Tag Archives: Aussie Rock

8 AUSSIE ALBUM COVERS — PART 1

A SENSE OF PLACE 1. Ayers Rock — Big Red Rock 2. Goanna — Spirit of Place 3. Yothu Yindi — Tribal Voice 4. Andrew Richardson — Expanse 5. Cold Chisel — Circus Animals 6. Midnight Oil — Diesel and Dust 7. Australian Crawl – The Boys Light Up 8. John Sangster — Lord of […]

ROCKY ROAD

Just watched part one of Blood and Thunder, an excellent new doco on the Albert music company and its place in Australian rock history. Fast paced and carefully researched, it told a story well known to music fans but worth hearing again. How the Young family of Glasgow took the ten pound assisted passage to […]

MOVING GROUND THROTTLE CONTROL AND EVERYTHING

Back in the 90s, Tumbleweed had considerable success with their Aussie brand of heavy stoner rock, notching up several impressive columns of album sales, numerous recycling bins full of empty tinnies and a number of ashtrays overflowing with dead joints. A couple of years back they got together again and released Sounds From The Other […]

INCOMING!

Having written about Vinyl Hunter-Gatherer activity over the recent holiday period, it seems fitting to share a selection of the LP haul gifted by Vinyl Connection’s old mate. In the international section we have entrants from Jamaica, England, Ireland and the USA, representing their countries with a smorgasbord of musical styles: Reggae, British Ska, Folk and […]