Musical coincidences # 124

September 3, 2011

Today’s Song of the day (see below) is “Straight Ahead” by Australian band The Exploders. There’s a little guitar riff in it at the end of each chorus:

The Exploders – “Straight Ahead (2007)

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It reminds me of the guitar riff before each verse of “Powderworks” by fellow Australian band Midnight… er, a band I got into trouble for mentioning the last time I mentioned them.

A band – “Powderworks (1978) (excerpt)

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Here are the full versions:

The Exploders – “Straight Ahead (2007)

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A band – “Powderworks (1978)

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Song of the day: The Exploders – "Straight Ahead"

September 3, 2011

The Rubber Records love continues*…

Here’s a song that I’d describe as The Rolling Stones on amphetamines:

The Exploders – “Straight Ahead (2007)

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Buy Easy And The Sun at Rubber Records
Buy Easy And The Sun at iTunes
The Exploders on Rubber Records
The Exploders on MySpace
The Exploders on Facebook
The Exploders on Twitter

(*See yesterday’s post if that sentence was a tad cryptic.)


Song of the day: The Exploders – "Little Summer Dress"

July 31, 2011

Here’s Victorian band The Exploders with the bright’n’breezy “Little Summer Dress” (2007):

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Buy Easy And The Sun at Rubber Records
Buy Easy And The Sun at iTunes
The Exploders on MySpace
The Exploders on Facebook
The Exploders on Twitter