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PIRATEY VARIETY
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:: SUBMERGE, DOUBLE
DENIM and TIERSMAN
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(Fringe Festival)
:: THE BYZANTINES
(EP Launch) with
COSMO THUNDERCAT
(Fringe Festival)
:: BLACK CORAL, SONS
OF ZOKU, THE HOWLING
FOG, BLOOD PLASTIC
and KITCHEN WITCH
(Fringe Festival)
:: HALL OF FAME ::
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:: ARTIST INDEX ::
:: !!! :: 20TH CENTURY GRADUATES :: 20TH CENTURY GRADUATES (DUET) :: 200 MOTELS :: 4 KINGS LOUD :: 4 VOICE :: 67 SPECIAL :: 78 SAAB :: A.B. ORIGINAL :: A BASKET OF MAMMOTHS :: A.D.K.O.B. :: A RED DAWN :: AAARRR! ALL ABOARD FOR PIRATEY VARIETY :: AARON THOMAS :: ABBEY HOWLETT :: ABBEY HOWLETT & THE GOLDEN REALM :: ABLACKWELL :: ACID MOUNTAIN :: ACROSS THE ATLAS :: ADALITA :: ADAM PAGE :: ADELAIDE'S PIPE GUY :: ADNAAN BARAKY :: ADRIAN BELEW :: ADRIAN DEUTSCH :: AFFAIRS OF MEN :: AFI :: AFTER THE FALL :: AIRBOURNE :: ALANA JAGT :: ALARM BIRDS & THE SEA THIEVES :: ALIAS & THE JAMS :: ALITHIA :: ALL FLIGHT CREW ARE DEAD :: ALL MADE OF RUBIES :: ALL NIGHT GIRLS :: ALMA KALORAMA :: ALPEN :: ALPHA BETA FOX :: ALPHABETTE :: ALPINE :: ALUKA :: AMBUSH MARKETING :: THE AMCATS :: AMUNDSENS FLAG :: ANDREW HIGGS & THE SAND CASTLE HARUM :: ANDREW P. STREET :: ANDY BULL :: ANDY ROBERTS :: ANGEL & THE BADMAN :: ANGEL EYES :: ANGEL OLSEN :: ANGELIK :: ANGELS OF GUNG-HO :: ANGIE HART :: ANIMAL SHADOWS :: ANIMAL TRAPS :: ANNIE BASS :: ANNIE SIEGMANN :: ANNY DUFF :: ANTHONY ANT :: ANTHONY WIGNALL :: ANTONY OF THE FUTURE :: ANYA ANASTASIA :: ANYA ANASTASIA & THE BIRD WIZDOM CABARET :: ANYA MCNICOL-WINDRAM :: THE APE :: APHELION :: APPOMATTOX RUN :: ARAKEYE :: THE ARCADE FIRE :: ARCHERS :: ARCHIE :: ARCHITECTURE IN HELSINKI :: ARGUS & THE LIAR :: ARIEL PINK'S HAUNTED GRAFFITI :: ARLO COOK :: ARMOUR FOU :: ARRAY :: ART OF ESCAPE :: THE ART OF FLYING KITES :: ARTAX MISSION :: AS THE PENNY DROPS :: THE ASTEROID BELT :: THE ATLANTIC STREET BAND :: ATLASIS & AMICA :: AUBERON DANCE ACADEMY :: AUDIUM :: THE AUDREYS :: AUGUSTE :: AURA FORM :: AURORA :: THE AUTHENTIC REPLICAS :: AUXILLA :: AVANT GARDENERS :: THE AVES :: AVIATOR LANE :: AWKWARD LOVE TRIANGLE :: BABES ARE WOLVES :: BABYLON BURNING :: BAD//DREEMS :: BACHELOR OF ARTS :: BACHELORETTE :: BACK$EAT ROMEOS :: THE BAKER SUITE :: THE BAKER'S DIGEST :: BAKEWELL STREET :: BALL PARK MUSIC :: BANG! BANG! AIDS! :: BANJO JACKSON :: BANJO WEATHERALD :: BANOFFEE :: BARCODE :: THE BARON :: THE BARONS OF TANG :: BASEBALL :: THE BASKERVILLES :: BASTARD SONS OF RUINATION :: BAT FOR LASHES :: BATPISS :: BATRIDER :: THE BATTERY KIDS :: BATTLEHOUNDS :: BATTLE POPE :: BATTLES :: BEACH HOUSE :: BEANIE MY FRIEND :: BEARDED GYPSY BAND :: THE BEARDS :: THE BEASTIE BOYS :: BED WETTER :: BEDHEAD :: THE BEDROOM PHILOSOPHER & HIS AWKWARDSTRA :: THE BEERBELLY BUSKERS :: BEFORE THE AFTERMATH :: BELITTLE LEAGUE :: THE BELLE CURVE :: THE BELLRAYS :: BELOVED ELK :: BEN GEL & THE BONEYARD SAINTS :: BEN ELY'S RADIO 5 :: BEN REVI :: BEN REVI ALL-STAR REVIVAL BAND :: BETTY AIRS :: BIG BAD BARRY & THE DEAD SETS :: BIG DADDY'S DISCOTHEQUE :: BIG RICHARD INSECT :: BIG SCARY :: BIG SKY THEORY :: BIG YAWN :: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR :: BILLY BOB'S BBQ JAM BAND :: BING GOES TO MONACO :: BINKY & THE BUNG MICS :: THE BIRD :: BIRD WIZDOM :: BIRTHGLOW :: BIT BY BATS :: BITCH PREFECT :: THE BITTER DARLINGS :: BITTER SWEET KICKS :: BJORK :: BLACK GOLD :: BLACK LIPS :: BLACKCHORDS :: THE BLACK AND WHITE :: BLACK CORAL :: THE BLACK DOVES :: BLACK KNIGHT :: BLAKE SABAN 3 :: BLAST RHOMBUS :: BLEEDING KNEES CLUB :: THESE BLESSED BONES :: THE BLIND HERD :: BLISTERED PALMS :: BLOOD PLASTIC :: BLOODHOUNDS ON MY TRAIL :: BLOW UP BETTY :: THE BLUEBERRIES :: BLUEJUICE :: BLUSH RESPONSE :: BOB DOWNE :: BOB LOG III :: BODY HORROR :: BOHOEFFER :: THE BON SCOTTS :: BOOSTER :: THE BORDERLAND :: BOS :: THE BOTTLEROCKETS :: BOX ELDER :: THE BOX ROCKETS :: THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE :: BRENDAWG & THE DROID :: BRIANNA MAHONEY :: BRIARS :: BRILLIG :: BRITISH INDIA :: THE BRITISH ROBOTS :: THE BRITISH ROBOTS (DUO) :: BRONZE CHARIOT :: BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE :: BROKERS :: BROTHERSISTER :: THE BROUHAHA :: BRUNATEX :: BUFFALO BOYFRIEND :: THE BUMBLEBEEZ :: BURAKA SOM SISTEMA :: BURIED FEATHER :: BURLESQUE BEAUTIES :: BURN THE ASHES :: THE BURNING SEA :: BURNING TOWER :: BURNSIDE MUMS :: BUSHIDO :: BUSTER FIDEZ :: BYE BYE MOUNTAIN :: THE BYZANTINES :: CABBAGE & KINGS :: CABIN CULTS :: CAL WILLIAMS JNR :: CALIFORNIA COUSIN :: CALLERDENIGHT :: CALLING ALL CARS :: CAM GOODALL :: CAMEROM MCTERNAN :: CAMP COPE :: CANDIDA :: CANIDAE :: CANIS VULPES :: CAPTAIN CLEANOFF :: CAPTAIN HELLFIRE & THE WRETCHED BRETHREN :: THE CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRY :: CAPTIVES :: CAR SEAT HEADREST :: CARLA LIPPIS & THE MARTIAL HEARTS :: THE CASIO BROTHERS :: CASKET CASE :: CASS McCOMBS :: CASSETTE KIDS :: CAT DOG BIRD :: CAT PARTY :: CENTAURZ :: CENTRAL DELI BAND :: CERES :: CESARE :: CHAPMAN STREET :: CHARLIE MONSOON :: CHASING PHOENIX :: CHEER ADVISORY COUNCIL :: CHERRY GRIND :: THE CHEVRON WHORES :: CHÉRIE DE KLERK :: CHILD :: CHILDREN COLLIDE :: CHRIS FINNEN :: CHORAL GRIEF :: CHVRCHES :: CIARAM GRANGER :: CIRCLE CLAN :: CIRCUS ARCADE :: THE CITRADELS :: CITRUS JAM :: CITY CALM DOWN :: CITY RIOTS :: CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH :: THE CLIQUE :: CLOUD CONTROL :: CLOUD NOTHINGS :: THE CLOWNS OF DECADENCE :: CLUE TO KALO :: COBRA :: COCK :: COERCE :: COG :: COLLARBONES :: COLLIDE/ESCAPE :: COLLIDER :: COLONEL KERNEL :: COLORBLIND :: COLOURISE :: CONCHILLIA :: CONSOLE WARRIORS :: COOKIE BAKER :: COOKIE BAKER & HER SPECIAL SECRET SPELLS :: COOL JUMPER :: COOL JUMPER & TANTIVY FAIR :: COOPS & THE BIRD :: CORPUS :: CORTEZ :: COSMO BLACK :: COSMO THUNDERCAT :: COSMO THUNDERCAT (DUO) :: COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR :: COY CARP :: CRACKWHORE :: THE CRAYON FIELDS :: CREEPERS :: CRUSTY SUITCASE BAND :: THE CRYING GAME :: CUB SCOUTS :: CURSES :: CUT COPY :: CUT OFF YOUR HANDS :: THE DAIRY BROTHERS :: DAISY BUCHANAN :: DAIYE SPA :: DALLAS FRASCA :: DALLI :: DAMN ARMS :: DAMN TERRAN :: DAMNED MEN :: DAMO SUZUKI NETWORK :: DAN DEVLIN :: DANCE TIL YOU CAN'T SAY YEAH! :: DANGER & PLASTIC :: DANGEROUS! :: DANIEL VARRICCHIO :: DANIELE VILELLA :: DANVERS :: DANVERS & GHOST KNIFE :: DAPPLED CITIES :: THE DARDANELLES :: THE DARK LIGHTS :: DAS UBBERDUNG :: DAVE PHILLIPS :: DAY RAVIES :: DAYDREAM :: THE DAYLIGHT BRAVES :: DAYSWORTH FIGHTING :: THE DEAD BELLS :: DEAD END FRIENDS :: DEAD FRENCHMEN :: DEAD JOE :: DEAD POPES OF THE VATICAN :: DEADLY ARE THE NAKED :: DEAFAULT :: DEAR PLASTIC :: DEEP SEA ARCADE :: THE DEER JOHNS :: DEERHUNTER :: DEJA :: DEJA ENTENDU :: DELIA OBST :: THE DELTA RIGGS :: DELUSIONS OF GRANDMA :: DESCRIBE ELIZA :: DESERT CROOKS :: A DEVIL AMONGST THE TAILORS :: THE DEVILROCK FOUR :: DEXTER JONES :: DIAMOND SINS :: DIANA SCALZI :: DICK DIVER :: DIE! DIE! DIE! :: DIESEL WITCH :: DIIV :: DIPLOMAT :: DIPSTONE :: DIRT PLAYGROUND :: THE DIRTY MONKS :: DIRTY WOLVES :: THE DIVINE FLUXUS :: DIZZEE RASCAL :: DJ KELE OKEREKE :: DJ SHADOW :: DJ SPOZ :: DJANGO ROWE TRIO :: DMA'S :: DOE :: DON MORRISON :: DONNARUMMA :: DOUBLE DENIM :: DOUBLE DRAGON :: DOUBLE HANDED :: DOZERS :: DRAWN FROM BEES :: THE DREAMBOATS :: DRILLER JET ARMSTRONG :: THE DRONES :: DROPLET :: DRUID FLUIDS :: DRUNK MUMS :: DUD PILLS :: DUKES OF WINDSOR :: DUMB EARTH :: DUNE RATS :: THE DUNES :: DUNGEN :: DUSTY LEE :: DUSTY LEE & THE ANGELS OF GUNG HO :: DUSTY LEE'S WASTED WANDERERS :: DZ :: DZ DEATHRAYS :: EAST END VILLAINS :: ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN :: ECHO & THE EMPRESS :: EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING :: EGYPT :: THE EL CAMINOS :: ELECTRIC WIDOWS :: THE ELEVENTH HOUR :: THE E.L.F. :: EL-P :: ELECTRIC EXILES :: ELEPHANT :: ELLEN KIBBLE :: ELVIS :: EMDEE :: EMERGENCY RULE :: EMILY DAVIS :: EMPERORS :: EMMA HORWOOD :: EMPIRE VAGABOND :: ENCARTA :: ENDLESS NAMELESS :: ENEMY OF :: ENNIS TOLA :: ENVY STREET :: ES IST SUPER :: EVEN :: EXPATRIATE :: THE EXPLODERS :: EXPLODING PLASTIC INEVITABLE :: EZRA HOPE :: FACEMEAT :: FAITH NO MORE :: FAIR MAIDEN :: THE FAK :: FAKE LAKE :: FAKE TAN :: FASCINATOR :: THE FAT SACK :: FAT TAILED ANTICHINUS :: FAVOUR THE BRAVE :: FEAR AND LOATHING :: THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS :: FEIST :: FEMME FATALES :: FERGUS O'REGAN :: FEZ FAANANA :: FIGHTERPILOT :: A FILM FOR THE FUTURE :: FILTHY LUCRE :: THE FINISHING SCHOOL :: FINNEN & DAVIDSON :: THE FINNS :: FIRS :: FISHING WITH HENRY :: FIRE! SANTA ROSA, FIRE! :: FIST PUMP, FIST BUMP :: FISTFUL OF TROJANS :: FLEUR GREEN :: FKA TWIGS :: THE FLEEING MINDS :: THE FLOORS :: FLORENCE & THE MACHINE :: FLUME :: THE FOLKO-OH-NOES :: FONT PLAYS FONT :: FORCES :: FOREIGN/NATIONAL :: FOREST OF GNOMES :: FORMER CHILD STARS :: FOX FAEHRMANN :: FOXX ON FIRE :: FRANZ FERDINAND :: FRAUD MILLIONAIRES :: FREESTATE :: FRESH KILLS :: FRIDAY'S FOX :: FRIENDS :: FROM THE DEAD SEA :: FULL CONTACT SAFARI :: THE FUMES :: FUNK LATIN UNION :: FUNKOARS :: FUTURE FARM :: FUTURE ISLANDS :: THE FYOOGS :: GALAPAGOOSE :: GALAXY CAT :: GALLEON :: GAVIN DE ALMEIDA :: GAY PARIS :: THE GELS :: GEMINI DOWNS :: GENERATION SWINE :: GEORDIE LITTLE :: GERMEIN SISTERS :: GG ALAN BINDIG :: GHOST WALK :: GHOUL :: GHYTI :: GHYTI (DUO) :: GHYTI & THE PHILANTHROPIC ORCHESTRA :: GINFOX VS HELLO NEWMAN :: GIRL TALK :: THE GIVEAWAYS :: GLASS :: GLASS DUNES :: GLASS SKIES :: GLASS TOWERS :: GLISK :: GNARLS BARKLEY :: GOD GOD DAMMIT DAMMIT :: GOD GOD DAMMIT DAMMIT (Lounge Set) :: GOLD BLOOM :: THE GOOD CHINA :: GOOD BOY :: GOON WIZARRD :: GOTYE :: GRACE GOODFELLOW :: GRAFTON PRIMARY :: THE GRAND RAPIDS :: THE GRATES :: GRAVEYARD TRAIN :: THE GREETING METHOD :: GRENADIERS :: GREY DATURAS :: GRIMES :: GRIMEY :: GROOVE ARMADA :: GROUND COMPONENTS :: THE GROWL :: GUILLAUME SOLO ACOUSTIC :: GUINEAFOWL :: GUN IT :: GÜNTER & THE SAFEWORD :: GYRO :: HAIM :: HAL BIRD :: HALCYON DRIVE :: HALFWAY TO FORTH :: THE HAPPY ENDINGS :: HAPPY SOMETIMES :: HAR MAR SUPERSTAR :: THE HARD ACHES :: HARMLESS HUNTER :: HARMONY :: HARRY FREEMAN :: HARTS :: HAWKS OF ALBA :: HAYSTACKS CALHOON :: HEATH WEBER :: HEKYL :: HELLO, LOVER :: HELLO NEWMAN :: HELMET :: HESTON DROP :: HEY FEVER :: HEY LADY! :: HI, I'M RECLUSIVE AUTHOR THOMAS PYNCHON :: HIGH STAKES :: HIGH TENSION :: HIGH VIOLET :: HIGHTIME :: HILLS & TRAINS :: HIT THE JACKPOT :: THE HOLD STEADY :: THE HOLIDAYS :: HOLOGRAPHIC CHARIZARD :: HOLOGRAPHIC COLTS :: HOLY FUCK :: HOLY HOLY :: THE HOLY SEA :: HOLY SERPENT :: HOME FOR THE DEF :: THE HONEY PIES :: HORROR MY FRIEND :: HOSPITAL THE MUSICAL :: HOT WINGS :: HOUSE OF JADE :: HOWL AT THE MOON :: HOWL 'N BONES :: HOWLING BELLS :: THE HOWLING FOG :: HUMBLE BEE :: HUMMINGBIRD :: HUNGRY KIDS OF HUNGARY :: THE HUNTED CROWS :: HURRICANE JANE :: HURRICANES :: THE HUSHES :: HUXLEY :: I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S NOT WEEZER :: I HEART HIROSHIMA :: I, A MAN :: ICE ON MERCURY :: ID :: IGGY POP & THE STOOGES :: IIAH :: ILLICIT EVE :: IMMIGRANT UNION :: IMOGEN BRAVE :: IMPARTIAL :: THE IMPOSSIBLE QUICHE :: THE INCHES :: INDIAGO :: INSTITUT POLAIRE :: INTERCOOLER :: INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF MOJO :: THE INTERNET :: INTERPOL :: INTERZONE EXPRESS :: INTROVERT :: INUETTE :: INWOODS :: IRAAN SANADZADEH :: IRIDIUM :: IRIE KNIGHTS :: THE IRRESPONSIBLES :: ISLE OF CAPRI :: ISLE OF VISION :: IT'S A HOAX :: IT'S A HOAX (INSTRUMENTAL) :: IT'S WARSAW :: IVORY :: J-LO BIAFRA :: J-WAH :: JACK LONDON :: JACKSON FIREBIRD :: JAMES PARRY :: JANE'S ADDICTION :: JAPAM :: JAPANDROIDS :: JAPANTHER :: JARVIS :: JARVIS COCKER :: JASON SIMON (DEAD MEADOW) :: JAY WALKER AND THE PEDESTRIANS :: JAYNE-ANNE POWER :: JEFF MARTIN & TEREPAI RICHMOND :: JESS KENT :: JESS PORTER :: JESSE DAVIDSON :: JESSE FRANCIS :: JESUS CHRIST POSSE :: THE JEZABELS :: JIKA :: JIMMY & THE MIRRORS :: JIMMY EAT WORLD :: JIMMY MARIN :: JIMMY MOUNTAIN :: JOE MCKEE :: JOEL STERN :: JOEL STERN, CURED PINK & TIMOTHY TATE :: THE JOHN STEEL SINGERS :: JON ADDAMS :: JON MARCO :: JON MORTIMER :: JONNY BLIZZARD :: JORDAN TITO :: JOSH CALLIGEROS :: JOURNEY WELL SPACE WIZARD :: JOY & SPARKS :: JP COE & THE DELEGATES :: JUDGE MENTAL :: JUMP! 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:: Sunday, January 21, 2007

FOLLOW MY RUIN

this is a blog, a weekend blog, a lifestyle blog, a music blog, a blog of the alcoholic and the embarassingly exhibitionist and those nameless others who may or may not be known to blog, a blog written somewhat in the fashion of many a blog that came before it detailing equally in such detail the blogging blogness of blog, this is the blog begat by blog, this is the blog in tribute to blog, this is the blog smelling altogether like a blog you trod in on the sidewalk, oh! for a blog by any other name would not smell so fragrantly blog!, a blog penned by a blogger, with a blog blogged with disregard for all the proper conventions of the blog, a blog so shoddingly unprofessional (especially with my laughingly hungover attempt this week to blog) that it is more than worthy and proud to be given the name of that which is called a BLOG, oh yes pitiful midgets squinting at the sun, this is that blog! that singular blog of bowel quaking blogness that dares to outdo all the blogs before it for the purity of what it means to be a blog! and have I quite nearly said the word "blog" enough in this paragraph of blog? I think not! lets say it again shall we.. oooooh! BLOG BLOG BLOGGING BLOG BLOG! coz fuckit I'm way too seriously hungover and exhausted this week to write this damn.. you guessed it.. blog! (ack! where's me freaking aspirin, I swear this blog's gonna give me a migraine!!)


FRIDAY NIGHT
yup, after last weekend's epic misadventures in the Adelaide music scene and all the apocalyptic shits and giggles that came forth from the publishing of it (yeeouch! don't get me started!) I had pretty much been reduced to a foaming brown stain, fuck full of ants with the shining intellect of a novelty pez despenser.. seriously, the last thing I wanted to subject myself to at the dawn of THIS weekend was yet ANOTHER live act (let along the marathon succession of 13 bands I subjected myself to just 7 days prior.. yeeeouch!) I couldn't take it no more.. I'd had enough.. I didn't care if I was missing out on psychedelic spectacle that would've been the THE DAIRY BROTHER's CD launch at the GOVERNOR HINDMARSH tonight, I didn't care if I was absent from the OFF THE COUCH music showcase at JIVE.. I wouldn't even have tweaked a nose folicle if LIAM HOWLETT, TOM MORELLO, ?UESTLOVE, LES CLAYPOOL and ZACH DE LA ROCHA gatecrashed my living room to do an impromptu face melting bloc party jam with the reanimated spirits of SID BARRET and JIMI HENDRIX whilst CEDRIC and OMAR from THE MARS VOLTA rearranged my furniture into a funeral pyre.. fuck 'em all.. I just wanted to curl up in a ball in the corner of the room this weekend and go "LA LA LA LA" till the bombs stopped dropping.. although obviously I didn't, coz otherwise you'd all be fucked for reading material come MONDAY.. *phew*..

and so, as the angry sky demons hurled their pissing vitriol at me from above, I stumbled forth my weary flea ridden carcass this FRIDAY NIGHT for destinations city-ward and sought me my peaceful solitude and goldfish blinking passivity in the HINDLEY ST cineplex.. aaaaaaah! sweet relief!



now I could've easily gone for all manner of intellectual, art-house or OSCAR worthy performances tonight.. but being in the near vegetative and comatose state as I was, my path was clear, I had no choice but to see that wacky new slapstick comedy - A NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM starring BEN STILLER at 9:10PM (since obviously, the equally retarded CGI cartoon HAPPY FEET wasn't otherwise available in my nocturnal timeslot)..

yup, we all know this movie was going to be dumb as all fuck, and yet with it's stupifyingly cheesy comedy tones and easy going charms, I found just the popcorn flick I was looking for.. surprisingly good if yer looking for that kinda thing.. I'd give it 4 out've 5 stars ;)



spilling out've the movie theatre a little past 11PM, I next make my way down HINDLEY ST (following an SMS left during my cinematic leave of absense) to meet up with some fine fools who are currently making an incoherant mess of themselves in GAWLER PLACE..



heeeeey look kiddies.. fire engine! WOOOOOOOOOOOOO! :)



(yup, it's probably becoming glaringly obvious to anyone reading this now, that this week's blog won't be the shining powerhouse of rarefied intellect you've come to expect in weeks past.. hahahaha)

*cough* anyhoo.. after meeting up with all the rest of my fellow chimpanzees and equipping myself for the trials ahead, we next charged onwards to do battle in our chosen (and most bleedingly obvious) east end drinking establishment.. a place I dare not speak of by name..



for where else would we end up at but HERE *sigh* so freakingly predictable aren't I? (and since I've visited this place so bleedingly often by now to be bordering on cliche, I present to you one of the few remaining angles left in this venue that HASN'T been covered by my camera for the Nth billionth time in service to this blog) oh, and while we're upstairs.. be sure to check out the shiny new exhibition of SUICIDE GIRL'esque gothic paintings they've got on display.. it's real trippy stuff :)



arriving close to midnight and still quite glaringly sober after my cinematic hiatus, I do my very best in the next few hours to catch up with the plummeting IQ's of the fools around me.. as I dive headfirst into the steaming sauna of gargling fermentation and evaporative human soupiness that makes up the dancefloor tonight (what with the sweat running off the walls and all the oppressive humidity, this place is stinking worse than the slums of CALCUTTA.. pheeuuw!)



amongst all the chaos on the packed out dancefloor.. I'm presented with the usual suspects in drunken exhibitionism as they clamour for my camera's attention like a zombie hoard.. "SPOOOOZ.. BLOG US!! BLOOOOOG US!! WAAAUAGHH!!"



why oh why do I continue to encourage this insanity each and every week?



whilst in the middle of this seething fray of public embarassment and just out've the corner of my eye, I also spot the flash bulb attacks of this mischevious little paparazzi, likely wanting to use my retarding infamy to fuel her very own blog exploits (sheeeesh, it's like everyone's trying to get a piece of the action!).. of course I COULD mention her by name.. but yeah, fuckit.. for being such a conniving sneak with a camera, I'd rather not give her the validation :P



the energy levels may be buzzing out here at the 'ol SPANKY tonight, the place may be packed out, and there may be more than enough willing lambs to the slaughter.. but the next few hours in flailing alcoholism and dancefloor retardation prove to be too much even for the most hardened of self destructive lunatic veterans in this oppressive chicken soup, as the swirling stench claims more and more victims sprawled amongst the speaker stacks, gulping like ejected goldfish for fresh air supply.. only to near choke to death on cigarettes and beers..

I can see the public service announcement now - "alcohol.. consider the consequences" :)



by about 3:30AM I'd clearly had enough of this, so I packed in the few remaining braincells left rattling in my skull, bid farewell to EZZA, her fellow trainwreck KATE (aaaaah, you maniacs know how to party :) ), THE COUNTESS (who's photo I dare not post here, as it'd likely burn your retinas out), SARA and all the rest of my fellow greater and lesser primate brethren and fled howling into the night..



taking the last suitably green and queased up SICKBUCKET home..



and promptly collapsing dead on my doorstep at 4AM.. *phew* and I call this a night OFF!?


SATURDAY NIGHT
now of course this wouldn't be a SPOZ's RANT without at least SOME feeble attempt at live music coverage, so it is with that goal in mind that I seek out the GRACE EMILY tonight for the TAUGHT BY ANIMALS CD launch.. supported by the geekified grooves of MEANWELL COLLEGE and the psychedelic tornado of PATRICK SARACINO on guitar..



and so I start off the night at 9PM, with a few warm up rounds of PALE ALES..



MEANWELL COLLEGE
before MEANWELL COLLEGE fire up the stage at 9:45 PM..



featuring BENN HANSEN, flailing a hissyfit storm on drums..



and the ever gangly bespectacled freakyness of BEN REVI on guitars, keys and vocals..



or for the sake of all you peeps out there eagerly waiting my usual dose of live music ridicule, what I'd like to call - "NERDBOY, GEEK HAMMER and the MANHATTAN STARSHIP REVIVAL"



yup, these chess club alumni cranked out the sorta geekified frenzy in indie-fuzz that sounded quite like what you'd expect from the works of SOMETHING FOR KATE as covered by a RUNDLE MALL busking act, yet with all the caffeinated derangement and aggression in jangling guitar chords, smashing keys and drums that'd likely get them BANNED from most shopping malls..



dont get me wrong tho'.. for what they do in shredding guitars, keys, wailing vocals and hammering percussion they do quite well.. I mean sure, it may occassionally appear as if they gave the creature from ET glasses and a wig and taught him to play the guitar.. but you can't help but find this madness kinda infectious.. especially when BEN REVI tears up the keyboard like a deranged 1980's east german COBOL programmer with a deathwish against the capitalist west.. go you gangly bastard! hack the PETAGON!! DOWN WITH RONALD REAGAN AND THE EVIL EMPIRE!!! YEAAAAH!! WOOOO!!!



and to add to their maddening spectacle tonight, not only did they have the 1976 sci-fi geek classic "LOGAN's RUN" projected on the screen behind them (with constant plot updates being given throughout their set) but they were also joined by MATT HILLS and NEIL CLARK of TAUGHT BY ANIMALS for a cover of MAZZY STAR's indie fuzz classic "FADE INTO YOU"..



a rendition which is made all the more comical, when you consider it was originally crooned so beautifully and seductively back in 1994 by a girl who looks like this..



covered tonight by a hilarious dweeb who looks like THIS..



and yet, they somehow still manage to pull it off in style.. freeeaaaaky maaan! FREAAAKY!! (oh, and be sure to check out their nifty little EP too, available in CD, 7" vinyl, 8-track, betamax, DAT, laser disc and as imput code for your ALTAIR 8800.. wooooo!)

*ahem* and now with the first comedy act done for the night (oh yeah, they're gonna kill me now for sure!), the stage is cleared to make way for a bewildering array of guitar pedals and effects units that herald the arrival of the next performer on stage..



PATRICK SARACINO
as the GRACE EMILY stage is greeted with a rare, once in a lifetime solo performance by FIDEL CASTRO..



who (I'm guessing for "national security" reasons) has decided to go by the unassuming alias of PATRICK SARACINO tonight.. wow, who would've known that this mild mannered CUBAN revolutionary and fearless communist dictator by day, would be a sound engineer and psychedelic shitstorm guitar enthusiast by night? oh yes kiddies, we are truly living in the AGE OF AQUARIUS!



for the next 1/2 hour or so he stuns the massing crowd into awed silence as he proceeded to thrash out a face melting display in guitar layering psychedelics and cyclical chanting that rather sounded like a cross between a low flying CESNA aircraft on acid and a chorus of TIBETAN MONKS being thrown into a wood chipper..



or the exact experience of which depending on where in the venue you happened to be standing in.. for some of us it might've sounded like the work of 50,000 guitars fighting for supremacy, for others it may've sounded like the fornication of dwarves.. but for some of the more fortunate souls in the men's toilets, they could've sworn they heard the voice of the HINDU deity VISHNU just minutes before their head's exploded.. sure, it may've made one helluva mess in there, but they still died happy.. such was the manifest fury witnessed tonight (if only he got CHE GUEVERA on stage too, then we would've have one helluva double act!)



and now reaching the end of his set, PATRICK SARACINO (if that was REALLY his name) swaps over from guitars to a little keyboard unit, builds up walls of humming white noise and harmonics, to produce the nifty bridging segue that signals the immediate arrival of the final headlining act tonight..



as we welcome TAUGHT BY ANIMALS on stage..

TAUGHT BY ANIMALS
woooooo.. yeaaah! they're a band, they play live music.. and I've seen them waaaay too many freaking times in the last 2 months to be arsed reviewing them ever again (seriously, if you need a review? go here, here, here, here, here, or fuckit even here), yup they've almost exceeding TONY FONT SHOW in levels of serial offenses on this here blog.. so obviously they either really really good, or they're holding my family hostage.. either way fuckit, buy their steeeiinky mini album / EP coz I flatly refuse to write another word about them.. it's too much dammit.. TOOOO MUCH!!

look in silence oh pitiful midgets, and behold!











and that kiddies was the sound of TAUGHT BY ANIMALS to the projected accompanyment of 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY drilling themselves into my skull to the point that I know the songs better than THEY do.. although hey, all jokes aside I gotta give them due credit for letting me pilfer half of their beer rider.. you crazy cats are aiiight with me!

(and people accuse me of seeing the SAME bands all the time? sheeeeesh! what ever gives them THAT idea!?)



and now with all the circus antics done for another night, I drink myself furtheringly retarded here at the GRACE EMILY..



before piling into a passing vehicle and arriving here like everyone else this night, drawn like flies to shit at 1:45AM for more stupifying punishment to the 5% of my liver that is still left barely functional..



as we bring forth yet another cavalcade of late night revellers to amuse and horrify..



here we present yet another reason why I should stop this annoying habit of nicking glasses and hatwear for my pissy late night photography (and I've got NO freaking clue who that other lunatic is either..)



suggested punchlines for this photo include..

a) the blind leading the blind..
b) this is not how you do the Heimlich Maneouvre..
c) one of them's a ventriloquist dummy, I think you'll be pleasantly surprised to guess who..
d) the 2nd sequel to "WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S" gets off to an awkward start..
e) "oh shit, that fart just came out 3-dimensional!"
f) you'd never guess they just met on the internet..



and *yeeouch!* I really had to end with THIS uglyarse photo now didn't I?



fuckit that's at! I'm outta here!! I've had it with all you freaks!! NYAAAARGGHHH!!



3:30AM swings by once again and I'm on the last SICKBUCKET the fuck outta here..

and that brings to a close yet another (albeit erratically hungover) weekend entry in the life and times of SPOZ's RANT.. the eye-watering highs, the dizzying fungalforming lows, and all the glorifying pants staining mess in between that's not even fit to print on the last sheet of the toilet paper roll.. YEEEHAAAA!!

tune in next week and lets see what furthering levels of alcohol poisoning SPOZ will invite upon himself for the sake of entertaining you eeeeiidiots :)

Previously on Spoz's Rant: I Am Citizen Insane

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