Category Archives: Australia

Pel Mel – Rags to Tatters: The Best of Pel Mel

How the superb Newcastle/Sydney Australian 80s Indie pop outfit Pel Mel have thus far escaped a CD reissue is a mystery to me, but it’s great to see that this has finally been addressed with a limited (200 copies only) … Continue reading

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#blogjune – Graveyard Shift

Friday night seems the appropriate time to post this. Anyone remeber Arena’s Graveyard Shift from 1990s? The sublime Tabitha would host a horror/sci-fi/trash movie every Friday night from her chaise lounge. I lived in the country as a kid and … Continue reading

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The Particles – I Luv Trumpet

The Particles are a Sydney band from the ’80s that should have had more success. They released a handful of singles with no dud tracks and the occasional stunner like this one.

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Adventure Island – Costume, puppetry and photographic exhibition

If you were a kid in Australia in the late 1960’s to early 1970’s you are likely to have fond memories of the TV program Adventure Island. I posted about it a few years ago (here) so I’ll skip the … Continue reading

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Liv Maessen – Knock Knock Who’s There

The superior version  from Australia’s Liv Maessen.

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Patty Stacker is freaking out about Family Planning

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Danger 5 – coming in Feb to SBS

Super-excited about this new Australian made ’60s spy/action style show starting on SBS in the next few weeks. Dangerous!

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