Amazing what you think is a break when you are young. Getting a support slot to The Damned was a big scoop in my mind. But I wasn’t in awe of them. After all, they had not at this point had a decent sized hit record. Support them we did: twice. This is an accountContinue reading “Guest Blog: Supporting The Damned by Alan Savage”
Recording ‘Kirlian Photography’ and ‘Celluloid Love’ with Bob Last, Cargo Studios, Rochdale, May 1979 (I think it was that month). ..and the formation of the ‘classic’ Basczax line up. Bob Last (Fast Records label owner and manager) first took an interest in Basczax (then called Basssax) before me and Jeff Fogarty joined in late ’78. HeContinue reading “Guest Blog: Recording Earcom 2 for Fast Records, 1979 by Alan Savage”
In May 1989 I was at a loss as to what to do to make a living. My band life, getting paid for what I loved to do, was coming to an end and I had to think of a way to blag my way back to the real world – a place I had hoped wasContinue reading “Guest Blog: Alan Savage Interviews The Sweet’s Brian Connolly (May 1989)”
1979 and all that … Check out BASCZAX on WIKI.
I’m not 100% on this but think the first time I sawBasczax they were supporting either Cowboys International or The Damned at Middlesbrough Rock Garden in 1979. They were great – a cracking mixture of punk, art rock and glam – and me and the Hartlepool crew made regular visits to the bigContinue reading “BASZCAX”