Spank; the Eidelweiss Dance Troupe; Cinema Prague; Beaverloop, Fly By Night, June 1, 1996

The Electric Mistress CD launch was always going to be huge – you could tell by Spank’s collective fingers bitten to the quick and the poster glue on their clothing. And as Spank guitarist Sam Hobbs jigged at the side of the stage to Beaverloop with over five hundred punters in the house, you could … Continue reading “Spank; the Eidelweiss Dance Troupe; Cinema Prague; Beaverloop, Fly By Night, June 1, 1996”

Cinema Prague; Spank; Left Nut, All Ages, Halls Head Tavern, Mandurah, August 26, 1995

apologies for the word count Sue, but I grew up near and within this soul-destroying area and this project needs attention. If it doesn’t suit Revue thematics could you please pass it on, or at least the angst, to the right department. Ta. Choices are vast for people in Perth. Oh, so you disagree? Cry … Continue reading “Cinema Prague; Spank; Left Nut, All Ages, Halls Head Tavern, Mandurah, August 26, 1995”

Mental Notes: August 2002

TAIPEI–Three new-spankin’-new playlists from Peso. Note new Humbug single, For the Birds, available MP3-only from www.humbugmusic.com. New song each week ’til album launch. Peso playlist Friday August 16, 2002 Mogwai – New Paths to Helicon Pt 1 Mogwai and David Pejo – Take Me Somewhere Nice Shino Lin – Track 7 [Req. Bad song on … Continue reading “Mental Notes: August 2002”

Outstation; Butternut, MX and the Grosvenor Hotel, February 17, 1996

A two stage, single location gig like this is always a treat with loud riffsters Outstation in MX, followed soon after by the Frock (women in rock) supergroup Butternut in the Grosvenor frontroom. With the carnivale jocks-in-frocks spreading between the two events – more of this later – Outstation drew upon their broad range of … Continue reading “Outstation; Butternut, MX and the Grosvenor Hotel, February 17, 1996”

interview | The Big Day Out ’96 – Local Line-up

folks, here are 10 of the bands from the line-up. fill in the gaps by inserting The Tearjerks, Externals and Challenger 7 where you think they fit in the narrative. sorry, it’s quite long, but it is afterall ten bands and there is some extra stuff about Dirtbag and Atmosfear for CD launch/going away reasons. … Continue reading “interview | The Big Day Out ’96 – Local Line-up”