Grump Up The Volume is about revisiting and affectionately roasting some of the weirder musical phases that have occurred, for better or worse, in our preferred eras of Rock And/Or Roll music (we’ll say from the late 60s up to right now). Sometimes we rip apart shitty records by bands we like. Sometimes we try and posit that maybe strange musical trends people would rather forget about were actually kinda cool. But mostly the former. Because we’re terrible people who draw joy from the mistakes of others.
Freash Steaming Yule Logs!!
THE EPISODE SO CHRISTMASSY WE COULDN'T UPLOAD IT!!
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What's That Behind You?
For this year's Halloween episode the diabolical duo got together over Skype to ramble about the dark cinematic arts of the Rock N'Roll Horror movie. However, what starts as a crackly connection gradually reveals itself to be something more sinister as the chat progresses...who will survive and what will be left of them? We recommend you listen to this episode on headphones and listen right to the end.
Gruelling Artisanal Toil
Bushie & Jamie are joined by Peter of ELECTRICALS to discuss Sam McPheeter's fascinating and fantastic new tome about a life in punk "Mutations"
DESTROYED HUMAN & LITTLE PLASTIC RADIO!!
A quick word about some Grump related online radio shows you might dig! www.grump upthevolume.com for shows and info
S2 E4: House Arrest
Like the rest of the world, the two Grumps find themselves in lock down, and resultingly engage in a bit of a catch up via Skype. What began as a general chat about our lockdown listening and viewing (by way of a dissection of Danzig's "Verotika") soon takes a less light hearted turn as Bushie discusses his experience of both personally and professionally dealing with Covid 19, and the two debate wether or not extreme music and its' associated genre tropes are in fact of any value in the current climate.
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Jamie v.s Amies
Awakening from our seasonal hibernation, the Grumps reconvene to discuss the golden era of alternative music on television via the pivotal work of Snub TV, Alternative Nation and The Word in getting underground sounds into suburban Irish homes.