Comic Book Bears Podcast (punk and new wave)

This time on the UKPNW@40 Podcast we will focus in on a pre-stardom recording by Joe Jackson.  Prior to his hitting the New Wave scene in 1978 as a solo artist he was part of the group Arms & Legs. Listen in as you'll get to hear his first ever lead vocal on vinyl from 1976!


 THE UKPNW@40 PODCAST EPISODE 7 - 11/1976, ULTRAVOX'S DEBUT

The UKPNW@40 PODCAST is back and this time the spotlight sets on early November of 1976 when we first got to experience Ultravox.  After debuting in 1974 as Tiger Lily, the group first released music under the Ultravox name as part of the line-up of an Island Records compilation album.  Listen in and host Bill Zanowitz will tell you all about it!

Direct download: UKPNWat40_PODCAST_EPISODE_SEVEN_111976_ULTRAVOX_DEBUT.mp3mp3.mp3
Category:Punk and New Wave -- posted at: 9:27pm EST

THE UKPNW@40 PODCAST EPISODE 6 - 10/28/1976, THE VIBRATORS FIRST SESSIONS AND SINGLES

The 6th episode of the UKPNW@40 Podcast focuses on The Vibrators! The band were the first punk group to have recorded and released a Peel Session! You will hear a track from that session (recorded on October 12th, 1976 and released on October 28th, 1976) along with both of the singles just a few weeks later in November, 1976. Host Bill Zanowitz guides you through an introduction to the band as well as offering up what a Peel Session actually was.

Direct download: UKPNWat40_PODCAST_EPISODE_SIX_10281976_THE_VIBRATORS.mp3
Category:Punk and New Wave -- posted at: 9:19am EST

THE UKPNW@40 PODCAST EPISODE 5 - 10/28/1976, TEENAGE DEPRESSION BY EDDIE AND THE HOT RODS

The 5th episode of the UKPNW@40 Podcast spotlights the band that served as one of the bridges between the Pub Rock and Punk Rock scenes - Eddie and the Hot Rods!  Listen in as host Bill Zanowitz takes you through a brief primer on Pub Rock, the Rods' "Teenage Depression" single (released on the 28th of October, 1976) and their debut album of the same name (released on November 22nd, 1976.)


THE UKPNW@40 PODCAST EPISODE 4 - 10/22/76, THE FIRST UK PUNK ROCK SINGLE : NEW ROSE/HELP BY THE DAMNED

The 4th episode of the new UKPNW@40 podcast spotlights "New Rose/Help",the first single by The Damned on the independent label Stiff Records. Released on the 22nd of October, 1976, the single has the distinction of being the first single to be released by a British punk act. Join host Bill Z as he takes you through the pre and early history of the group.


    THE UKPNW@40 PODCAST EPISODE 3 - 10/18/76, PROSTITUTION AT THE ICA WITH THROBBING GRISTLE

The third episode of the new UKPNW@40 podcast spotlights the PROSTITUTION event held in October, 1976 at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London which included a performance by industrial pioneers Throbbing Gristle. The show, apart from TG, included pornographic images of band member Cosey Fanni Tutti, opening punk band Chelsea (appearing under the name "L.S.D.") in their debut appearance, a stripper performing between the bands, art installations including used Tampax in glass and transvestite security guards. Join host Bill Z as he details another historic event, this time from the more transgressive end of the early UKPNW period!


THE UKPNW@40 PODCAST EPISODE 2 - 9/20-21/76, THE 100 CLUB PUNK SPECIAL

The second episode of the new UKPNW@40 cast examines the first major punk festival held in the UK on September 20th and 21st, 1976.  Join host Bill Z as he details this historic event that which found The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Buzzcocks, The Vibrators, The Damned, Stinky Toys, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Subway Sect on the stage at a two night gig that garnered major press for the then burgeoning punk movement!

Direct download: UKPNWat40_PODCAST_EPISODE_TWO_092176_100_CLUB_PUNK_SPECIAL.mp3
Category:Punk and New Wave -- posted at: 11:58pm EST

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