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    • August 3, 2014 5:33 AM CDT
    • Checkout the new post on 'Trash, Garage Garbage and Other Delights'  and get a take on Chris's view of the live garage scene (Also below, I don't seem to be able to get the accompanying images to transfer, sorry about that)

      STAY SICK,.......An institution.
      A couple of guys, one objective!......Stalwarts of the Brighton music scene, Chris & Neil of Stay Sick have been preaching the gospel of primitive Rock 'n' Roll for a good while now, with their gigs and events taking on almost legendary proportions. I found Chris nestled in his mancave located deep in the wilds of the Sussex Downs, after enticing him out with a bucket of raw meat and the promise of copious amounts of free liquor..... here's what he had to say about Stay Sick and their ongoing crusade to keep it real.

      Ahhh.....Someone's happy !
      The sounds! Sleazy and greasy rock n roll from the fifties & sicksties including Tarantino surf, boppin' rockabilly, girl groups, swingin' rhythm and blues and twistin' tittyshakers for all of ya to go-go, grind, shake, shimmy, watusi and jerk to! Plus 60s primitive garage punk n 70s US/UK punk for all you bone necklaced, brothel creepin', striped t-shirted sicksties cavemen, cavewomen and black leather clad rockers out there. Always vinyl, always rockin’!

      The Dynamic Duo ?
      How it all started. Way back in 2008, a DJ, a punk and a drunk (all with an unhealthy obsession with the Cramps) met up to to discuss why there weren't any clubs like CBGBs in Brighton. After a few beers, and a few more, we drunkenly decided to put our money where our mouths were and start an underground garage punk night, putting on obscure and unknown bad ass bands from around the world and spinning sleazy scratchy rock 'n' roll records to tipsy dancers. And it worked! We started promoting bigger shows and DJing anywhere you can plug a pair of decks in. To date, we have put on over 150 bands from Billy Childish, Kid Congo from the Cramps, Monotonix, Eighties Matchbox B-line Disaster to Thee Oh Sees.

      T'was a great night (2013)
      Mission statement no less! With bands from Japan, Germany, USA, France and even Croatia (to name but a few), we have made it our mission to track down, kidnap and present you with the best bands from all over the globe!

      Dark forces at work!

      The Highs! The best gig to date, that's a tricky one. I have loved putting on heroes of mine like Cramps royalty Kid Congo, John Spencer, the 5678's but I think the most fun I've ever had was CBGB's stalwarts the Fleshtones. We were originally worried that these guys may not cut it. Sometimes seeing your favourite band years after their hayday can be sad and disappointing. But the Fleshtones never had a hayday, they are still playing and partying as they did back in the day. I smiled through out their whole gig and danced like a loon.

      Satisfaction guaranteed.
      The Lows! The worst experience. Well, almost everyone I have met doing this promoting lark had been lovely, lovely people. A couple have been moody, a couple rude, and a couple arrogant. But the one person that sticks out as being a total arsehole was a tour manager who wanted to argue about the price of everything on the rider and the number of tickets sold (when we had saved the gig after another promoter cancelled a week earlier). After a long time justifying our figures I had missed the band that I had paid to fly half way round the world and play. I literally, caught the "CRANG, CRASH, thank you and good night..." bit.

      The Good Man Himself.
      Lux Lives! It was a shock when I heard the news that Lux died (mainly because I thought he was undead). I never got the chance to see them live, Neil, my sick partner in crime, saw and met them a few times as a goth growing up. Every year since we have celebrated the records he, Ivy and the 20 odd other band members gave us on the Feb 4th. We also play records that influenced them (Songs the Cramps Taught Us and Lux and Ivy's Favourites style). We have been thinking of getting a few bands together to do live covers of their favourite Cramps tracks so watch this space. It's amazing to see all the Cramps fans crawl out of the woodwork to worship at the alter of our lord Lux.

      In The Pipeline. It has been a plan for a long time to release a record. As vinyl addicts and lovers of great bands, it seems like a natural progression. We have a few things up our black leather sleeves but at the moment we are just a bit busy. I also work for a German record label, Stag-o-Lee, as a designer so I get my wax fix fulfilled doing the artwork for things like "Beats From Badsville vol 3 - Trash Classics from Lux and Ivy's Vinyl Mountain". double 10" gatefold (drool...).

      Check out their website for regular upcoming gigs and news (Just hit the STAY SICK link button on the panel) and if you're lucky enough to be in that neck of the woods, at the right time, you're in for a real treat !

      Stay Sick People.

    • July 25, 2014 8:12 AM CDT
    • Whom amongst ye is going? Details here:


    • July 18, 2014 3:41 PM CDT
    • "Voix de Garage" will be back after summer for more rock 'n roll, garage, punk, glam and oldies.

      Thanks for following us so far & CU in September with special guests!

      STAY SICK!!!!!

    • July 12, 2014 3:06 PM CDT
    • Voix de garage#30 Special See you next year! (02/07/2014)

      *Jingle* Know Your Product / The Saints / Eternally Yours / 1978 / Australie (Brisbane)

      Last Night / The Scientists / The Scientists E.P. / 1980 / Australia (Perth, Western Australia)

      Jungle Boy / Boys from nowhere / 7″ release / 1986 / US (Ohio)

      Thorn / Mudhoney / Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge / 1991 / US (Seattle)

      Graveyard Rock / The Joneses / Criminal History / 1982 / US (Los Angeles)

      Sick on You / The Hollywood Brats / Grown up Wrong / 1975 / UK (London)

      Take back the Toys / The Hives / Lex Hives / 2012 / Sweden (Fagersta)

      *The 5' French talk*

      Ya no puedes escapar / Los Explosivos / The Explosivos / 2008 / Mexxxico

      *The DOUBLE Sacred 60's Chapel*

         -Talk Talk / The Music Machine / single / 1966 / US (LA, California)

         -Move / State of mind / single / 1966 / USA (Delaware)

      So High, So Low / Nick Oliveri / Demolition Day / 2004 / US (Palm Desert, CA)

      Goddess of Dawn / Kadavar / Kadavar / 2012 / Germany (Berlin)

      No Thoughts / Cloud Nothings / Here And Nowhere Else / 2014 / US (Cleveland, Ohio)

      Pierce The Morning Rain / Dinosaur Jr / I Bet On Sky / 2012 / US (Amherst, MA)

      *Must be played at maximum volume (see ya next year!)* : Your Pretty face is Going to Hell / Iggy & The Stooges / Raw Power / 07/02/1973/ US (DETROIT)

      - See more at:

    • July 7, 2014 1:46 PM CDT
    • You want your band's tracks to be broadcasted on Voix de Garage garage glitter punk radio show? Just contact me

    • July 3, 2014 12:37 AM CDT

      Voix de garage#29 Special Summertime! (25/06/2014)

      *Jiingle* Know Your Product / The Saints / Eternally Yours / 1978 / Australie (Brisbane)

      School’s out / Alice Cooper / School’s out / 06/1972 / US (Detroit Rock City)

      Sighs / The Revellions / Give it time / 2014 / Ireland

      1789 / Fuzzy Vox / On Heat / 2014 / France (Joinville le Pont)

      It Must be Summer / Fountains of Wayne / Utopia Parkway / 1999 / US (NYC)

      Summertime Blues / Eddie Cochran / 21/07/1958 / US

      California Sun / The Rivieras / single / 1964 / US (South Bend, Indiana)

      *The 5' French talk*: the festivals (with as a background, The Tell Tale Couch / The Phantom Surfers / The Phantom Surfers & Dick Dale / 1996 / US California)

      Feel Good Hit Of The Summer / Queens Of The Stone Age / 2000 / US (Palm Desert, CA)

      *The quiet moment*: End of the Summer / The New York Dolls / Dancing Backward in High Heels / 15/03/2011 / US (NYC)

      *Listen to that glitterous glitter*: Sea Cruise / Glitter Band / Hey / 1974 / UK (London)

      Summertime / Glitter Wizard / Hunters Gatherers / 2011 / US (San Francisco)

      Here comes the Summer / The Undertones / The Undertones / 05/1979/ UK (Derry, Northern Ireland)

      Summer Babe / Pavement / Slanted & Enchanted / 1992 / US (LA)

      *The Chachachachchacha-pelpelepel 60’s*: Surfin’ Bird / The Trashmen / Single / 1963 / US (Minnesota)

      Fun in the Summer / The Surf Trio / Almost Summer / 1986 / US (Eugene, Oregon)

      Zummer It’s A New Season / Edam Edam / Zummer EP / 2012 / France (Paris)

      *The Norway lesson for summer homework*: I Got a Knife / Turbonegro / Sexual Harassment / 2012 / Norway (Oslo suburbs)

      - See more at:

    • June 17, 2014 3:37 PM CDT
    • Voix de garage#28 Special We’re Back in Town! (11/06/2014)

      *Jingle* Know Your Product / The Saints / Eternally Yours / 1978 / Australie (Brisbane)

      Back In The USSR / Lemmy + John 5 + Eric Singer / Butchering The Beatles / 2006 / US

      If I Can’t Come Back / Reigning Sound / Love and Curses / 2009 / USA, Memphis (In The Red Records)

      What’s so new about you / The Fleshtones / Hexbreaker / 7th June 1983 / US (NYC)

      Come Back D.A. / Lemonheads / Lick / 1988 / US (Boston)

      She’s got everything / The Kinks / single B-side / 28/06/1968 / UK

      *5' French talk*: the comebacks

      Back To Your Heart / Dinosaur Jr / Beyond / 2007 / US (Amherst, MA)

      Come back Baby / The Lords of Altamont / Lords take Altamont / 14/04/2014/ US (California)

      *The quite moment*:Back in Baby’s Arms / Patsy Cline / The Patsy Cline Story / 1963 / USA, Virginia (Decca Records)

      *The 60's Chapel*: Don’t look back / The Remains / single / 1966 / US (Boston)

      The Line / Wonderflu / What’s Inside / 2014 / France (Paris)

      Back To Mamie / Wonderflu / What’s Inside / 2014 / France (Paris)

      *The Norway lesson*: Back to Dungaree High / Turbonegro / Live Köln (German TV program Rockpalast)/ 2005 / Norway

      *The Glitter Moment*: Hello Hello / Forgotten Rebels (Gary Glitter cover) / This ain’t Hollywood / 1981 / Candada 

      Take me Back / King Khan & The BBQ Show / Éponyme / 2007 / USA (In The Red Records)

      The Boys are Back in Town / Thin Lizzy / Jailbreak / 26/03/1976/ Ireland (Dublin)

      *Must be played at MAXIMUM volume*: Back on the Streets / Thee Vicars / Back on the Streets / 2008 / UK

      - Listen to the show:

    • June 8, 2014 11:52 AM CDT
    • After 6 weeks of shows with a limited staff... here is the return of Voix De Garage with the 4 of us!!! Stay tuned, it will be this Wednesday 11th June and any time after that on podcast! For more garage, glitter, punk sounds of yesterday and today... WE ARE BACK!!!

    • June 1, 2014 12:40 PM CDT
    • For some reason, we had to record this one in real DIY mode... Each of us in a separate location... So, sorry for the poor sound when we speak but... music matters, doesn't it? Here is the show:

      Voix de garage#27 Special Voodoo Rhythm Gibson-Marshall Records! (28/05/2014)


      *Show's jingle* Know Your Product / The Saints / Eternally Yours / 1978 / Australie (Brisbane)

      Try On Something That’s Really You / The Future Primitives / LP « This Here’s The Future Primitives » / 2012 / South Africa (Cape Town)

      Get Down (and Get Stupid) / The Del-Gators / Pound Down / 2001 / Canada (Montreal)

      Tell Me Something New / The Giant Robots / Delightfully Refreshing / 2013 / Germany

      Sorry / The Dukes of Hamburg / LP « Beat Beat Beat » / 2012 / Hamburg, Germany

      Caught in a Dream / Alice Cooper / Love it to death / 21/02/1971 / US (Detroit)

      A Holiday from my Vacation / Imperial State Electric / Imperial State Electric / 2010 / Sweden + New Zealand

      Tokyo Runaway / Accel 4 / Rock’n’Roll Machine / 1999 / Japan

      Doin’ All Right / Big Midnight / Everything for the First time / 2003 / US (California)

      Demolicion / Wau y los Arrrghs! / Cantan en Español / 2005 / España (Valencia)

      It’s True / Thee Spivs / Taped up / 2010 / UK (Hackney)

      Skintight / The Donnas / Get Skintight / 08/06/1999 / US (Palo Alto, California)

      Up for Sale / The (International) Noise Conspiracy / A New Morning, Changing Weather / 23/10/2001 / Sweden (Umeâ)

      Live with me / The Rolling Stones / Let it Bleed / 05/12/1969 UK (London)

      *The saint 60's Chapel to be played at maximum volume*: Ghost Power / The Cords / Compil. « Back from the Grave vol. 1″ / 1967 / US (Wisconsin)

      - See more at:

    • May 19, 2014 8:51 AM CDT
    • HEY HEY HEY!




    • July 8, 2014 7:59 AM CDT
      Friday July 18th

      Deviation Street is London’s hot hang-out for desperate rock’n’rollers. You’ll see & hear the best new garage and trashy rock’n’roll bands we can find.

      In addition resident DJ Phil Istine & guest DJ Simon Wild (Oh!Gunquit) will be on hand with the vintage vinyl, spinning 45s of garage, beat, rock’n’roll, & other assorted trash.

      North London beatster trio dedicated to The Kinks, Doc Martins, and Hofner guitars. Debut LP due in September.

      Italians who’ve relocated to South London. Excellent but hard to describe...”baggy garage”???

      The comeback show. New members, still making the heavy garage psych sounds...Third single ‘Until That Day’ has just been released and is available to purchase tonight.

      Three mates playing music together in the classic three-piece style.A blend power-pop, mod, punk, and 60's beat

      @ The Alley Cat
      4 Denmark Street, London, WC2H 8LP
      Tube: Tottenham Court Road
      8pm-3am, £4 in advance from, or £7 on the door

    • June 13, 2014 12:01 PM CDT

      Friday June 20th

      Deviation Street is London’s hot hang-out for desperate rock’n’rollers. You’ll see & hear the best new garage and trashy rock’n’roll bands we can find.

      In addition resident DJ Phil Istine & guest DJ Bruce Brand (The Masonics) will be on hand with the vintage vinyl, spinning 45s of garage, beat, rock’n’roll, & other assorted trash.



      Wild fuzzed Out Rhythm 'n' Blues! Think The milkshakes, early Beatles, The Kinks. Featuring members of Thee Vicars, The Higher State and Speak & The Spells!


      Fred Perry love these guys, Shindig magazine do - and so do we! Beatsters with a nice line in fuzz.


      Leeds garage/psych/powerpop quartet signed to the oh-so-cool Heavy Soul label. Their first show here at Deviation St was ace so we've got them back.


      New London trio playing underground rock, and hitting all the right notes. Well worth coming early doors for.


      @ The Alley Cat

      4 Denmark Street, London, WC2H 8LP

      Tube: Tottenham Court Road

      8pm-3am, £4 in advance from, or £7 on the door


    • July 6, 2014 11:43 PM CDT
    • I forgot....I have the "Lillies For My Pussy" EP , as well. There , they flirt with more melodic Psych , covering Love , United States of America , etc.

    • July 6, 2014 6:43 PM CDT
    • Cool. I have a couple of tracks of theirs on comps I picked up in the Late 80's.

    • July 6, 2014 5:24 PM CDT
    • Legendary UK Trash and Garage masters, The X-Men are reforming for a one off gig at the 'Pompey Rumble' on the 8th of November.

      Venue is the Wedgewood Rooms,  Albert Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire.



    • July 6, 2014 3:10 PM CDT
    • Retro Man Blog presents The WitchDoktors + King Salami & The Cumberland 3 + The SuperMinx'70 at the Half Moon Putney, London SW15 1EU on Friday July 18th.

      More info and advance tickets (only £8.00) from


    • June 19, 2014 2:32 AM CDT
    • Check out A Wamba Buluba Club, every Thursday night - - we played there in April and it's always a good party!

    • June 19, 2014 2:14 AM CDT
    • Last thing : 

      If you're into instro rock'n'roll/surf music and you happen to hear that these guys are playing, go to the show. They totally rock ! 

    • June 19, 2014 2:07 AM CDT
    • Hey Romanne, 

      I don't know about shows because I don't live there but make sure to check at the Red Rocket Bar (Carrer del Codols, in the area of Placa del Tripi). Another cool place is Barbara Ann Bar :

      About vinyls, there are lost of cool shops in the Ciu Vella area (subway Universitat). Make sure to check at the Discos Daily, they have a huge collection of rock'n'roll, garage, soul... : (Carrer de les Sitges). But there are at least 4 records shop in the street. 

      Have fun !


    • June 18, 2014 8:54 AM CDT
    • Hi there!

      I will be in Spain (mostly in Barcelona) this summer and I looking for some rock n roll stuff to do. What are the best bars, venues and record shops? Also, do you know of cool shows happening in July?


    • June 11, 2014 7:50 PM CDT
    • Hi there guys and ghouls!

      I just wanted to introduce my band in these forums. We're called The Go Go Cult, a primitive rock and roll band on a mission to spread our unique brand of sleazy fifties sci-fi gospel! Here are a couple of our videos for your viewing/listening pleasure:

      Check us out and get in touch if you'd like to put us on! We'd love to appear on a planet near you!

    • May 30, 2014 12:14 PM CDT
    • Yes, El Diablo is great, good idea Plymouth!

      Sorry I could not help more for Paris, guys.


    • May 28, 2014 8:58 AM CDT
    • Hi everyone,

      The Mobbs have just finished recording our next album - Garage Punk for Boys - and we're looking for some shows to promote it once we've got it pressed. Please check out the link below for some tracks off our last album and let me know if you can help or if you know anyone that could help!

      The gigs don't have to be well paid but it would be good if we could at least cover our expenses.


    • May 20, 2014 11:41 AM CDT

      THE BLIND SHAKE -get youth- 7''

      limited edition of 260 copies.[at]gmail[dot]com




    • May 18, 2014 6:23 AM CDT
    • Hi! My band, Mal du ciel, just released its first EP on BandCamp. We describe ourselves as Dark, dissonant psychedelic garage-punk from Madrid, Spain. Inspired by The Birthday Party, Captain Beefheart, The Scientists...


      If you're interested in this kind of sound, you can check us out at