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Aussie Pub Rock’s Battle of the Bands – 70’s

It’s December 1979, Selina’s – Coogee Bay Hotel. The crowds have started to arrive, the bands are backstage going through final preparations and waiting for their call to the stage... A challenge was issued and 32 of Australia’s best pub rock bands from the 70’s have answered the call, gathering in one iconic location [...]

By |2019-01-05T13:48:23+10:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Captain's Log, Jukebox, Lists|0 Comments

“What’s Her Name?” – Smoking Martha

A while ago I stumbled upon a song from Brisbane based band “Smoking Martha” titled “Sweet As Honey". The second track from their debut EP was a catchy little bluesy punk rock number featuring some smouldering vocals and some clever musical hooks. Being their first release the EP was, as is to be expected, a little [...]

By |2018-03-09T13:34:48+10:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Captain's Log, Jukebox, New Music|Tags: , , , |0 Comments


There’s a running joke that the only two times that it’s ok for a bloke to cry is when his footy team loses a grand final or his dog dies. Yesterday it was the later as I had to help my brother bury his dog. He’s a tough bugger and it’s the only time I’ve seen [...]

By |2018-02-23T12:50:26+10:00December 31st, 2014|Categories: Captain's Log|1 Comment

“What Would The Fonz Do?”

I was having a chat with a couple of old friends on facebook on the weekend and they both got to talking about “you need a girlfriend”. I actually said I didn’t NEED anything of the sort but trying to tell a woman she’s wrong is...well...lucky for me it wasn’t a face-to-face conversation... I tried to [...]

By |2016-10-20T09:00:40+10:00November 12th, 2014|Categories: Captain's Log|0 Comments
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