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On February 12, 2016.

On February 12, 2016, “Dine Alone Records” label released “Synthia”, the third Jezabels studio album. It was recorded in 2015, at “Jungle Studios”, “Attic Studios”, “Oceanic Studios” in Sydney, and was produced by Lachlan Mitchell.


  • Hayley Mary – vocals
  • Heather Shannon – keyboards
  • Nik Kaloper – drums
  • Samuel Lockwood – guitar
  • Lachlan Mitchell – engineer
  • Peter Katis – mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering
  • Christopher Doyle& Co. – art direction, design
  • Pierre Toussaint – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Hayley Mary, Heather Shannon, Sam Lockwood, and Nik Kaloper.

  1. Stand and Deliver
  2. My Love is My Deliver
  3. Smile
  4. Unnatural
  5. A Message from My Mothers Passed
  6. Come Alive
  7. Flowers in the Attic
  8. If Ya Want Me
  9. Stamina


In November 1983.

In November 1983, “Hot Records” and “Rough Trade” labels released “Treeless Plain”, the debut Triffids album. It was recorded August – September 1983, at “Emerald City Studios” in Sydney, and was produced by Alsy MacDonald, David McComb, Robert McComb, Martyn Casey and Jill Birt.


  • Alsy MacDonald- drums, vocals, percussion, hammer
  • David McComb- lead vocals, guitar, piano
  • Robert McComb- violin, guitar, saw, keyboards, vocals
  • Martyn Casey- bass, vocals
  • Jill Birt– organ
  • Ian Macourt – cello
  • David Angell – viola
  • Nick Mainsbridge – engineer

Track listing:

All songs by David McComb, except where noted.

  1. Red Pony
  2. Branded
  3. My Baby Thinks She’s a Train
  4. Rosevel
  5. I Am a Lonesome Hobo – Bob Dylan
  6. Place in the Sun
  7. Plaything
  8. Old Ghostrider
  9. Hanging Shed
  10. Hell of a Summer
  11. Madeline
  12. Nothing Can Take Your Place

On January 7, 1999.

On January 7, 1999, “EMI” label released “Black the Sun”, the debut Alex Lloyd studio album. I t was recorded in 1998, at “Q Studios”, “Studios 301” in Sydney, and was produced by Alex Lloyd, Ed Buller and Trent Williamson. In the 2000 “ARIA Awards” Alex Lloyd won the prize for “Best Male Artist.


  • Alex Lloyd– guitar, vocals, programming, drums, bass
  • Louise Morgan – spoken word
  • Trent Williamson – programming, harmonica
  • Terapai Richmond – drums
  • Daniel Denholm – string arrangement, vocal arrangement
  • Clayton Doley– organ
  • Ed Buller– programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Alaxander Wasiliev (Alex Lloyd), except where noted.

  1. Melting
  2. Momo
  3. Something Special – Alexander Wasiliev, Miller
  4. Desert
  5. Snow
  6. My Way Home
  7. Black The Sun
  8. Lucky Star
  9. What A Year – Alexander Wasiliev, Quinn
  10. Faraway
  11. Aliens
  12. Gender
  13. Backseat Clause

On October 22, 2017.

On October 22, 2017, George Redburn Young died aged 70. He was musician, songwriter and music producer, member of the Australian band the Easybeats. With his bandmate Harry Vanda he wrote the hits “Friday on My Mind” and “Love Is in the Air”. In 1973, with Harry Vanda and Ted Albert, he formed “Albert Productions” in Sydney. George Young and Harry Vanda were also producers for AC/DC, (formed by his younger brothers Malcolm and Angus Young). In 1988, George Young and Harry Vanda were inducted into the “ARIA Hall of Fame”.

On October 15, 1996.

On October 15, 1996, “Columbia” label released “Breathe”, the ninth Midnight Oil studio album. It was recorded in 1996, in Sydney and New Orleans, and was produced by Malcolm Burn.


  • Peter Garrett- lead vocals
  • Bones Hillman- bass, vocals
  • Rob Hirst- drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie- guitars, keyboards, vocals
  • Martin Rotsey– guitars
  • Malcolm Burn- guitars, organ, bass
  • Emmylou Harris– vocals
  • Buddy Miller– guitars
  • Daryl Johnson – djembe
  • Ethan Allan – piano

Track listing:

  1. Underwater – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey
  2. Surf’s Up Tonight – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  3. Common Ground – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  4. Time to Heal – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  5. Sins of Omission – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey, Malcolm Burn
  6. One Too Many Times – Jim Moginie
  7. Star of Hope – Jim Moginie
  8. In the Rain – Peter Garrett
  9. Bring on the Change – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  10. Home – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  11. E-Beat – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  12. Barest Degree – Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst
  13. Gravelrash – Peter Garrett, Bones Hillman, Rob Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey


On September 2, 1991.

On September 2, 1991, “Victory Music” label released “Tin Machine II”m the second Tin Machine album. It was recorded 1989 – 1991, in Sydney and Los Angeles, and was produced by Tim Palmer, Hugh Padgham, David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels, Hunt Sales, Tony Sales, Kevin Armstrong and Tim Palmer.


  • David Bowie– lead vocals, guitar, piano, saxophone
  • Reeves Gabrels– lead guitar, backing vocals, vibrators, organ
  • Hunt Sales– drums, percussion, backing and lead vocals
  • Tony Sales– bass, backing vocals
  • Kevin Armstrong– rhythm guitar, piano
  • Tim Palmer– percussion, additional piano

Track listing:

All tracks by David Bowie and Reeves Gabrels except where noted.

  1. Baby Universal
  2. One Shot – David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels, Hunt Sales, Tony Sales
  3. You Belong in Rock n’ Roll
  4. If There Is Something – Bryan Ferry
  5. Amlapura
  6. Betty Wrong
  7. You Can’t Talk – David Bowie, Reeves Gabrels, Hunt Sales, Tony Sales
  8. Stateside – David Bowie, Hunt Sales
  9. Shopping for Girls
  10. A Big Hurt – David Bowie
  11. Sorry – Hunt Sales
  12. Goodbye Mr. Ed – David Bowie, Hunt Sales, Tony Sales
  13. Hammerhead (hidden track) – David Bowie, Hunt Sales



In August 1987.

In August 1987, “Spirit Music” label released “Diesel and Dust”, the sixth Midnight Oil studio album. It was recorded in 1987, at “Albert Studios” in Sydney, Australia, and was produced by Peter Garrett, Peter Gilford, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie, Martin Rotsey and Wame Livesey. In 1989, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it No. 13 on its list of the “100 Best Albums of the 1980s”. In October 2010 it was listed at No. 1 in the book “100 Best Australian Albums”.


  • Peter Garrett– vocals
  • Peter Gifford– bass, vocals
  • Robert Hirst– drums, vocals
  • Jim Moginie– guitars, keyboards
  • Martin Rotsey– guitars

Track listing:

  1. .Beds Are Burning – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  2. Put Down the Weapon – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  3. Dreamworld – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  4. Arctic World – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  5. Warakurna – Jim Moginie
  6. The Dead Heart – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  7. Whoah – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  8. Bullroare – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  9. Sell My Soul – Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie
  10. Sometimes – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie
  11. Gunbarrel Highway – Peter Garrett, Robert Hirst, Jim Moginie, Peter Gifford, Martin Rotsey

On August 3, 1992.

On August 3, 1992, “Atlantic” label released “Welcome to Wherever You Are”, the eighth INXS album. It was recorded 1991–1992, at “Rhinoceros Recordings” in Sydney, and was produced by Mark Opitz, Michael Hutchence, Kirk Pengilly, Garry Gary Beers, Andrew Farriss, Jon Farriss and Tim Farriss. In 1997, the album was certified Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.


  • Michael Hutchence– vocals
  • Kirk Pengilly– guitar, saxophone, vocals
  • Garry Gary Beers– bass guitar
  • Andrew Farriss– guitar, keyboards
  • Jon Farriss– drums, percussion
  • Tim Farriss– guitar
  • Australian Concert Orchestra
  • Deni Hines – backing vocals
  • Sunil De Silva – percussion
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Niven Garland – engineer
  • Melissa Van Twest – assistant engineer
  • Neil Sandbach – orchestral engineer
  • Colin Piper – conductor
  • Mick Kenny, Andrew Farriss – orchestral arrangements
  • Leon Zervos – mastering
  • Chris Murphy– management
  • Steve Pyke– cover photography
  • Peggy Sirota – photography
  • Michael Nash Assoc. – design 

    Track listing:

    All tracks by Andrew Farriss and Michael Hutchence, except where noted.

    1. Questions – Andrew Farriss
    2. Heaven Sent – Andrew Farriss
    3. Communication
    4. Taste It
    5. Not Enough Time
    6. All Around
    7. Baby Don’t Cry – Andrew Farriss
    8. Beautiful Girl – Andrew Farriss
    9. Wishing Well
    10. Back on Line – Jon Farriss, Michael Hutchence
    11. Strange Desire
    12. Men and Women – Michael Hutchence


On May 27, 2011.

On May 27, 2011, “Peace & Riot/EMI” labels released “United in Isolation”, the debut Papa vs Pretty album. It was recorded in February 2011, at “BJB Studios” and “Oceanic Studios” in Sydney, and was produced Paul McKercher.


  • Thomas Rawle – guitar, vocals, keyboards
  • Angus Gardiner – bass, vocals, keyboards, violoncello
  • Tom Myers – drums, vocals
  • Paul McKercher – engineer
  • Jean-Paul Fung– assistant engineer
  • Scott Horscroft – mixer

Track listing:

  1. Life’s Got a Hold of Me
  2. One of the Animals
  3. Charity Case
  4. Look for Me
  5. Honey
  6. Conquistador
  7. I Felt Nothing
  8. Darkest Way
  9. Bitter Pill
  10. Suit & Burn
  11. You Are Not in Love Anymore

On July 27, 1979.


On July 27, 1979, “Albert” label released “Highway to Hell”, the sixth Australian and the fifth international AC/DC album. It was recorded December 1978, at “Albert Studios” in Sydney; January – February 1979, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, Florida; March – April 1979, at “Roundhouse Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert John “Mutt” Lange. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Highway to Hell” at number 200 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.


  • Bon Scott– lead vocals
  • Angus Young– lead guitar
  • Malcolm Young– rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Cliff Williams– bass guitar, backing vocals
  • Phil Rudd– drums
  • Recording Engineer: Mark Dearnley
  • Mixing Engineer: Tony Platt
  • Assistant Engineer: Kevin Dallimore
  • Art Direction: Bob Defrin
  • Photography: Jim Houghton

Track listing:

All tracks by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Bon Scott.

  1. Highway to Hell
  2. Girls Got Rhythm
  3. Walk All Over You
  4. Touch Too Much
  5. Beating Around the Bush
  6. Shot Down in Flames
  7. Get It Hot
  8. If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)
  9. Love Hungry Man
  10. Night Prowler