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Serpentine
2009-04-03, 08:10 AM
What do you like? What don't you like? You internationals, what's gotten out to you? Is there anything that makes it different to the music elsewhere, and if so, why?
I think our rap and hiphop is probably the most distinct. At the very least, it's the distinct - and good - stuff that gets big. Obviously there's a lot of crap - curse you Triple J, you're meant to put on decent alternative music! - but that's pretty usual.
I think I've passed my run of Aussie music list-making that I started in the Crush thread, so I'll let the rest of y'all come up with the specific bands and the like.
I will just say this: You internationals missed out on the best of ACDC, before Bon Scott drank himself to death (literally)!

Rawhide
2009-04-03, 08:17 AM
A list of with a sampling of a fair bit of different Australian music. I've tried to cover as many different genres as possible and some are more on the humorous rather than fantastic side.

John Farnham - You're The Voice (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99P7TTvpO1g)
Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZZfuCJ970w)
Crowded House - Weather With You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIb6I8gtgtw)
Crowded House - Better Be Home Soon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOenp3MUnh0)
Crowded House - Something So Strong (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXArBZItqGc)
Crowded House - It's Only Natural (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkbiMcpIk6g)
Icehouse - Great Southern Land (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mkidP2OUCk)
Icehouse - Electric Blue (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xYQBTwP3t0)
Men At Work - Land Down Under (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNT7uZf7lew)
Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swQi4CAzmrA)
Australian Crawl - Boys Light Up (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avw1ddNHKmE)
Midnight Oil - Beds are Burning (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10BbpGKLXqk)
Midnight Oil - Blue Sky Mine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByRbiyxlJJk)
Midnight Oil - Forgotten Years (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XWjTXQutf4)
Natalie Imbruglia - Torn (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bPndxNNKfA)
Natalie Imbruglia - Wrong Impression (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd3WfJptaFQ)
Savage Garden - The Animal Song (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_15ZrZXhXe8)
Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjbDuXZ8gTo)
Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61nWiJ3YX9A)
Savage Garden - I Want You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqGnsP4wOf0)
Savage Garden - Crash and Burn (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uB4lT5CblA)
Savage Garden - Affirmation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpvwxK7F2BI)
Yothu Yindi - Treaty (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7cbkxn4G8U)
Christine Anu - My Island Home (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koTfcRaLIqs)
Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs - Most People I Know (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pziFUtBmLV8)
Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCAjmuA1HDk)
Bee Gees - I Started a Joke (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRNTQvXSsfA)
Mental As Anything - If You Leave Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSGtg26-TpU)
The Seekers - I am Australian (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSoGJQkKDYk)
The Angels - Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7kYVjL2lps)
Max Merritt & The Meteors - Slipping Away (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7nXGKBN3Sw)
Cold Chisel - Cheap Wine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFnKf9xSIgw)
Jimmy Barnes - Working Class Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwIdbN1QW24)
Marcia Hines - I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsZ3rFJA-E4) (this video is a live duet with Paul McDermott)
INXS - New Sensation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMUILorWSMM)
INXS - Afterglow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BwL_13enB8)
AC/DC - Its A Long Way To The Top (If Ya Wanna Rock And Roll) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1iR2Wi3u5o)
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bomv-6CJSfM)
AC/DC - TNT (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yex1yyySpyM)
AC/DC - Thunderstruck (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvoeeq-BH4w)
Powderfinger - (Baby I've Got You) On My Mind (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu3bBqB-g68)
Powderfinger - My Happiness (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1ZkbDbJRk4)
Silverchair - The Greatest View (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiWpvRXk51Y)
Jet - Look What You've Done (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_G-bR7IBSk)
Slim Dusty - A Pub With No Beer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaGJFvLWDmk)
Slim Dusty - I Love to Have a Beer With Duncan (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uxTuUzgxzI)
Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D-LmRNdQiQ)
Rolf Harris - Two Little Boys (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmL3m2zcoOI)
Rolf Harris - Jake the Peg (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJleJbn9G6Y)
Redgum - I Was Only 19 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Urtiyp-G6jY)
Eric Bogle - And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHTojtx89Cw)
Kasey Chambers - Like A River (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2te8cMXUeos)
Kasey Chambers - Not Pretty Enough (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5rOdF9rUKI)
Shannon Noll - What About Me (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whLCjP5L7QA)
Olivia Newton John - I Honestly Love You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOyUUCJY6kE)
Delta Goodrem - Lost Without You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8jp-vn-HiM)
Delta Goodrem - Not Me, Not I (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdcI63mr3I0)
John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNC0kIzM1Fo)
Sherbet - Howzat (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNcFxhgcvZ8)
Daryl Braithwaite - The Horses (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_arN-h6axI)
Daryl Braithwaite - One Summer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SB9OJ1IjBEc)
Daryl Braithwaite - As The Days Go By (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXIrCJll9dY)
Skyhooks - Horror Movie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7l8rlnMpCI)
Skyhooks - Living In The 70's (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P8lXN0-jrg)
Skyhooks - Ego Is Not A Dirty Word (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xpm9xwb5VnY)
The Living End - White Noise (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QskZwT1psEc)
Hunters & Collectors - Holy Grail (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6bsGtJoKnE)
Paul Kelly - Before Too Long (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LerRV-CGeFU)
Tina Arena - Chains (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FE0vdmKB4A)
Tina Arena - I Want to Know What Love is (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Xn_VUgJ4xU)
Tina Arena - Heaven Help My Heart (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g06jaMKsoFg)
Kylie Minogue - On a Night Like This (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfER3jhUC2E)
Kylie Minogue - The Locomotion (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98GXT6tvzs8)
John Williamson - Raining On The Rock (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCMhW92GYUc)
John williamson - Home Among the Gum Trees (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h85hqvskiCw)
John Williamson - True Blue (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceWKrsJX9N4)
John Williamson - Old Man Emu (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZLx4Os8TBs)
John Williamson - A Bushman Can't Survive (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EI4v9zmwA0)
John Williamson - Rip Rip Woodchip (http://www.malleeboy.com/music/rip_rip_woodchip.html) (lyrics only, sorry - find me a link? Real Audio sample (http://www.johnwilliamson.com.au/music/rip.ram))
Spectrum - I'll Be Gone (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rm0hBkfPB1M)


Plus some notable poems by Banjo Patterson:
The Man From Snowy River (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs_-DKUimeo)
Waltzing Matilda (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dVZo5a4_Ok) (alternate version (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pu5byI6pZY0))


Additionally, two songs that are crap (but we like 'em anyway!):
Joe Dolce - Shaddup You Face (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-BKcKMS748)
Jacko - I'm An Individual (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3h6pyZi88w)

WNxHasoroth
2009-04-03, 08:36 AM
I've found Wolfmother to be consistently good :smallsmile:

revolver kobold
2009-04-03, 08:46 AM
Pnau - Embrace (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZzA00JjOkg) (I was at this concert, and it was one of the best I've been to)
The Presets - This Boys In Love (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNgOuXepPsA)
The Presets - Talk Like That (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhgcl8rqIUE&feature=related)
The Presets - My People (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNXyDKsflTc&feature=related)
The Hilltop Hoods - Recapturing The Vibe (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8j4EP0Q3to&feature=related)
The Hilltop Hoods - The Hard Road (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFCWHshsw_M&feature=related)
The Hilltop Hoods - Stopping All Stations (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-ehRmlYQlk&feature=related)
The Herd - The King Is Dead (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ3LH5cZ11s)
The Herd - 2020 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yf3U7sFQBOs&feature=related)
The Herd - I Was Only 19 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns82tHhJOr0&feature=related)
The Grates - 19-20-20 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k35b7M-BtYI&feature=PlayList&p=609EBC75052D0FAF&index=0&playnext=1)
The Grates - Science is Golden (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FBwzSZl0IM&feature=related)
The Grates - Message (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOY2KMY-QHA)
Grinspoon - Just Ace (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1nknGuuZPs)
Grinspoon - Chemical Heart (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB65kCNRL7Q&feature=channel)
Grinspoon - Champion (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v27uKYKNAt4)
Gotye - Hearts a Mess (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnXFJOXvL_A)
The Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8BWBn26bX0)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Dig Lazarus Dig (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kV5XkBQsKU)
Gyroscope - Snakeskin (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Sz2yW9reIg)
Architecture in Helsinki - Heart It Races (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZjpWs1h7pU&feature=related)
Architecture in Helsinki - Debbie (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNGOG3A7P3E&feature=related)
Architecture in Helsinki - That Beep (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmieVoMeqZM&feature=related)
Cog - Run (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJNjyKnK2W4)
Cog - My Enemy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6J7TUHDzC8&feature=related)

The Panda Band - Sleepy Little Death Toll Town (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Vy2K2H2i0U)
Intrasonic - Shadow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfRyZIFSfpo)
Intrasonic - Sanctuary (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2RK7ievyPs&feature=related)
Angelspit - Wolf (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYfeLksrA9g)*coarse language warning*
Angelspit - Maggot (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YmU2nRPnSAU)

That's all I can come up with at the moment. If I remember any more, I'll post them here.

LCR
2009-04-03, 08:54 AM
You have forgotten JET (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ITAgm0rpws).

Edit: I've just noticed that you haven't. Anyways, it's a great band.

Serpentine
2009-04-03, 09:39 AM
Ah, yeah, may as well put my list from the other thread here:


1200 Techniques - Karma (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C135SCD7gXY)
Hilltop Hoods (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFCWHshsw_M)
The Herd - Scallops (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR34eyS-1Q4)
Silverchair! - Freak (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZ9kBQrZXOI), Anthem for the Year 2000 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTM5cDIESrY), Tomorrow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afp7EreIduM).
ACDC's Big Balls (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iB34tVsbBw)
28 Days - Rip it Up (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-wno1H3gbw)
The Cat Empire - Hello (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vW7eLX2EXc), Days Like These (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Vonv8oO6ak) - The happiest band I know.
...you know what? I think I'm gonna just start an Australian music thread. To Media!

Oh, and it's Kasey Chambers I don't like so much (or, less than Missy Higgins, anyway). She's like Delta, only she writes her own stuff.


Another bunch:
Custard (e.g. Girls Like That (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=De4C3N4rBPE))
Butterfingers (e.g. I Love Work (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dtl0D5zv66s) and Ya Muma (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYf2Dh71RgY) (caution: naughty words and grown-up topics)).
Architecture in Helsinki (Do the Whirlwind (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXIzyquw-kc&feature=PlayList&p=E6443AE4E8AD5F04&index=0&playnext=1), It's 5 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEAI-LxDsRY), That Beep (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmieVoMeqZM&feature=related)) - the band with quite possibly the most ordinary-looking people you'll ever see.
Eskimo Joe (Black Fingernails Red Wine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I56N_r3IOxo), Who Sold Her Out (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXwsC-NKQbE))
The Avalanches (Frontier Psychiatrist (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8BWBn26bX0), Since I Left You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFE1hQeJKwc&feature=related))
Ben Lee (Hiroshima (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yp6jEo6GNrQ&feature=PlayList&p=73FC5A6518AFFA18&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=21), Catch My Disease (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2DK3UO4_UQ), Cigarettes Will Kill You (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJAorQM7sL8))
Killing Heidi (Mascara (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vYrWaSty9M)) - Triple J Unearthed, woo!
The Sleepy Jackson (Vampire Racecourse (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwbzpWK9aCQ))
The John Butler Trio (Treat Yo Mama (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qih1HC-S7YE), Home Is Where The Heart Is (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=advz4zMUce8))
Machine Gun ******** (Rollercoaster (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AWv0G41Buw), Physical (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59bxbMAOdfY))
Mental as Anything (The Nips Are Getting Bigger (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HSsE-ZP5C0),
Nick Cave (and the Bad Seeds) (Mercy Seat (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFdUTM4gU-o), Where The Wild Roses Grow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfxS1ZsKOuk)
Gerling (Ghost Patrol (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gB1zaA8OzI), Who's Ya Daddy? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh2HC6geLSY)
Wolfmother (Joker and the Thief (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKjV_bWnFCM))

and, finally:
Peter Combe. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMws2s5R8X4)

Holy Crapsicles there's a lot! I'd be the last to say that it's all good - I wouldn't even say that I really like all of the above - but even so, what the bajeebus was my friend thinking?!

I'd put in Pauline Pantsdown but, well, that wasn't a proud time for Australia, for several reasons...

Hm. Just listened to Ya Muma for the first time in ages... Damn I like that song.

Did I mention that The Cat Empire is a really damn happy band? That lead singer has the most infectious smile...

edit: Man, the time and effort it took to make that list, I wouldn't thought it'd be longer. :smallsigh:
Would it be alright if I bypassed the filter for the Machine Gun [blank] name, or is [fancy name for certain happy-funtime activity] too naughty regardless of context?

revolver kobold
2009-04-03, 09:51 AM
I can't believe I forgot about The Cat Empire!

oryx
2009-04-03, 10:01 AM
Jimmy Barnes - Working Class Man (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4_v4UMrGqc) (excellent alternate version? sure thing! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVKngijexnw))

Thread's over, guys.

Seriously though, another vote for the Presets & Architecture in Helsinki, plus Gotye (Heart's a Mess (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvbSiQZfACQ)).

Angelspit are alright but I think they're a bit overrated.

Sneak
2009-04-03, 10:36 AM
I second Men at Work, The Avalanches, and The John Butler Trio.

I'm sure I have other bands that I don't even know are Australian, too. I'll have to look up the place of origin of all my favorite bands now...

Jimp
2009-04-03, 11:04 AM
I remember listening to a pop punk baned called Bodyjar a few years ago after hearing them in one of the Tony Hawks Pro Skater games. I never got to hear beyond the free samples on their website though.

Jimor
2009-04-03, 04:16 PM
A few months ago I hit a very cool trail of breadcrumbs on Youtube that let me discover a LOT of cool Australia and New Zealand music. I had a lot of the big acts like Men At Work, INXS, Midnight Oil, Icehouse, Hunters and Collectors, Frente, Go-Betweens, The Church, etc.

I just cleaned up my Youtube playlists, so let me see what I can list here (I know I'm going to get some NZ in here too by accident, but still cool stuff).

The Church - Metropolis (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvtwd2kYZvY)
The Church - Reptile (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWhV2l9QPxw)
The Church - You're Still Beautiful (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PscdNlD8vxs)
Dear Enemy - Computer One (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkkO2TRWU58)
Do Re Mi - Adultery (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXv1HBJwbHM)
Do Re Mi - Idiot Grin (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LN_b6iTDc4)
Do Re Mi - Warnings Moving Clockwise (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V94eo1F3T8)
frente! - Bizarre Love Triangle (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJ1c9ErCn7w)
frente! - Labour of Love (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2sPV7Nm148)
Goanna - Solid Rock (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV_0Mf9YcyA)
Goanna - Razor's Edge (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59kf812qMFg)
The Go-Betweens - Streets of Your Town (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L33mpJO2MaE)
Hunters and Collectors - Is There Anybody In There (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-AqY6LsuCM)
Hunters and Collectors - Back on the Breadline (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wxz5pnlcJ4s)
Icehouse - Cross the Border (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_95tEBqZL0)
Icehouse - Don't Believe Anymore (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zB9o6w7kBQo)
Icehouse - No Promises (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyBif6w-SiY)
Icehouse - Street Cafe (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KS31iCcCxeA)
Icehouse - Touch the Fire (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gI-xngbtrE)
Natalie Imbruglia - Smoke (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuDufIxiQRI)
Natalie Imbruglia - That Day (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtELUcKEZNc)
Midnight Oil - One Country (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqum67JLg8Q)
Mi-Sex - Computer Games (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m8IOD-wk9g) <-- must see, 1979 computer game cameos
Jenny Morris - Tears (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2dGE5U25h8)
Noiseworks - Touch (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8Vz9U5UXk0)
The Presets - Girl and the Sea (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7JOnV0nOog)

There's one user who is the champion music video poster for Aus/NZ.

Start with http://www.youtube.com/user/nzoz1988 then change the year on the url to get each of his channels

Ghastly Epigram
2009-04-03, 05:40 PM
A few months ago I hit a very cool trail of breadcrumbs on Youtube that let me discover a LOT of cool Australia and New Zealand music.

Heh. I LIVE in New Zealand and I vehemently disagree with the claim there is "cool" music here. :smallyuk:

As for Australian music, somebody mentioned Eskimo Joe. I would say they are worth a listen (The album Black Fingernails, Red Wine in any case) if you do not mind pop-rock. Also, Down Under should be their national anthem. :smallamused:

Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll
2009-04-03, 10:00 PM
The Sick Puppies are ok, they're from Australia.

Hell Puppi
2009-04-03, 10:05 PM
I find it weird that it took me this long to realize all of those bands came from Australia.
:smalleek:
I used to love Savage Garden, still have one of their cd's.

ClamLeague9000
2009-04-04, 01:27 AM
Everyone likes Sadistik Exekution and RKH, right? Ha ha!

Cheesegear
2009-04-04, 03:31 AM
Lash, a good girl-punk band.
Take Me Away (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqL8p-mjFlk&feature=related)
Beauty Queen (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHji4NbtaSo)

No-one's mentioned Superjesus (can I say that?)?
Gravity (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjyhoVSWXzw)

Bodyjar
One In A Million (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXiecZtAniA)
Not The Same (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36a6KI6o9VY&feature=related)

Frenzal Rhomb
Never Had So Much Fun (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXyplMT2dWI)
Mum Changed The Locks (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhYW5PKYLQc&feature=related)
My City of Sydney (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li-5-Ke9J20&feature=related)
Let's Drink A Beer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7wcD0YtkQM)

I'm disappointed in my fellow Australians (Stray'yans) that nobody's got Silverchair, The Living End or Powderfinger yet. Shame on you'se guys.
Rawhide's does.

Dispozition
2009-04-04, 04:25 AM
John Butler Trio and Hilltop Hoods are my only highly regarded Aussie artists...Technically Pendulum count as Australian though...Born and bred in Perth, London based D&B.

I honestly don't find much Australian music worth raving about. If you want albums/music that will generally feature the better Aussie bands, look no further than Triple J. While it's not all Australian, a large portion will be, which is better than none :P
Actually, most of the bands already in this thread are on at least one Triple J Hottest 100 album...The few that aren't are either not very good, or way old :P

EDIT: And listening to them now, Butterfingers kick ass...I forgot about them...

Finn Solomon
2009-04-04, 04:55 AM
I like Land Down Under. And...that's all I can think of.

Serpentine
2009-04-04, 05:50 AM
I'm disappointed in my fellow Australians (Stray'yans) that nobody's got Silverchair, The Living End or Powderfinger yet. Shame on you'se guys.
Rawhide's does.*ahem*

Silverchair! - Freak (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZ9kBQrZXOI), Anthem for the Year 2000 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTM5cDIESrY), Tomorrow (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afp7EreIduM).:annoyed:

Cheesegear
2009-04-04, 06:51 AM
I like Land Down Under. And...that's all I can think of.

Funny story; The lead singer for Men At Work (Colin Hay), is actually from Scotland and isn't from Stray'ya at all. :smallamused:

Faulty
2009-04-04, 11:18 AM
Glad to see Hilltop Hoods mentioned. The Hard Road Restrung is a wonderful album. "Stopping All Stations" makes me tear up.

warty goblin
2009-04-04, 01:48 PM
No list of Australian music is complete without The Band Played Waltzing Matilda (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WG48Ftsr3OI)

TheBST
2009-04-04, 01:52 PM
A list of Australian Bands this long and it doesn't include 'The Birthday Party' or The Saints?

That, ladies and gentleman, is a crime.

zeratul
2009-04-04, 05:30 PM
AIRBOURNE! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2T6e_mk0O24) fantastic australian metal/hard rock
AC/DC is of course also fantastic

Cheesegear
2009-04-04, 10:00 PM
No list of Australian music is complete without The Band Played Waltzing Matilda (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WG48Ftsr3OI)

That song is amazing. It makes my Dad cry. :smallamused:

Serpentine
2009-04-04, 10:14 PM
I really like... Y'know, I don't know what it's called.
Singing toorily-oorily addity.
Singing toorily-oorily ay.
Singing toorily-oorily addity...
And we're bo-ound for Botany Bay...

Too bad I can't remember much of it...

Dispozition
2009-04-04, 11:21 PM
I really like... Y'know, I don't know what it's called.
Singing toorily-oorily addity.
Singing toorily-oorily ay.
Singing toorily-oorily addity...
And we're bo-ound for Botany Bay...

Too bad I can't remember much of it...

Bound for Botany Bay, surprisingly :P

Serpentine
2009-04-05, 10:54 PM
I was thinking that, or just Botany Bay, or maybe Toorily-oorily-addity. What does that mean, anyway?

Oh, and the friend I mentioned before? He reluctantly admitted that The Cat Empire are good.

Klose_the_Sith
2009-04-06, 01:30 AM
WHY HAVE YOU NOT MENTIONED THE WHITLAMS?!?

That's grue worthy, right there.

No Aphrodisiac (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ygi7RQMLcAw&fmt=18)
Thank you (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7t4R8Kf-aY&feature=related&fmt=18)
Blow Up The Pokies (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXywGjDqcAw&feature=related&fmt=18)

Don Julio Anejo
2009-04-06, 01:37 AM
Kylie Minogue.

Closet_Skeleton
2009-04-06, 04:24 AM
I have a live CD of the Waifs (a folk band), but that's it.

Felixaar
2009-04-06, 05:02 AM
I love the Waifs (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVS1DE59QC8).

Also
Archie Roach - From Paradise (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhCy8iur_8o)
Vika and Linda Bull - When Will You Fall For Me? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjM9T-yanz0) (I preferr the acoustic version though)


All those artists are good, but I can't find much more from them on the internets...

Cheesegear
2009-04-06, 05:06 AM
Does anyone remember Area 7? They, and the (first, and only good) Living End albumn were the first two CDs I ever bought.

Keytium
2009-04-06, 05:35 AM
Wow i live in Australia and i didn't realise that most of the music listed was Australian :smallconfused: some of the bands are favourates of mine and i never knew. I'm really impressed we have great artists out here :smallsmile:

Oregano
2009-04-06, 05:44 AM
Woop, Rawhide mentioned INXS. His awesomeness just increased. I love INXS.

Felixaar
2009-04-06, 09:33 AM
More Archie Roach (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6VVRtR33DU&feature=channel)

Rawhide
2009-04-06, 09:52 AM
WHY HAVE YOU NOT MENTIONED THE WHITLAMS?!?

That's grue worthy, right there.

No Aphrodisiac (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ygi7RQMLcAw&fmt=18)
Thank you (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7t4R8Kf-aY&feature=related&fmt=18)
Blow Up The Pokies (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXywGjDqcAw&feature=related&fmt=18)

Oversight. I'll add No Aphrodisiac to my list sometime later. It needs to be updated as there's another song I listed elsewhere that hasn't gotten in the main list yet.