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7th Jun 2011

Holly Golightly and Dan Melchior - lost album re-issued this week

Out this week is a reissue of a great lost album, a collaboration between Holly Golightly & Dan Melchior that was originally released on Sympathy For The Record Industry Records from California, it’s been out of print for around eight years and Holly & Dan thought it was about time we put that right. It’s out on 12″ LP & CD as well as digital via the usual suspects. Cat No: DAMGOOD338...

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26th Apr 2011

POLY STYRENE - RIP

I just heard the very sad news about the lovely Poly Styrene who died yesterday after a long fight with cancer, although I didn’t know her very well we did have lots of long chats on the phone and released a great Christmas single with her and Goldblade a few years back, another great loss, our thoughts are with her family & friends...

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25th Apr 2011

THEE SPIVS - New Single out today!

Thee Spivs are back with a new single, it’s limited to 500 copies and it’s on green vinyl. It’s 2 versions of Radio, the first song on their debut album ‘Taped Up’, it’s a double A side with English and German versions of the song, a bit of a nod to some of the great British bands of the sixties which used to record versions of their hits for the German and french markets. They are just back from a great two week European tour and will be back in the studio in May to finish recording their second album, which is due out later this year. ...

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19th Apr 2011

CUTE LEPERS & THEE SPIVS & The HOPE & ANCHOR

LIVE IN LONDON AT THE LEGENDARY HOPE & ANCHOR, ISLINGTON THE CUTE LEPERS AND THEE SPIVS TUESDAY 3rd MAY 2011 DOORS 8.00PM TICKETS £6 pounds Adv or on the door. WE GOT TICKETS As I’m sure you know, the Hope & Anchor was one of the most important venues of the punk era, with bands like the Stranglers, Saints, X-Ray Spex etc playing there at a time when they were in the charts, bearing in mind the capacity is about 100 that’s pretty amazing, so we thought we’d do a gig there and as the Cute Lepers were passing by they are headlining along with special guests Thee Spivs (who packed this place out last year) so get your tickets early or you may miss out, the pub itself has great beers and salty snacks a-plenty so a good night is on....

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22nd Mar 2011

CUTE LEPERS - NEW ALBUM & SINGLE - PRE-ORDER NOW

The new Cute Lepers album ‘Adventure Time’ and the single ‘Damaging Acts’ are available for pre-orders on the Damaged Goods shop now… The album is on Blue or White vinyl LP, CD and Digital, the single is on Orange or White vinyl and digital. CLICK HERE to order They are also over here on tour in April thru June, dates are up on the GIGS pages...

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22nd Mar 2011

BILLY CHILDISH & THE SPARTAN DREGGS - SINGLES CLUB...

Damaged Goods are happy to announce our first ever singles club and this one is for Billy Childish’s new band ‘The Spartan Dreggs’ This singles club will consist of 5 7” singles, each one featuring two new tracks (some will be exclusive versions) from the Spartan Dreggs debut album, which will be released in Oct 2011. They will be released once a month from April 1st 2011 Click HERE for membership options, these singles are only available from the DG shop...

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10th Mar 2011

Nat Johnson & The Figureheads - New EP out now!

Nat Johnson and the Figureheads return with ‘What the Heart Pours Into’, a three song EP on Damaged Goods Records. The EP will be available primarily as a download, but also as a very limited cd handmade by the band. The songs, recorded one winter’s day at 2Fly Studios in Sheffield, are: 1.“Margot” 2.“We Stole Light” 3.“Mick Kelly” Available to download now from the DG shop or via all other major download outlets....

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14th Feb 2011

CUTE LEPERS - NEW ALBUM & SINGLE DUE IN APRIL

Yes the Cute Lepers are back with their third album in early April, it’s called ‘Adventure Time’ and it will be out on LP (various colours as usual) and CD plus download too. A single called appropriately ‘Damaged Acts’ and that will be on 7″ with a exclusive b-side. The band will be heading back to Europe in April for a couple of months worth of shows all over the place....

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14th Feb 2011

TALULAH GOSH - UNRELEASED EP - DUE OUT FOR RECORD STORE DAY 2011

This is the original demo’s the band did in early 1986 with Razorcut Gregory Webster at the controls. The four tracks are ‘Steaming Train’, ‘I Told You So’, ‘Mmm Mmm He’s So Dreamy’ & ‘Sunny Inside’. It’s a 7″ and it’s limited to 500 copies…! Also in the pipeline is a new compilation called ‘Grrrr’ which will be out in the summer and have everything that appeared on the 1993 comp ‘Backwash plus lots more....

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10th Feb 2011

Piney Gir Valentine's Day E-Card!

Still looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day card for your loved one? Look no further, we have just the thing. Click here for you free Piney Gir E-card! “Lucky Me” is taken from Piney’s Valentine’s Day EP which is available now from our online shop.(Just click on the cover art above to order). Also available from any of the other major download outlets from Monday. Valentines Day sees the release of the second single ‘Lucky Me’ from The Piney Gir Country Roadshow’s latest album ‘Jesus Wept’plus it’s backed (in a digital way…you see) with an exclusive UK release of Piney’s desert-rock reworking of the Billy Idol classic ‘White Wedding’ and the original demo version of Lucky Me recorded live at Truck Studios with an unlikely band of merry pranksters. 2011 is shaping up to be a big year for Piney Gir… following this single she’s working on songs for the next solo Piney album where she’s headed to LA to work with some exciting guest stars. This album will be out in the summer plus many gigs, tours and festivals coming up, watch this space!...

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13th Jan 2011

Singing Loins - New Album 'STUFF' is out 24th January

Yep, their great new album ‘STUFF’ is out on the 24th January, 12 brand new tracks of gritty English folk from the Medway Delta. Have a look at the video for ‘Where’s My Machine Gun?’ CLICK HERE and you can hear a erm… Mash-up of some of the tracks The album is ready for pre-order at the DG shop HERE...

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13th Jan 2011

Piney Gir Country Roadshow - Lucky Me - New single in February

Here come the second single ‘Lucky Me’ from The Piney Gir Country Roadshows latest album ‘Jesus Wept’, it’s out on the 14th of February as a digital single. The three tracks include Piney’s version of the Billy Idol classic ‘White Wedding’ plus a unreleased demo version of ‘Lucky Me’ too. Check out the GIGS section for her latest shows…and you may have heard her on the new ad for Muller Light…? CLICK HERE...

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15th Dec 2010

HERE'S THE SINGLE YOU GET AT TONIGHTS GIG AT THE 100 CLUB

4 Tracks from Thee Spivs, Betty And The Werewolves, Hard Skin & Tender Trap… Tickets still on sale at wegottickets.co.uk CLICK HERE...

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10th Dec 2010

The Singing Loins - Stuff sampler

Check out the forthcoming album “Stuff” by The Singing Loins. The band have very kindly supplied us with the mash-up below. Wonderful “Stuff” indeed. Out on CD/download in January. Find more artists like Damaged Goods at Myspace Music ...

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9th Dec 2010

HUW STEPHENS ON RADIO ONE- DIY LABEL THIS WEEK IS DAMAGED GOODS!

Damaged Goods was the label of the week on the very nice Mr Huw Stephens radio one show last night. If you fancy a listen then follow this link, it’s about 1hr 27 mins in but there’s some good stuff in the show too including a session from Shrag too. CLICK HERE or cut and paste this into your browser http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00wbvsm/Huw_Stephens_Shrag_in_Session_and_DIY_Damaged_Goods!/ it’s available till the 16th December...

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8th Dec 2010

ONE WEEK TO THE DAMAGED GOODS 100 CLUB CHRISTMAS SHOW...

Tender Trap, Betty And The Werewolves, Thee Spivs plus special secret guests. This years Damaged Goods Christmas spectacular is at the very lovely, 100 Club, for £8 you get 4 bands and a 4 track exclusive 7” single, it must be Christmas! So there’s Betty And The Werewolves, who’s debut album ‘Teatime Favourites’ was out in the summer, Thee Spivs currently getting loads of press coverage for their debut album ‘Taped Up’ which was out in November also on DG plus our good mates ‘Tender Trap’ who are on Fortuna Pop but we really like them so why not and special guests who all I can tell you is there’s three of them and they’re from South London… So get there early, doors will be at 7 and first band on at 7.45, the order will be sorted out on the night by the toss of a coin or a game of dominos. The free 7” will be for everyone who BUYS a ticket and will have a track from each band. Tickets will be on sale from WE GOT TICKETS or will be available on the door… WE GOT TICKETS...

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1st Dec 2010

VERMIN POETS - In the studio...

The Vermin Poets are back in the studio in Rochester working on the follow up to their debut album ‘Poets of England’ Here’s a new track, an instrumental that may or may not appear on the album… Find more artists like The Vermin Poets at Myspace Music ...

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19th Nov 2010

THEE HEADCOATEES / HEADCOATS Split 7" back in stock...

We’ve had a repress of an old (1995) split 7″ from Thee Headcoatees & Thee Headcoats called ‘Johnny Jack’ arrive back in stock. There’s about 500 on yellow or black vinyl, it’s available now in the shop and out via Cargo next week....

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19th Nov 2010

SINGING LOINS - New stuff set for Jan 24 release....

First release for 2011 is the latest album from The Singing Loins, it’s called ‘Stuff’ and has 12 new tracks, some you may have heard at recent shows even. They are also heading out on their biggest bunch of dates for many years so keep an eye on the gigs page or go to www.singingloins.co.uk for more info....

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19th Nov 2010

THEE SPIVS - 'TAPED UP' ALBUM IS OUT NOW!

Finally Thee Spivs Debut Album ‘Taped Up’ is in the shops and available from mail orders all over the world. It’s got great reviews everywhere from The Daily Mirror via The Sunday Telegraph plus all the usual music press including Mojo, Artrocker etc… They are playing the Damaged Goods Xmas party at the 100 Club on the 15th Dec and have a unreleased track ‘Bullet Train’ on the free 7″ as well. They’re working on a European tour for 2011 plus will be back in the studio demoing tracks for the follow up due in late 2011....

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