Fast Forward

Volume 13: October 1982

The 13th and final issue of Fast Forward had the theme 'Personality / Fashion / Style'.

A highlight of this issue is a frank and wide-ranging interview with Mark E. Smith of the Fall, who had just toured Australia and New Zealand. Other interviews include Ed Kuepper, who speaks about the Laughing Clowns and the Saints (plus a live Clowns song), Tiny Tim (by the later-famous Virginia Moncrieff), and the features editor of England's 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. Underground hit Shivers is done in c'n'w style, and more ...