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thermalben started the topic in Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 at 6:47pm

Alright, time for some discussion on what yr all listening too. My iTunes inventory is getting a little stale so I'm up for some inspiration.

Currently loving The Drones' album "Havilah".. incredible songwriting and some of the best recorded guitars and drum I've heard in a long time. I'm a little late to the party with this album but it's on high rotation at the moment and will probably stay there a while. I've seen these guys live once (Fowlers, Adelaide) and fortunately they're incredible on stage too. Can't wait to see them again.

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Westofthelake commented Thursday, 13 Aug 2020 at 2:36pm

The new normal?

"The UK's first socially distanced gig happened in Newcastle last night.

500 separate raised metal platforms, each accommodating up to five people from the same family/household. Hand sanitizer and mini-fridge included. Drinks could be pre-ordered to avoid queues. Singing and dancing allowed too! Face masks were worn when making trips to the bar."

covidgigstyle

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stunet commented Thursday, 13 Aug 2020 at 7:15pm

Just like having a booth at the opera.

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blowfly commented Thursday, 13 Aug 2020 at 7:26pm

Geordies are almost as smart as Scousers.

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Sheepdog commented Thursday, 13 Aug 2020 at 7:39pm

Timeless

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Sheepdog commented Thursday, 13 Aug 2020 at 7:43pm

And while we're back there

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blackers commented Thursday, 13 Aug 2020 at 10:44pm

Nice Sheepdog. Great memories. Have you read the Ian Curtis bio? Sad tale.

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AndyM commented Thursday, 13 Aug 2020 at 11:15pm

I can't imagine anyone writing a song like that these days and if they did, people would lose their minds.

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stunet commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 8:57am

Yet if they knew the real meaning...

And considering Curtis was himself an epileptic, and that diagnosis supposedly contributed to his suicide, makes it one of JD's more harrowing songs.

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garyg1412 commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 11:40am

Someone mentioned Pavolv's Dog the other day and the old memory bank went into overdrive thinking about these guys. The vocals are next level.

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Sheepdog commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 12:33pm

Andy M writes "I can't imagine anyone writing a song like that these days and if they did, people would lose their minds."
TRUTH BOMB right there mate. Same with some of the Political punk stuff back then. I don't think you could get away with this now -

Sheepdog

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AndyM commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 12:36pm

Exactly Stu.

And Sheepy, I think irony is a dying thing.
Too easy for halfwits to misinterpret and get bent out of shape over.

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Sheepdog commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 12:38pm

Or these lyrics bahahahahahahaha

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zenagain commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 1:02pm

Filth! Potty mouthed teenagers.

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AndyM commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 7:09pm

Subversive leftie crap.
Everyone loves an aqua bog though, your datehole never feels so clean.

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Rabbits68 commented Friday, 14 Aug 2020 at 7:25pm

Continuing on with the love, sugar, peaches & cream theme. A more socially acceptable take on said theme than those filthy boys from Ohio Express, that’s for sure...

https://youtu.be/0UIB9Y4OFPs

Happy Friday evening!

Pristine

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Sheepdog commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 1:35pm

Find some old late 70s early 80s footage of MR and Shaun with the single v twinnies battle at the time.. Play this track in the background. I promise you.. You get a nostalgia buzz.

Sheepdog

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blowfly commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 1:40pm

Nostalgia is a serious ailment often associated with premature ageing but is easily avoided with a little practice.

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Sheepdog commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 2:01pm

Blowfly is up with the modern tween stuff..

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Sheepdog commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 2:03pm

Actual footage of blowfly

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factotum commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 2:18pm

Actual photo of 'Blowfly'.

ps how fucking shite is South Park? And nearly 25 years of it!

Dog help us all.

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factotum commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 2:43pm

Was that Fischer-Z song used in an actual surf flick of the time?

I see Cheyne Horan on a Lazor Zap...or maybe a Simon 81 montage.

"The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there."

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Sheepdog commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 3:22pm

Who knows, Facto. I just picture on and in the wave surfing with track

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Sheepdog commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 3:26pm

And as far as "actual photos" go.
Actual photo of sheepdog - speed blur, ballina south wall.

Sheepdog

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Snuffy Smith commented Saturday, 15 Aug 2020 at 6:17pm

So long as the mind is pliable.Big fan of nostalgia.

Balls of fire

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blackers commented Monday, 17 Aug 2020 at 1:08pm

Reckon there is room for both.
“We're doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That's what it is to be alive. It's pretty dense kids who haven't figured that out by the time they're ten.... Most kids can't afford to go to Harvard and be misinformed."
― Kurt Vonnegut, Bluebeard
Exhibit A: The mullet.

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Snuffy Smith commented Saturday, 22 Aug 2020 at 4:53pm

One of the best film clips for a tune?Well one of the best I've seen....

Balls of fire

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zenagain commented Saturday, 22 Aug 2020 at 5:09pm

Cool clip Snuffy.

See kids, that's what smoking will do to you. Hard to believe that bloke is only 23.

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zenagain commented Saturday, 22 Aug 2020 at 5:13pm

Blackers.

Funny clip.

Deserves a clap.

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Patrick commented Saturday, 22 Aug 2020 at 11:44pm

Now these are music videos. Have they been posted before? Best viewed in order straight after each other (you'll see why).

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factotum commented Sunday, 23 Aug 2020 at 10:32am
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factotum commented Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020 at 3:21pm

WWJD?

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blackers commented Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020 at 4:26pm

Some tunes for a cold grey Tuesday in lockdown central.

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DudeSweetDudeSweet commented Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020 at 4:39pm

Here’s a song which you’ll be humming till bedtime.

https://youtu.be/DKFZ6nk2ZN8

How good was Australia when a couple of shirtless lads could wander onto the pitch and shake the player’s hand mid game , without getting fined $100K . Spectators loved it .

And how good was it when enthusiastically smashing a cold beer with your mates wasn’t viewed as one up from first degree murder. No one wants domestic violence, drink driving deaths or getting glassed in a pub but the modern incarnation of a beer as a hesitant sip in muted silence leaves me cold.

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blackers commented Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020 at 4:48pm

Ah the old cat piss in a can, Can't say I'll be humming that mofo any time today, but each to their own.

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 25 Aug 2020 at 5:45pm

https://youtu.be/VGM1GVFm694

I like this one better.

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Sheepdog commented Friday, 4 Sep 2020 at 12:48pm

Sheepdog

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blackers commented Friday, 4 Sep 2020 at 7:39pm

Was digging through the vinyl and came across an album by these boys. An old but a goody.

Fun band live.

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factotum commented Friday, 4 Sep 2020 at 8:35pm

Good oil.

First time I went to Glasgow, The Meteors and the whole psychobilly scene was huge. I was quite pleasantly shocked.

Have you got that compilation album Rockabilly Psychosis and the Garage Disease, Blackers?

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truebluebasher commented Saturday, 5 Sep 2020 at 7:18am

1981 GC Shockabillys Johnny Bullet & The Ballistics + (Social Cancer/tbb)
@ North End Boardriderz Gig / Skegz vs Punkz (All in Carpark Brawl)
1983 Gold Coast 1st Psychobillys were Scott & Dot.

1983 Flip-out Psychobilly track was on downunder party play lists.
UK Top 40 - King Kurt - Destination Zululand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXP26Cl2o5I

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blackers commented Saturday, 5 Sep 2020 at 1:20pm

Now there a bunch of tunes Facto. I have a copy on cassette somewhere, and still have something to play it on! Went down a wormhole on YouTube after listening to some of those, only just coming up for air. I caught the tail end of that scene in London in the early 90’s, but grew up on the Melbourne sludge country/rockabilly sounds, so very fond memories.

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Sheepdog commented Saturday, 5 Sep 2020 at 5:55pm

Many a wild night in the 80s to this shit

Sheepdog

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blackers commented Sunday, 6 Sep 2020 at 11:16am

Not quite Fischer z Sheepdog! Mind you I have one of their albums in the crate as well. The follies of youth.

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factotum commented Sunday, 6 Sep 2020 at 2:28pm

Check the end credits of this insidious ear worm on TOTP. The good old daze!

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truebluebasher commented Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020 at 8:08am

1895 Oz oldest band The Fuzz belt out a sisterly act for their brothers...
tbb: 'Luv to see the jaws drop @ BLM' Gig : "Put yer hands together for The Police!"
"Seriously! Put yer hands together for The Police, they love a captive audience!"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkKOH_01BDs

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factotum commented Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020 at 8:20am

Haha. What a soundtrack for the recent Freedom rallies!

Bravehearts salute you and the boyz, TBB.

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020 at 9:24am

Way cool TB. That singin' chick has a set of pipes.

Wonder if the blokes on bass and keyboards are twins?

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020 at 9:28am

Facto, on your chirpy chirpy cheep cheep song above- Ron Jeremy on drums?

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garyg1412 commented Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020 at 10:23am

Never forget when I was a kid and my old man had a 7" vinyl - the ones where you used an adaptor for the big hole. One side was Middle Of The Road "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep" and the other side was The Sweet "Ballroom Blitz". Bit of a time warp that one Facto.
Ron Jeremy on drums, Jimmy Savile on the fiddle Zen??

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AndyM commented Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020 at 10:36am

Haha, bravo gaz.

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020 at 12:15pm

Ha ha! Gary.

Don't go there.

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