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That Wild Sound from North Carolina, Tokyo, San Juan, Former Yugoslavia, Lancashire, and Massachusetts!

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Fuzzy new Dungeons and Dragons inspired garage rock from Chapel Hill and Negative Fun Records. Two tracks available now, cassettes and CDs are pre-order, album due out 9/18: At Wizard Island by The WyrmsThis is also fuzzy garage from Negative Fun, but the band is from Charlotte, and has a female vocalist. You can get this 2013 7" for $5.50, limited to 300 randomly colored vinyl: Alright 7" by AlrightI shared a track from Tokyo punks Sun Children Sun a few posts ago, but they're awesome so here's another one. Listen to those pew-pews! They're touring the U.S. at some point in the near future: NEW BAD SHIT by SunChildrenSunSan Juan's premiere primitive rock'n'rollers, as far as I know, are Madd Blake and the Stalins. Here's another bitchin' live song from this past June: This is from a 1986 tape of former Yugoslavian punk that Doomtown Records has just released on bandcamp. I listened to all of it today, it's really good: Quod Massacre …

Best Ten Songs of the Year So Far -- January-July 2015:

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New Punk y Rock'n'Roll

Sun Children Sun are from Japan. They're going to be touring the states this fall, looks like. Their bandcamp page boldly states: EVERYTHING IS SUX!!!!
DRUGS ONLY SAVE US!!!! Far out. Courtesy Baltimore's SPHC Records: ON TOUR THIS FALL: Sun Children Sun LP by SPHC RecordsMelbourne seems to be a breeding ground for cool tunes these days. From Las Vegas' Slovenly Records, PRONTO's self-titled LP is due out in October: PRONTO "Pronto" LP by ProntoThis is off a 1996 Chunklet compilation CD included with issue 12 of Chunklet. Per the Atlanta-based label, most of the tracks are still unavailable elsewhere. It has some Harvey Danger, Elf Power, Thee Hyrdrogen Terrors, Six Finger Satellite, and a lot more on it. You can buy it on bandcamp for $5. I'd say go for it. More Than Kittens is by Xerobot: The Money Shot by XerobotCool new rock'n'roll from the Isle of Man and CNQ fave Small Bear Records: Over The Ash Tree by David WoodgettThe new Buck …

A little housecleaning on the blog roll.

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I've always taken pride in my blog roll, "Noisy Neighbors." When I started doing this blog back in 2012 it was right at the end of the first wave of music blogs, the demise of which coincided with the gubment crackdown on file sharing sites. In the past few years there's really been a resurgence of bloggers sharing new music via bandcamp and soundcloud, as well as people sharing oldies and oddities from their record collections. Really cool stuff and as far as I could tell, my blog roll was the most comprehensive one out there. I am proud of it; I like comprehensive lists.

So it is with heavy heart that today I excised a goodly portion of that list. If a blog hasn't posted in more than 6 months, I cut them. Mainly for aesthetic purposes, the list was just getting too gangly. I left Crud Crud on there in memorium, Crud Crud being the first music blog I ever got into and was a direct inspiration for CNQ.

Some really good stuff from these blogs. Some o…