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 255cd

The Numbers
 1. Sunset Strip
 2. Magic Castle
 3. Rules Of Love

The Riptides
demo / white album
 4. Magic Moments
 5. Power Of Love
 6. Kiss Nice
 7. Time Of My Life
 8. Lonely Old Sunday
 9. The Other Side
 10. She's My World
 11. Growing Up In Brisbane
 12. No Reply
 13. It Happens All The Time
 14. Keep It Up
 15. Swept Away

"Swept Away" 12''
 16. Only Time
 17. Eternal Flame
 18. Money For Life
 19. Holiday Time
 20. Day Has Gone
 21. Mona Lisa

Total Time 69:20
 


inner city sound 1206cd

The Riptides
live at the Metropole, Cremorne October 1980

1. Kiss Nice
2. Rules Of Love
3. Day Has Gone
4. The Power Of Love
5. Holiday Time
6. Time Of My Life
7. Sunset Strip
8. Magic Castle
9. Keep It Up
10. Magic Moments
11. Tombs Of Gold
12. Lonely Old Sunday
13. Tomorrow's Tears
14. Eternal Flame
15. Shake It
16. Swept Away
17. She's My World
18. The Letter

total time 60:47
 


inner city sound 1885cd

The Riptides
live at Martinis, Melbourne Dec. 1980

1. Some Other Guy
2. Rules Of Love
3. The Letter
4. Holiday Time
5. Power Of Love
6. Day Has Gone
7. Magic castle
8. Tomorrow Tears
9. Sunset Strip
10. Keep It Up
11. Is That What People Are Saying
12. No Reply
13. Lonely Old Sunday
14. Eternal Flame
15. Tombs Of Gold

time 46:00
 


inner city sound 1102cd 

The Riptides
live 80-81

live 1981
 1. Set Me Free
 2. Somebody To Love
 3. Venus (cut)
live from Martinis Club, Melbourne Nov. '80
 4. Some Other Guy
 5. Rules Of Love
 6. The Letter
 7. Holiday Time
 8. The Power Of Love
 9. The Day Has Gone
 10. Magic Castle
 11. Tomorrows Tears
 12. Keep It Up

Total Time 00:00
 


inner city sound 1365cd

The Riptides
live radio broadcasts from the San Miguel Inn 1982

1. No Regrets
2. Only Time
3. Orwell Street

4. Tomorrows Tears
5. Hearts And Flowers
6. Orwell Street
7. Everythings For Sale
8. Bigger They Are
9. Tombs Of Gold
10. Only Time
11. Venus

Total Time 00:00
 


inner city sound 194cd

The Riptides
live Gaelic Club, Sydney
31 October '82

 1. No Regrets
 2. Day Is Gone
 3. Keep It Up
 4. Money For Life
 5. The Spy
 6. Tomorrows Tears
 7. Hearts And Flowers
 8. On Well Street
 9. Everything For Sale
 10. The Bigger they Are
 11. Tombs Of Gold
 12. Only Time

Total Time 00:00
 

inner city sound 1249cd

The Riptides
live-to-air 2SER broadcast November 1982

1. No Regrets
2. Day Has Gone
3. Keep It Up
4. Money For Life
5. The Spy
6. Tomorrow's Tears
7. Hearts And Flowers
8. Orwell Street
9. Everything For Sale
10. The Bigger They Are
11. Tombs Of Gold
12. Only Time
13. Venus
14. Set Me Free
15. Somebody To Love
16. Sunset Strip

Total Time 00:00

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