Rockbrat Introduces You To: CAROLYNE MAS & MAS HYSTERIA (1980)

Sometime in 1990, whilst indulging in my (then) usual Saturday past time of buying second hand records, I found myself at Andy’s second hand store in Manly, NSW. (Mr Rockbrat assures me that this store is still there by the way). If you could get past the somewhat disconcerting image of the dirty old geezer … Continue reading Rockbrat Introduces You To: CAROLYNE MAS & MAS HYSTERIA (1980)

What’s The Rockbrat Viewing Today ? HELEN SCHNEIDER – Rock ‘n’ Roll Gypsy (1981)

Some years ago I recall a conversation I had with a woman who was somewhat illiterate when it came to rock 'n' roll. What sticks in my memory is that she raved on and on and on about the Eddie & The Cruisers movie which was released in 1983. From memory, the film was somewhat contrived, … Continue reading What’s The Rockbrat Viewing Today ? HELEN SCHNEIDER – Rock ‘n’ Roll Gypsy (1981)

Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: Joan Jett Interview on Triple J (1995)

OK, it's 2010. Everybody's seen The Runaways movie and is now a Joan Jett fan. I'm sure all these new disciples will be out in force when Joanie tours Australia in Summer this year as part of the summer festival circuit.  How many of you recall Joan's 1995 Australia tour with the Divinyls? She played … Continue reading Rockbrat’s Audio Archive: Joan Jett Interview on Triple J (1995)