/ Peter Walsh
Cave & the Bad Seeds
Comrades Of War
**** (Cough Cough)
& the City Solution
Deadly & the Dum Dums
Freud & the Radio Stars
& the Cuban Crisis
& the Boys
Kelly & the Dots
Kelly & the Coloured Girls
In The Kitchen
Home For A Party On The Roof"
Of The Dead Travel Fast
Upon A Time
Of Skin & Bone
"Oz New Wave"
& the Dead
Rah The Flag
Tch Tch / Tsk Tsk Tsk
/ David McComb
Warner From The Suburbs
The Chocolate Bar"
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Commercially available compilation
||"AK-79" (New Zealand 1979)
Flying Nun Records/Propeller Records
Suburban Reptiles, Scavengers, Terrorways, Proud Scum, Swingers, Primmers,
Toy Love, Spelling Mistakes.
||"Alternative Animals" CD-ROM/CD
An interactive documentary on the Australian punk scene 1976-79 plus
15 track CD
The Saints, Radio Birdman, Babeez, Leftovers, Boys Next Door, Psycho
Surgeons, Rocks, Manikins, Lipstick Killers, Chosen Few, Whirlywirld, Orphans,
||"Behind The Banana Curtain" 2CD
A Collection Of 41 Brisbane Bands
4ZZZ FM 1975-2000
includes:- The Saints, The Go-Betweens, Razar, The Leftovers,
The Riptides, The Apartments, The Fun Things, Xero, Brisbane Blacks - Mop
& the Dropouts, The Vampire Lovers, Mystery of Sixes, The Colours,
Screaminmg Tribesmen, Love's é Blur, President's Eleven, The Parameters,
La Fetts, Post No Bills, Ups and Downs, The Pineapples From the Dawn of
||"Born Out Of Time - The Australian Indie Sound 1979-88"
Radio Birdman, Lipstick Killers, La Femme, The Visitors, The Hitmen,
Minutemen, New Race, Scientists, The Screaming Tribesmen, Hoodoo Gurus,
Beasts Of Bourbon, Angie Pepper, The Celibate rifles, Died Pretty, The
New Christs, The Lime Spiders, The Eastern Dark, The Stems, The Hard-Ons,
The Psychotic Turnbuckles, The Lizzard Train, The Exploding White Mice.
||"Can't Stop It! - Australian Post Punk 1978-82"
The Moodists, Voigt 465, The Take, Essendon Airport, The Apartments,
Ash Wednesday, Primitive Calculators, (Makers Of) The Dead Travel Fast,
Ron Rude, Xero, The Limp, The Fabulous Marquises, The Slugfuckers, Equal
Local, Tame Omearas, The Particles, People With Chairs Up Their Noses,
Wild West, The Pits, Tsk, Tsk, Tsk.
||"Do The Pop! The Australian Garage-Rock Sound 1976-87" 2CD
The Saints, Radio Birdman, The Psycho Surgeons, The Victims, Johnny
Kannis, The Hitmen, The Lipstick Killers, The Visitors, The Passengers,
The Scientists, The Fun Things, The Sunnyboys, The New Christs, New Race,
The Celibate Rifles, Le Hoodoo Gurus, Minuteman, The Lime Spiders, The
Screaming Tribesmen, Died Pretty, Decline Of The Reptiles, The Eastern
Dark, The Expldeing White Mice, The Hard-Ons, The Psychotic Turnbuckles,
The Stems, The Someloves, The Philisteins, The Headstones.
||"Go And Do It - The Aberrant Compilations 1977-1985" 2CD
The Kelpies, Positive Hatred, Queen Anne's Revenge, World War XXIV,
Vellocette, Box Of Fish, What?!!, Rocks, Suicide Squad, Exserts, Vigil-Anti,
Happy Hate Me Nots, Wrong Kind Of Stone Age, Itchy Rat, Johnny Dole &
The Scabs, X, Beggars Court, The Hard-Ons, Bedspreads, XL Capris, feedtime,
||"Inner City Sound Australian Punk & Post-Punk" (1977-1989,
Tsk, Tsk, Tsk, Sacred Cowboys, Wet Taxis, Seems Twice, Saints, Leftovers,
Last Words, Razar, Thought Criminals, XL Capris, Manikins, Boys Next Door,
Young Charlatans, Young Modern, Triffids, Sekret sekret, Surfside 6, Voigt/465,
Tactics, Whirlywirld, Primitive Calculators, Systematics, Super-K, New
christs, *** ***, Black Assassins, Lonely Hearts, Equal Local, Laughing
Clowns, Poles, Scientists, Birthday Party, Go Betweens, Sunday Painters,
Essendon Airport, Severed Heads, Machinations, Sardine, X, Hunters &
Collectors, End, Plug Uglies, Apartments, Lighthouse Keepers, Killer
Sheep, David Chesworth.
||"The Missing Link Story" (1977-1982)
Missing Link Records through
The Bleeding Hearts, Man & Machine, Whirlywirld, Laughing Clowns,
The Go-Betweens, Tuff Monks, Marching Girls, The Ears, Equal Local, La
Femme, The News, Peter Lillie, International Exiles, The Dynamic Hepnotics,
The Kevins, Ian Stephen, The Crackajacks, North To Alaskans.
||"Real Wild Child! - Australian Rock Music & Culture 1950s-90s"
Pacific Advanced Media
||"Shakedown! Original Brisbane Punk 1978-83" (CD)
compiling all 7'' from Just Urbain, Young Identities, Bodysnatchers,
Kicks, Section Urbaine
||"Ska Skank Down Under! vol.1"
Australian Ska 1980-1990
Sound System <firstname.lastname@example.org>
includes:- Strange Tenants, The Leftovers, The Jumpers, The Allniters,
Itchy Feet, Furious Turtles, Club Ska, Off The Shelf, Naughty Rhythms,
Lonee Tunes, The Funaddicts, The 88's, No Nonsense.
||"Tales From The Australian Underground - Singles 1976-1989"
Radio Birdman, The Saints, The Victims, The Riptides, Psycho Surgeons,
The Leftovers, La Femme, The Scientists, Numbers, Tactics, Lipstick Killers,
Fun Things, The Passengers, The Visitors, The Birthday Party, Laughing
Clowns, Flaming Hands, Sunnyboys, Sekret Sekret, Pel Mel, Makers Of The
Dead Travel Fast, Sardine v, Do Re Mi, The Moodists, The Triffids, X, Lighthouse
Keepers, The Moffs, Died Pretty, The Eastern Dark, The New Christs, Ups
7 Downs, Ed Kuepper, Bamboos, Wet Taxis, Thug, Venom P. Stinger, God, The
Mark Of Cain, Someloves, The Celibate Rifles, Cosmic Psychos, Plunderers,
||"Tales From The Australian Underground - Vol.2: 1977-1990" 2CD
Radio Birdman, The Saints, Teenage Radio Stars, The Thought Criminals,
Boys Next Door, The Hitmen, SPK, Little Murders, The Riptides, Seems Twice,
The Singles, Shy Imposters, Tactics, Surfside Six, The Birthday Party,
Machinations, Dropbears, The Particles, Minuteman, Sacred Cowboys, Sardine
v, Severed Heads, Laughing Clowns, Hoodoo Gurus, Scientists, Sekret Sekret,
The Triffids, The Screaming Tribesmen, Salamander Jim, Lime Spiders, David
Vigin, Inner Sleeves, Tall Tales & True, Toys Went Berserk, Ollie Olsen,
Primitive Calculators, feedtime, Happy Hate Me Nots, The Stems, The Hummingbirds,
Widdershins, Died Pretty, Proton Energy Pills, Kim Salmon, Ed Kuepper.
||"Murder Punk vol. 1" (1977-1980)
The Victims, Razar, Suicide Squad, The Babeez, Thought Criminals, Psycho
Surgeons, The Scientists, The Chosen Few.
||"Murder Punk vol. 2" (1978-1980)
The News, Razar, The Scientists, Fun Things, leftovers, The Vicitms,
Sydney's Post-Punk Bands ]
Sydney's Post-punk bands. This features No Night Sweats, Voigt/465,
Wild West, The Slugfuckers, The Tame O'Mearas, The Makers of the Dead Travel
Fast and The Limp. From someone who was in amongst it. Absolutely essential
to check this out.
| M SQUARED | T-SPACE
This page is organised to link to the restoration of the Ya Ya Choral
archives. From one of the people that brought us M squared records.
|Brisbane punk bands from 1977-82. Lots of onfo on The Black Assassins,
Kicks, The Pits, Pork, This 5 Minutes, Tex Deadly plus more.
PUNK ROCK 1976-1983
6.4 - May 2000
|Fantastic and almost absolute reference for Australian Punk Rock.
Check this out.
||Dedicated to documenting the Australian Music Industry. Publishing
books about Australian pop and rock music. A site by one of the authors
of the essential "Who's Who Of Australian Rock", Chris Spencer.
||Excellent site looking at the History of Melbourne Punk with a Directory
from 1977-1991 and a great Punk fanzine/CD focusing on current Australian
independent, punk, thrash, hardcore, underground & alternative.
||An excellent visual referrence source for the printed cover of so many
great Australian singles & lps.
||Wild About You!
A Tribute to the Australian Rock Underground 1963-68
||This is a ëwork in progressí dedicated to Australasian (i.e. Australian
and New Zealand) popular music and popular culture between the years 1964
and 1975. It is a great resource site, heaps of info.
||Check out Radio Birdman & related stuff.
||The definitive RB bootleg list, and a great reference and info site.
||Great site to drop by for a beer and a browse through great Oz music
and related bands info.
||Definitive source for live recordings of the Go-Betweens
||Excellent rock & punk search engine. Links to all great music sites.
||The Mission: The proliferation of high quality recordings of live musical
performances. As of this moment there are 7,817 traders of 4,869 different
if you know of another Australian music site worthy of a listing, send
me the details and why they are so good and I'll gladly add it here.
Shops, both hard space and on-line
||Welcome to the World's largest music
11 million items from 4,000 sellers
You have to see this to believe this. If you're trying to find something,
||Oz Music Collectables
Rare Records and Out of Print Compact DiscsDealing in good old collectable
vinyl and out of print cds. With the inclusion of new Aussie Indie releases
to follow soon. Pushing the Australian artist product.
Music. The little label making big noise in Brazil. Compiling and issueing
great Australian music, both old and new, for Brazilian and international
||Vicious Sloth Collectibles
Great web site and able to track down hard to get vinyl & CDs. Good
||Augogo Records. Excellent retail
outlet, okay site with some great Australian vinyl.
||Dixons: buy and sell CDs, Vinyl
records, (LPs, 45s, 12", 7"), Specialising in mainstream to Rock, Pop,
heaps of Aust. stuff and great service from good people.
||NKVD RECORDS is a label founded
as an offshoot of Noise For Heroes, the long running fanzine covering punk,
garage and power pop music from around the world, and especially covering
underdog bands that you donít hear of elsewhere. Great source for Aust.
||Australian Music Books.
selling books and music, specializing in publications about contemporary
Australian and New Zealand music, along with a wide range of music and
other books (both new and secondhand)
||Rocking Horse Queensland's largest
and oldest independent record store. Within this site you'll find large
selections of import, indie and local CD's, vinyl, vast hordes of used,
rare and obscure CD's , vinyl and memorabilia.
||Living Eye Records are a
long established Australian mail order firm dealing in out-of-print and
collectable vinyl records, CDs and other music and film memorabilia.
||Conniption Mail order
site offering a great selection of good Aust. music.
||Vinyl Solution on-line
suppliers of music in every genre from rock to punk, country to easy; and
every format from 78s to 45s, from LPs to CDs.
||Music Experts. Heaps of
potential, could be a great service tracking down your wants. You can find
their auction items at www.ebay.com.au
Good web site, lots of excellent Aust. music both past and present available
by fast and reliable mail order. Highly recommended.
||TimeWarp Records. Some good
||Red Eye Records retail. The
shop that tries to stock everything all the time and just about succeeds.
Has lots of Australian stuff. Worth a visit
||Half A Cow Records. Some
great Australian bands on this label, available through their site.
||Egg Records. Email contact
for your wants, also have items for auction at www.ebay.com.au
if you know of another Aust. music shop worthy of a listing, send me
the details and why they are so good and I'll gladly add it here.
"Inner City Sound" author Clinton Walker 1982 republished 2005. The
definitive reference source for indie/alternative music from this time.
Excellent discography. Time span 1975-'84.
"The Secret History of Australian Independent Music 1977-91" author
Clinton Walker 1996. Great book, again from this author. Highly recommended.
Definitive Indie label discography.
"Radio Birdman" author Vivien Johnson 1990. For every fan of this band
and the music of the time. A great read.
"The Encyclopedia of Australian Rock & Pop" author Ian McFarlane
1999. A good reference source for a lot of band activity. It is what the
title says. Time span 1950s to 1997.
"Who's Who of Australian Rock" compiled by Chris Spencer, Zbig Nowara
& Paul McHenry. An almost definitive reference source, almost.
"Glad All Over -The Countdown Years 1974-'87" author Peter Wilmoth.
For those who were there, a funny read, do yourself a favour.....