We're on the road, this time to Japan which is a cratedigger's version of heaven, without all that annoying harp music. We visit Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Hiroshima for an unprecedented record roadtrip extravaganza plus we speak to two great shops, Best Sounds in Shimokitazawa in Tokyo and Hitozoku Records in Kyoto!
Guns & Roses had some controversial ideas for their debut album cover and the one they selected caused issues with several record stores worldwide. Today we discuss the artwork from renown artist Robert Williams and the story of GnR's multiple covers for Appetite for Destruction. We also stop by Warbler Records and talk to the owner about what it's like to own the best record shop in Santa Barbara California.
This week we speak to Tesco Vee, founder of Touch & Go fanzine, record label and lead singer of the band The Meatmen. Tesco tells us his history, shared stories from the early days of punk in the US including the time he danced on SNL during Fear's infamous performance. Fans of punk rock will not want to miss this episode!