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Christina Pap presents in-depth profiles of the new generation of the Australian underground, with insights into future sounds of punk and electronic music in Australia through short radio show episodes and long form interviews that explore themes, ideas and politics behind the noise.

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    • 5.0 • 39 Ratings

Christina Pap presents in-depth profiles of the new generation of the Australian underground, with insights into future sounds of punk and electronic music in Australia through short radio show episodes and long form interviews that explore themes, ideas and politics behind the noise.

    March Radio show ft. FLOODLIGHTS

    March Radio show ft. FLOODLIGHTS

    A new radio show episode! With great new Aussie tunes, and featuring a short interview with FLOODLIGHTS. Pick up a MAU tote bag via lulusmelb.com!
     
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Amyl and the Sniffers, from "Kmart to Gucci"

    Amyl and the Sniffers, from "Kmart to Gucci"

    Amy and Gus talk about going from being a local Melbourne band to blowing up overnight, hitting the runway in Milan with Gucci, winning an ARIA music award and lots of other crazy stories - on the Modern Australian Underground.
     
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    David Forcier on CIVIC and "Reckless #2" punk photozine

    David Forcier on CIVIC and "Reckless #2" punk photozine

    Dave Forcier talks about the launch of his new photozine "Reckless #2" as well as his time living in Australia, and drumming in CIVIC
     
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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Amy (Sleeper) & Al (Snake) talk TOTAL CONTROL to PRIMO!

    Amy (Sleeper) & Al (Snake) talk TOTAL CONTROL to PRIMO!

    Amy and Al both independently moved to Melbourne around the mid to late 2000's. Since then, they've changed the direction of underground music and given definition to new sounds with bands like Total Control, Sleeper and Snake, The UV Race, Constant Mongrel, Terry, Dick Diver, Lower Plently, Eastlink, Straightjacket Nation, and Primo!, to name a few. They tell the story of how they got into music, moving to Melbourne, how they met, shows, tours and lots more.
     
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Geelong Rock 'n' Roll, from BORED! to THE LIVING EYES - Two generations with The Gardners

    Geelong Rock 'n' Roll, from BORED! to THE LIVING EYES - Two generations with The Gardners

    Today I'll be talking with Grant, Billy and Zane Gardner. Grant is one of the founding members of iconic Geelong punk rock band, Bored!. His two sons followed in his footsteps over a decade later, playing in bands together such as The Living Eyes, Vertigo and Cereal Killer. Billy also started the label Antifade Records out of Geelong, which has gone on to have a huge impact on the Melbourne Punk and Proto Garage scene over the last decade. We talk about all this and more on this weeks episode of the Modern Australian Underground
     
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    • 55 min
    Radio show - From Proto Garage to Death Metal

    Radio show - From Proto Garage to Death Metal

    Another exciting Radio Show episode highlighting different music genres from punk, hardcore, oi punk and garage, to country, drill, death metal and more. A span across genres but they all have one thing in common...they exist in the Modern Australian Underground.
     
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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Moon 🌞 ,

Incredible listen!

Christina shows such a broad range of new music and insights into the punk scene surrounding. I’ve discovered so much amazing new music through this and felt like I was in the room with her and the guests during interviews ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

scomo is a worm ,

Eye opening!

Great long form interviews with artists. Longer format gives insight into known artists I thought I knew well!

bigfanofthings ,

One-of-a-kind music pod

Fantastic long-form interviews about frequently-underdocumented sections of the musical underground, alternating with playlist episodes which are full of hits for listeners old and new. A unique perspective and highly recommended.

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