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"
Acrylic Chewies
Adelaide punk
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
Club Ska
Cold Chisel
"Composite Signals" soundtrack
Comrades Of War
Corpse Grinders
**** **** (Cough Cough)
Crime & the City Solution
Cruel Sea
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
Eastern Dark
The End
Equal Local
Essendon Airport
Farriss Brothers
Fast Cars
Fast Forward
Flaming Hands
James Freud & the Radio Stars
Frontier Scouts
James Griffin
Grong Grong
"Growing Pains"
Hard Ons
Hoi Polloi
Hoodoo Gurus
Rowland S. Howard
Hugo Klang
Hunters & Collectors
Immaculate Consumptive
JFK & the Cuban Crisis
Jimmy & the Boys
The Johnnys
Paul Kelly & the Dots
Paul Kelly & the Coloured Girls
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
Makers Of The Dead Travel Fast
Matt Finish
Mental As Anything
Meo 245
Metal Mercenaries
Midnight Oil
Missing Link
"Mysterious Kitchens"
New Christs
New Race
No Nonsense
The Nothing
Once Upon A Time
"One Stop Shopping"
Orchestra Of Skin & Bone
"Oz New Wave" Melbourne 1978
"Paths Of Pain"
Pel Mel
Angie Pepper
Perth punk
The Pits
Plays With Marionettes
Positive Hatred
Primitive Calculators
"Queensland In Quarantine"
Quick & the Dead
Hugo Race
Radio Birdman
Rah Rah The Flag
Riverina Playboys
Ron Rude
Rose Tattoo
Sacred Cowboys
Salamander Jim
Sardine v
Scapa Flow
Scattered Order
Screaming Tribesmen
Sekret Sekret
Severed Heads
Sick Things
Silent Type
"Sound Of Sydney"
Spare Change
The Spell
Split Enz
Spy v. Spy
Strange Idols
Strange Tenants
Sunday Painters
Tame O'Mearas
Tch Tch Tch / Tsk Tsk Tsk
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
Violet Lightning
Dave Warner From The Suburbs
Wet Taxis
"Who Owns The Chocolate Bar"
Wild West
Wildlife Documentaries
World War XXIV
Xero / Xiro
XL Capris
Ya Ya Choral
Young Charlatans
Young Docteurs
Young Modern

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For related bands, see also the Visitors, Comrades Of War, New Race, New Christs, Hitmen and Deniz Tek.
inner city sound 1423/4cd

Radio Birdman
live from The Metro, Sydney 23 May 2002
supported by the Lipstick Killers

1. Hanging On
2. Burn My Eye
3. Anglo Girl Desire 
4. More Fun
5. Do The Pop
6. Love Kills
7. Aloha Steve & Danno
8. Buried And Dead 
9. Smith & Wesson Blues
10. Murder City Nights
11. Snake
12. Descent Into The Maelstrom
13. Crying Sun
14. What Gives?
15. Alone In The Endzone
16. Hand Of Law
17. Non Stop Girls
18. Down on the Street
time 70:20

1. Man With Golden Helmet
2. Transmaniacon MC
3. New Race
4. Stray Cat Blues
5. I-94
6. You're Gonna Miss Me
time 33:18

For more from the 2002, 2003 & 2005 tours, click here

inner city sound 1569cd

Radio Birdman
live the Big Day Out Perth January 1997

1. Hand Of Law
2. Smith & Wesson Blues
3. Burn My Eye
4. Hangin On
5. ?
6. Do The Pop
7. Love Kills
8. Crying sun
9. Descent Into The Maelstrom
10. Alone In The Endzone
11. ?
12. I-94
13. Anglo Girl Desire
14. Aloha Steve & Danno
15. TV Eye
16. Man With Golden Helmet

total time 70:48

photo: Denis Gray

inner city sound 1500/1cd

Radio Birdman
live Selinas, Sydney 10 January 1997

1. Smith & Wesson Blues
2. Burn My Eye
3. Alone In The Endzone
4. Do The Pop
5. Crying Sun
6. I-94
7. Descent Into The Maelstrom
8. Man With Golden Helmet
9. Revelation
10. Hand Of Law
11. What Gives
time 44:44

1. Iskender Time
2. Hangin On
3. Anglo Girl Desire
4. Aloha Steve & Danno
5. New Race
6. Love Kills
7. Snake
8. Breaks My Heart
9. Monday Morning Gunk
10. TV Eye
time 47:07

photo: Denis Gray

inner city sound 123/4cd

Radio Birdman
"Radios On!"
live from The Metro, Sydney 31 January 1996

1. Smith & Wesson 
2. Burn My Eye 
3. What Gives? 
4. Anglo Girl Desire 
5. Breaks My Heart
6. Walk The Earth
7. Love Kills 
8. Hand Of Law
9. Hangin' On
10. 455 SD
      Descent Into The Maelstrom
11. Crying Sun
12. Dark Surprise
total time 51:58

1. Murder City Nights
2. You're Gonna Miss Me
3. Aloha Steve & Danno
4. New Race
5. Man With Golden Helmet
6. T.V. Eye
7. More Fun
8. Undecided
9. Monday Morning Gunk
total Time 41:43

inner city sound 1300cd

Radio Birdman
live Big Day Out Melbourne 28 January 1996

1. intro
2. Smith & Wesson Blues
3. Burn My Eye
4. What Gives
5. Hand Of Law
6. Dark Surprise
7. Man With Golden Helmet
8. Descent Into The Maelstrom
9. Crying Sun
10. Your Gonna Miss Me
11. Anglo Girl Desire
12. Aloha Steve & Danno
13. New Race

total time 52:25

inner city sound 125cd

Radio Birdman
live-to-air Melbourne 27 January 1996
(Ritualism session)

1. What Gives
2. Burn My Eye
3. Anglo Girl Desire
4. Man With Golden Helmet
5. Hanging On
6. Alone In The Endzone
7. Aloha Steve & Danno
8. New Race
9. Descent Into The Maelstrom
10. Revelation
11. T.V Eye

total time 40:10

inner city sound 1336/7cd

Radio Birdman
live Selinas, Sydney 13 January 1996

1. Hand Of Law
2. Burn My Eye
3. Smith & Wesson Blues
4. What Gives
5. Crying Sun
6. Revelation
7. Man With Golden Helmet
8. Anglo Girl Desire
9. 455 SD
10. Descent Into The Maelstrom
11. Hangin On
12. Dark Surprise
time 50:32

1. Murder City Nights
2. Aloha Steve & Danno
3. New Race
4. ?
5. Alone In The Endzone
6. TV Eye
7. More Fun
8. Monday Morning Gunk
time 39:31

inner city sound 1471cd

Radio Birdman 
live Paris, France 2 May '78

1. What Gives
2. New Race
3. Murder City Nights
4. Anglo Girl Desire
5. TPBR Combo
6. Aloha Steve & Danno
7. More Fun
8. California Sun
9. Man With Golden Helmet
10. Breaks My Heart

time 35:00

inner city sound 2011/12cd

Radio Birdman
Paddington Town Hall, Sydney, December 12, 1977 

CD.1: 45:46
1. New Race
2. Descent Into The Maelstrom 
3. Anglo Girl Desire 
4. Murder City Nights 
5. Transmaniacon MC
6. More Fun 
7. Death By The Gun
8. Smith And Wesson Blues
9. Man With Golden Helmet
10. Crying Sun 
11. Breaks My Heart
12. What Gives? 
13. Aloha Steve & Danno
14. Let The Kids Dance 
15. Treat Her Right

CD.2: 47:33
1. Dark Surprise 
2. I-94 
3. Non-Stop Girls
4. Hand Of Law 
5. Do The Pop
6. Search &Destroy 
7. Burn My Eye 
8. Monday Morning Gunk
9. Hit Them Again
10. Rambliní Rose
11. Louie Louie
12. Surf City
13. California Sun
14. Hanky Panky

inner city sound 130cd

Radio Birdman
live Paddington Town Hall, Sydney Australia - 12 December '77

1. Search &Destroy
2. Treat Her Right
3. Dark Surprise
4. Ramblin Rose
5. Burned Me Eye
6. Time Won't Let Me
7. Ballad of Dwight Frye
8. New Race
9. Descent Into The Maelstrom
10. Anglo Girl Desire
11. Murder City Nights
12. More Fun
13. Smith & Wesson
14. Crying Sun
15. What Gives?
16. Let The Kids Dance
17. I-94
18. Hand Of Law

total time 00:00

inner city sound 231cd

Radio Birdman
"Eureka! Birdman" bootleg lp
edited from gig at the Eureka Hotel, Geelong 30 November '77

1. You're Gonne Miss Me
2. Burn My Eye
3. Death By The Gun
4. Let The Kids Dance
5. Breaks My Heart
6. LA Woman
7. TV Eye
8. Aloha Steve And Danno
9. More Fun
10. California Sun
11. King Of The Surf
12. Kick Out The Jams
13. 1970
14. New Race

total time 45:21

inner city sound 2010cd

Radio Birdman
live Paddington Town Hall, Sydney 20 November 1977

1. New Race
2. Radioactivity
3. TV Eye
4. Smith And Wesson Blues
5. Death By The Gun
6. Non-Stop Girls
7. .I-94
8. .Shakiní Street
9. .Man With Golden Helmet 
10. More Fun
11. Crying Sun
12. I Wanna Be Your Dog
13. American Ruse
14. Rambliní Rose
15. Hit Them Again
16. Dominance And Submission
17. Hand Of Law
18. What Gives?
19. Search And Destroy
20. Burn My Eye
21. California Sun
22. Kick Out The Jams

time: 79:41

inner city sound 101cd

Radio Birdman
Double Jay Studio, Sydney, Australia - 23 November 1976

1. intro
2. Route 66 (B. Troup) 
3. Murder City Nights 
4. Don't Look Back (B. Vera)
5. Anglo Girl Desire
6. Man With Golden Helmet
7. Love Kills 
8. TV Eye (Stooges) 
9. Surf City (J. Berry / B.Wilson) 
10. Hand Of Law 
11. New Race 
12. Transmaniac on M.C (Blue Oyster Cult) 
13. Burn My Eye 
14. Descent Into The Maelstrom 
15. Time Won't Let me (The Outsiders) 
16. I 94 
17. Do The Pop

total time 71:00

inner city sound 102cd

Radio Birdman
Double Jay Studio, Sydney, Australia - March 1976

1. Burn My Eye
2. Sister Anne
3. I-94
4. Snake
5. Dominance & Submission
6. Descent Into The Maelstrom
7. Death By The Gun
8. California Sun
9. 1970
10. Smith & Wesson Blues
11. L.A. Woman
12. Do The Pop
13. Me 262

total time 57:52

inner city sound 1944cd 

Radio Birdman
Oxford Funhouse, Sydney 1 January 1976

1. Route 66
2. Its Alright
3. American Ruse
4. Insane And Alive
5. Snake
6. Love Her Madly
7. Monday MorningGunk
8. California Sun
9. Personality Crisis
10. Smith & Wesson Blues
11. LA Woman
12. Do The Pop
13. ME 262
14. TV Eye
15. Search & Destroy

time 69:43

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