimp e masterizzate da Joe Caithness.

LA LA LA video

We made a video for a song off our new mini album on Damaged Goods Records
It was filmed by all three of Rabies Babies and our lockdown friends, and it’s our take on the lockdown craziness – spending weekends making plasticine monsters instead of going to gigs, enjoying the empty streets of Dalston, being sad at the shut up playgrounds, binge watching puffins on webcams, sometimes feeling miserable and just wanting to cry and stay in bed, going stir crazy and having to have a dance or cycle or shout to get it all out. We hope this will bring a smile to you and you have fun singing along.
Lots of love from Rabies Babies.

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