Radio Birdman Radios Appear: Trafalgar Version on Import LP + Download
Radios Appear was Radio Birdman's first full length album. Recorded piecemeal over 1976 and early 1977, on weekends and nights when their home base (Trafalgar Studios Sydney) had no paying customers, it was finally released on the Trafalgar label, created specifically to release their records. In addition to mail order, the album was literally distributed by hand and out of the back of cars.
The band thus wrote the Australian handbook on DIY independent music. It was hailed as a breakthrough album in Australian music, a turning point after the scene's early and mid seventies stagnation. Radios Appear was given a 5 star review in Rolling Stone, and the album gave the band a needed boost to depart Sydney as a national touring entity, while still maintaining their renegade status.
This LP has been out of print for 25 years now. Remastered from original tapes and cut onto lacquer, its a 140g black vinyl pressing in a standard jacket closely reproducing the original artwork. The black and white inner sleeve replicates and enhances the insert that came with the original Trafalgar pressing. A download coupon is also included.
Radio Birdman Radios Appear - Trafalgar Version Track Listing:
1. T.V. Eye (The Stooges)
2. Murder City Nights (D Tek)
3. Anglo Girl Desire (D Tek)
4. Man With Golden Helmet (D Tek / S Kambly)
5. Descent into The Maelstrom (D Tek)
6. Monday Morning Gunk (D Tek)
7. Do The Pop (D Tek / M Sisto)
8. Love Kills (D Tek)
9. Hand Of Law (D Tek)
10. New Race (D Tek)