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Volume 6: August 1981

The sixth volume of Fast Forward features an interview with the Go-Betweens and some songs of theirs recorded live by 3PBS. There's an interview with the head of Postcard Records and the singer of Orange Juice. There are tracks by Australian post-punkers Primitive Calculators and Hunters and Collectors. David Chesworth presents a report on the Clifton Hill Community Music Centre: an important incubator of Melbourne art music. There are sound-collages, comedy and many musics.

Click on track titles to download individual mp3s, or download the entire issue (147 Mb).

The artwork had by now become extensive. It includes the Fast Forward team's how-to guide for releasing DIY cassettes. Click on the thumbnails for full-sized images.

  1. Architecture - Theme Song
  2. Jeff Ansell - F.A.T.E
  3. Clue A
  4. Pep Lester - Do It Yourself
  5. Intro
  6. Go-Betweens (Interview - includes songs 'Karen', 'One Word' & 'If One Thing Can Hold Us' from 3PBS-FM)
  7. Clue B
  8. Primitive Calculators - The Glitter Kids
  9. Johnny Topper - The Case Of The Missing Leave It To Beaver (Part 3)
  10. David Chesworth on the Clifton Hill Community Centre
  11. Clue C
  12. Hunters & Collectors - World Of Stone (Demo)
  13. Interview with 'Postcard Records'
  14. Clue D
  15. Theme