The 11th volume of Fast Forward had a "sex" theme which is manifest in, among other things, a striking interview with prostitutes Collette and Chantelle, and another with feminist author Beatrice Faust. There are interviews and songs by Australian groups such as the Go-Betweens, the Triffids, Pel Mel and Wildlife Documentaries (featuring ex-Saint Ivor Hayes), and an interview and two live songs from US band The Cramps. There's comedy including a sendup of the then-booming "new romantic" trend. And there is something of a Queensland theme, with a song by Birds of Tin and material about the bizarre state government of the day.
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The accompanying Fast Forward print zine was always excellent - click on the thumbnails below to read full size.
- Kid Moccassin
- Pel Mel - 'Shoes Should Fit'
- Go-Betweens interview
- Dorian Gray - 'Priceless Dream'
- R. Stevie Moore - No Body
- R. Stevie Moore - interview
- R. Stevie Moore - Advertising Agency of Fucking
- The Tablewaiters - 'Confrontation with a Mountain'
- Colette and Chantelle interview
- Red Dark Sweet - 'Oh! Carol'
- The Triffids - 'You Can Keep It'
- Blitz Classics
- Turn Over
- Beatrice Faust - excerpt from 'Women, Sex and Pornography'
- Speedboat - 'Sex Without Grunting'
- The Cramps - '(New Kind of) Kick' (live)
- The Cramps - interview
- The Cramps - 'Drug Train' (live)
- Annie Bleach - 'Hi, I'm Craig'
- Aeroplane Footsteps - 'Latin Whisper'
- Birds of Tin - 'Day at the Beach'
- The Nolan Sisters - 'Hi to all F.F. listeners'
- Wildlife Documentaries interview
- Wildlife Documentaries - 'Promise Me'
- Premier Peanut
- Nuvo Bloc - 'Beaten to a Pulp'
- Karen Ansell - 'Theme for the Invisible Man'