I am extremely pleased to announce that the next Retro Man Blog Night will be at the The Half Moon, Putney on June 29th. This will be the official Launch Party for the brand new album by Thee Spivs entitled "The Crowds and The Sounds", which will be released on Damaged Goods Records on June 24th. Copies of the new album will be available for sale on the night and the bill will be completed by special guests The Past Tense and The Fallen Leaves. Tickets are just £8.00 on the door or in advance from The Half Moon, click here to buy. Be sure to book early to guarantee entrance as this is shaping up to be a great night..!
You can hear exclusive tracks from Thee Spivs superb new album "The Crowd and The Sounds" on the latest Retrosonic Podcast, "The Damaged Goods Records Story". This is split into two Episodes, "Part 1", and "Part 2", which are both now available to listen to or download for free, from the Retrosonic Soundcloud site. Ian Ballard, the boss of Damaged Goods Records, talks us through some of the pivotal releases throughout the label's history including tracks from Billy Childish, Manic Street Preachers, Buzzcocks, Graham Day & The Gaolers, Holly Golightly, Giuda, Fabienne Delsol, Cowbell and of course Thee Spivs!
With many thanks to Ian, Thee Spivs and to Adam Donovan from The Jetsonics for the gig poster.