Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oils and their ilk in Oz

Dave Schultz dschultz29@hotmail.com
Mon, 07 Apr 2003 18:15:00 -0400

Hey Bruce,

Great idea. I don't have a time for proper write up for these guys (check 
out All Music Guide), but my suggestion would hafta be Things of Stone & 

Cheers,                          Dave  (-2 in Ottawa -where's spring?!)

>From: Bruce Robertson <the_oil_fish@yahoo.ca>
>To: powderworks@cs.colorado.edu
>Subject: [Powderworks] Oils and their ilk in Oz
>Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2003 15:46:50 -0400 (EDT)
>Greetings Powderkinder!
>I am compiling a list of bands from Australia that deal with similar stuff 
>to the Oils. If you get a chance, could you post me with suggestions for 
>It's for a short paper that investigates the c. 1960's-70's New Songs 
>movement of Latin American folk singers. Kind of asking 'where have all the 
>flowers gone?' - that sort of thing. I'm proposing that some form of the 
>same thing - ie concientization - has taken hold in Australia, with the 
>Oils being premier exponents. It gives me a chance to write about the 
>world's best band and their cause (and get credit too) and I couldn't think 
>of a better resource than this list.
>The basic themes are concientization (awakening), social justice, ecology, 
>violence, exploitation, peace, revolution... all the usual 'oily' stuff. 
>(And they have to be Australian bands.)
>Appreciate any of you taking the time to help me out. If you want to post 
>your suggested lists to Powderworks, it might make for interesting reading 
>- if nobody objects? Or just email off list if you'd rather. Thanks again.
>bruce in calgary
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