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Ozstranded podcast #242

Ozstranded podcast #242

Playing tracks by

Lime Spiders, Twerps, Stephen Jonathon Smith, Rodney Decroo, Mac Demarco and more.

We kick off the show with a few blistering singles from 80s underground legends Lime Spiders (you can find '25th Hr' and 'Out Of Control' on the indispensable 2 x CD compilation 'Do The Pop'). Lime Spiders, led by singer Mick Blood, were in operation from 1979 until 1990. They didn't release their full-length, the classic 'The Cave Comes Alive!' until 1987 after years of honing their live act in the beer barns of Australia. Their sound is distinctive for the time in that they were powered by punk and almost metallic riffing, but also drawing on the influences of psychedelic and Nuggets-era American rock. The resulting musical concoction was exhilarating.