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Kraftworks

Released: 1999

This cd was compiled as a souvenir of Kraftworks, an event organized by Carla Yamine at the Empress Hotel, Melbourne on 27 Nov 1999. Performers on the night were San Jose Cow Muzak, Half Yellow, Minimum Chips, The Gonks, Antediluvian Rockinghorse, the Case Managers, En Contact Performance, and New Waver. The cd was produced by Carla and I. Click on individual songs or download the entire album.



1. Antediluvian Rocking Horse .. Craft Work Out .. 2:13 .. mp3

These respected Melbourne sound artists have a myspace page.

2. Battery Operated .. Computer Love .. 4:48 .. mp3

3. Beam Up .. Antenna .. 1:46 .. mp3

Brian from Hi Pass Filter

4. The Case Managers .. Autobahn .. 5:54 .. mp3

Melbourne band that shares members with Blue Grassy Knoll.

5. Clowns Smiling Backwards .. Hall of Mirrors .. 6:59 .. mp3

Popular 80s/90s Melbourne band .. Bo is now in Winduptoys.

6. Craftwork .. A.I. .. 4:55 .. mp3

Members of Melbourne band Lung-UPC.

7. Dart .. The Robots .. 5:50 .. mp3

8. DJ Smallcock .. Radio-Activity .. 1:55 .. mp3

Lucas from Dual Plover.

9. Dreamland Happy Times For All .. Showroom Dummies .. 3:54 .. mp3

Robin Schmidt's post-Sally project.

10. Fibrotown .. Pocket Calculator .. 4:34 .. mp3

Melbourne late-90s alt-country band.

11. The Gonks .. Computer World .. 4:25 .. mp3

Kelly Ryall and Anthony Paine (High Pass Filter) with Nicole Thibault (Min Chips)

12. The Hi God People .. The Silver Forest .. 1:00 .. mp3

from prog-rock period.

13. Huon .. Upfield Bike Path .. 3:33 .. mp3

Melbourne indie group that included David Nichols, Mia Schoen, Andrew Withycombe and Ellen Turner .. see web page

14. Home For The Def .. Neon Lights .. 7:03 .. mp3

Adelaidians .. see myspace page

15. Julian Williams .. Antenna .. 3:25 .. mp3

Solo artist and member of HGP

16. Kettle .. Computer World [for repeat 1 play] .. 0:13 .. mp3

Brisbane sound-artist .. see web page

17. Letraset .. Telephone Call .. 2:21 .. mp3

Minimum Chips side project consisting of Julian Patterson and Nicole Thibault.

18. New Waver .. Computer Love .. 4:43 .. mp3

Part of NW's song-by-song mp3 update of the Computer World album.

19. Obsolete .. Trans Europe Express .. 4:25 .. mp3

Anthony Paine (then of Hi Pass Filter, now in Black Cab), KJ & Iain Downie (both once members of Machine Translations, Iain also in Fibrotown and Slaves of the Avaricious

20. San Jose Cow Muzak .. Autobahn .. 4:07 .. mp3

Christine Thirkell and Richard van Hoesel

21. Sleepy Township .. Europe Endless .. 8:00 .. mp3

Melbourne 90s indie band consisting of Guy Blackman, Mia Schoen, Alison Bolger and Chris Gorman.

22. Tugboat .. Antenna .. 5:04 .. mp3

Melbourne indie band .. see myspace page.

23. Two Litre Dolby with Chris Smith .. Radioactivity .. 5:18 .. mp3

Now-defunct Sydney post-rockers, joined here by Melbrourne guitar-sound-artist Chris.

24. Yamamoto .. Instrumental .. 4:00 .. mp3

Late 90s Melbourne band that signed to Mushroom before breaking up.