indie alternative punk rock Australian Music.

For people who were there, somewhere between 1975 and 1984, or those who have rediscovered this era of great music.


"a Selection"
Accountants
AC/DC
Acrylic Chewies
Adelaide punk
Agents
Airlord
Aliens
Allniters
Angels
Apartments / Peter Walsh
Chris Bailey
Beasts Of Bourbon
Birthday Party
Bleeding Hearts
Box Of Fish
Boys Next Door
Brisbane alternative
Cub Callaway
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Celibate Rifles
David Chesworth
Church
Club Ska
Cold Chisel
"Composite Signals" soundtrack
Comrades Of War
Corpse Grinders
**** **** (Cough Cough)
Crackajacks
Crime & the City Solution
Critics
Cybotron
Dagoes
Dead Can Dance
Tex Deadly & the Dum Dums
Died Pretty
"Distant Violins"
Do Re Mi
"Dogs In Space"
Dorian Gray
Dresden War Crimes
Drop Bears
Dynamic Hepnotics
Ears
Eastern Dark
Editions
The End
Equal Local
Essendon Airport
Exiles
Farriss Brothers
Fast Cars
Fast Forward
Flaming Hands
Flowers
James Freud & the Radio Stars
Frontier Scouts
Gatekeepers
Go-Betweens
James Griffin
"Growing Pains"
Hard Ons
Hitmen
Hoi Polloi
Hoodoo Gurus
Roland S. Howard
Hugo Klang
Hunters & Collectors
Icehouse
Igniters
Immaculate Consumptive
Introverts
INXS
JFK & the Cuban Crisis
Jimmy & the Boys
J.M.M.
The Johnnys
Paul Kelly & the Dots
Paul Kelly & the Coloured Girls
Kelpies
Kids In The Kitchen
Kill The King
Ed Kuepper
La Femme
La Fetts
Last Words
Laughing Clowns
Laughing Hands
"Leaving Home For A Party On The Roof"
The (Fucken) Leftovers
"Lethal Weapons"
Lighthouse Keepers
Peter Lillie
Lime Spiders
The Limp
Lipstick Killers
'little bands'
Little Murders
Machinations
Madroom
Makers Of The Dead Travel Fast
Manikins
Mental As Anything
Meo 245
Metal Mercenaries
Metronomes
Midnight Oil
Missing Link
Models
Moffs
Moodists
"Mysterious Kitchens"
Nauts
Negatives
New Christs
New Race
News
No
No Nonsense
The Nothing
Numbers
Once Upon A Time
"One Stop Shopping"
Orchestra Of Skin & Bone
"Oz New Wave" Melbourne 1978
"Paths Of Pain"
Peak
Pel Mel
Angie Pepper
Perdition
Perth punk
The Pits
Plays With Marionettes
Positive Hatred
Press
Primitive Calculators
"Queensland In Quarantine"
Quick & the Dead
Hugo Race
Radio Birdman
Rah Rah The Flag
Reels
Relatives
Riptides
Rockets
Ron Rude
Rose Tattoo
Sacred Cowboys
Saints
Salamander Jim
Sardine v
Scapa Flow
Scattered Order
Schism
Scientists
Scream
Screaming Tribesmen
Sekret Sekret
Severed Heads
Sick Things
Silent Type
Singles
Skel-e-tones
Skunks
Skyhooks
Slugfuckers
"Sound Of Sydney"
Spare Change
The Spell
SPK
Split Enz
Sports
Spy v. Spy
Stilleto
Strange Tenants
Stupidity
Sunday Painters
Sunnyboys
Survivors
Systematics
Tablewaiters
Tactics
Tame O'Mearas
Tch Tch Tch / Tsk Tsk Tsk
Teenyweenys
Terminal Twist
Terse Tapes
These Cars Collide
These Immortal Souls
Thought Criminals
Louis Tillett
Tombstone Hands
Toy Love
Triffids / David McComb
The 2 Johnnies
various artists
Verge
Victims
Violet Lightning
Visitors
Voices
Voigt/465
Dave Warner From The Suburbs
Wet Taxis
Whirlywirld
"Who Owns The Chocolate Bar"
Wild West
Wildlife Documentaries
World War XXIV
Wreckery
X
Xero / Xiro
XL Capris
X-ray-Z
Ya Ya Choral
Young Charlatans
Young Docteurs
Young Modern
 

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inner city sound 140cd 

The Boys Next Door
Live from Swinburne College, Melbourne August '77 

1. Blitzkrieg Bop 
2. Ain't It Funny 
3. I'm 18 
4. Gloria 
5. Masturbation Generation 
6. Who Needs You? 
7. I Put A Spell On You 
8. Commando 
9. My Generation 
10. Big Future 
11. These Boots Are Made or Walking 
12. World Panic 
13. Louie Louie 

Total Time 63:18
 


inner city sound 1125cd

The Boys Next Door
London Tavern, Caulfield, Melbourne 18/03/78

1. Success Story (cut)
2. These Boots Are Made For Walking
3. Big Future
4. Joyride
5. Andy Warhol
6. Masturbation Generation
7. Sex Crimes
8. Roman, Roman
9. Secret Life
10. Spoilt Music
11. Earthling In The Orient
12. Boy Hero
13. Friends Of My World
14. The Nightwatchman
15. Rude Youth

Total Time 44:00
 


inner city sound 1405cd

The Boys Next Door
Preston Institute of Technology 28/04/78

1. Sex Crimes
2. Boy Hero
3. Big Future
4. The Nightwatchman
5. Spoilt Music
6. Success Story
7. Roman Roman
8. Conversations
9. Andy Warhol
10. Friends Of My World
11. Secret Life
12. These Boots Are Made For Walking
13. Earthling In The Orient
14. Somebody's Watching

Total Time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1282cd

The Boys Next Door

"Alternative Animals", Preston Institute of Technology, Melbourne 28/04/78
1. Boy Hero (cut)
2. ?
3. Success Story
4. Roman Roman
5. Andy Warhol
6. Friends of My World
7. Earthling in the Orient
8. Somebody's Watching

Ethel Hall, Swinburne College, Hawthorn 1978 (Pre Rowland)
9. Sex Crimes
10. Conversations
11. The Voice
12. The Nightwatchman
13. Secret Life
14. Masturbation Generation

Tiger Lounge, (Royal Oak Hotel), Richmond 1978
15. Shivers (Rowland vocals, Nick on guitar!)

Tiger Lounge, (Royal Oak Hotel), Richmond 24/10/78 with Rowland
16. Caroline Says II (cut)
17. Earthling In The Orient
18. The Wrong Person

total time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1740/1cd

Boys Next Door
live Tiger Lounge, Royal Oak Hotel, Melbourne 21/11/78

CD.1 1st set 39mins/ 
1. Boy Hero
2. Conversations
3. Friends Of My World
4. Brave
5. Exhibitions
6. Shivers
7. Whatever it Means
8. Mouth To Mouth
9. A.K.A.
10. The Voice
11. Grand Illusions

CD.2 2nd set 44mins 
1. The Wrong Person
2. Caroline Says II
3. Earthling In The Orient
4. Dive Position
5. I Mystake Myself
6. Don't Split it
7. China Girl
8. The Nightwatchman
9. Big Future
10. Somebody's Watching
11. Secret Life
12. Andy Warhol
 


inner city sound 1644cd

The Boys Next Door
3RRR Xmas Party, Storey Hall, RMIT live to air.
21/12/78

1. intro / Boy Hero
2. Conversations
3. Shivers
4. Mouth To Mouth
5. A.K.A.
6. Dive Position
7. The Nightwatchman
8. Caroline Says
9. Something About Our
10. I Mistake Myself
11. Personality Crisis
12. Grand Illusion
13. Somebody's Watching
14. China Girl

total time 00:00
 


NOT FOR TRADE

The Boys Next Door
live Hearts (Polaris Inn, Carlton, Melbourne) 07/09/79

3. Waving My Arms
4. Lets Talk About Art
5. The Hats On Wrong
6. Riddle House
7. Cracked Portrait
8. Bones For Borneo
9. A Feint Heart
10. Safe House
11. The Running Goat
12. The Friend Catcher
13. Guilt Parade
14. Scatterbrain

support band Ron Rude + the Fucking Homos
(a.k.a. Ron Rude supported by the Boys Next Door)
1. I Love You, You
2. I'll Kill Them
(Ron Rude - guitar & organ, Rowland - guitar, Nick - synth, Mick - bass, Phill - drums)

time 46:42
 


inner city sound 121cd 

The Boys Next Door

live from Melbourne 03/10/79 
1. Guilt Parade 
2. Shivers 
3. Cracked Portrait 
4. A Catholic Skin 
5. Death By Drowning 
6. Running Goat 
7. The Friend Catcher 
8. After A Passion 

live from Sydney 04/11/79 
9. Let's Talk About Art 
10. After A Passion 
11. Running Goat 
12. Death By Drowning 
13. The Cracked Portrait 
14. A Catholic Skin 
15. A.K.A. 
16. Shivers 
17. The Friend Cathcer
18. Safehouse 
19. Scatterbrain 
20. Guilt Parade 
21. The Hairshirt 

Total Time 71:34
 


inner city sound 2177

The Boys Next Door
live Crystal Ballroom, Melbourne 05/11/79

1. Safe House                          
2. Guilt Parade                          
3. Shivers                       
4. Cracked Portrait
5. A Catholic Skin
6. Waving My Arms
7. Death By Drowning 
8. The Running Goat
9. The Friend Catcher
10. After A Fashion
11. Scatterbrain
12. Faint Heart
13. Somebody's Watching    
14. Let's Talk About Art  
15. Brave Exhibitions 
16. The Hair Shirt
17. The Nightwatchman    
18. Don't Split

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1541cd

The Boys Next Door
live Hearts- Polaris Inn, Melbourne 09/02/80
supporting Laughing Clowns

1. Friend Catcher
2. Guilt Parade
3. Safe House
4. King Ink
5. Waving My Arms
6. Yard
7. Mr Clarinet
8. Nick The Stripper
9. Lets Talk About Art
10. Happy Birthday
11. Figure Of Fun
12. Hair Shirt
13. Cry
14. Catman
15. Cracked Portrait
16. Riddle House

total time 62:28

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