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Clouds / Falling Joys 7" Vinyl Released

John Billington

Clouds / Falling Joys 7" Vinyl Released

To coincide with the CLOUDS /FALLING JOYS full November tour around parts of Oz we have a neat lil' TOUR SINGLE out on 7" featuring a previously unreleased cut from each band (One demo/One Live). Buy one off the CLOUDS at their shows on BLUE vinyl, or one from the FALLING JOYS on CLEAR, or lock one in with us here at BCR HQ on RED. You can purchase tickets at Oztix.com.au or rock up on the door! The tour dates are as follows: Fri Nov 3rd - Canberra  Saturday Nov 4th - The Factory Theatre in Sydney, Fri Nov...


ME 262 /TRANS 262 - Original 7" /Demos LP + 7" Flexi-Disc (Butt 023)

John Billington

ME 262 /TRANS 262 - Original 7" /Demos LP + 7" Flexi-Disc (Butt 023)

Great Sydney Rock Action from the early 80's collected here on this killer Deluxe LP set! Following the initial wave of RADIO BIRDMAN sonic charge came bands like this, who may not of been equally remembered but who powered it out and tore up the stages in their day & it's time to celebrate 35 years on with their Don't Hold Me Down 7" from 1982 (as Trans 262) & a swag of great Unreleased Demos (Prod by Rob Younger) as Me 262 spread across Side B & a two track Flexi-Disc 7" (In a stamped/Numbered Sleeve). You get : ORANGE...


The Newsletters - Self Titled LP (Butt 035)

John Billington

The Newsletters - Self Titled LP (Butt 035)

Released October 12th 2017 comes the debut full length from locals The Newsletters, featuring Conor and Pam Hutchison. Ten tracks of jangled up indie pop smarts with a swag of really strong songs on the hum and strum where we can hear references to the early Flying Nun catalogue, the spirit of the Screaming Tribesmen and the audio carry of the Woollen Kits.  Lots to like, songs to delve into and explore and it comes with a full Lyric Insert and 2nd Insert in a Hand Numbered Edition of only 150 copies so if you wish to add to your...


A TOTAL KNOCKOUT POWER POP RECORD! YOU WILL LOVE THIS LIKE CRAZY!

John Billington

A TOTAL KNOCKOUT POWER POP RECORD! YOU WILL LOVE THIS LIKE CRAZY!

The Lonelyhearts LP This is our first in a run of releases across September to December... Yep.. a Limited Repress of this great early 80's Sydney Power Pop ​winner, in a new sleeve jacket (White as opposed to the first press in Black), along with FLYERS, EXTENSIVE COLOUR INSERTS, A 35 YEAR OLD ORIGINAL EMI CUSTOM 7" (In a 2017 sleeve), A STICKER, DOWNLOAD CARD, PLAYABLE FLEXI-DISC POSTCARD & GUITAR PICK! Cut in a Hand Numbered Edition of 200 copies (130 on Fluro Yellow, 70 on a Coolish Green) we endeavour to keep this fine album in print and cannot...


LONELYHEARTS -Self Titled LP - I-94 Bar '5 Bottle' Review April 27th 2017 by Craig Barman

John Billington

LONELYHEARTS -Self Titled LP - I-94 Bar '5 Bottle' Review April 27th 2017 by Craig Barman

If you have a single bone in your body that resonates to the sound of powerful, guitar-powered pop-rock with melody and smarts, take a plunge on this deluxe LP package before it sells out. Rock and roll is littered with stories about “the one that got away”. The Lonelyhearts, more than most Australian bands from the teeming, dizzy time that was Sydney in the ‘80s, can genuinely lay claim to the title. This was a band that came to life in Sydney’s sprawling Western Suburbs and that grew a fanatical local following in their backyard, as well as in the...