The origins of the term Garage Rock (often characterized by simple lyrics and a less refined sound) are obvious: band members getting together for practice in someone’s garage. Popular examples of garage rock resemble oldies since these bands first appeared in the early 1960’s.
Example of Garage Rock:
- The Beau Brummels – “Just a Little”
- The Beau Brummels – “Laugh, Laugh”
- The Kingsmen -Louie Louie
- MC5 – Lookin At You
VBS has put together a video documentary covering Garage Rock:
VBS and Scion A/V toted a bunch of cameras around the USA and found a scene that was vibrant, loud, eloquent, effed-up, and nearly impossible to define. The musicians, artists, writers, deejays and label owners that we talked to could only be united by a single common thread: their commitment to music that they enjoyed, on their terms, at whatever cost necessary. . .