A music addict from birth in Sydney, Australia - still looking for new or hidden gems. Large collection in all formats vinyl to flac etc. Had three short lived bands in the early 90's. Switching jobs right now after a long stint in Government circles
Favorite Music/Influences (list some bands, musicians, genres, etc.):
Powerpop, bomp magazine was a huge influence, the Easybeats, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Flamin Groovies, The Black Diamonds - see my last.fm profile, Also Blues and "proto rock & roll" e.g. Wynonie Harris
The Maltese Falcon
Up the Junction
The postman always rings twice (original)
Favorite Show(s) on GaragePunk Pirate Radio:
Looking to gather some now - listening to more streaming and podcasts - due to upgrade my portable devices very soon
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