Author: Matt Bolton

Top Shelf Tuesday: The Godfather Of Punk (Part 2) Post 90’s

In this edition of Top Shelf Tuesday we see a follow-up to ‘The Godfather of Punk’ (Part 1), looking at the career of Iggy post 90’s till now! If you missed it check it here to be up to speed! Grab some coffee and cigarettes as you sift through the many highlights from the Godfather of Punk! “Somewhere in California” – scene from the 1993 Jim Jarmusch film, Coffee and Cigarettes Solo In 1990 Iggy released his ninth solo record which was produced by Dan Was formerly of funk group Was (Not Was). It featured both Duff McKagan on...

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Top Shelf Tuesday: The Godfather of Punk (Part 1)

This edition of Top Shelf Tuesday focuses on the iconic, Iggy Pop, the man who has earned the title to be crowned The Godfather of Punk. From the early days fronting The Stooges, a vivid solo career, later reuniting as Iggy and The Stooges, and collaborations with other musical artists, we cover it all with videos from his discography, rare live footage and more. Named after his father, James Newell Osterberg, Jr. was born in Muskegon, Michigan, in 1947, now making him seventy. The man has come a long way from the trailer park to the present, remaining relevant...

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Beginning the voyage into sound, with the spoken word of screaming songstress Loz Sutch who leads the transmission with opening and title-track, “Neath a Shin Ei Sun” Like a rocket launched into the outer limits, it isn’t long until the band come full pelt with the dual guitar of Inverted Crucifox (Fox from Nancy Vandal) and Search & DesTroy (Troy from Daredevil, Mortal Sin) The pummelling bass of Jaytanic Ritual to Mr Styx, the force behind the kit comes across as thunder in threatening skies. The spoken second slab of spoken word is somewhat reminiscent of The Rocky Horror...

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