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Title Artscape: We're Livin' On Dog Food / Director: Lowenstein, Richard
Published Australia : ABC, 2011
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Summary *Coarse Language*An eclectic and honest examination of Melbourne's post-punk music scene of the late nineteen seventies that spawned the likes of Nick Cave, the Birthday Party, Rowland S. Howard, the Primitive Calculators, Whirlywirld and the unique 'Little Band' scene amongst many others.Participants proffer their recollections and air their animosities in a tribute to those times in a sequence of remarkably candid interviews about the music, the drugs, the fashions, the influences, the philosophies, the venues and the legacy of the era.Incorporating rarely seen archival footage of Melbourne's post-punk scene and interviews with the international rock star, Michael Hutchence on the set of Australia's only punk feature film, Dogs In Space directed by Richard Lowenstein.We're Livin' on Dog Food is an honest examination of a remarkable era in Australian music and pop culture history through the use of archive and interviews, rare photo stills and original footage from the late 1970s and 80s capturing Melbourne's punk and post-punk scene of the time
Event Broadcast 2011-11-22 at 22:00:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject Artists -- Interviews.
Band music -- Performances.
Punk culture.
Punk rock music.
Australia.
Form Streaming video
Author Lowenstein, Richard, director
Brophy, Philip, contributor
Hill, Alannah, contributor
Howard, Rowland S., contributor
Hutchence, Michael, contributor
Lewis, Mick, contributor
San Miguel, Dolores, contributor
Milne, Bruce, contributor
Olsen, Ollie, contributor
Sejavka, Sam, contributor
Voltaire, Pierre, contributor
Walker, Clinton, contributor