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The seminal legends that are Ed Kuepper (The Saints, Laughing Clowns) and Jim White (Dirty Three) finally made their way to MONA (Museum of Old & New Art) in Hobart to deliver two shows, one on Friday and one on Saturday, within the impressive confines of The Nolan Gallery. The duo played their way through …

We at Backseat Mafia are thoroughly saddened to hear of the passing of the iconic and enigmatic Chris Bailey, singer from Brisbane’s legendary The Saints. The Saints 2 hours ago announced: It is with great pain in our hearts that we have to inform you about the passing of Chris Bailey, singer and songwriter of …

To celebrate a stunning 45 years in the industry, the legendary songwriter and guitarist Ed Kuepper has announced the release of three LPs that celebrate his post The Saints years as a solo artist and with the Laughing Clowns and The Aints, as well as news of an Australia wide tour in June and July. …

Ed Kuepper has been a spine in the body of Australian indie music ever since forming The Saints in 1973 – releasing what is often argued as the first ever punk single ‘I’m Stranded’ – and a body of extraordinary work in the innovative The Laughing Clowns, The Aints and as a solo artist. To …

It has been viewed, especially in retrospect, as something of a watershed moment – an incoming of punk rock, a realisation that John Peel really did and could move with the times. It featured the first ever session from the Damned. It was previewed in the Melody Maker and the paper interviewed John Walters, who …

There is nothing new on this Psych Insight playlist, rather a collection of tracks that I really love and come back to again and again. I hope that you dig them too.   Sex Priest by Buffalo Tooth From the album ‘Gardeners of the Devil’s Lettuce’ (Captcha Records). If you haven’t heard this yet…you really …