A Great Tour Ends

April 17, 2019 0

Yesterday at Woy Woy Library marked the end of a 16 date tour of author-talk blended with readings, poems and music. It was a fabulous success largely due to my “helpers” especially Tony Durant on […]

Bicton Breezes

February 12, 2019 2

I wrote the song in Brixton in 1976 and it was pivotal in my whole concept of Dave Warner’s from the Suburbs – a band that was going to play all sorts of musical styles […]

POVERTY

January 10, 2018 2

Andre Fritze has requested the lyrics to this song which I wrote in Sydney in the 80s with Martin Cilia around the time of Surplus and Dearth. It didn’t make that album but I decided […]

DATES FOR OCTOBER 2017 – DAVE WARNER

July 29, 2017 1

Suburban Soldiers Hail to thee. October is a time for celebration. The augurs have been read, the pro-consuls and praetors have been selected: Gyi, Durant, Beare, Bailey.  Let the festivities of the word and rock […]

SNAPCHAT VIDEO OUT THIS FRIDAY

May 9, 2017 0

This Friday May 12 at 10 AM EST marks the public release of the SNAPCHAT video.  Snapchat is my anarchic, profane ode to those whose use of social media technology is boorish to say the […]

FROM THE VAULT

April 26, 2017 1

Here’s a song I’d forgotten all about until Field Marshall Fritze reminded me with a lyric quotation this morning. The thing is when I located the lyric sheet and re-read I realised it was a […]

I Don’t Know What I Feel

April 4, 2017 0

     When I returned from London in 1976 it took me a little time to get back into my suburban Australian skin. Living in Brixton and travelling around Europe was a wonderful experience for […]

Hail Ray Coffey and other visionaries

March 27, 2017 0

Recently while in Perth I did an interview for RTR FM and was interested to see that 2016 marked its 40th anniversary.  This is a particularly relevant anniversary for me because 2016 was also 40 […]

Very first mention of The Suburbs 1976

February 14, 2017 0

Lurking in a back shed of the suburbs of Perth, I came across a treasure trove including this UWA Guild Sheet with, I believe,the first ever public mention of The Suburbs for the then upcoming […]

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