Right, I do know I did say last year I wasn’t going to do no more books on my blog but it’s a music book and not a bloody novel! So it’s much easier to write about or type something? … Continue reading Great Reading: Nine Parts Water, One Part Sand – Kim Salmon and the Formula for Grunge by Douglas Galbraith
So letter “D” is just gotta be Kim Deal, one of the greatest bass player ever as in the band Pixies and one of my fave or just greatest singer-songwriter, guitar player in The Breeders and off course to honor … Continue reading A to Z: D is for…
OK, I haven’t done a cover song blog post in a little/long while and I can’t believe I’ve not done this before! But seems they’re well, two main members Fiona Kitschin and Gareth Liddiard now calling The Drones now defunct … Continue reading Cover Versions: All the Covers The Drones ever did
This is the most insane bonkers playlist I’ve ever posted on my blog! It’s 600 video clips, you know? They’re all are official promo video clips, don’t quote me but I think I’ve seen all these clips played at least … Continue reading Playlist: I’m the Rage Guest Programmer Tonight
Continue to bang on and on about this band on my blog but it’s ll three band members picking these songs in today’s post! Rage for oversea readers/listeners/followers is a late night TV show on Saturday-night here in Australia when … Continue reading Playlist: Dirty Three Rage guest programmers in 1998
AKA Beasts Of Bourbon or members from that Aussie band! Third weekend with gigs in a row too, the first of two I’m going to be blog about! When Beasts Of Bourbon formed back in 1983 or sometime around then … Continue reading Live Gigs: The Beasts @ Rosie’s
Let’s start the week with this! The other day I when looking for what the hell I could find online of when this happen on Aussie TV on Xmas night way back in 90’s? The Rage facebook page does have … Continue reading Playlist: Nick Cave Rage Guest Programmer in 1994
Flashback live gig continues! So the next day could be even better than the first one really, even if that was totally insane day and night! I should have really just sleep in the car-park or something but I guess … Continue reading Live Gigs: ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror 2013 Melbourne curated by ATP & The Drones @ Altona: Sunday (Part Two)
Part 1. Geography a. Tell us about your hometown. I was born in Mackay in North Queensland, but grew up just outside of Atherton which is deeper into North Queensland. It’s a predominantly rural area and I didn’t have to … Continue reading Citizenship Tests: Cec Condon from The Mess Hall
Is it true you were a skinhead in your early Perth days? That’s what Kim Salmon likes people to believe. But I was never a skinhead, although I might have had short hair. I was never a signed-up skinhead. There … Continue reading Interview: Brian Henry Hooper in 2009
I wasn’t going to post anything today, well just gone dark a while ago. Until I did see this list on Aussie radio Double J website which is pretty good but I disagree just a tiny little bit. OK, a lot … Continue reading Playlist: The 50 Best Australian Albums of the 90’s (According To Me)
This band of Rowland S. Howard, Peter Jones, Brian Henry Hooper, Conway Savage and Spencer P. Jones are all gone now, as pointed out by one of my fave band’s social media page yesterday. So figure I might post this video clip up today … Continue reading Wicked Songs: Execution Day by Spencer P. Jones
Well, I don’t know what to say about this at all? So here’s some of his music… Duplicity When He Finds Out Freak Out Loose Ends by Kim Salmon & Spencer P. Jones The Bogans (Are Having All The Fun) When … Continue reading Remembering: Spencer P. Jones
Well, we have date of release for what now is posthumously album by Brian Henry Hooper. Still a couple of months away on 21st of Sept. 2018 or around about then? Because another website I’ve just found is saying 17th of … Continue reading Shall Be Released: What Would I Know? by Brian Henry Hooper
Flashback gig today! So I’m calling this post my first about those old Big Day Out festivals because I’m going to be blogging about the four years straight I got to see then back in the 90’s but I’m going backwards … Continue reading Live Gigs: Big Day Out 1997 @ Basso Oval
So this makes two posts of Kim Salmon in a row of this Aussie singer-songwriter and can be filed under other artists covering him and him covering other artists songs all in one post today. After yesterday’s post I realised … Continue reading Cover Versions: Kim Salmon
So here’s the next Aussie artist in my fave ten tracks. It’s been a while since the last one of these kind-of posts but here it is on this Friday morning for anyone who wants to check it out? Kim … Continue reading Top Ten Tracks: Kim Salmon
It’s normally for Friday morning on JJJ radio not Monday but oh well, it’s ten too of just my faves at the start this week for everyone, anyone who wants to have a listen/look at them! This little bit of … Continue reading Cover Versions: Triple J’s Like A Version Top Ten Covers
So I might as well finish off the 90’s decade with this very last year to be done! Wednesday morning blog post is 1991 which was the year to get credit for the underground breaking into the mainstream. But I … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1991?
Passing away just hours before his benefit concert to take place here in Perth so becoming a tribute show to him. He’s yet another under-rated Aussie muso, little known fact is Brian is from Perth too! Brian Hooper was diagnosed with … Continue reading Remembering: Brian Hooper + Live Gigs: I Get Up Again @ Claremont Showgrounds
Do you know seven is after six? Can you count? Sometimes forget how too! I am trying now to think of something to say after yesterday doing the year before. It’s the first time I’m putting these in order and … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1997?
Back to the late eighty’s for Monday morning blog post playlist! So got to ask? Are you or is everyone still enjoying these yearly music list still? Or it all getting too boring now? I am bounding around like a … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1988?
Is it too soon for the next year playlist now? For this Monday almost night? Oh well, here it is already! Maybe I’m having too much fun making these playlists and should take my time or something but I’m not at … Continue reading Playlist: Where I Was In… 1984?
So after missing posting yesterday I’m back today and Wednesday morning with, what Beasts album was it ever going to be for me? It’s just got to be one of the most perfect forty mins. of music, I was going … Continue reading Classic Albums: The Axeman’s Jazz by Beasts Of Bourbon
Well it’s been a few days again so daily blog yeah right! Anyway I finished reading this book last night and if write something worth posting about it and actually I post this up today it will be my second … Continue reading Great Reading: TEX by Tex Perkins
That’s just two tracks by three blokes you might know? Just going under only their first names as one act, just to be clear. So I’ve seen them play live over the weekend just gone and these two songs were … Continue reading Wicked Songs: Harry Was A Bad Bugger + A Man In Conflict With Nature by Tex, Don & Charlie
I did read about these two up coming releases yesterday but nothing has changed today. So because there is so little info about them it might be totally pointless blogging until something more is said about it. Not that’s really … Continue reading Shall Be Released: What Would I Know? by Brian Henry Hooper & Gareth Liddard + Bong Odyssey by Gareth Liddiard & Rui Pereira
OK, something different tonight and not yet more of my mixtape project. It’s back to just one classic older Aussie track for my very late just after midnight post. The next in the long line from the Tales Of The Australian … Continue reading Wicked Songs: Lightning Scary by Kim Salmon
So even more sad news early this week with the passing of Tony Cohen. If it counts for anything I would call him one of the greatest Aussie producer, engineer and studio wizard, if not the greatest ever. He passed … Continue reading Remembering + Playlist: Tony Cohen
It was the first day of winter in southern hemisphere at the beginning of the month and I’ve come down with the flu for the last couple of days. So I’ve not really listen to any music because my head … Continue reading Playlist: My Mixtapes #10 Grey TDK 100
So it’s now it’s going to be two days in a row of blogging about my mixtapes, is that a bit too much or not? This one does seem like a great one for Monday listening. Anyway I picked up … Continue reading Playlist: My Mixtapes #3 Blue label Maxell 90 with date written in faded pencil Dec. 96
I haven’t done a Classic Albums post for a very, very long time now and only done four so far, I better do another one plus starting doing some more posts too. It was my Dad’s b’day yesterday so I’m going … Continue reading Classic Albums: Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs by Marty Robbins