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 2115cd

Midnight Oil

early demos and rehearsals
1. Powderworks
2. Run By Night
3. Head Over Heels
4. Used & Abused

"Head Injuries" demos and rehearsals
5. I Don't Wanna Be The One
6. Cold Cold Change
7. Back On The Borderline
8. No Reaction
9. Naked Flame
10. Bus To Coogee
11. Koala Sprint

total time 00:00
 


inner city sound 2219cd

Midnight Oil
"Head Injuries" demos early-mid 1979

1. Don't Wanna Be The One
2. Section 5
3. Profiteers
4. Eye Contact
5. Cold Cold Change
6. No Reaction
7. Koala Sprint
8. Back On The Borderline
9. Stand In Line

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1329cd

Midnight Oil
live-to-air Studio 221 04/04/78

1. intro
2. ?
3. Dust
4. Surfing With A Spoon
5. Nothing Lost Nothing Gained
6. Powderworks
7. Run By Night
8. Used And Abused
9. Turn My Head Around

total time 41:54
 


inner city sound 1319cd

Midnight Oil
"Death To Disco"
Stagedoor Tavern Easter Friday April 1979

1. Powderworks
2. No Reaction
3. Koala Sprint
4. Surfin' With A Spoon
5. ?
6. Used And Abused

total time 29:09
 


inner city sound 1499cd

Midnight Oil
live Stagedoor Tavern, Sydney 18/02/80

1. Is It Now? (edit)
2. Head Over Heels
3. Section 5
4. No Reaction
5. Koala Sprint
6. Run By Night
7. Profiteers
8. Eye Contact
9. Back On The Borderline
10. Stand In Line

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1107cd

Midnight Oil
live from the Royal Antler, Sydney 02/05/80

1. No reaction
2. Run By Night
3. Is It Now
4. Head Over Heels
5. Section 5
6. Koala Sprint
7. Profiteers
8. Eye Contact
9. Back On The Borderline
10. Stand In Line
11. Cold Cold Change
12. Dust
13. Don't Wanna Be The One
14. Powderworks
15. Surfing With A Spoon
16. Used And Abused

Total Time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1272cd

Midnight Oil
live Manly Vale Hotel, Sydney 12/06/80

1. Iím The Cure
2. Section 5 (Bus To Bondi)
3. No Time For Games
4. Written In The Heart
5. Armistice Day
6. Run By Night
7. Eye Contact
8. Profiteers
9. Back On The Borderline
10. No Reaction
11. Koala Sprint
12. Stand In Line
13. Cold Cold Change
14. Used & Abused

total time 61:18
 


inner city sound 1230cd

Midnight Oil
live from the Melbourne Showgrounds 19/06/80

1. No Reaction
2. Run By Night
3. No Time For Games
4. Is It Now
5. Section 5
6. Koala Sprint
7. Surfing With A Spoon
8. Back On The Borderline
9. Waltzing Matilda
10. Stand In Line
11. Cold Cold Change
12. Don't Wanna Be The One
13. Powderworks
14. Used And Abused

Total Time 00:00
 


inner city sound 2085cd

Midnight Oil
the Last 2JJ Concert, Parramatta Park 18/01/81

1. I'm The Cure
2. No Reaction
3. Section 5 (Bus To Bondi)
4. Is It Now?
5. No Time For Games
6. Profiteers
7. Knife's Edge
8. Back On The Borderline
9. Koala Sprint
10. Don't Wanna Be The One
11. Cold Cold Change
12. Stand in Line
13. Used And Abused

time 56:09
 


inner city sound 1320cd

Midnight Oil
the Last 2JJ Concert, Parramatta Park
radio broadcast 05/02/81

1. No Reaction
2. Run By Night
3. Bus To Bondi
4. Koala Sprint
5. Profiteers
6. Eye Contact
7. Back On The Borderline
8. Stand In Line
9. Cold Cold Change

total time 41:49
 


inner city sound 2168cd

Midnight Oil 
"Place Without A Postcard" demos 1981

1. Lucky Country
2. ?
3. Burnie
4. Baker Man
5. Katoom
6. ?
7. Basement Flat
8. Quinella Holiday
9. Written In The Heart
10. Brave Faces
11. If Ned Kelly Was King
12. Armistace Day
plus: demos 1985
13. Sad Dog Eyes (Loved Ones)
14. Hercules
15. Grogress
16. Pictures

total time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1899cd

Midnight Oil
live ANU Canberra 26/02/82

1. I'm The Cure
2. Written In The Heart
3. Somebody's Trying To Tell Me Something
4. No Reaction
5. Armistace Day
6. Knifes Edge
7. Love On Sale
8. Brave Faces
9. Run By Night
10. Burnie
11. Back On The Borderline
12. No Time For games
13. Cold Cold Change
14. Don't Wanna Be The One
15. Lucky Country
16. Section 5
17. Stand In Line

time 65:00
 


inner city sound 1330cd 

Midnight Oil
"Echo Beach"
Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne 27/02/82.

1. Written In The Heart
2. Brave Faces
3. No Reaction
4. Armistice Day
5. Is It Now?;
6. Run By Night
7. Burnie
8. Echo Beach
9. No Time For Games
10. Back On The Borderline;
11 I Don't Wanna Be The One
12. I'm The Cure
13. Used And Abused
14. Stand In Line

total time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1727cd

Midnight Oil
live Pier Hotel 21/03/82

1. Quinella Holiday 
2. Loves on Sale 
3. Somebody's Trying to Tell Me Something 
4. No Reaction 
5. Armistice Day 
6. No time for Games 
7. Written In the Heart 
8. Lucky Country 
9. Burnie 
10. Bus to Bondi 
11. Back On the Borderline 
12. Wedding Cake Island 
13. Powderworks

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1728cd

Midnight Oil
live Sundowner Hotel, Whyalla 27/03/82

1. Written In the Heart 
2. Is It Now 
3. Armistice Day 
4. Place Without a Postcard 
5. Knifes Edge 
6. Quinella Holiday 
7. Lucky Country 
8. Back On the Borderline 
9. Cold Cold Change 
10. Don't Wanna Be the One 
11. Wedding Cake Island 
12. Powderworks

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1923cd

Midnight Oil
live Shandon Hotel, Adelaide 27/03/82

1. No Reaction
2. Place Without A Postcard
3. Is It Now
4. Armistace Day
5. No Time For Games
6. Written In The Heart
7. Surfing With A Spoon
8. Burnie
9. Knifes Edge
10. Loveís On Sale
11. Back On The Borderline
12. Wedding Cake Island
13. Stand In Line
14. We Gotta Get Outta Of This Place

time 63:32
 


inner city sound 1564/5cd

Midnight Oil
live Capital Theatre, Sydney 27/11/82

CD.1
1. Outside World
2. Only The Strong
3. Place Without A Postcard
4. No Reaction
5. U.S. Forces
6. Written In The Heart
7. Bus To Bondi
8. Short Memories
9. Knifes Edge
10. Power & The Passion
11. Cold Cold Change
12. Breaking Me Down
13. Armistace Day
14. No Time For Games
time 59:29

CD.2
1. preamble
2. Quinella
3. Lucky Country
4. Back On The Borderline
5. I Don't Wanna Be The One
6. This Is My Home
7. Run By Night
8. Stand In Line
9. Wedding Cake Island
10. Look Out Beware
11. Powderworks
12. Used & Abused
time 48:00
 


inner city sound 1951/2cd

Midnight Oil
Sydney Entertainment Centre 17/09/83

CD.1 39:09
1. Armistace Day
2. Lucky Country
3. Run By Night
4. Place Without A Postcard
5. Outside World
6. Only The Strong
7. Cold Cold Change
8. Quinella
9. Is It Now

CD.2 46:21
1. preamble
2. No Reaction
3. US Forces
4. Short Memory
5. No Time For Games
6. Scream In Blue
7. Power & the Passion
8. Read About It
9. Stand In Line
10. Wedding Cake Island
11. We Gotta Get Outta This Place
 

inner city sound 1537cd

Midnight Oil
live broadcast Sydney Entertainment Centre 18/09/83

1. Outside World
2. Only The Strong
3. Brave Faces
4. Armistace Day
5. Knife's Edge
6. Run By Night
7. Tin Legs & Tin Mines
8. Lucky Country
9. US Forces
10. Short Memory
11. Scream In Blue
12. Power & The Passion

total time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1982cd

Midnight Oil
live LA Palace, USA 30/03/84

1. Outside World
2. Only The Strong
3. Run By Night
4. Lucky Country
5. Short Memory
6. Written In The Heart
7. US Forces
8. No Time For Games
9. Tin Legs And Tin Mines
10. Somebody's Trying To Tell Me Something
11. Scream In Blue
12. Power And The Passion
13. Read About It
14. Don't Wanna Be The One
15. Armistice Day
16. Stand In Line

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 2088/9cd

Midnight Oil
live Montezuma Hall, San Diego 01/04/84

CD.1 time 71:54
1. Outside World
2. Only The Strong
3. Place Without A Postcard
4. Written In The Heart
5. Short Memory
6. Iím The Cure
7. Shipyards Of New Zealand
8. Somebodyís Trying To Tell Me Something
9. Tin Legs & Tin Mines
10. US Forces
11. No Time For Games
12. Scream In Blue
13. Read About It
14. Power & The Passion
15. Donít Wanna Be The One
16. Emu (didgeridoo instrumental)

CD.2 time 8:35
1. Wedding Cake Island
2. Stand In Line
 


inner city sound 1983cd

Midnight Oil
live El Mocombo, Canada 05/04/84

1. Outside World
2. Knifes Edge
3. Run By Night
4. US Forces
5. Short Memory
6. No Time For Games
7. Somebody's Trying To Tell Me Something
8. Tin Legs And Tin Mines
9. Stand In Line
10. Armistice Day
11. Power And The Passion
12. Scream In Blue
13. Koala Sprint

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1984cd

Midnight Oil
live Chicago, USA 10/04/84

1. Outside World
2. Only The Strong
3. Written In The Heart
4. Short Memory
5. No Time For Games
6. US Forces
7. Tin Legs And Tin Minds
8. Read About It
9. Stand In Line 
10. Scream In Blue
11. Power And The Passion
12. I Don't Wanna Be The One

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 2164/5cd 

Midnight Oil
live Coolangatta 18/11/84

CD.1
1. I'm The Cure
2. Best Of Both Worlds
3. Minutes To Midnight
4. Short Memory
5. When The Generals Talk
6. Sleep
7. Only The Strong
8. Run By Night
9. Shipyards Of NZ
10. Lucky Country
CD.2
1. Jimmy Sharmanns Boxers
2. Harrisburg
3. No Time For Games
4. Kosciosko
5. U.S. Forces
6. Armistace Day
7. Helps Me Helps You
8. Cold Cold Change
9. Scream In Blue
10. Powderworks (cut)
 


NOT FOR SWAP

Midnight Oil
live Goat Island rehearsals 18/01/85

1. Brave Faces (edit)
2. When The Generals Talk
3. Sleep
4. Only The Strong
5. Short Memory
6. Kosciosko
7. U.S. Forces
8. Jimmy Sharmanns Boxers
9. Lucky Country
10. Tin Legs & Tin Mines
11. I Don't Wanna Be The One
12. Power & The Passion
13. Read About It
14. Harrisburg
15. Stand In Line

time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1953cd

Midnight Oil
live to air Goat Island Sydney Harbour
18/01/85

1. Best Of Both Worlds
2. When The Generals Talk
3. Minutes To Midnight
4. Sleep
5. Only The Strong
6. Short Memory
7. Kosciouszko
8. U.S Forces
9. Jimmy Sharmans Boxers
10. Back On The Borderline
11. Tin Legs and Tin Minds
12. I Don't Wanna Be The One
13. Power & The Passion
14. Read About It
15. Harrisburg
16. Stand In Line

time 77:19
 


inner city sound 129cd

Midnight Oil
live radio broadcast '85

1. Best Of Both Worlds
2. When The Generals Talk
3. Only The Strong
4. Short Memory
5. U.S Forces
6. Back On The Borderline
7. Who's Running The World Today
8. Don't Wanna Be The One
9. The Power & The Passion
10. Read About It
11. Stand In Line

Total Time 51:55
 


inner city sound 2064cd 

Midnight Oil
live Glastonbury Festival UK 22/06/85

1. Lucky Country
2. Only The Strong
3. Minutes To Midnight
4. Written In The Heart
5. Best Of Both Worlds
6. The Power & the Passion
7. Armistice Day
8. U.S. Forces
9. Kosciusko
10. Read About It
11. Don't Wanne Be The One
12. Stand In Line

time 62:38
 


inner city sound 2065cd 

Midnight Oil
live Camden Dingwells, London 27/06/85

1. Only The Strong
2. Written In The Heart
3. Minutes To Midnight
4. This Heart
5. No Time For Games
6. Short Memory
7. Read About It
8. Kosciusko
9. U.S. Forces
10. Best Of Both Worlds
11. Jimmy Sharman's Boxers
12. The Power & the Passion
13. Back On The Borderline
14. Don't Wanna Be The One
15. Armistice Day

time 74:29
 


inner city sound 1538cd

Midnight Oil
live Le Spectrum, Montreal, Canada, 01/10/85

1. Read About It
2. Progress
3. Sleep
4. Only The Strong
5. Short Memory
6. No Time For Games
7. Hercules
8. US Forces;
9. Kosciusko
10. Tin Legs And Tin Mines
11. Back On The Borderline
12. Power And The Passion
13. Donít Wanna Be The One
14. Jimmy Sharmanís Boxers
15. Best Of Both Worlds

total time 00:00

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