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An Awesome Indian Psych Nugget Album

Advantages: Great garage music played by little known bands
Disadvantages: Not as much of an ethnic sound as some might think

Simla Beat is an Indian psychedelic nuggets album, there's very little evidence of local instruments, so it's not something that is likely to appeal to the World Music set but those after some funky, psychedelic rock will be exceptionally pleased, it's on ...

dangaroo 11.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Simla Beat 1970-1971 - Various Artists

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The day Gloria became Melvin

Advantages: Lots of good catchy girl garage tunes
Disadvantages: The middle part of the album is a bit poor

The Girls in the Garage compilations are some of the best compilation albums of little known 60s bands that you are likely to find. Think of the Nuggets compilations but with female vocals only. There's a great catalogue of tracks by different girl bands, ...

dangaroo 19.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Girls In The Garage Vol.1 - Various Artists

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These girls should show today's girl bands a thing or two

Advantages: Great 60s music, awesome lyrics, cool songs
Disadvantages: None

The girls in the garage volumes are a mammoth collection of all-girl or girl fronted bands, there are French, British and Asian volumes but the majority are US-based bands, the most common topic of lyrics is teenage love and it re-appears throughout the a ...

dangaroo 17.06.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Girls In The Garage Vol.2 - Various Artists

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Punk Rock at its finest

Advantages: 12 amazing, original punk rock songs
Disadvantages: none!!

Off the charts is the follow up to The Briefs debut album 'Hit after hit' and unlike a lot of punk rock bands they havent strayed away from their original sound. A lot of bands veer towards sounding like more mainstream pop music after their first album b ...

daggersrule 27.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Off The Charts - Briefs

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Punk Rock at its finest

Advantages: 12 amazing, original punk rock songs
Disadvantages: none!!

Off the charts is the follow up to The Briefs debut album 'Hit after hit' and unlike a lot of punk rock bands they havent strayed away from their original sound. A lot of bands veer towards sounding like more mainstream pop music after their first album b ...

daggersrule 27.11.2006 · Read full review
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