Category Archives: Wig Outs

Top 5 Songs – The Style Council

After breaking up The Jam in 1982, Paul Weller formed the Style Council, a radical and fearless departure that fused contemporary soul, effortless cool, and exuberant pop with political activism. The Press counts down the short-lived outfit’s five most essential … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones – Still Life

The aural equivalent of a Stones t-shirt? Maybe, but this short single-disc live outing, recorded during the band’s 1981 American tour, was released in time for the European leg when the Stones were enjoying a second life in popularity, touring … Continue reading

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The Fall – I Wake Up In The City

A gob-smacking, ball-tearing, stick of rock ‘n roll gelignite best played exceedingly loud for the full exhilarating experience. This raucous b-side to the group’s bloody awful Flitwick Records 7″ single Rude (All The Time), is something of a companion piece … Continue reading

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Alice Cooper – Killer (1971)

A masterclass in 4 piece piledriving rock. Having heard Million Dollar Babies (’73) a million times it’d always been 3 star album for me, with of 3 all-timers: Hello Hooray, Raped and Freezin’, and the monstrous title track. Love it … Continue reading

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