Monday, 21 November 2011

Radio Birdman - Radios Appear (1978)

Radio Birdman were a band that introduced a whole section of
Australian underground listeners to a love of Detroit rock'n'roll.

Although the Stooges and MC5 are the obvious touchstones
here, there are strong pop hooks, jazz-tinged guitar licks,
keyboard flourishes and vocals that touch upon Morrison
as well as Iggy.

Infectious, essential listening to anyone with a love for guitars
and the smell of overloaded amps!


  1. I love Radio Birdman. 'Murder City Nights' is one of the better Rock and/or Roll jams ever, I'd wager.

  2. I am always surprised when I meet people into MC5/Stooges who have never played or heard of them.