Guitarist Wilko Johnson of pub rock band Dr. Feelgood created a polyrhythmic down-and-up chop on open chords that inspired Paul Weller (the Jam), Hugh Cornwell (the Stranglers), and Jon King (Gang of Four) – and many more.
Costello on Costello is a joy for those already in the cult and another arrow in the quiver for those who think he should just shut up already.
It's a great time to be a fan of The Jam and this 2015 documentary is but one reason why. Now issued with a full live concert from 1980, you can't lose.
Passion is no ordinary word—ain't manufactured or just another sound that you hear at night. Passion is also all over the 746th most acclaimed album of all time. A 1979 masterpiece is this week's Counterbalance.
Recently re-released by Goner Records, Down on the Farm/Cosmic Psychos documents the early "efforts" of off-putting Australian punks, while Go the Hack! captures the lads becoming rock stars.
Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most beloved acts of the British pub rock movement. Julien Temple’s music documentary about the band, Oil City Confidential, won’t disappoint.