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Song of the day – 432: The Twerps + bonus album review

The album’s centrepiece, the five-minute long Jam Song, is a slow-burning tour de force, caged by desperation.

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The Great Australian Songbook II

It’s considered traditional at the University of Queensland to drop your daks when it’s played on the local campus bars

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Song of the day – 400: Udays Tiger

Sometimes it’s enough to get fucked and scream.

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IN WORDS: Boomgates + Super Wild Horses + Per Purpose @ Woodland 07.05.11

My internal douchebage disappears and are replaced by feelings of guilt, confusion and remorse as Super Wild Horses glide through their set.

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Eternal Soundcheck: The First Year (2010)

My humble little film about Australian music, Eternal Soundcheck: The First Year can now be watched in full on YouTube.

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more Red Bullshit. A further comment on the AMP 2010 shortlist.


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Is the Australian music industry – ‘alternative’ or not – racist at its heart

 Everett True

Oh Lord. The shortlist for the AMP 2010 has just been announced.

I got the impression the AMP was supposed to cover ALL forms of music, not just indie. Isn’t Australia known for its hip-hop? Its hardcore?

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Everett True’s Australian Garage Rock Primer

There’s a good argument to be had for grunge beginning in Australia with The Scientists in 1979. Ask Kurt Cobain. Oh wait. You can’t.

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Song of the day (Australia) – 151: Super Wild Horses

I’ve mulled and mulled over this. I want to include present-day Australian bands I love in this mini-series, otherwise it wouldn’t be representative – but I’ve already written about dozens here. I’ve written about Melbourne’s Super Wild Horses as well, but they have their debut album Fifteen out this week or something, so it seems […]

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Song of the day – 25: Eddy Current Suppression Ring

Crap name. Shouldn’t let it put you off. This is classic Australian punk. The sort of thing claimed for so many, but played by so few. They’re probably complete dicks, but who cares? I’m saying you should check their music out, not buy ’em a drink.