MILLY D'ALTON AND ADAM BRZOZOWSKIOwners of Outtaspace RecordsCo-owners of Link and Pinlive venueCentral Coast, NSW Australia
Hiss & Crackle Records, WallsendOld-school record shop with an owner who knows what you wanna hear before you’ve heard it; limited-edition local releases, live in stores and shitloads of support for non-mainstream artists.
Celia Curtis’s (White Knuckle Fever, Stone Cold Fox) highly entertaining live stream and Facebook performancesThey kept us Covid-sane.
Tequila-based beer. For when you’re torn between a frothy and and a marg, and Umina BWS shuts at 8pm on a Sunday.
Thee Cha Cha Chas and Fuzztoon Studios They released a spookily prophetic 7” (‘It’s Coming After You’), always smiling despite hardcore Melbourne lockdown. And Lluis’s prolific art kicked 2020’s arse.
Mark Fraser with Blackie of the Hard-Ons
Ten best albums for 2021… no particular order.
HARD ONS- “Sorry Sir, That Riff’s Been Taken”Is it pop? Is it Punk? Who cares, its fkn perfect.
THE QUICK SIXES – “Swamped”Swampabilly meets surf in the most perfect of ways.