The Mob – Let the Tribe Increase: An essay by Al Puppy

The text below was written in 2010 for the sleeve notes for the re-release of ‘Let The Tribe Increase’ album that was released on Overground Records. Catalogue number – OVER122LP / CD TIDIED UP AND IMAGES ADDED BY MICKEY ‘PENGUIN’ IN 2019  “We are not afraid of ruins. We are going to inherit the earth. […]

Throbbing Gristle And Psychic TV: An essay by Al Puppy

THIS POST WAS WRITTEN BY AL ‘PUPPY’ IN APRIL 2005 TIDIED UP WITH PHOTOGRAPHS AND SCANS ADDED BY MICKEY ‘PENGUIN’ IN 2019. It was in 1977 that I finally found, and bought, a copy of the Sex Pistols ‘Anarchy in the UK’ on EMI Records. It cost 37p from Woolworths in Castle Douglas, and I’ve […]

Diary Of An Anarcho-Goth-Punk Fiend: An essay by Al Puppy

THIS POST HAS BEEN BROUGHT FORWARD FROM THE ORIGINAL POSTING DATE OF DECEMBER 2007 – IN REMBERENCE OF ALISTAIR  I found a diary I kept through 1983. Here are some edited highlights. Of interest is the movement on from punk (anarcho / goth) towards first Psychic TV and second Stonehenge, but also the politics – […]

Subway Surfing Anarcho-Goths: An essay by Al Puppy

Subway Surfing Anarcho-Goths Legend has it that when Tony D first saw Jeremy Gluck of The Barracudas, he was carrying a surfboard down an escalator at Holborn tube station in 1978. The Barracudas were a surf-punk band, celebrating early sixties California in late seventies London. They even had a hit in (?) with ‘I Want […]