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LISTEN: RTRFM’s Up Late with Alex Griffin, 27.01.16

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I was on our local radio station with usual presenter Alex Griffin to talk about Australian punk and post punk from the last 20 years-ish and play a few key tracks.  Playlist below the cut, AG is Griffin’s choice, RE is mine and RTR are features for the station.  If you click through above, you can even listen to it. Continue reading LISTEN: RTRFM’s Up Late with Alex Griffin, 27.01.16

INTERVIEW: Rag ‘N’ Bone Part 1, July 2015

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Out-takes from an interview done for GAPE Zine Issue #1, spend some time with Perth post rockers Rag’n’Bone as we chat about Radelaide, scunge and the Perth scene.

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Why Rag N Bone?

KIERA: So I guess we were going through a few different options – we started jamming way before we ever had an idea for a name – and we were like, “oh yeah, we should come up with something!” So we had Summertime Dark, was an option.

AXEL: Still could be honestly, it’s not too late to change. What have we got to lose?

KIERA: But I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of the rag’n’bone man or the rag’n’bone men… how they used to collect heaps of junk and people’s food and bones and chuck them in a cart and wheel them down the street… and I dunno, we just felt that that was appropriate for our music because it’s a bit of a mix.

AXEL: Unfortunately though, there is a rapper in the UK called Rag’N’Bone Man.

SARA: And there’s also like a Dutch dude, Danish dude who’s like a folk dude? He’s solo.  Maybe the next time we release something we should do a split…

KIERA: With Rag’n’Bone Man?  Continue reading INTERVIEW: Rag ‘N’ Bone Part 1, July 2015