Rockbrat Remembers: Supernaut, HUSH and John Paul Young – Narrabundah Oval, Canberra, 1976

In a bygone era in Australia, when live rock ‘n’ roll was the dominate form of entertainment for kids, bands who had a large enough profile would tour different parts of the country and play to kids at Civic Centres, Community and Town Halls, Ovals, Parks and the like. Before rock n roll moved pretty … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Supernaut, HUSH and John Paul Young – Narrabundah Oval, Canberra, 1976

From The Archives: Chris ‘Smiley’ Pailthorpe (Hush) Interview (1995)

Just over twenty years ago, Eddie Vedder and Kurt Cobain were sucking the ends of pencils at junior high schools somewhere in Seattle. The word ‘grunge’ had yet to be invented and America was rocking to the sounds of Kiss, Alice Cooper and Suzi Quatro, whilst England was being shaken by the likes of T-Rex, … Continue reading From The Archives: Chris ‘Smiley’ Pailthorpe (Hush) Interview (1995)

Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest:Hush – ‘Hush Power’ EP

What: Hush - 'Hush Power' EP Following on from the recent Hush Post, here's a gem from the Rockbrat Treasure Chest, a copy of the 1974 'Hush Power' four track EP, which was released on Warners in Australia only. The tunes on the EP are 'White Christmas' and 'Maneater', plus two songs lifted from the … Continue reading Lifting The Lid On The Rockbrat Treasure Chest:Hush – ‘Hush Power’ EP

Rockbrat Remembers – The 1989 Hush reformation

The great thing about this blog is that it allows me to lift the lid on periods of Australian rock n roll that are either largely forgotten, or people are unaware of – such as the 1989 Hush reformation. The kings of the Australian seventies glam rock scene was undoubtedly Sydney’s Hush. They had the … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers – The 1989 Hush reformation