Tag Archives: Poly Styrene

X-Ray Spex and solo artist Poly Styrene remembered

They lasted only three years and produced only one album,* but for a band of self-branded underachievers X-Ray Spex managed to create a classic of English punk rock in Germ Free Adolescents. Led by singer Poly Styrene, the band had long lasting influence not only on the UK punks and New Wavers, but also onRead more…

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Out This Week 4/26

In the ongoing spirit of Record Store Day, another full round of excellent new albums awaits shoppers in stores this week. Highlights from the mostly independent releases include the anticipated debut LP from Seattle-by-way-of-Spokane band The Globes, who will be live in our studio on May 17 at noon, and the self-titled duo debut ofRead more…

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