Archive for mai, 2007

28/05/07 More about The Saints !!

Lundi, mai 28th, 2007

     For those of you who wrote to me to know more about The Saints :
The Saints Live at Paddington Town Hall in 1977 with “Demolition Girl”and “Night in Venice” (click on the pics to watch the video). Three of the four members from this original line-up : Ivor Hay (drums) Chris Bailey (vocals) Ed Kuepper (guitar) are performing for a one off reunion July 14th 2007 at Brisbane for the Pig City Queensland Music festival.

You can listen to The Saints in many podcasts on Meltingpod with :
The Saints’ current line-up - Chris Bailey (vocals, guitar), Peter Wilkinson (drums) and Caspar Wijnberg (bass) :
07/12/05 Noisy Holidays in Hell with the Saints (THE live interview/show)
04/09/05 Eating Earth and drinking Fire (my very first live interview for Meltingpod with Chris Bailey at The Saints’ show at Marseille : 5 minutes !!)
04/07/05 Burning Bush Tour (The Saints’ live pics at Marseille)
Lars Wallin musician, Saints’ fan and Meltingpod’s faithful listener :
09/19/06 Chris Bailey in Sweden with Lars Wallin (videos from Lars)
11/21/05 The Aborigines love punk and roll (+ Saints’ songs)
Different subjects illustrated with the Saints’ or Chris Bailey’songs :
01/26/06 Oscar Wilde and me (recorded on Oscar Wilde’s grave at Paris)
08/25/05 Oscar Wilde, Agape and the indecente theology
07/18/05 The Saints from Tokyo to Nashville (festival + Saints’ live songs)

Meltingpod Connections :
Update May 30th : THE SAINTS’ BIO IN FRENCH !! by Eric Tessier - Radio Libertaire - Nef des Fous Editeur : the text is well written, funny and passionated ! Bravo Eric !!
Update May 31 th : OK, here a link to some Saints’ lyrics !!!…”you look so good that I could eat you but I wouldn’t kiss a steak so I won’t eat you”…so another version from Hannibal Lecter’s dreams…:)

21/05/07 The original members of The Saints performing AGAIN at Brisbane July 14th 2007 !!!

Lundi, mai 21st, 2007

Old friends at London in 2007 : Chris Bailey singing with Ed Kuepper’s band; Nick Cave, Chris Bailey and Ed Kuepper (pics from Ed’s myspace)

A nice message found today on my page Myspace/Meltingpod

There is a long time I wanted to go to Brisbane for many different reasons but now : the Pig City Queensland Music festival will bring together different bands from the 70s punk era through today with… The Saints founders Chris Bailey, Ed Kuepper and Ivor Hay …the Bastille Day : my French blood is burning…a podcast is planned with Ed Kuepper soon !
The Riptides are playing at that event too : hey Buzz, wasn’t Cal’s ex-band you produced ?…:) Will you be there ?

Meltingpod Connections :
Update May 22th : I recorded a podcast with GANGgajang (members or having played with the Riptides; thanks Buzz !!), the whole band in a car just before their show at Perth last February ! I need to add some short interviews and it will be OK ! A great moment of wild podcasting !!!
Update May 27th : Bertrand Lenôtre or Le Podcasteur tried to help me to find money to go to Brisbane with his blog.podemus : Interesting to see if it works, who knows ? Anyway a nice friendly initiative ! Thanks Bertrand !!

#65 AC/DC’s former lead singer Dave Evans : a badasse rock interview !!

Mercredi, mai 9th, 2007

To listen to the podcast with Dave Evans’ interview (mp3 : 45 minutes)
click on the icon Click on the link to download the file

Dave Evans with AC/DC on stage (pic Philip Morris) and travelling in the truck in 1974 (Peter Clack, Dave Evans, Malcolm Young, Angus Young & Rob Bailey); Dave on stage with the Badasses in 2007 (pics Dave’ website)

AC/DC’s former lead singer Dave Evans accepted after our short conversation during the Bon Scott Celebration Concert at Fremantle in Australia, a longer phone interview to share with us some personal stories about the greatest hard rock and roll band in the world aka AC/DC at his debut, his wild and hedonistic memories with Rabbit and his current projects with the Badasses : Enjoy some extracts from AC/DC’s very first single and Dave Evans’ last album Sinner; don’t forget to play the podcast…LOUD !

4/05/07 Last night Meltingpod connected the Angels on the Gold Coast-Queensland !!

Vendredi, mai 4th, 2007

Last night, just before midnight still May 3rd I got a nice gift directly sent from Australia by one of my Meltingpod faithful listener and friend Grant (HI-NRG Studios and Discos) met on my Myspace /Meltingpod page ! Grant lives in one of the most beautiful place in Australia called the Gold Coast in Queensland and May 3rd he was lucky enough to see The Angels LIVE at Nerang !!! He took some pics with the boys specially for me, have a look :
“Devil Darrel” (Blue Tongue Management) and Buzz Bidstrup on stage !

And a short videoclip from my favorite drummer : nice pics’ quality but without the sound !!!!! Anyway I love it !!! Thanks Grant and Buzz !!

Meltingpod Connections :
If you want excitations with politics, go to MELTINGTALKS : I couldn’t resist to post a review before the French Presidential Elections next Sunday !!