Volume 13: October 1982
The 13th and final issue of Fast Forward had the theme 'Personality / Fashion / Style'.
A highlight of the issue is a frank and wide-ranging interview with members of the Fall, who had just toured Australia. Other interviews include Ed Kuepper, who speaks about the Laughing Clowns and the Saints (with live Clowns song), Tiny Tim (by Virginia Moncrieff!), and the features editor of England's then-influential 'Face magazine'. There's spoken material from Charles Bukowski, Quentin Crisp, Phillip Brophy, and two members of the Cure. There are musical offerings from bands including Australia's Cough Cough and Sacred Cowboys and internationals the Legendary Pink Dots. The Boys Next Door's indie hit 'Shivers' is done in c'n'w style, and more ...
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- Charles Bukowski & Quentin Crisp speak about "style"
- And An A - 'Holiday Crowd' (recorded in Perth)
- Tiny Tim interviewed by Virginia Moncrieff
- ***** ***** (Cough Cough) - 'Jungle Song' (recorded in Canberra)
- ***** ***** (Cough Cough) - 'Enfante'
- Sacred Cowboys - 'Is Nothing Sacred (live at Troy Studios, Melbourne)'
- Steve Taylor (Features editor of 'The Face') interviewed by Andrew Maine
- Big Bang Combo - 'Shivers (at The Ballroom, Melbourne, Sep '82)'
- Jeff Holland - 'Alf Docker Reporting Political Life-Styles'
- Laughing Clowns interviewed by Geoff King
- Laughing Clowns - 'Mr. Uddich Schmuddich Goes to Town' (live in Sydney, June '82)
- The Manikins - 'Walking on Water (recorded Perth, June '82)'
- Philip Brophy speaks about sub-cultures
- Honeymoon in Green - 'Fireman (Learn't not to Cry)'
- Blurt - 'Ted Milton interviewed by Clinton Walker'
- Blurt - 'Benighted (recorded in the Netherlands, Aug '82)'
- Legendary Pink Dots - 'Stoned Obituary'
- Robert Smith & Simon Gallup - 'A Few Stylish Tips'
- Mark E. Smith interviewed by Bruce Milne & Robin Plunkett in Melbourne
- The Fall - 'Hexen Hour (live in Melbourne, Aug '82)'
- Fast Max - 'Subscribe or Die'