AN UPDATED VERSION OF THE CLASSIC 1996 TEXT THAT TELLS THE STORY FROM THE EARLY STIRRINGS OF PUNK THROUGH TO TRIPLE J, THE BIG DAY OUT AND BEYOND, ‘STRANDED: AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC 1976-1992, REVISED & EXPANDED EDITION’ BY CLINTON WALKER IS PUBLISHED BY THE VISIBLE SPECTRUM
FEATURING THE SAINTS, RADIO BIRDMAN, BOYS NEXT DOOR/BIRTHDAY PARTY, LEFTOVERS, GO-BETWEENS, WHIRLYWIRLD, X, VICTIMS, SPK, LIPSTICK KILLERS, SCIENTISTS, LAUGHING CLOWNS, SEVERED HEADS, MOODISTS, TRIFFIDS, CELIBATE RIFLES, HARD-ONS, DIED PRETTY, BEASTS OF BOURBON, NEW CHRISTS, GOD, RATCAT, SPIDERBAIT, YOU AM I, MAGIC DIRT, THE DIRTY 3 and MANY MORE!
Australian music writer Clinton Walker, acclaimed as “our best chronicler of Australian grass-roots culture” by the Sun-Herald and the author of such classics as Inner City Sound, Highway to Hell and Buried Country, today publishes the first of two books he has planned for 2021 – a new, expanded edition of Stranded, his definitive account of Australia’s 1980s’ post-punk/independent rock scene.
The new edition of Stranded is available in select book and record shops, or can be ordered direct from publisher. Go to The Visible Spectrum for further details.