weekly updated blog for Oi! – punk – ska – reggae

Surgery Without Research (England – punk)

Surgery Without Research (SWR) were founded in 2000 and since then they released numerous cassettes, CD(r)’s, contributed to several compilations and played a whole bunch of local gigs. The band … Continue reading

May 14, 2014


The Welsh punk veterans Foreign Legion just released a new album and are heading for their thirty years’ existence. Judging by the musical capicities of the band i think Foreign … Continue reading

November 3, 2013

STREET BOUNDARIES (Malaysia – punk)

Southeast Asian punk and Oi! is definitely on the rise. Next to Indonesia there also popup bands in countries like Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. Earlier this year Street Boundaries from … Continue reading

January 3, 2013

Various – Cashing In On Christmas volume 4

label website Black Hole is not the most active recordlabel out there, but if they release something, they always do it well. Their Cashing In On Christmas became a good … Continue reading

December 17, 2012

Slime – Sich Fügen Heisst Lügen LP

Band website – label website Everytime an old band reforms a discussion starts about the question whether the band in question is able to approach the quality of their early … Continue reading

December 16, 2012

Hooligan – No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs EP

Band website – label website Next to vinyl issues of better known bands as Perkele or Peter and the Test Tube Babies, Oi! The Boat Records also invests in new, … Continue reading

December 8, 2012

A n t i d o t e (Netherlands – Punk)

Antidote started back in 1996 in a squat in the Netherlands. Twelve years later the band played over 400 gigs and just released their fifth record. I spoke to the … Continue reading

June 1, 2008

ATTILA THE STOCKBROKER (England – punk poet)

On a Sunday evening in June 2003, the English poet Attila The Stockbroker visited our place with his punkband Barnstormer. In the afternoon Attila had already done a 90 minute … Continue reading

June 23, 2003