Music Recommendation: “Middle Name” by Slush of Melbourne, Australia

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Song: “Middle Name”

Artist: Slush

Artist Location: Melbourne, Australia

Info: Melbourne trio making punky power-pop.

“This song is about wanting to get to know someone better, like what’s that person’s middle name and what’s in that person’s record collection.” — Bruce

“Middle Name” is the debut single from Melbourne band, Slush. 

Slush is the trio of Acacia Coates (she/her), Caitlyn Bardsley (she/her) and Scout Tester (they/them).

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL or CREDIT CARD

Genre: Pop Punk

Price: $1.50 (Australian Dollars), a little over $1 USA Dollar

https://slush-band.bandcamp.com/track/middle-name

Music Recommendation: “Surf (Instrumental)” by King Fool of Netherlands

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Song: “Surf (Instrumental)” (No. 3 track on the album)

Artist: King Fool

Artist Location: Netherlands

Info: “Much of this is too hard rock for my taste, but I love the instrumental.” — Bruce

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Genre: Hard Rock

Price: FREE

https://kingfool.bandcamp.com/album/hotter-than-the-sun

 

Music Recommendation: “I Want More” by Bangs

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Song: “I Want More”

Artist: Bangs

Artist Location: Olympia, Washington, USA

Info: “I consider Bangs to be a riot grrrl group. I love ‘I Want More,’ which is about excessive consumerism. When I got this 6-song EP, I listened to it once, and then I listened to ‘I Want More’ 10 or 15 times in a row.” — Bruce

Bangs: 
Sarah Utter – guitar, vocals 
Maggie Vail – bass, vocals 
Peter David Connelly – drums 

Genre: Pop Punk, Riot Grrrl

Price: $4 for 6-Song Album, $1 for one song, $15 for Digital Discography (1 EP, 2 LPs)

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL or CREDIT CARD

https://bangs.bandcamp.com

Music Recommendation: “Vegemite Meatballs” by Big Burger of Australia

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Song: “Vegemite Meatballs” on the album PERFECT MENU

Artist: Big Burger

Artist Location: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia

Info: “I was searching for Burger Big, an Athens, Ohio, band on Bandcamp — they’re great, so check them out — when I came across Big Burger. This was a happy accident because Big Burger is an Australian band that is also great. I love their straight instrumentals with no vocals. Both bands are great so check both of them out. Favorite track: Vegemite Meatballs.” — Bruce

Genre: Mostly Rock Instrumental

Price: $1 (AUS) for the 12-song album / That’s roughly 70 cents in US money — the price of a few sips of coffee

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL or CREDIT CARD

https://bigburger.bandcamp.com/album/perfect-menu

Music Recommendation: “Fox On The Run” by Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents

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Song: “Fox On The Run”

Artist: Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents

Artist Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Info: “Jenny Dee & The Deelinquents started out playing music that sounded as if it could have been cut in 1964: “There isn’t a music on earth that better suits D’Angora’s voice than girl-group-era R&B, with bonus points for writing songs that hold their own next to the classics.“ – The Boston Phoenix”

Comes bound with another good song: “Don’t Tell Me”

Genre: Pop

Price: $1 (US)

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https://jennydee.bandcamp.com/album/dont-tell-me-b-w-fox-on-the-run

 

Music Recommendation: “Long Song of the Law” by Burger Big

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Song: “Long Song of the Law”

Artist: Burger Big

Artist Location: Athens, Ohio

Info: “Lots of talent is on display in this 4-and-a-half-minute instrumental. Well done, young sirs.” — Bruce

“I love this instrumental, and it figuratively kills me that I am the only person in the world who has bought a copy.” — Bruce

Genre: Rock Instrumental

Price: Name Your Price (Includes FREE)

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL

https://burgerbig.bandcamp.com/releases

Music Recommendation: “Tyler vs. The Tsunami” by The Putz

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Song: “Tyler vs. The Tsunami” (the 2nd track on Beach Bound)

Artist: The Putz

Artist Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Info: “Tyler vs. The Tsunami” is a truly great surf instrumental.

Genre: Surf Instrumental by a Pop Punk Group

Price: The 5-song album is $5 (US); the song is $1 (US)

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL

https://theputz.bandcamp.com/album/beach-bound-2

Music Recommendation: “I Don’t Wanna” by For I Am of Antwerp, Belgium

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Song: “I Don’t Wanna” (from the 15 MINUTES LATE album)

Artist: For I Am

Artist Location: Antwerp, Belgium

Info: “A song about not wanting to sleep alone” — Bruce

Genre: Pop Punk

Price: The price for this song at Bandcamp is 1 Euro, and the price of the album is 5 Euros

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL

https://foriampunk.bandcamp.com/album/15-minutes-late

Music Recommendation: “Anywhere the Wind Blows” by Big Eagle

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Song: “Anywhere the Wind Blows”

Artist: From Big Eagle’s WILLOW CREEK Album

Artist Location: San Francisco

Info: “Robyn Miller (formerly of The Peels) does what all the greatest country singers have done: write and sing beautiful songs about death, lust and hopelessness with a grace and dignity unavailable to most human beings. She not only channels Lucinda Williams, though: consciously or not, there’s definitely some Chan Marshall and maybe a bit of Joanna Newsom thrown in.” — Aquarius Records  

“Robyn Miller was a great rock singer with the Peels. Now she’s a great folk singer with Big Eagle. ‘Anywhere the Wind Goes’ is an under-appreciated classic. Favorite track: ‘Anywhere the Wind Blows.’” — Bruce

Genre: Country/Folk

Price: The price for this song at Bandcamp is .99, and the price of the album is 7.99

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL

https://bigeagle.bandcamp.com

Music Recommendation: “Rainbow Connection” (Russian Cover) By BroniKoni of St. Petersburg, Russia

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“Rainbow Connection” (Russian Cover)

By BroniKoni of St. Petersburg, Russia

“Rainbow Connection” is perhaps Kermit the Frog’s greatest hit.

The price for this song at Bandcamp is NAME YOUR PRICE, which means you can get it free if you want to.

If you are OK with paying for it, you can use PAYPAL.

https://bronikoni.bandcamp.com/track/rainbow-connection-russian-cover