80s rock for the 00s with The Galvatrons

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By Xavier Toby in New Trends on Monday 4 May 2009

Next big things don’t often come as hot as Melbourne band, The Galvatrons. They’re still on the low down, but with a debut album on the way, this band will soon be everywhere. The four-piece rock-synth outfit do glam 80s better than the 80s acts did, with the attire to match. Currently on a small-scale […]

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Matt Van Schie ups the Bush Tetras

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By Zolton in Video on Monday 11 August 2008

Says Van She bassist and vocalist Matt Van Schie about the Bush Tetras track — Too Many Creeps — from 1982: ‘I LOOOVE this tune. It opens with a perfect snare roll, and then the counter bass and guitar rhythms make it so cool. The lyrics are even more valid today. They’re one of my […]

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Duran Duran’s The Chauffeur

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By Zolton in New Music on Friday 20 June 2008

I had the pleasure of seeing Duran Duran play a few weeks back in the balmy drizzle of New York’s Central Park. I always thought the guys had more cheek than they were ever given credit for. But don’t be fooled! For a band so rooted in the immediacy of disposable pop, they wrote some […]

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Mark Mothersbaugh’s wallpaper pesigns

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Sunday 8 June 2008

Mark Mothersbough, jack of all trades, most famous as frontman of iconic 80s band Devo, has recently started designing wallpaper and rugs, which are available from Walteria Living.

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Duran Duran live in Central Park

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By Zolton in New Events on Wednesday 4 June 2008

Oh man! My ears are still ringing with the sweet, sweet sounds of The Reflex, Rio and Save A Prayer. I caught Duran Duran playing the other night in New York’s Central Park, on a night when a light coating of drizzle dulled the sky, but not the mood of a fervent crowd who sang […]

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